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10 May, 2013

Charlottesville Blogging: Brunch Downtown at Rapture

Comments : 3 Posted in : Bars in Charlottesville - VA, Dining in Charlottesville - VA, Restaurants, Spirits, Travel on by : The Gourmez

I have blogged about Charlottesville’s downtown mall before, but the brunch that trip was not so memorable, and Charlottesville is a town that brunches, so I needed to fix that. Most places offer brunch until at least 3 pm on the weekend, and that’s a beautiful, beautiful practice for this late riser. I decided we
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8 May, 2013

Bangkok Fever @ Jujube

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Bangkok Fever @ Jujube Glen Lennox, Chapel Hill My Restaurant Review $10 Once again, Jujube proves to me that their cocktail list is second to none in the Triangle. Bangkok Fever’s ingredient list is Thai-chili-infused reposado tequila, passion fruit juice, and cinnamon salt. And it’s amazing. The essential cinnamon salt livens up every sip, playing
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5 April, 2013

Double Black Diamond Martini at Firebird’s Grill

Posted in : Bars and Tasting Rooms, Bars in Durham - NC on by : The Gourmez

Double Black Diamond Martini Firebirds Southpoint, Durham $10 This martini doesn’t have a long list of ingredients, but classic martinis never do, subsisting on quality liquor with a personalized touch of what gets the drinker’s juices flowing whether vermouth, blue-cheese-stuffed olives, or cocktail onions. The Double Black Diamond martini is even simpler than that, just
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1 April, 2013

Kinston, NC, Blogging: Mother Earth Brewing

Posted in : Bars and Tasting Rooms, Breweries in Kinston - NC, Travel, Travel Guide for Kinston, NC on by : The Gourmez

In my first blog on this day trip to Kinston, I mentioned being pleasantly surprised to see Mother Earth Brewing loom up as we entered downtown. My husband is a fan of their Weeping Willow Wit, a Belgian-style beer that is often his choice when picking a local draft from a restaurant, so stumbling upon
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