Refugee Benefit Dinner with a Syrian Chef on April 8th

by Sarah Mausert, with a wee bit from Johanna All of us have heard about the Syrian refugee crisis taking place.  To briefly sum up events, anti-government protests began in March 2011 during the Arab Spring.  The government responded violently to peaceful protests and armed opposition groups began fighting back.  Things continued to escalate to a full civil war and an estimated 470,000 Syrians have … Continue reading Refugee Benefit Dinner with a Syrian Chef on April 8th

The Glass Jug – Craft Beer Store Extraordinaire!

If you live in SW Durham and are a lover of craft beer, then you know just how awesome this past year has been for our little pocket of Durham. Sam’s Bottle Shop, Growler Grlz, Beer Durham and The Glass Jug all opened and good beer is now no more than a mile or 3 away. Read through to the end to find out how … Continue reading The Glass Jug – Craft Beer Store Extraordinaire!

Cookbooks to Drool Over, and a giveaway too!!

This month on My Carolina Today I had the awesome opportunity to chat about some of my favorite cookbooks. Written by local food writers and authors, not to mention friends of mine, these are great holiday gifts for your friends and family. To watch the  “Great Gifts for the Chef in Your Life” clip, go here I’d like to thank the authors and UNC Press … Continue reading Cookbooks to Drool Over, and a giveaway too!!

Hone in on your knife skills…meet Harald Wusthof of Wusthof knives at WHISK!

Saturday, December 6 from 11am to 2pm Seventh generation owner, Harald Wusthof of Wusthof knives will meet and greet Whisk shoppers on Saturday, December 6th from 11 am until 2 pm. Watch product demonstrations, enter a drawing to win a 16-piece kitchen knife set, enjoy one day sales discounts of 20%, and more. Harald Wusthof will be in the Whisk kitchen to greet customers, take … Continue reading Hone in on your knife skills…meet Harald Wusthof of Wusthof knives at WHISK!

Keep your Pups Happy, Buy Local!!

This month on the My Carolina Today show I had the opportunity to talk about some great local people making delicious and nutritious dog treats. Having two dogs of my own, I am very conscientious about what they eat. I buy all my dog food and treats at Oliver’s Collar and while I can’t remember the brand name of the food I buy, it is a … Continue reading Keep your Pups Happy, Buy Local!!

Local Food Made Easy with Home Delivery and Subscriptions

Hi All, This month for my food segment on My Carolina Today, I was excited to talk about companies offering you fresh, local, high quality meats, produce, dairy and artisan food products. These companies make it easy to enjoy farm fresh foods delivered right to your door and offer convenient pick-up locations throughout the Triangle. Each one of these small companies is run by hard-working, … Continue reading Local Food Made Easy with Home Delivery and Subscriptions

Get Your “Eat” on with Dishcrawl Raleigh

Dishcrawl comes to Raleigh on Wednesday, June 18 at 7pm. On Wednesday, June 18th at 7pm, join neighbors and friends to eat your way through the heart of the city on a 3-restaurant jaunt in downtown Raleigh. Come see what the city has to offer as chefs of three restaurants invite you to explore their culinary delights in the heart of downtown. This adventurous dinner is … Continue reading Get Your “Eat” on with Dishcrawl Raleigh