Guide to New Year’s Resolution Dining

Cary, NC – It was several years ago that Danny DeVito even further endeared himself to me, when asked by an interviewer to disclose his New Year’s Resolutions that year. His reply: “Eat more pasta, Drink more wine.” Sadly, we can’t all be DeVito. Read more

Popular NC State Ice Cream Now Available in Cary Stores

Cary, NC – For close to 70 years, North Carolina State University’s Howling Cow ice cream has been popular, but available in limited locations. Now, shoppers in Cary will be able to buy the local brand in their own grocery stores as Harris Teeter now carries Howling Cow. Read more

Guide to Noodles in Cary

Cary, NC – Noodles! It’s the time of year when few things sound as satiating and reassuring as a steamy bowl of noodles bathed in fragrant, salty brine. Whether your flavor-mood is Thai, Vietnamese, Japanese or Szechuan, Cary has you covered. Read on to see how Cary gets its Noodle on. Read more

Taste Desserts Brings Southern Bakery to Cary

Cary, NC – Taking influences from across the South as well as New York, Taste Desserts is a new bakery in Cary that promises Southern hospitality and unique flavors and tastes. Read more

Food For the Birds: Bird Seed Wreath

Cary, NC – We usually write about food for human consumption, but this post is about making some food available outside for our feathered friends. But while you’re at it, this is a lovely addition to your yard and can even be considered festive. Read more

Peppermint Bark Makes a Great Holiday Gift

Cary, NC – If you are like me, there are many people on your gift list. You need something small for impromptu gatherings, a client visit or a hostess gift. Homemade peppermint bark is easy to make and looks great in a pretty holiday tin or gift bag. Read more

Guide to Chocolate Chip Cookies In and Around Cary

Cary, NC – As a well-known treat, chocolate chip cookies allow for a infinite amount of refreshment, reinvention and refinement. With that, here are some places in and around Cary that are putting their stamp on the age-old treat!

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A Look at Himalayan Nepali Cuisine in Downtown Cary

Cary, NC – One of the greatest things about Cary, and most surprising to me when I moved here from Southern California 10 years ago, is the prevalence of ethnic cuisine. When I arrived in NC, I was under the mistaken presumption that I would be awash in burger franchises, fried chicken done 1,000 different ways and maybe some chain pizza. To my delight, I discovered East Chatham not long after we arrived. Read more

Don’t Cook Your Thanksgiving Turkey In A Microwave

Cary, NC – Every year, there are news stories about the dangers of improperly deep frying Thanksgiving turkeys. Now a new possible trend of cooking the festive bird in a microwave has popped up, to which we say: don’t. Read more

Cary Student Wins Two Cooking Competitions at 2018 State Fair

Cary, NC – Back in 2017, we reported on Cary student Grace Brescia who won first place in King Arthur Flour Baking Contest at the NC State Fair. This year, not only did Brescia win first place in the content’s youth division again but she also took home the blue ribbon in the Great American SPAM Championship. Read more