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Flipside delivers mixed reactions

Flipside delivers mixed reactions

Margaux MacColl, Managing Editor

October 27, 2015

Tucked away in downtown Fairfield, at the end of a winding brick alley, is Flipside Burgers and Bar. Upon entering, the restaurant immediately gives off a casually cool vibe. The menu is printed to look like a chalkboard; the light above my table dangled from inside a kitchen strainer. A grou...

Local serves Staples students an interesting experience

Local serves Staples students an interesting experience

Margaux MacColl, Features Editor

April 2, 2015

My eyes had to readjust as I entered the old factory; sunlight was pouring in from towering windows, causing the steel pillars and copper light fixtures to shimmer. I slid into a wooden booth and gazed up at the ceiling that soared two stories high. I listened as conversation and music intertwined,...

Norwalk’s Sugar & Olives radiates good vibes

Norwalk’s Sugar & Olives radiates good vibes

Daniela Karpenos, Web News Editor

March 2, 2015

Let’s just say, if I were to open a restaurant, I would aspire to own one like Sugar and Olives. The interior is both sleek and homey; modern and rustic; minimalistic and cozy. The walls—a cool, light gray-blue—are accented with bursts of vibrant orange. Restaurant owner Jennifer Balin...

Westport tacks NEAT onto its list of coffeeshops

Westport tacks NEAT onto its list of coffeeshops

Eliza Goldberg, Staff Writer

September 18, 2014

When I first entered Westport’s newest coffee shop/bar, NEAT, in pursuit of my coffee, I was instantly taken aback by the sleek countertops and comfortable ambiance of the room. Friendly servers greeted me, and I walked up to the counter to make my very difficult decision— what kind of latte should I ha...

Slice of Saugatuck offers a unique type of retail experience

Slice of Saugatuck offers a unique type of retail experience

Justine Seligson, Photo Coordinator

September 15, 2014

Westporters eager to get a combined taste of all the delicacies from different Saugatuck restaurants had the opportunity to on Sunday, Sept. 14, and for free. Organized by the Westport-Weston Chamber of Commerce for the Third Annual Slice of Saugatuck Event, over 25 companies displayed themselves for...

Top This tops off their menu with sweet new snacks

Top This tops off their menu with sweet new snacks

Jane levy and Izzy Ullman

September 3, 2014

As if it couldn’t get any better, Top This, one of Main Street’s sweetest froyo destinations is adding crepes, soup, and grilled cheese to their menu, making it the quintessential snack place. Since January of 2013, they have served sweet crepes including “Give me s’more,” cookies and cream and ...

Bartaco Shows Westport A Little Flavor

Bartaco Shows Westport A Little Flavor

Kacey Hertan & Kaila Finn, Staff Writer and Web A&E Editor

August 27, 2013

This summer, Westport had it’s fair share of trendy, new restaurants. Including options like Terrain and Spotted Horse, residents flocked to farm to- table eateries complete with almost all-organic menus and gourmet freshness. But with all of the hip restaurants that were popular this summer,...

Five Guys: Good, But Not the King

March 12, 2010

Isaac Stein '12 Staff Writer After Totally Kool went “totally out of business,” the arrival of a burger chain at 534 Post Road East was definitely something to be welcomed. After Burger King left the Westport area a few years ago, McDonalds was given unquestioned domain over the local ham...

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