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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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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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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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The rodeo next door

Certifiably unfunky Midtown hosting a food truck rodeo?! Believe it or not, it’s true Now that food trucks have finally been legalized in Raleigh, I’ve gotten used to seeing them roaming around inside the beltline, making appearances at various downtown … Continue reading

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In praise of beer

Here’s a quick snapshot of my beer-drinking evolution: College — Not crazy about the taste (wonder if imbibing Miller Light and Pabst had anything to do with that?) but learned to drink lots of it, primarily to get drunk and … Continue reading

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Summer scenes

These hot summer days make me sooooooo very lazy. Maybe even too lazy to write, tonight. Some eye candy and your imagination will have to suffice … Cafe Helios lunch: roasted eggplant, fresh mozarella, basil, tomatoes, balsamic — and a dark … Continue reading

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