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Sugar Crazy in West Chazy

Brought to you by the Editors Spring is syrup season. West Chazy, a small hamlet located in eastern Clinton County, is home to a multitude of maple businesses big and small. Green guide signs direct visitors to sugar houses along almost every stretch of road. DoNorth editors, Gina, Nyela and Jacob, spent a sweet weekend exploring Clinton County’s sugar town. Parker Family Maple Farm 1043 Slosson Road, West Chazy NY 12992 Last year, Parker Family Maple Farm boiled 2 million gallons of sap into 50,000 gallons of maple syrup, selling almost all of it. The rest of the 2.4 million…

Committed to Comida

Locally Sourced Latin Food Josue Chanduvi wants to teach his customers that food is a powerful thing. Grandma’s Spanish Kitchen, a Peruvian-Cuban restaurant, sits at 5143 U.S. Ave. in Plattsburgh, in a small building set back from the road. A colorful interior resembles the furnishings of a home with strong Latin roots as the sounds of Celia Cruz and Marc Anthony play from a small TV perched in front of the kitchen. Owner Josue Chanduvi glides from table to table taking orders, serving customers and striking up conversations. “We are the only Peruvian-Cuban restaurant from here to Schenectady,” he says…