With 137 different participating restaurants in Queen’s Feast 2019, there are lots of choices to be made. Read as Food and Restaurant writer, Heidi Billotto shares a few of her favorites with photos, menu suggestions and a video, too!
How Do You Like Your Sweet Potatoes? Many of you may only think about this locally grown vegetable around Thanksgiving when you will use it
Cheers to North Carolina’s Thriving Community of Distillers and Legal Moonshine Raise your glasses and say, “Cheers!” Some 84 years ago today Prohibition in
I love shopping at farmers’ markets and eating local. For those of you who have read the stories I share on these digital pages, or
Plant ’em in the spring eat ’em in the summer, All winter without ’em’s a culinary bummer…
I come to you today on the heels of three days in Knoxville, Tennessee. First at the Southern Food Writing Conference and then at the
After all the holiday trimmings, visions of sugarplums, Hanukkah candles and potato latkes have come and gone this holiday season, lets take a break and
Football season 2016 is kicking off and Carolina Panther’s fans of all ages are feeling the roar! Time to suit up for the season, and
Spring is my favorite season. In my hometown of Charlotte, NC it starts with the first crocus, then the cherry trees add a pop of color and after a long winter’s break, the beautiful Bradford Pear trees which line many a street in town, burst forth with blossoms. For about a week, the city is awash in white blossoms and that’s when you know it – you’re on the cusp of asparagus season.
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
Dining al fresco – the art of eating outdoors is a pleasure that combines casual atmosphere, fresh air, cool breezes and great food and beverage.
Spring and Summertime cookouts are a great way to entertain this season and the convenience of a backyard grill offers a healthier way to cook
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
Once a month I have the great good fortune to appear in a cooking segment on WCNC’s midday program, Charlotte Today. Hosts Colleen Odegaard and
Monday August 5 – A quick evening post for those of you who missed the live edition of Charlotte Today on WCNC channel 36 this morning. Here is