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Delicious Ways to Eat your Fruits and Veggies

Always great fun working with my friend Chef Mark Allison and Monday morning of this week was no different. The occasion: a food styling gig for

Kindred’s in Davidson NC Garners James Beard Accolades

On Wednesday February 17, 2016 The James Beard Foundation announced  its list of Restaurant and Chef Award semifinalists for the 26th annual James Beard Foundation

Chefs give back for Soup on Sunday

Bowlfuls of good tastes served Sunday Jan 31 to benefit Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region Soup does a body good… true. I’m a soup lover

Hurry, Hurry…Read All About It

Lots to read about in the culinary sections in both the Fall and Winter issues of Charlotte Living Magazine – ICYMI ( In Case You

5 Cool Places to Put on Your Dining Out Radar

Tiz the time of the year for lists  and count downs. Today, I offer you my dear readers, a quick catch up on a blog

Making a list, Checking it Twice – Heidi Billotto’s Restaurant Guide of Great Charlotte Spots to Wine and Dine

A Few of my Favorite Finds When I moved to Charlotte nearly 40 years ago, if you wanted wine or a cocktail with dinner it

Patio Picks – Do it Dining al Fresco

Dining al fresco – the art of eating outdoors is a pleasure that combines casual atmosphere, fresh air, cool breezes and great food and beverage.

February Nibbles and Sips

A quick post as we say goodbye to February and head into March of 2014, my way of sharing a taste or two of several of my favorite

A Taste of Honey – Tupelo Honey Cafe gives back to the Charlotte community

If you have been looking for an opportunity to try out Charlotte’sTupelo Honey Café NOW is the time. Today and tomorrow Tupelo Honey Café encourages

Feeling Romantic? Six Sensational Spots to Dine with Your Valentine

As many of you know, each month I present a “where to dine” restaurant segment on WCNC’s Charlotte Today program. Every 4-6 weeks the show’s

2014 – New Eats in Town – The Flipside Cafe

Wowzer! – With the new year at its very beginnings, it’s going to be a month marked by restaurants opening all over town in Charlotte, North Carolina; and as

Five Favorites for August

August 2013 – With so much happening this month and in the months ahead on the Charlotte restaurant scene look for lots of new and exciting news

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