Author Archives: atarheeltastes

About atarheeltastes

I'm a passionate foodie who started this "temporary" blog during a gustatory tour of Tuscany. I decided to continue, since I love to dream about, plan for, prepare, eat and write about food!

Ciao

I began this pursuit in Italy, so I suppose it’s fitting I title this post with the Italian word for farewell. Lately blogging has started to feel like a bit of a chore — at the worst of times, anyway. … Continue reading

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Easing into winter with bibimbap

Cold weather has returned, and with it my craving for Dolsot Bibimbap. Say what?! Most people I know have never partaken of Korean food. Chinese, Japanese and Thai, yes. But not Korean. My family was stationed in South Korea when … Continue reading

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The demise of the dawdling blogger

I got a little behind. Then a little more behind. Then a lot behind. So much so that the thought of trying to get caught up was kind of daunting. It’s certainly not because I haven’t been eating great stuff. … Continue reading

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Newbies

Cluck, cluck little hen  I love trying out new places! New to me, anyway. I guess I can use living in north Raleigh as my excuse for not knowing about seven-month-old Little Hen in Apex. Or is it Holly Springs? … Continue reading

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Another medley

I need to hurry and play catch-up tonight before more sure-to-be-blog-worthy culinary adventures hit (Tampa this weekend, a new Laotian joint next week). So here goes. Unintentional vegan  I think veganism gets an undeserved bad rap in most circles. Don’t … Continue reading

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Katie bakes …

… and sings, and acts. A blog post in two parts. Part one See these delectable-looking cupcakes? Well, they taste as sumtuous as they appear. Indulge your imagination for a moment: Oh-so-light-and-tender mocha cake. Moist and a little crumbly. Topped … Continue reading

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In search of burrata

Success! I finally tasted burrata cheese. Just a smidgen, unfortunately. And it only piqued my interest and taste buds even further. I had lunch with some work friends at Oro (my first visit) downtown last week, and had already settled … Continue reading

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