Sometimes I feel like we get so wrapped up in the new, the unique, and the expensive that we forget about our friendly neighborhood restaurants. We forget that they are there as well, and looking to serve us delicious food … Continue reading Your Neighborhood Chinese Delivery – Peking House
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?
di·et/ˈdī-it/ Verb: Restrict oneself to small amounts or special kinds of food in order to lose weight: “it is difficult to diet in a house full of cupcakes”. Now that you know the definition of using “diet” as a verb…let’s … Continue reading It’s time we had a talk…about Sticky Toffee Pudding and an English Pub named Marshall
I’m breaking from the traditional format of Sundays with Friends for the simple purpose of telling you about the final restaurant we visited in Asheville, NC. Once again, just like Stoney Knob Café, this one is in Weaverville, NC. I … Continue reading Sundays with Friends: Vinnie’s Neighborhood Italian
To be “transported”: To be moved from your current location. To be “beamed up” by Scotty (oh wait, that’s teleportation). To have a different experience than you expected. To allow yourself to relax in your current environment and go with … Continue reading Transported: Destination, Stoney Knob Café in Asheville, NC
Let’s face it. There are restaurants that we may never go to because of how we perceive them. Sure, sometimes we are right. But, sometimes, just sometimes, there is that one that we misjudged. See, that’s how I was with … Continue reading Darryl’s Wood Fired Grill – Old Dog, New Tricks
We all have it…or at least hopefully we do. Frankly, I can’t imagine a little town without it honestly. In Burlington, we have these two hot dog shops that seem to be in constant competition, Zack’s and Boston’s. Or, at … Continue reading Zack’s vs. Boston’s : It’s a good reason to be a divided household.
Throughout my entire birthday vacation, I have been going on one Foodie Adventure after another. I’ve actually enjoyed every single adventure I have been on immensely, and everyone that I have been on them with. One more day! Thursday was … Continue reading J. Pepper’s Southern Grille: Local and Delicious!
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!