Eat Local, Drink Local: Springtime Edition

Time for another edition of Heidi Billotto’s Drink Local, Eat Local series, this time featuring two delicious was to drink local, two savory ways to eat local and two eat local options to soothe our collective sweet tooth.

NC Sweet Potato Toasties: The Whole Story with Recipe, Video & More

If you subscribe to my blog, then you’ve already seen an early version of this post from the morning of Feb 8, 2018. This update

Queen’s Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week Winter 2018

Hi! Heidi Billotto here. If you subscribe to my blog at, then you’ve already seen what I”ll  call “Phase One” of this post. I

Restaurant Round Up: 2018 Brunching Resolutions

There is lots to remember about 2017. For the North Carolina hospitality industry one of the most important events to occur this year was the

Eat & Drink Local: Cooking & Cocktailing with NC Elderberries

There is no question that elderberries are a good-for-you food.  These tiny berries are packed with minerals like iron and potassium; vitamins A, B and

Cheers! Raise a Glass, its Time to Drink Local!

  Dateline December 5, 2017  Some 84 years ago today Prohibition in the United States was appealed. Statewide prohibition was made law in North Carolina

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