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Local Figs In Season

It’s time for local figs. Actually almost past time, so get ready, time’s a wastin’. Things are about to get figgy! I love the summer.

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Cooking with Local Condiments

Cooking with condiments shortcuts meal prep and makes it all easy. Ready for a great recipe? I love sharing all of the delicious ways you

2019 NCRLA Chef Showdown

Time for the fourth annual NCRLA Chef Showdown. Call your food-centric friends, mark your calendars and save the date.  Stay tuned for updates as the

Where to Dine with Your Valentine: February Restaurant Round-Up Recap

Its Valentine’s Day week and if you are among the many wondering where to dine with your Valentine, wonder no longer! Many Charlotte, NC area

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Feb 2 Restaurant Round Up: Six Charlotte Spots to Dine with Your Valentine

This “Preview Post”  today serves as a heads up that I will be doing another Restaurant Round-Up segment on WCNC’s Charlotte Today this morning (

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

  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

Cheers! It’s time to Drink Local!

Lots of ways to Drink Local in the Carolinas. Of course, the wine industry is huge here and the focus on craft beers is without

Seasonally Speaking: It’s Time for Local Organic Baby Ginger

To every time (and to every fruit, flower, herb and vegetable) there is a season. Back in 2011, it was my pleasure to join a