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4 January, 2016

High Peaks Kitchen

High Peaks Kitchen
Comments : 3 Posted in : Dining in Oakland - CA, Restaurants on by : becca
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I know very little about Tibetan Buddhism, except that I love their beautiful prayer flags. Is it any wonder High Peaks Kitchen catches my eye every time I walk down College Ave? As the menu explains, High Peaks Kitchen is owned and run by Tibetan exiles who learned how to cook a diverse range of
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23 December, 2014

Neumanali

Neumanali
Comments : 3 Posted in : Dining in Hayward - CA, Restaurants on by : becca
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Neumanali is one of Hayward’s few fine dining restaurants. Bijou, just a few blocks up B Street, is the only other one that immediately comes to mind. Neumanali is tucked away by the downtown Hayward BART station in a beautiful Victorian that most people don’t even realize is a restaurant as they walk past. I’ve
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7 September, 2012

Midtown Grille

Posted in : Bourbon, Dining in Raleigh - NC, Restaurants on by : becca
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Midtown Grille 4421-115 Six Forks Road North Hills, Raleigh Website Entrees: $19 — $29 Closed on Sundays I had never heard of the Midtown Grille before the Angus Beef night at Fire in the Triangle. Chef Scott James did not win the night, but as you can read in my write-up on Durham Foodie, I
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9 July, 2012

Virginia Wine Tasting at the Angus Barn

Comments : 9 Posted in : Cider, Dining in Raleigh - NC, Events, Nebbiolo, Other Red Blends, Petit Verdot on by : becca
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About two weeks ago, I was invited out with other food and drink industry types to come for a special wine tasting at the Angus Barn. It was the second event in a tour promoting Virginian wares to their neighbor to the south: us. The first was a Virginian wine and food event at Fullsteam
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4 April, 2012

Spring Menu at the Fairview Dining Room (Durham)

Comments : 6 Posted in : Dining in Durham - NC, Restaurants on by : becca
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Last Thursday, I was invited with a bunch of other Durham food bloggers and lovers to sample the new spring menu for the Fairview Dining Room at the Washington Duke Inn.  We were treated to a four course lunch, and it was absolutely gorgeous on their patio. I’ve dined at the Fairview Dining Room once
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2 January, 2012

Philadelphia Food and Drink, Day 2: Cheesesteaks, Indian, and Pretzels

Comments : 1 Posted in : Dining in Philadelphia - PA, Restaurants, Travel Guide for Philadelphia - PA on by : becca
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  I started our second day in Philly with a visit to the Terminal Market, which was located right across the street from our hotel. Visiting Terminal Market was recommended by a number of my foodie friends from Twitter, so I knew had to check it out. I decided to combine it with another oft-recommended
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14 November, 2011

California Trip 2011, Day 5: Chinatown in the Rain, Staples Center, and Bouchon

Comments : 3 Posted in : Dining in Los Angeles - CA, Restaurants, Travel Guide for Los Angeles - CA on by : becca
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On our fifth day in California, it rained. And rained. And rained. Downtown LA isn’t the most fun or convenient place to be in the pouring rain; I think it’s fair to make that claim of any large downtown. But I had a mission that hadn’t been fulfilled yet, and this was our last day
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3 August, 2011

Carolina Crossroads

Comments : 2 Posted in : Dining in Chapel Hill - NC, Restaurants on by : becca
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Carolina Crossroads 211 Pittsboro Street Chapel Hill Website Entrees $24–$30 Carolina Crossroads is one of the many fantastic hotel-based restaurants in the area, including the Fearrington House Restaurant, the Fairview Dining Room, and Herons among others. I’ve been to a few disappointing meals recently, and it was great to have a meal out that exceeded
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24 June, 2011

The Meat House (Chapel Hill) *CLOSED*

Comments : 2 Posted in : Butchers, Food, Grab and Go, Product Reviews on by : becca
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The Meat House 1508 E. Franklin Street Chapel Hill Website Donna Coon, who owns the recently opened Meat House in Chapel Hill with her husband, Paul, took me on a tour of the facility a couple of weeks ago. I was excited to try out this chain butchery because they’ve opened three shops in the
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