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Feb 22, 2007 07:50 AM

Chow!Bella in St. Albans, VT

Has anyone eaten here or hired them as caterers? We're considering them as caterers for our wedding on Lake Champlain next summer, but have no actual experience and would love some feedback before we plan a trip up from Boston to meet.

Connie, who runs the place, seems really nice and down to earth, says she loves to use local and organic ingredients, is really flexible, and loves our idea of wedding pies instead of wedding cake.

If anyone has any experience with her, the restaurant or the catering, we would love to hear about it.


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  1. I've eaten there on and off through the years- It's a little off the beaten path but a nice stop on the way to or from Montreal- Haven't been in about a year or so. Nice food and ambiance- I didn't know that they did catering... I guess a lot of restaurants are branching out into that realm these days- I see that Starry Night in Charlotte is promoting catered events now- and last month I attended a wedding reception catered by the chefs from Taste in Burlington.
    Sorry to not be of more help!

    1. no, thanks, thats great. your post also got me looking at other burlington restaurants, like taste and smokejacks - any word on them?

      were getting married at a place on isle lamotte that has been in my family for generations, but we're currently living in boston, and its nice to have some info to go on before we make a drive up for a weekend.

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      1. re: andytee

        oh, and thanks for the mention of taste in burlington. thanks to you, i started chatting with their chef, rick, and he seems wonderful. if you remember any more about the reception you attended that he catered, id love to hear it. better yet, if the couple that he worked for were friend of yours and open to me emailing them a few questions about how they liked working with him..

        either way, i'd love to hear more about him, and his food. he seems like a really nice guy with good food ideas and a passion for sourcing local, which i love.

        thanks again, good tip.


        1. re: andytee

          Please see me reply below AndyTee-

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