Category: Food

Defiant drinking

by David Burris illustration by Tim Lee I don’t know much about whiskey, but I know one thing: It is good. Whiskey has inspired writers, musicians, and artists to strive for greatness. It has kept bridegrooms even-keeled before the altar….

Winter squash

by Kaitlyn Goalen photographs by Jillian Clark Folks, we’ve turned pumpkins into the Miley Cyrus of autumn eating. Once upon a time, pumpkins were cherished totems of the season, embraced with fervor by children in costumes. And while vestiges of that innocence…

Ashe County weekend

  photographs by Jim McGuire It was a hot July morning in Raleigh when strategist Nation Hahn, nonprofit executive Alexis Trost, and restaurant owners Van Nolintha, Angela Salamanca, and Matt Kelly packed their cars for a weekend adventure. The friends,…

Tomatoes: While supplies last

by Kaitlyn Goalen photographs by Jillian Clark Labor Day starts the final countdown for my beleaguered tomato bed, each plant on the verge of crying uncle. So, this September I’m committing to the personal goal of eating as many tomatoes…

What I did last summer

by Kevin Barrett photographs by Nick Pironio Do you get a bit melancholy this time of year? Summer is gone. I miss it. I know you do, too. It must be some kind of childhood nostalgia about careless freedom that…

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