Category: At the Table

The Stanbury Four

by Dean McCord photographs by Chris Fowler The sun pours into a quiet, nearly empty space on North Blount Street on a November afternoon as four men in their 30s sit around a table reflecting on how they managed to…

Stanbury’s “Rosemaria”

“I needed a fall/winter cocktail, and didn’t want to go the obvious whiskey route,” says Stanbury’s Andrew Shepherd.  “Apples, ginger, and rosemary go so well with one another, so why not some aged tequila, too?”  The unexpected garnish of a…

Roots

by Kaitlyn Goalen Root vegetables are some of the best cooking muses round. Unlike tomatoes or strawberries, which are beautiful and require minimal effort in the pursuit of something delicious, turnips, rutabagas and their kin force us to get creative. This…

Oysters

by Kaitlyn Goalen I am helpless when faced with a freshly shucked oyster. If the salty bivalves are featured on a restaurant menu, I will always order a dozen  – or two. Part of my love affair is due to…

The Little Hen builds a house

by Ann Brooke Raynal photographs by Carla Williams Pastry chef Sam Squiers didn’t have to look far for inspiration when she set out to make a gingerbread house for this month’s Triangle Family Services’ fundraiser competition. Her happiest childhood memories…

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