This week’s blog is all about beer. More specifically, our first ever Home Brew Competition and Beer Extravaganza. On Friday, February 8th we will be hosting several local breweries, brewers and vendors to celebrate the culmination of our home brew competition. Starting at 5PM on Friday we will have a selection of local craft breweries on hand to sample their selections: Mystery, Fullsteam, Starpoint, Triangle,… read more
Italian Easter Baking–Saturday March 15, 6pm Sign up here!
Get to know the Chef
What are your top 5 kitchen tools?
My KitchenAid mixer; a straight, plain boxwood rolling pin; offset serrated knives; a 55-pound capacity postal scale with a pull-away readout to accommodate large bowls; and a collection of metal and plastic scrapers.
What is your favorite culinary destination?… read more
Let me be the first to introduce you to our new Cheese Monger & Cheese Buyer, Matt Hart! He joins our team after four years at Whole Foods Chapel Hill following time at the acclaimed Pasta Shop in San Francisco. Matt brings with him a wealth of knowledge, an incredible palate and a terrific eye, showcasing beautiful displays of grandeur. To top it off he is an avid home-brewer (He gave me a Christmas Ale over the… read more
With so much excitement from the holidays I thought it worthwhile to recap a few things that have been happening in the store. First, and most importantly from my end, our first-ever Home Brew contest. If you haven’t started your brew yet, you still have a couple days to get going. The entry forms are available online and at the store. I’d love to hear some feedback from those who have already entered… read more
Happy New Year!
I hope everyone has started the New Year off with a great bubbly, good friends and a wonderful meal. Coming out of the holiday season, we have made some changes to our regularly scheduled events. We have decided to try a different format for Fridays Uncorked over the first three months of the year. So, without further ado, here is the plan: we will have a free tasting on the wine department floor every… read more