There’s a new pastry chef in town

There’s a new pastry chef in town

Doe, 29, is a native Vermonter who grew up in East Middlebury. Her father has been deputy sheriff of Addison County for more than 30 years, but it was her mother who gave her a jump start in the culinary arts. “I started by bussing tables at the age of 12 at the Waybury Inn,” Doe said. “My mom worked there, and as soon as I could carry a plate she started me bussing.”

Business of the week: Northern Bayou Cold Brew

Business of the week: Northern Bayou Cold Brew

Ben Lee, owner of Northern Bayou Cold Brew, lives in East Charlotte and has a brew facility in West Charlotte. His small team does all of the brewing, kegging and distributing. Amanda, his wife, does the labeling, bottling and vending. His pal Justin Gonyea has been the go-to for design and branding work. We spoke with Ben on July 22.