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Flat Rock Wood Room

Flat Rock Wood Room Ascending

Flat Rock -  Four of us went to Flat Rock Wood Room for dinner a few weeks ago. I really had no intention of reviewing the...
Beaufort Inlet Seafood B&J

Cutting holes in nets and other North Carolina Fish Tales

Exploring the realities of seafood produced and/or processed in North Carolina for three days this past May was an eyeopener. Right up front, I'd...
Bold Rock, Rock n Roll up your sleeve

Rock & Roll Up Your Sleeve at Bold Rock Mills River this Saturday

Mills River - Saturday, July 22 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm, FREE Love to Rock? Love to save lives? Come do both at Bold...
Best Restaurants in Raleigh

Best Restaurants in Raleigh and Cary

I was recently asked for best restaurant in Raleigh recommendations. Not having the latest scoop, I turned to the best resource I know - Carolina...
State Plate

NC to be Featured on Culinary Travel Series ‘State Plate’ with Taylor Hicks

Earlier this year, INSP greenlit a second season of State Plate, the culinary travel series hosted by former American Idol winner and platinum recording...
Gin and Watermelon

Gin and Watermelon next Collaborative Series Dinner at The Asbury

Charlotte - From The Asbury: We're celebrating two summer favorites on Monday night, July 17. Chef Sam Stachon from Highland Avenue Restaurant, Hickory, NC...
Dragonfly Cafe

Dragonfly Cafe Shocker!

Flat Rock - I admit to being prejudiced. For some reason, I couldn't get past a certain restaurant location in Flat Rock. It had housed...
Posana Brunch

Posana: where to go for Sunday Brunch

Asheville - Posana was my husband's choice for Father's Day Brunch this year.  Oh, okay. I guess I'll struggle through a meal at one of...
Cape Fear Winery and Vineyard, Event Venue

Build it and they will come: Cape Fear Vineyard & Winery

Elizabethtown - Desperately seeking lodging. That's what was going through my mind as I planned for a trip to Southern Smoke BBQ's special South...
La Farm Bakery

La Farm Bakery’s New Production Facility Is Open!

Cary - Missy and Lionel Vatinet, owners of La Farm Bakery, opened the doors to their new production facility in downtown Cary at 220...


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