Category: Food & Drink

Babylonian oasis

by Tina Haver Currin photographs by Keith Isaacs The zigzag of Capital Boulevard as it wends its way into downtown is often crowded, sometimes bumpy, and never particularly pleasant. But if you exit to the right just as Capital becomes Dawson Street,…

Sweetly Southern

by Leslie Maxwell photographs by Eric Waters Before 2015, Angie Tucker, 36, and Christin Kubasko, 28, spent their days as Wake County high school guidance counselors. Evenings, they baked. Using Tucker’s home oven and a standard KitchenAid mixer she’d received as a…

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…

Q&A with Scott Crawford

by Liza Roberts photograph by Jessica Crawford When Scott crawford, the four-time James Beard Award semifinalist for Best Chef-Southeast left Standard Foods (the restaurant he’d opened to great acclaim just months earlier), Raleigh food lovers wrung their hands. Would one of…

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