Local Touch: The Bloody BrandoJuly 12, 2013 at 12:36 pm
Brandon’s mix is thicker than most, and he attributes this to the blended celery and green olives in the mix.
My Trip Through Alsatian Wine CountryJuly 5, 2013 at 6:00 am
The Romans first conquered the region in 58 BC, and since then ownership has been traded like baseball cards.
Popsicle Time!June 28, 2013 at 5:15 am
It has taken its time getting here, but it is finally feeling like summer. And on a hot day there is nothing like a cold treat to cool you off.
Krupnikas, Durham’s Own Honey LiqueurJune 20, 2013 at 5:04 am
Rim Vilgalys, a second generation Lithuanian-American, grew up in Durham, though the spiced-honey flavored liqueur of his heritage was always part of his life.
Wok & RollMay 22, 2013 at 5:15 am
I love Chinese food, and for most of my life it was especially important to find the best Chinese restaurant wherever I lived. But then I got brave and started trying different Chinese recipes myself. I figured out that I’d need to use local Asian stores to find ingredients to help make the food more authentic (Mikyin’s [...]
Tradition & Cake: They Say It’s Your BirthdayMay 15, 2013 at 5:20 am
Even though you’re all grown up (and I’m thinking most of you are), do you still sort of crave a cake each year on your birthday?
My Paloma, with a Local TwistMay 6, 2013 at 5:17 pm
It’s the new “it” drink according to Bon Appetit, and you can find it all over town.
Beans, Beans, Good For The HeartApril 12, 2013 at 6:53 pm
Beans, beans, good for the heart. Don’t snicker – it turns out to be true. It’s a great health choice to add more beans to your daily food intake. The isoflavones in beans reduce the risk of heart disease and a diet rich in beans helps lower cholesterol and blood pressure, which has been shown [...]
Rocky Run FarmMarch 21, 2013 at 9:34 am
There is a lot of talk these days about farm-to-fork eating. In our area many people take it seriously and generally do a good job of eating thoughtfully; using fresh, local ingredients. Isaiah Allen personifies this way of living. He is currently Chef de Cuisine at Il Palio (my last column told the romantic story [...]
Tagliatelle al Tartufo Pasta at Il PalioFebruary 28, 2013 at 10:51 am
I’m a big fan of the pastas at Il Palio Restaurant in the Siena Hotel. I’ve tried quite a few, and have never been let down. One night a month or so ago I was accidentally brought the Tagliatelle al Tartufo instead of what I’d ordered. My server quickly started to take it away to [...]