Category: Food & Drink

Spotlight: Art, not veggies

by Jessie Ammons You’ve heard of Community Supported Agriculture programs, the popular way to buy local, seasonal produce directly from local farmers. Now you can jump-start your personal art collection by joining Raleigh’s first Community Supported Art program, organized by…

Once upon a basket of cornbread…

by Fanny Slater Once upon a basket of cornbread, I made a decision that would forever change the course of my life. I slouched into the cozy, familiar booth at Margaux’s Restaurant and asked my family: “What about some kind of…

Pork for my banh mi

by Kaitlyn Goalen photographs by Jillian Clark If there’s one type of protein that’s ubiquitous in North Carolina, it’s pork. We have a rep as a hog-farming state, a tradition that holds today. Here in Raleigh, we’re lucky to have…

El cardenal

by Liza Roberts photographs by Nick Pironio Craig Rudewicz stirred up his first batch of bitters behind the bar he managed at Little Hen restaurant in Apex a few years ago. Inspired by the cinnamon and clove flavors of the…

Spotlight: Dinner and a show

  by Mimi Montgomery After serving as executive chef at The Umstead’s Herons restaurant, Scott Crawford opened Standard Foods last fall with business partner John Holmes. The space is a hybrid restaurant, grocery, and butcher shop, featuring a variety of ingredients…

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