When someone speaks about putting money in the dirt, I immediately think about finding a shovel. However, when Carolina Jubilee founder, Zack Wyatt, speaks about putting money in the dirt, he isn’t burying money for me to dig up. What … Continue reading Carolina Jubilee – A Music Festival for the farm lover in all of us
In this day and age, I’m rarely amazed by people remembering faces and names. I find that we spend so much time looking down into our smart technology that we forget to look up and meet people. Also, in the … Continue reading LaRue – My Cheers
I’ve been many places for Brunch. In fact, it’s one of my favorite meals, if not the favorite when someone asks me what my favorite meal is. I’ve been expensive places, inexpensive places, and just right places, and they’ve been … Continue reading Did someone say Brunch?
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!