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
One of the most wonderful things that I’ve enjoyed since beginning my blog is the connection that I’ve formed with so many in the food world. I’ve met entirely too many people to sit here and name that have impacted … Continue reading Dates Make a Difference: Eat for a Cause event
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?
I know it’s been a while since I have posted, and please forgive me. Between introducing a new kitten to a well established older cat in our home, long days of work and exercise, and now a dabble of a … Continue reading My New Project! Fresh. Local. Good. food group Blog!
Just take a second and review the below company seal…what all do you see? Every little detail screams North Carolina and BBQ! Just love it! While I was sick in the middle of December last year, I was laid up … Continue reading The NC BBQ Company…some of the best letters ever combined together!
I got more than I beckoned for on Wednesday during a hunt for amazing Ice Cream… 1. I didn’t expect for Homeland Creamery to be decently close to us. I knew it was a beautiful ride through the Country, but … Continue reading Homeland Creamery: A smile in a cup…or cone.
As some of you may know, I have a birthday coming up tomorrow. On a sidenote: Has anyone figured out how to stop the birthdays from coming around making us older? This is really getting old…no pun intended. I have … Continue reading Iron Hen Café: Fresh. Local. Good. Simply Amazing!
There’s so much to be said about BBQ here in North Carolina. Soooooooo very much. The main thing is the East and West battle of the sauces. One is more vinegar based, one is more tomato based. And, you know … Continue reading BBQ sauce makes life sexier…