Category: Dining

One on One: Remembering Wilber’s real barbecue and real hospitality

By D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – What really makes for a good barbecue restaurant? Barbecue expert John Shelton Reed and I have different ideas. I spoke with him about the recent death of Wilber Shirley, the legendary founder of…

Pittsboro resident Jenna Hiera promoted at Biscuitville

Greensboro, NC – McKinley Greer, Jenna Hiera and Jasmine Daniels have taken on new roles at the beginning of the year at Biscuitville.  Greer has been named Guest Analytics Manager at Biscuitville.  She joined the company’s marketing team in October…

NC breweries to re-open on Friday

Raleigh, NC –  In accordance with new guidance issued by the Governor’s Office, North Carolina’s breweries, taprooms, and brewpubs will be able to open at 5 pm today.     NC breweries have always been leaders in promoting the health and…

Statement on Impossible Foods beef with Consumer Reports

Yonkers, NY – In response to Consumer Reports’ recent article “Meat Gets A Makeover” focusing on plant-based alternatives to traditional beef burgers, Rachel Konrad – Impossible Foods’ PR chief – published an inflammatory and misleading attack on the motivations and…