Category: Food & Drink

Make a Martinez with Pinetop Distillery

The Martinez Ingredients: 2 ounces Pinetop Carolina Gin 1 cap full of Vermouth 1/8 ounce Maraschino liquor 3 dashes of orange bitters Mix ingredients and stir in a glass with ice for a silky texture. Double strain into a coupe…


Funky Town: Kombucha meets beer


by Catherine Currin photography by Laura Petrides Wall It’s hard to top a refreshing beverage on a humid North Carolina day. Sneak in a few of your veggies, to boot, by trying a locally made produce-packed smoothie. There are many…

Kim Hammer

Drop the Hammer by Laura White photography by Jillian Clark It’s 11 p.m. on a Saturday night in May when Kim Hammer finally has a few minutes to sit down for an interview. She’s had a busy start to the year,…