What’s better than a box of chocolate on Valentine’s Day? A surprise box (or two) of chocolates that arrive with the promise of more surprises yet to come.
The Peruvian Nacional Traditional Truffles
It just doesn’t get any better [...]
Ink & Elm
Ink and Elm is a beautiful restaurant that welcomes you from both front and back. This entrance offers a reprieve from the cold on the backside to access their shared lot. Sharing the space with Bad Dog Taqueria, Rise & Dine, and a little Starbucks [...]
Lightly breaded with a crisp, flaky batter, these sweet and spicy pickles were a great way to start our meal.
Lazy Magnolia Southern Pecan Brown Ale (And, a nice glass of Sangiovese)
1910 Burger With Pimento [...]
That sounds so much nicer than chicken liver curry with peri-peri in a South African bread bowl. Or, then again, does it? No matter. It doesn’t really matter what you call it. We want to eat it. This was a mildly spiced, rich and creamy curry [...]
Americana Huckleberry Soda
Finally, a soda that tastes like what it claims to be. This soda has a true huckleberry (or, wild blueberry) flavor. At 160 calories, it is quite sweet. But, the blend of huckleberry and elderberry give this soda real sweet/tart berry flavor with a lovely [...]
Fentiman’s Shandy & Mandarin Orange Jigger
We both loved the Shandy. And, the Mandarin Orange Jigger was “interesting”.
Lotsa Potato, Little Tuna
It’s a good thing we like a good dose of heat because this Tunisian Tuna sandwich was swimming in [...]
The Half Moon Dolce (Fontina, Capicola, Dates, Walnuts, Honey & Minced Rosemary)
This pie was practically begging for a glass (or bottle) of wine. Sadly, we were too early.
Note to self: Delay all future brunch meals til noon or later.
Barolo Chinato (Antica Ricetta di Giulio Cocchi)
This Barolo Chinato was an instant grab. Instant Win. Cocchi Barolo Chinato makes a lovely after-dinner digestif to sip… as well as a delicious addition to many cocktails. The sharp (yet well-rounded) bite it adds can make a great cocktail even [...]
Fried Chicken with bacon bleu risotto
Wow, this is the sort of meal that should require a disclaimer: Don’t make plans for today… you’ll need a nap… soon. The bacon bleu risotto was incredibly rich, buttery, creamy, and smooth. A generous dotting of bacon added smoke appeal and depth of [...]
Summer Shade Festival 2009 An artist market & food market with music & 5k run August 29, 2009 (10am-11pm) & August 30, 2009 (11am-7:30pm)
For Summer Shade Festival Information: SummerShade.org
Corks & Forks A Food & Wine Event
Admission: $35 in advance or $45 at the gate