By Kari Winter Kari is a Food & Dining columnist for WCHL/
  • Tagliatelle al Tartufo Pasta at Il Palio

    February 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 […]

  • Chapel Hill Toffee

    February 12, 2013 at 10:44 am

    Just after the holidays I was meeting some friends for dinner who share my interest in food. I wanted to give each a little something as a gift. Not having time to make something myself, I decided to head to Southern Season. My daughter and I wandered around the candy section, looking to see if […]

  • Fish Tacos!

    January 31, 2013 at 6:43 am

    I tried my first fish taco when I visited my brother Justin in Santa Barbara, CA in 1999. It was a typically beautiful southern California day, and he brought home some fresh fish, got out his cast iron skillet and opened up a few beers. Within about 10 minutes I realized that I’d been missing […]

  • Radically Simple & Fresh

    January 16, 2013 at 5:33 am

    This piece contains excerpts from ‘Radically Simple’ which you can find here. I cook a lot. I love it, but like most people I occasionally find myself getting bored, or feeling like it is a chore. When I find myself feeling this way, sometimes I just need a new cookbook. It doesn’t always do the […]

  • A Day in the Life: British Pubs

    January 2, 2013 at 3:49 pm

    “I rose politely in the club And said, `I feel a little bored Will someone take me to a pub?’” — G.K. Chesterton, 1874-1936   There is something about a British pub that says cozy. It makes sense that a country that gets so many wet, chilly days came up with an institution that welcomes […]

  • In The Kitchen With Kids

    December 19, 2012 at 3:07 pm

    Parents often ask me what I did to transform my 6 year old daughter into such an adventurous eater. My first answer is that I got lucky. But there are a few things you can do to help get your child interested in eating new and different foods. One of them is to get them […]