When it comes to supporting local businesses, I’m one of the first to stand up and show my support. Recently, a little coffee shop opened up in our historic downtown area of Burlington, NC. I had been trying to get … Continue reading Keeping it local with The Blend & Co.
I know that you all know how much I truly love my mother. The things she and I have been through the last two years have made us stronger than ever. She is indeed my best friend, confidant, and amazing … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day and Weathervane in Chapel Hill
Sitting here on a cloudy afternoon, bored and with no one to talk to but my cat, I can’t help but think about last night’s meal. Another blogger friend and I were invited to a special preview of the new … Continue reading LaRue – A great addition to Greensboro dining
I had one of the most amazing experiences last night in my foodie adventures. I was asked to guest blog over on Nik Snacks for the Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series Fire in the Triad. Last night, Marisol … Continue reading Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series Fire in the Triad: Marisol vs. Meridian
Wow! Life has really been showing up to play lately, and that has given me a little reason to not be so present here on the site. I did want to find the time to tell you about the most … Continue reading USS North Carolina and Copper Penny
This was the February 2013 article published in Alamance Magazine. I’m sorry I haven’t been around much. I’ve began a new job since the last time I posted, and I also closed my right hand index finger in my car … Continue reading My 10 Flavors I Love in Alamance County and Beyond
I know some of you already know this, but if you’re late to the Foodie Party, I also write for a local magazine here. I try to share each article with you after it’s published. However, I’m a month behind. … Continue reading Delancey’s – Perfect Southern Goodness
I just remembered that I never posted the November 2012 article I wrote for the November issue of our local magazine here. Enjoy you guys! December will be posted in the next couple of days! *smiles* ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ There aren’t many … Continue reading The Beauty of Pimento Cheese…
I am a firm believer that people come in and out of our lives for a reason. I also believe that the kindness of strangers is still alive and kicking. Whether it’s the person you pass in the street you … Continue reading Believing in Humanity…and Curtis Stone, too!
I’m published! I’m published! I’m published! If you’ve been following The Onyx Plate on Facebook and Twitter, you might already know this little bit of information…and you very well might be tired of hearing about it. My apologies if so. … Continue reading Am I allowed to call myself a Published Food Critic now?