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Get these bourbon-glazed ribs at Midwood Smokehouse all May long

One of my faaavorite CLT spots, Midwood Smokehouse, is celebrating National BBQ Month in serious style. Throughout the month of May, you can order specially prepared Knob Creek bourbon-glazed baby back ribs at any Midwood Smokehouse location. The platter ($18) also comes with sweet jalapeño cornbread and mustard-based dill potato salad. “We are famous for our… Continue reading Get these bourbon-glazed ribs at Midwood Smokehouse all May long

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Amelie’s is now serving the “unicorn macaron” for a limited time

Amelie’s superfans – have y’all tried their spring seasonal macaron?! The Barbe À Papa Macaron (also know as the cotton candy macaron or unicorn macaron) consists of pink-and-blue-swirled cookie shells filled with French cotton candy buttercream. The color can vary as you’ll see in my bright batch (see the more common variation here.) Given that Amelie’s… Continue reading Amelie’s is now serving the “unicorn macaron” for a limited time

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Snack the right way with Reid’s Happy Hour Bites and Game Day Menu

Reid’s Fine Foods in SouthPark is taking snacking to a wholeee new level. You can enjoy their happy hour bites menu weekdays from 4 – 6 PM and their game day menu on, of course, game days (all day Saturday and 2 – 8 PM Sunday). “We tried to keep both menus fun, filling and… Continue reading Snack the right way with Reid’s Happy Hour Bites and Game Day Menu

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You Gotta Try the Breakfast Burger for Brunch at Oak Steakhouse

Let’s face it: there is SO MUCH BRUNCH in this city, and I’ll never try it all. (Mostly because my lazy butt typically prefers a quick/cheap bagel from Poppy’s on weekend mornings instead.) But I’m SO glad I’ve experienced brunch at Oak Steakhouse because it’s ah-maz-ing. It took me about .5 seconds to know I… Continue reading You Gotta Try the Breakfast Burger for Brunch at Oak Steakhouse