Category: Food & Drink

Inspired by the hunt

Brunch by Jesma Reynolds photographs by Keith Isaacs Brunch. It’s a tradition most food historians agree is as old as the 19th-century English field sport of foxhunting. Today, brunch is a hearty midday meal perfect for gathering friends and family to linger…

Nose so bright

by Mimi Montgomery photographs by Missy McLamb Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: Who hasn’t empathized with that fabled creature of holiday lore at one point or another? Whether you were teased by the Dashers and Dancers of the playground or weren’t allowed to…

Chocolatier Gabriela Miu Kropaczek

by Mimi Montgomery photographs by Ray Black III The holidays are a time to indulge. Local chocolatier Gabriela Miu Kropaczek counts on it. Her company, Avenue des Chocolats, specializes in European-style bonbons with ganache centers that Kropaczek makes by hand. Born in…

Neighborhood meal-share

“We definitely look after each other – for food and for life events.” –Amanda Gaddy, member and co-founder of a neighborhood meal-share group by Jessie Ammons photograph by Jill Knight A group of friends and neighbors in east Raleigh has been sharing meals…

A punchy gathering

by Mimi Montgomery photographs by Keith Isaacs Holidays have always been an interesting time in my family’s household. My father embraces the months of November and December with the goofy spirit of a thousand Clark Griswolds, my aunts call with fierce interrogations…

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