King cake — one of the jewels of New Orleans cuisine — makes its way to Mount Airy

King cake — one of the jewels of New Orleans cuisine — makes its way to Mount Airy

Every year on the Friday night before Mardi Gras, the Columbiettes of Holy Angels Catholic Church in Mount Airy throw a wingding of a Mardi Gras party...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


‘To everything there is a season’

‘To everything there is a season’

“To everything there is a season,” according to The Byrds (and also Ecclesiastes), and apparently, to everything there is a National Day. ...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Valentine dinner on the cheap

Valentine dinner on the cheap

Valentine’s Day is less than a week away. Have you made reservations yet for a romantic dinner with your sweetheart?If so, where? Please share t...

February 8th, 2017 updated: February 8th, 2017. |  


Super Bowl food should be Super Bad

Super Bowl food should be Super Bad

For the beginning of February, there is surprisingly little Super Bowl buzz. Even The Facepage has little to say on the subject.So, in case you hadn&#...

January 31st, 2017 |  


Buddha bowls — trend to watch in 2017

Buddha bowls — trend to watch in 2017

The beginning of every year never fails to bring with it a whole slew of predicted food trends for the new year. Restaurant and food trade association...

January 24th, 2017 updated: January 24th, 2017. |  


Give us this day our daily focaccia

Give us this day our daily focaccia

Somewhere back in the mists of classical antiquity, focaccia came to be on the northern shores of the Mediterranean. And that was good. Although the a...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Snow cream guide to the galaxy

Snow cream guide to the galaxy

The South gets a lot of guff because a half inch of snow can close down an entire major metropolitan area for days and days — think Atlanta 2014...

January 11th, 2017 updated: January 11th, 2017. |  


The mystical, elusive ‘healthy’ dessert

The mystical, elusive ‘healthy’ dessert

When U.S Supreme Court justice Potter Stewart famously defined pornography in 1964 by simply saying “I know it when I see it,” he could we...

December 28th, 2016 |  


Whip it, whip it good

Whip it, whip it good

Dire predictions of a Christmas season of topless desserts have so far proven unfounded.The Washington Post reported Thursday on an industry-wide shor...

December 21st, 2016 |  


The holidays can be challenging

The holidays can be challenging

December swirls by with party after party after potluck dinner after family gathering in a whirlwind of sausage balls, cheese balls, bourbon balls and...

December 14th, 2016 |