Sweet aftertaste

Wines with dessert heighten culinary delight by Despina G. Demetriades and Su Peterson   This fall, lift your next dinner to a higher level of culinary delight by topping off the evening with an exciting wine paired with dessert. We follow the philosophy that wine selection comes first, then choice of dessert; actually, we encourage […]

Simple fall fare

by Chef Tara Davis   It seems that once the humidity subsides and the air becomes crisper, the entertaining commitments begin to stack up. We’ve all been there. You’ve been invited to a friend’s house for dinner far too many times, and now it’s time to reciprocate. But you’re tired, busy and are at a […]

Fine wine

Fine wine Tours showcase state’s bounty by Danielle Jackson   It’s hard to believe that almost 100 wineries call North Carolina home. The state — ranked No. 7 in the country in wine production — also is quickly becoming one of the top wine destinations in the country. And for good reason.   Located everywhere […]

Key West kick

The Village Grill remains a local favorite after 25 years by Danielle Jackson   In July 1985, Randy Cox’s dream of opening his own restaurant came true. After eight years in food service and seven as manager of The Cutting Board Restaurant in Burlington, Cox was eager to have a place he could call his […]