Category: Food & Drink

Picnic tapas

photographs by Catherine Nguyen Whether you’re headed to an outdoor concert, a garden party, or just the park, this is prime picnic time. Think beyond cheese plates and PB&Js with this tapas-style grazing menu of recipes from a few of our…

With thanks for good wine

As families across Raleigh gather this month, many will raise a glass to toast the season of thanks. But while we can all use recipes to help plan the meal, how do we pick the wine?  Walter asked two local…

Plucked fresh, blueberries deliver

by Kaitlyn Goalen photographs by Jillian Clark In recent years, the concept of eating seasonally has morphed from a lofty goal to expected practice among food lovers. This is largely a good thing for all of the reasons that you’ve probably already…

Eating well on the way to the beach

text and photographs by Dean McCord I sometimes forget how vast Eastern North Carolina is. Flat sandy farmlands extend for mile after mile, with an occasional small town breaking up the tobacco and soybean fields. I forget how southern the…

Thief at the garden party

by Kevin Barrett photographs by Nick Pironio I asked a friend of mine at the bar recently if he had any travel plans coming up. He’s an adventurous guy who always seems to be going somewhere off the beaten path or just…

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