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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greenville
Ariel Turner

7 Unique Vegan-Food Options in Greenville, South Carolina

Finding decent vegan-food options in a small town like Greenville, SC even five years ago was nearly impossible. You’d find yourself repeating the phrase “plant-based” slowly and with increasing volume to your poor, unaware server, who might then suggest the green beans (loaded with butter and bacon). *Cue facepalm.* Now, the

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industry
Lindsey Johnson

Sugar High- Baking at High Altitude

We’ve all heard baking is a science. As an artisan cake maker, I can tell you this is true. And when you live above 3000 ft in elevation, that science needs adjusting. I’m no scientist, I’m a cake artist. As a coastal California native, I never had a reason to

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industry
Ian Douglass

10 Up-and-Coming Durham Restaurants

The flavors of Korea, China and Cuba are all surging to the forefront of Durham’s food scene, with amazing bakeries and creative drinking establishments along for the ride. Durham is a burgeoning mecca of great restaurants within the Triangle. If you need further convincing, check out our article about the

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Spencer Pernikoff

St. Louis-style Pizza: Friend or Foe?

The answer is yes. For those of you who are wondering what St. Louis-style pizza is, it’s served on ultra-thin crust (a cracker, basically), with a slightly sweet and oregano forward sauce, and, most notably, provel cheese. Not provolone—provel. Provel was made in the late 1940s by a group of

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industry
Ian Douglass

The Best Beers to Drink While Watching Disney Plus

With Disney finally unleashing its Disney Plus service upon the world, it has provided its legions of lifelong fans unfettered access to its vast library of animated classics. What is also shocking (and more than a little unsettling) is even those born the year Tarzan was released (1999) will be

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industry
Taylor Meadows

At the Table with Scott Witherow, Owner of Olive & Sinclair

Scott Witherow founded Tennessee’s first and only bean-to-bar chocolate company, Olive & Sinclair, in 2007 in Nashville. The monotonous, deep hum of the melanguers (stone mills) played on repeat, white chocolate spinning in one and dark chocolate in the other. “In my head I thought we stone grind grits, why

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industry
Taylor Meadows

6 Late Fall Cocktails to Give You Pre-Thanksgiving Spirit

Bonus: They don’t include pumpkin spice. At first glance, one may assume that I anticipate pumpkin spice season more than my own birthday. In fact, I can’t recall the last time the words “pumpkin spiced latte” rolled off my tongue. I drink my coffee black, and I avoid the pumpkin

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industry
Valeria Palmertree

Coastal Cuisine Meets Inspired Ingredients in Virginia Beach

Admittedly, as a bonafide Miamian and lover of multicultural foods, I wasn’t quite sure what I’d find in Coastal Virginia. Upon moving to Virginia Beach, I quickly learned that anything I knew about seafood was, well, not enough, and that farm-fresh ingredients could in fact be grown just minutes away

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