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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Bookmark, Pin and Discover Restaurants and Lists

It’s Friday and you’re scrolling through the screenshots in the album on your phone. You’re looking for the pictures of restaurants, bars and coffee shops to plan your weekend brunch, lunch and dinner excursions. In all honesty, you most likely deleted them because your phone’s storage space was running low.

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CurEater Jason Alley: A Pioneer in the Richmond Food Scene

“We got into the Southern food game early, when people were realizing it was a vibrant and important cuisine.” CurEater Jason Alley, of Comfort, Flora, and Saison in Richmond, Virginia proves that restaurants are more than a delicious meal (though he has that covered, too). His first restaurant, Comfort, uses

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CurEater Alex Graf: ZZQ’s Pitmistress

“Barbecue is the glue that holds us together.” Lone Star BBQ in the Old Dominion? Alex Graf of Richmond’s ZZQ says absolutely! While not as famous as the headline grabbing ‘cue style of the Carolinas and Tennessee, Virginia has a style of pulled pork all its own–a style that was

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CurEater Jenn Rice: Culinary Arts and Travel Writer

“I live for cheese, homemade tortillas, bourbon, exploring exotic locales, chasing sunsets, anything sparkling, drinking coffee on sun-drenched porches, and collecting hot sauce from all over the world.” CurEater Jenn Rice is a writer, traveler, foodie, and all-around expert. Originally a beauty publicist, Rice’s career  evolved into freelance journalism. She

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CurEater Sean Lilly Wilson: Chief Executive Optimist of Fullsteam Brewery

“(We’re) moving ‘full steam ahead,’ but we’re looking backwards to our agricultural traditions and our beer making traditions in the south.” Sean Lilly Wilson is the owner and the self-styled Chief Executive Optimist at Fullsteam Brewery in Durham, NC. Fullsteam, under Wilson’s direction, brews foraged beers with ingredients they source from North

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Let These Artisan Chocolate Makers Influence Your Next Meal

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and we know for some people it means unnecessary stress. Deciding where and what to eat can seem like a time-consuming task. Well, don’t worry, because we have CurEaters, who make some of the best artisan chocolate in the country, to decide for

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6 CurEaters Who Are Here for You on National Pizza Day

It’s not a secret. We’re in love with pizza. If you follow us on social media, then you know we recently embarked on our inaugural “I Wish You Were Pizza” tour — inspired by CurEater Mattie Beason and Felicia Trujillo. While you may think we’re “pizza’d” out, we’re absolutely not. In fact, some of

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CurEater F. Griffin Bufkin: Soul of the South

“We keep it real. We stay with the wood and stay with our hearts and the craft of smoking.” St. Simons Island is a barrier island along the coast of Georgia. About halfway between Savannah and Jacksonville, it is in a great locale known for good eating from red rice

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