Category Archives: Restaurant Reviews

These Chips Rule, No Joshing! Carolina Kettle Chips

Love chips? Specifically kettle chips? Well of course you do, who doesn’t? I am so thrilled to introduce you to Josh Monahan, founder and owner of Carolina Kettle Chips. Josh started his business a couple of years ago while still … Continue reading

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Seriously Sweet: Rebecca Burnett, Durham Toffee Company

  Let me start by saying this: Best. Peanut. Brittle. Ever. And I mean ever! The Brittled Nut Clusters from Durham Toffee Company are simply divine and after just one bite if you’re not addicted to them, then something is … Continue reading

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Raleigh’s Latest Treasure, The StateView Hotel

Nestled deep in N.C. State’s Centennial campus, the new StateView Hotel brings a touch of class to the university with beautiful accomodations in a striking setting. Recently opened on October 11, 2017, the StateView is a one-of-a-kind boutique hotel that … Continue reading

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Seasons 52, Now Open In Raleigh!

When I was invited to review Seasons 52’s new Raleigh location in Crabtree Valley Mall, I jumped at the chance! I was already familiar with the restaurant’s concept of serving fresh and seasonal food, locally sourced when possible, having dined … Continue reading

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Meet Floury Apron’s Fabulous Fadia House at the 2017 Southern Women’s Show!

I recently had the great fortune of spending some time with Fadia House, the delightful owner of the Floury Apron, thanks to some of the folks at the upcoming Southern Women’s Show. The Southern Women’s Show (April 21-23) is the … Continue reading

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It’s the Final Final Four: Get Your Tickets Now!

No, I’m not talking about hoops, but instead the just as exciting last two nights of The Got to Be NC Competition Series. Competing in tomorrow night’s battle are the Sedgefield Culinary Crushers, winner of the Greensboro teams, and Team … Continue reading

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Tickets to the Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series Battle of Champions Go On Sale 10/3/16 at 7:00pm!

  I am thrilled to announce that the 2016 Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series Battle of Champions returns to Raleigh in mid-November. The six chef teams, winners of their regional battles, will compete for bragging rights and a grand … Continue reading

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