• Food
  • Sunday Funday in Cannes

    Cheers to day drinking in Cannes with good friends






    A week ago Sunday, Johnnie Bud and I headed to Cannes with GLM classmates Daniel, Sarah, and Stephanie. Taking the SNCF train for $12 round-trip, it was about a 30 minute ride (with stops included) and we couldn’t have asked for better weather. It was fairly quiet in Cannes on the day we went, missing […]

  • Garner
  • Garner Ups Its Game






    You’d think a small town like Garner would really embrace the local indy business movement, but the busiest places on the weekend are almost always chain concepts – that’s why i’m really excited to share a few new places that are earning my local dollars. Zin Yoga Studio & Wine LoungeThis business isn’t as new […]

  • Food
  • Brunch at Tazza Kitchen: No Syrup Needed






    Johnnie Bud and I have been big fans of Tazza Kitchen since it opened in Cameron Village earlier this year. They’ve got a great cocktail menu and and a foodie menu made for sharing each other’s plates, so of course we were excited to hear they were adding Sunday brunch to their tasty lineup. We called ahead […]

  • Food
  • The Hushpuppies are a Big Deal






    I almost laughed out loud when I read this line from George Cox’s review of Garner’s (somewhat new) Shuck ‘Em Shack: Hushpuppies are not bad for a commercial product, though the Southerner in me cringes at paying $1.99 for a dozen. I can remember going to Dockside at some point in college, one of the […]

  • Causes
  • What are You Doing for Lunch or Dinner Today??






    The Raleigh Regional Association of REALTORS® Community Service Committee needs your help to raise money for our annual Project Angel Tree, where we purchase and donate Christmas presents for hundreds, sometimes thousands of children in Wake County’s foster program. We are proud to partner with BOCCI ITALIAN TRATTORIA & PIZZERIA, MOE’S SOUTHWEST GRILL and TEXAS […]