The Stage. I attended a Town Hall Meeting at the Veterans Administration (VA) Wilmington Health Care Clinic yesterday from 4-6 PM. According to the speakers, this format is being used by the VA nationwide in an attempt to give veterans … Continue reading The VA in Wilmington and Fayetteville: The Unreported Story
Locavore noun lo·ca·vore \ˈlō-kə-ˌvȯr\ : one who eats foods grown locally whenever possible Are you a locavore? Do you support local agriculture and aquaculture? Or are you … Continue reading Locavore or Poser: Which are you?
For the last two years, I have been on a journey of improving my health through clean eating. Though this odyssey was born of necessity, it continues to evolve out of a belief in its effectiveness. My health has been … Continue reading Nourishing Food from Humble Roots
Hello My Dear Readers! Sorry for yet another long pause in the white noise that is my so-called foodie blog. You probably slept just fine without me. But here I am, back to annoy you. While I was away, I … Continue reading Porking Around Wilmington & Chicago…and Ponzu
Now, I may be a bit biased in my views, but what I am about to share with you here are some of the best places to shop in Wilmington for foodies like me, plus a couple of folks you should know about who can keep you in the foodie loop. That I happen to manage one of the stores I recommend may seem like a conflict of interest; since I am not being paid for my opinion, I don’t have any ethical qualms about it. Chalk it up to confirmation that I love my job! The opinions herein are … Continue reading Wilmington for Foodies: Groceries, Gadgets, and Gurus
I have been waiting for James Doss’ new kitchen to heat up ever since I enjoyed his food at Fire on the Dock on April 3rd. You can’t judge a restaurant solely on the chef’s performance at an event like Competition Dining NC; it’s a tough environment even for the best cooks. Despite James’ defeat that night, I knew I was going to enjoy his restaurant because the structure of his dishes and the flavor profiles held much promise (that bison short rib was killer, James). My venture into Rx at the corner of 5th and Castle Street tonight definitely met my expectations. … Continue reading The Rx for Good Eats: A Review
4 Marina Street, Wrightsville Bch, NC 28480 (910) 256-8500 bluewaterdining.com I will confess that BlueWater is one of my favorite places for lunch in mild weather. I have rarely gone when I couldn’t sit on the patio. I guess that … Continue reading BlueWater: A Meal with a View