Butterscotch Sticky Bun at Hummingbird in Raleigh (December 15, 2018)
A crispy and yeasty roll doused in a salty-sweet glazed and topped with pecans?! Sign me up!
Taiwanese Snow Ice at Cha House in Chapel Hill (September 21, 2018)
So much fun to find snow ice in Chapel Hill! I did a milk snow ice with strawberries, fruity pebbles and chocolate sauce, dee-lish…
Connecticut style lobster roll at Cousins Maine Lobster in Raleigh (September 7, 2018)
Enjoyed this lobster roll, indoors at Morgan Street food hall! Large chunks of tender lobster bathed in butter and served up on a toasty roll, simply heavenly.
Grilled pork cheek over goat cheese polenta at soca in Raleigh (August 7, 2018)
Tender pork slices with some char layered over creamy, cheesey polenta. A beautiful and tasty dish…
Grilled corn – Elote at Whiskey Kitchen in Raleigh (July 6, 2018)
A perfectly grilled sweet corn cob covered in spicy aioli and savory queso fresco. A great looking elote done right!
Caprese burger with fried green beans at Hops Burger Bar in Chapel Hill (June 28, 2018)
Their weekly burger special, a 6 oz. patty with mozzarella, arugula, tomato relish, pancetta and balsamic! Paired with amazing tempura fried green beans
Spinach and feta pide at Bosphorus in Cary (June 15, 2018)
An amazing flatbread topped with fresh spinach, tomato and feta cheese at Cary favorite, Bosphorus! A Turkish pizza done right…
Lobster shabu-shabu at M Sushi in Durham (May 18, 2018)
A luscious and creative dish! Poached lobster tail dipped into a crustacean butter sauce with dashi. Served bubbly hot and delicious!
Bee Bomb pizza at Capp’s Pizzeria in Chapel Hill (May 13, 2018)
A really fantastic pizza with mozzarella, capicola and honey drizzled on top! Sweet, salty and cheesy in every slice, a great pie….
Scallion pancakes with beef at Peking Duck and Dumplings in Raleigh (May 8, 2018)
A classic Northern Chinese treat: a pan-fried scallion pancake layered with thin sliced beef and hoisin sauce! Very tasty and authentic, can’t wait to try it again…
Cinnamon-sugar mini-donuts at Dusty’s Donuts in Raleigh (April 29, 2018)
Ran into Dusty’s Donuts at Brewgaloo and was happily surprised by this food truck’s treats! The caramel topping just puts it all over the top…
Niku udon noodle bowl at Zanyu Asian Noodles in Raleigh (March 31, 2018)
What a fantastic dish! Onion-infused dashi broth with thinly sliced beef, scallions and thick, plump udon noodles! On special, hope it makes the regular menu…
Hunka Hunka Love burger at Cowfish Sushi and Burger Bar at North Hills in Raleigh (March 9, 2018)
I’m pretty sure Elvis Presley would have approved of this burger! 1/2 lb. of beef topped with peanut butter, banana and bacon, oof!
Cronie at Rise Cameron Village in Raleigh (March 2, 2018)
A donut and croissant cross, layered pastry with vanilla cream inside, topped with raspberry icing. Delicious and a special treat…
The Texan Burger at Only Burger in Durham (March 1, 2018)
A single patty, topped with brisket, pepper jack cheese, onion ring and pickled jalapeno! Totally satisfying and tasty with lots of textures.
Szechuan hot peppercorn chicken at Jack Tar and the Colonel’s Daughter in Durham (February 10, 2018)
A perfectly done chicken featuring spice and the numbness of Szechuan pepper corns. Served with bread and butter pickles and soft rolls, this dish is really a creative take.
The Mama Mia pizza at Capp’s Pizzeria in Chapel Hill (February 4, 2018)
Wonderful Neapolitan pizza with luscious meatball, slivers of red onion and jalapeno slices make for a fantastic pie. A hidden gem for pizza hidden in southwest Chapel Hill.