Monthly Archives: July 2011

A diner, a wedding, a breakfast and an Italian summer supper

Includes: Poole’s Diner and La Farm Bakery, Raleigh, NC; link to Pasta Ponza recipe Poole’s Last week, a dear but long-time-no-see friend and his fiance — whom I’d yet to meet — drove from Greensboro to Raleigh for a concert, … Continue reading

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United Nations weekend

Includes (all in Raleigh, NC): Simply Crepes, Vinos Finos & Picadas and Cantina 18    Outstanding French-Canadian, South American and Mexican food all in a 31-hour time span, and right here in Raleigh. What a lucky girl I am! Simply … Continue reading

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You say tomato, I say Sun Gold

Is there anything that tastes as good as summertime tomatoes? Well, there probably is. But right now, in mid-July, 2011, I can only think of Sun Gold  tomatoes. Haven’t ever enjoyed a Sun Gold? Go find some, fast! Make sure … Continue reading

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Capital tastes

Includes: Bev’s Summer Berry Trifle recipe    I just spent a fun-but-hot summer weekend in D.C., punctuated by Smithsonian gallavanting, visits with friends old and new and family, and, of course, good eats. In between museums Saturday we took advantage … Continue reading

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Savory piedmont

Includes: Piedmont, Durham, NC; Vinos Finos Y Picados, Raleigh, NC; and more How do you like my multi-purpose title? The Triangle area — part of North Carolina’s Piedmont — is savory indeed. And tonight I’m going to provide a glimpse … Continue reading

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