North Carolina

The Avett Brothers Support This Local Farm: Here’s Why

The Avett Brothers Support This Local Farm: Here’s Why

Here’s a worthy upcoming southern-based project from sustainable food and agriculture crowdfunding site Barnraiser. This exciting campaign supports North Carolina’s Lomax Farm, which is being advocated for by musician Scott Avett of the Avett Brothers. The Elma C. Lomax Incubator Farm is a certified organic incubator farm in Concord, NC, where beginning farms can gain access…

Introducing the 2014 Christmas at Biltmore Wine

Introducing the 2014 Christmas at Biltmore Wine

Biltmore announces the release of its annual Christmas at Biltmore Wine featuring label artwork designed by Swannanoa resident Terry Owensby, winner of Biltmore’s wine label design contest. This year’s Christmas at Biltmore Wines are limited release white and rose blends. Both wines are aromatic, refreshing and slightly sweet so they can be sipped on their…

Caskers launches High End Concierge Service

Caskers launches High End Concierge Service

If you are dreaming of sipping The Dalmore Selene 58 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky, but find your glass empty, Caskers is about to change the way you drink. On November 10, 2014, a sleek new site with expanded inventory will provide keys to access the finest spirits from the best distilleries around the…

Chili’s Arden goes Table-Top Digital

Chili’s Arden goes Table-Top Digital

We stopped at the Arden Chili’s for a quick dinner tonight. Dinner was great – Avocado Burger with Fries and a Skillet Toffee Fudge Brownie shared with PIC. Suuuuuuper rich! The surprise of the evening, in use since August, were table-top digital units. For a small fee, you and the kids can play games. You can…

South Carolina

Restaurant 17 Turns One Year Old

Restaurant 17 Turns One Year Old

Guest Review by: Sam Ritter “Time passes very quickly when you’re having a good time” (anonymous)..’especially when you are eating spectacular cuisine in a most beautiful setting’ (S.Ritter addendum!!) Yes, it has been one year exactly since Restaurant 17, under Master Chef Adam Cooke, opened its doors to diners at Rich and George Hincapie’s spectacular Hotel…

Urban Farming: putting down City Roots

Urban Farming: putting down City Roots

Hey Columbia, looking for local food sold from the farm . . . in urban Columbia? Stop by City Roots, at 1005 Airport Blvd, across the street from the end of the Jim Hamilton – L.B. Owens Airport runway. There are a couple cold cases right inside the door, as well as a small fish tank…