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22 December, 2016

Sustainable Food and Drink of Contra Costa

Sustainable Food and Drink of Contra Costa
Posted in : Dining in Walnut Creek - CA, Fortified Wine, Moscato d’Asti, Port, Red Wine, Restaurants, Sparkling Wine, White Wine, Wine on by : becca
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For the second year in a row, I had the honor of attending the Sustainable Contra Costa Awards Gala, an annual fundraiser and ceremony honoring businesses and individuals who’ve modelled sustainable practices in Contra Costa County. Lest you get confused, the event took place in September, not December! I’m a little behind on my blog
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21 July, 2016

‘āina

‘āina
Posted in : Dining in San Francisco - CA, Restaurants on by : becca
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My food-writing friend, Jennifer Ng, joined me for brunch at ‘āina recently. Jennifer is the author of the Ice Cream Travel Guide, a book that explores the best ice cream shops worldwide and the stories behind the people who built them. I’ve been discovering that Jennifer’s foodie knowledge isn’t limited to ice cream, and she
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12 November, 2013

Jasper’s Corner Tap and Kitchen

Posted in : Dining in San Francisco - CA, Restaurants on by : becca
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Jasper’s Corner Tap and Kitchen is an appealing Tenderloin escape from the crowds near Union Square in downtown San Francisco, especially if you’re in a drinking mood. The walls are a sleek gray with the occasional geometric patterns and letters embellished on them in shades of blue. Booths and tables are done in dark woods
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24 July, 2013

Fire in the Triangle: Battle Market vs. New Southern Kitchen

Posted in : Events, Restaurants, Spirits, Vodka on by : becca
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I was thrilled to again judge a Fire in the Triangle battle, having judged my first last year when NC Competition Dining premiered in the Research Triangle. If you love food and live in the area, then you simply must make next year’s series—it’s too late for this year’s. All the battles have been sold
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22 April, 2013

Flights

Comments : 2 Posted in : Dining in Raleigh - NC, Restaurants on by : becca
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Flights 4100 Main at North Hills North Hills Renaissance, Raleigh Website Entrees: $17–$28   Normally, I jump right into a review, leaving any musings on my experience for the end. This one requires more set up because Flights is in a transition period and it shows. So you should understand before I go on what
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10 August, 2011

C & T Wok

Comments : 4 Posted in : Dining in Morrisville - NC, Restaurants on by : becca
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C & T Wok 130 Morrisville Square Way Morrisville Website $10–$15   C & T Wok is a fantastic spot tucked away in one of Morrisville’s strip malls. It’s a plain, yet cozy, restaurant with wood paneling and a friendly staff. In addition to American Chinese, Szechuan Chinese, and Thai menus, there are nightly specials
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14 June, 2011

The Bloody Brunch (Motorco and Ko Kyu BBQ)

Comments : 4 Posted in : Dining in Durham - NC, Events, Restaurants on by : becca
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The Bloody Brunch Motorco Music Hall and Ko Kyu BBQ Central Park District, Durham Sundays The Bloody Brunch is a weekly event hosted by Motorco Music Hall and the Ko Kyu BBQ truck that brings together a winning combination for the night owls among us: a brunch that doesn’t start until 1 pm, cool drinks,
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