Local, Not Local

A deeper dive into the lives of folks who know, love, and/or work with food and beverage in communities across the U.S. from small towns to bustling metropolises. Some people you may know, but we hope to be the first to introduce you to someone new.
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CurEat Staff

Fire, Flour & Fork Celebrates its Sixth Year

Starting Thursday, October 31 through Sunday, November 3, Fire, Flour & Fork, Richmond’s food and drink festival, will celebrate its sixth year. The festival caught our attention in 2017 and made a deep impression on us. Maybe it was its commitment to producing authentic events that tell the stories of

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Spencer Pernikoff

A St. Louis Pastry Adventure

Let’s play a game called “Pick Your Favorite Austrian.” Let me guess: you’ve gone with Arnold Schwarzenegger, Wolfgang Puck, or maybe even Mozart (you’re so classy). Me? I’m going with August Zang. You see, without Auggie Z., we wouldn’t have croissants and all the other delicious viennoiserie. And then life

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Taylor Meadows

The Southern Biscuit was, is, and will always be a delicacy.

Did you know that the Southern biscuit was considered a luxury pre-Civil War? (We still think it’s a luxurious food staple). When I was a girl, I spent my summers in the West Virginia mountains with my grandparents. Each morning the smell of homemade biscuits would make its way into

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Ian Douglass

Where NFL Quarterbacks Would Watch Football Games (if they could)

If you’re trying to emulate the eating practices of your favorite NFL quarterbacks, you won’t always need to break the bank… but in some cases you definitely will! With the possible exception of National Hockey League goaltender, the role of quarterback in the NFL is the most important and stress-inducing

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CurEat Staff

Vert & Vogue’s Happy Hour Series in Durham, NC

As part of Third Friday Durham, Vert & Vogue hosts a Happy Hour series every month. It’s a chance for the community to drink cocktails (on the house) and hear from an inspiring mover and shaker. Speakers in the past have included: James Beard award-winning chef and activist, Andrea Reusing

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CurEat Staff

FAB Charleston Hits the Road to Raleigh

The incredible Randi Weinstein is bringing her FAB event to Raleigh. For those of you who may not know what FAB is, it’s a weekend of educational and inspirational workshops created by women, for women in the hospitality industry! She is taking the show on the road next month with a

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CurEat Staff

13 Boston Oyster Bars that are Worth your Attention

When you think of Boston, you think of Red Sox, tea parties and seafood.  For a long time, Boston’s seafood restaurants were mediocre at best, with few lobster standouts and the occasional beer-guzzling oyster bar. Like much of America’s food scene, Boston chefs started to reclaim the mantle and worked

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