Archive for Culinary

Mixed Case: Willamette Valley, Oregon

Twelve 13 Tasty Sips Our Mixed Case series serves up an eclectic mix of recent ‘adult beverage’ discoveries. Whether you’re perusing a bar menu while traveling or stirring up a cocktail at home, let our guide [...]

“Morning in the Mountains”

New cookbook from the Asheville Bed & Breakfast Association. Here’s a gift idea for the breakfast lover on your list: “Morning in the Mountains” shares recipes from all 15 members of the Asheville Bed & Breakfast [...]

Napa Valley Is Open For Business [Front Line Report]

California’s famed wine country survived the devastating fires and is open for business. A report from V. Sattui Winery. Folks in Napa Valley, California want you to know that while the recent fires were destructive, damage [...]

October is Virginia Wine Month

Visit a winery—or, better yet, several of them—in Virginia to toast in fall. In addition to lip-smacking yummy adult beverages, enjoy autumn color and pleasant temperatures. By Chris Chamberlain We’re big fans of wine here at [...]

Mixed Case: Cool Weather = Spirits & Ports

Twelve Tasty Sips Our Mixed Case series serves up an eclectic mix of recent ‘adult beverage’ discoveries by the dozen. Whether you’re perusing a bar menu while traveling or stirring up a cocktail at home, let [...]

Mixed Case: All Season Wines

Twelve 22 Tasty Sips Our Mixed Case series serves up an eclectic mix of recent ‘adult beverage’ discoveries. Whether you’re perusing a bar menu while traveling or stirring up a cocktail at home, let our guide [...]

Race To Taste Cabarrus County, North Carolina

21 Plus Salute! Adult beverage options abound in the home of NASCAR. By Hope S. Philbrick If there’s one comment I hear most as a travel writer, it’s “What a fun job!” I’m not going to [...]

Euphoria = Epic Food, Drink & Music Festival

Join the fun in Greenville, South Carolina, September 21-24, 2017 By Chris Chamberlain As part of my gig as a food, drink and travel writer, I have the opportunity to visit food festivals all over the [...]

South Carolina Peach Season: Titan Time!

Our summer tradition: A new cocktail recipe inspired by Titan Peaches. By Hope S. Philbrick There’s a little tradition around my house: Every summer I receive a box of peaches from my friends at Titan Farms and [...]

You’ve Got One More Swing at Pinehurst’s Chef & Maker Weekend

Don’t miss this adults-oriented culinary retreat. By Chris Chamberlain Earlier this year, I wrote about the series of “Chef & Maker Weekends” planned at the stately Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, N.C. Then my friend and favorite [...]

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