Monthly Archives: December 2010

Charleston Christmas chowdown

Includes (all in Charleston, SC): Juanita Greenburg’s, Joseph’s, Kaminsky’s, S.N.O.B., Peninsula Grill    We sure did manage to do some dining damage in a little more than 24 hours . And I’m frightened to see the damage I’ve done re: … Continue reading

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Last day in Beaufort

Includes: Johnson Creek Tavern, St. Helena’s Island, SC; Saltus River Grill, Beaufort, SC; and more    Even though I’ll publish this Thursday morning, I’m writing it Wednesday night with an overly full stomach and tired body and mind. I’ve literally … Continue reading

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Dining with jarheads and authors

Includes: Wren, Beaufort, SC; and more    On our first full day in Beaufort, South Carolina, we began by breaking fast yesterday at the Parris Island Marine Corps Exchange food court and finished with a house warming supper at Pat … Continue reading

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Leaving Lafayette … for now

Okay, I promise, this will be my last post about Lafayette Village for a while! On Saturday night I ate at Paparazzi, one of a couple of eateries now open at the new shopping center (with more to come, including … Continue reading

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Danger! Danger! Savory Spices ahead!

I needed a particular spice for a recipe, and thought of two new Raleigh shops: Penzey’s and the Savory Spice Shop. I chose Savory Spice — even though I’d never heard of it like I have Penzey’s — because, well, … Continue reading

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New North Raleigh gourmet market is open

Great news for North Raleigh! Antonio’s Gourmet Market is now open at the shiny new Lafayette Village off Falls of the Neuse. There are other shops (particularly Savory Spice Shop) and restaurants (Paparazzi) there I also can’t wait to experience. … Continue reading

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Viva Vivace!

Yes, I know I’m mixing Spanish and Italian in the headline. Sorry! But I like alliteration. After a long day of driving back from Virginia and working at Raleigh Little Theatre’s Cinderella rehearsal I couldn’t face grocery shopping and cooking … Continue reading

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