Adirondack Life

The Ganzi

I’m a sucker for noodles. And handmade noodles? Piled in a rich oyster-mushroom broth? Yes, please. That’s what’s for lunch today—along with a salad of local greens and feta, a braised pork belly from Vermontville’s Kate Mountain Farm, and a scrumptiously sticky maple-syrup cake—at The Ganzi, Paul Smith’s College’s student-run restaurant.

The prix-fixe menu, which changes weekly to showcase seasonal products, is created by undergrads, prepared by undergrads and served by undergrads in a classic bowtie-apron-suspenders getup. On this early-spring day, there are about a dozen

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