Category: Food & Drink

Lazlo’s Climb

by Kevin Barrett, cocktail director at Foundation photograph by Nick Pironio A few months back, when spring and summer were meeting, I took a trip to Central America to visit my friend Lazlo and climb some volcanoes. He would prefer I…

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,…

Spotlight: Rosé in the garden

by Jessie Ammons ‘Tis the season for garden parties. The Person Street District’s Wine Authorities will host a themed soirée May 23 to celebrate a favorite spring wine choice: rosé. Many people think it’s a sweet wine, says Craig Heffley, founder…

Julia Child, James Beard, Farrah Fawcett and me

by Dean McCord photographs by Catherine Nguyen The cocktail party. Ugh. As a partner in a fairly large law firm, I disdain few things more than the ritualistic cocktail party, having to make small talk with the next person you…

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…

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