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Get Involved with the Piedmont Culinary Guild

I obviously love to eat but throughout my dining adventures, I’ve become enthralled by the most important aspect of food: the people behind it. That’s why I love the Piedmont Culinary Guild. PCG is a nonprofit that connects chefs, farmers, and all types of purveyors through education, recognition, and the sharing of resources. The link… Continue reading Get Involved with the Piedmont Culinary Guild

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Margarita 101 at Paco’s Tacos

One of my faaaavorite restaurants since day one in Charlotte is Paco’s Tacos & Tequila. The chips. The salsa (green and red.) The guac. The tacos. And… the margs. While I typically can only handle one margarita (sugar overload), it’s hard to resist just the one at Paco’s. They’re refreshing, easy to drink, and full… Continue reading Margarita 101 at Paco’s Tacos

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New Chef Brings Pacific Rim Influence to Upstream

An oldie but goodie and SouthPark favorite, Upstream has been consistently delicious every time I’ve visited (the first being back in 2015 for my birthday). New Executive Chef Sam Diminich brings no exceptions. Chef Diminich has 18 years of experience in the biz and grew up in his family’s Italian restaurant in Myrtle Beach, SC.… Continue reading New Chef Brings Pacific Rim Influence to Upstream

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Here’s a Bunch of Stuff I’ve Eaten Lately

Hello. I could write out a long apology about how I never update this thing, but let’s be serious… it’s gonna happen again. And that’s okay! You can always find me over on Instagram updating daily. I don’t have anything cool to say, so here’s a gallery of some of the tasty things I’ve been… Continue reading Here’s a Bunch of Stuff I’ve Eaten Lately

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Celebrating National Culinary Arts Month with CCSC

One of very favorite things about “food blogging” in Charlotte is the people I meet. Yes, I obviously LOVE to eat and enjoy sharing my experiences with anyone who will listen, but there is a less-talked-about side (but equally important) to this whole thing. And that’s the people. Here’s a little about a group of… Continue reading Celebrating National Culinary Arts Month with CCSC

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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