Category: At the Table

The air is sweet at Butterfields

by Mimi Montgomery photographs by Keith Isaacs When you walk into the Butterfields candy factory in Nashville, N.C., the first thing that hits you is the smell. Sweet and delicious, it’s like you just stepped into a big bag of the peach-and-coconut-flavored…

Greek to me

by Mimi Montgomery photographs by Eric Waters If you’re walking on Hillsborough Street toward downtown, Taverna Agora is likely to call your name. The open-air seating on the roof is often packed-to-the-brim, as is the front patio, and live Greek music (and…

Snap Pea Underground’s movable feast

by Jesma Reynolds photographs by Tim Lytvinenko It’s 3:30 p.m. on a recent crisp spring Sunday, and Raleigh Denim Workshop is humming. But it’s not the whirring of sewing machines that typically enliven the space – this is the weekend, after all….

Green tomatoes: Better unripe

by Kaitlyn Goalen photographs by Jillian Clark They say patience is a virtue, but it’s never been one that I can claim. Nowhere is my shortcoming more apparent than in the kitchen. I’m always going to be one of those cooks that…

Turning a blind eye

by Mimi Montgomery photographs by Eric Waters Joey Barbour and Michelle Palacios met when Barbour was a bartender at Glenwood Avenue’s Cornerstone Tavern and Palacios came in for a drink. “I played the whole cool-bartender-role type thing,” he recalls. “And I played…

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