Monthly Archives: October 2011

Comfort me with apples

I just indulged in a sinful food week. Sinful, I tell you. Alcohol! Cookies! Pommes frites with aioli! Chips and salsa! Culminating last night with — AT ONE SITTING — a veggie burger (the kind that was mass produced and … Continue reading

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Tea, oysters and donuts

Includes: Olde World Tea Company Shoppe and Cafe in Smithfield, Va. and O’doodleDoo’s Donuts in Suffolk, Va. Tea, oysters and donuts together sounds like a recipe for digestive disaster. But as ingredients spread over a fun foodie weekend they’re pretty … Continue reading

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Keep on truckin’

To celebrate Raleigh finally passing a law that allows food trucks to operate on a more widespread basis I dined from mobile eateries twice in two days. (A legal aside: For those of you who haven’t been keeping up with … Continue reading

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Autumn harbingers

Includes: Iris (at the North Carolina Museum of Art), Aladdin’s Eatery and a recipe for Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins Lamb soup, risotto, pumpkin muffins, tailgating … ahhhh, fall, my favorite season. Okay, okay, so middle eastern pizza doesn’t quite conjure … Continue reading

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The world at my feet

Includes Mantra and Seaboard Cafe, Raleigh, NC Okay, I do miss Austin’s fantastic food scene. But I still count myself lucky to live in a city where I can enjoy Indian, East African, Japanese, Dutch and good ol’ American food … Continue reading

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