Jazz is a musical style that has the ability to change the way we feel, with a hypnotic central rhythm that builds and expands from the first chord. Many people ask, “What is Jazz?” The great Louis Armstrong responded by saying “If you have to ask, you’ll never know.” This same quote graces …
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
There are thousands of ways to say I love you. You can say it in a different language like in French (Je t’aime), Spanish (Te amo) or say it in Mandarin Chinese (Wo ai ni). You can give gifts showing how much you love someone or share an experience like going on a date to create memories. I …
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
You have probably already figured out that I love to eat, but food is so much more than ingredients and flavors feeding our bellies. Sometimes we seek flavor, and other times, we seek memories. We search for a restaurant to bring us back to our past. Maybe a dish reminds you of your grandmot…
Wednesday, December 25, 2019
Today, many of us celebrate the magic and wonder of Christmas. We join family and friends, exchange gifts, share prayers and meals together. I am reminded how lucky I am to a roof over my head and food to eat. I have never wondered where my next meal will come from or where I’m going to slee…
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
If you’ve lived in Greenville long enough, you tend to know where all the best food joints are. Some are nested in strip malls or on lonely country roads, and some hug the sides of busy intersections. This leads me to my next Hot Dish destination, Abrams BBQ & Chicken at 1001 S. Memorial…
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Some of my fondest holiday memories revolve around big dining room tables filled with hearty, colorful dishes including meats, salads, an array of mouthwatering sides and family and friends. This is also the time of the year when we get wrapped up in the hustle and bustle of gift giving and …
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Dominican cuisine is a fusion of recipes and cooking styles that have been passed down from generation to generation with flavors and recipes similar to foods found in Latin American countries with Caribbean influences.
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Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Downtown is in the midst of a revitalization and this comes with bulldozers, cranes, hard hats, road closures and detour signs. Nestled in the heart of this is a crowd favorite and city stalwart that’s worth navigating the construction to visit.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
I love the smell and sound of breakfast, the warm waves of freshly brewed coffee and baked biscuits wafting in the air. Mix that with the songs of steaming milk, grinding coffee and sizzling bacon. It’s the divine symphony of a breakfast restaurant. Breakfast is the meal that sets the tone f…
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
I don’t know about you, but my life passed “busy” 15 exits ago. It seems that there are never enough hours in the day to get everything done. My life can get so hectic that I don’t always eat healthy. I tend to eat a lot of fast food or choose lunch and dinner options that don’t offer up eno…
Wednesday, October 09, 2019
Every day we have to figure out what we want to eat. Our taste buds, the weather and even our emotions help us determine what we choose to feed not only our bellies, but our souls. We often choose foods and tastes that bring back memories. I talk about this often: food and memory go hand-in-…
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
I moved to Greenville in 1997 and as a poor, struggling college student, my meals consisted of ramen noodles, fast food, pizzas, and bread and water. OK, so that sounds kind of harsh, but you understand the food dilemma that attaches itself to college students.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Cucina LaMantia Sicilian Ristorante at 3700 S. Memorial Drive in front of Lowe’s has some exciting news for their customers. Starting Oct. 1, they will be serving lunch off a menu 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.
Wednesday, September 04, 2019
Summer is almost at its end, but that doesn’t mean you should stop eating healthy. You need to keep nourishing your body with fresh and wholesome foods that keep you fully charged and healthy during the long winter months. Let Bateeni Mediterranean Grill & Cafe at 1868 W. Arlington Blvd.…
Wednesday, August 07, 2019
In the South, we have a connection to the land and its people. We root ourselves in the soil, nourish ourselves with the fruits and vegetables that grow and use products created from natural elements sold by seasoned craftsman and farmers.
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
It’s the dog days of summer when the mercury in the thermometer is ticking up and the grills are heating up, cranking out hot dogs and hamburgers at a furious pace.
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Cd’s Grill has celebrated its one-year anniversary and updated its menu and hours just in time for summer. If you’re seeking comfort food in all its forms with a welcoming atmosphere, then Cd’s should be your next food stop.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
One of my favorite summertime activities is attending cookouts. They have a myriad of tasty food from grilled meats, salads, desserts, and all the other fixings we associate with this event. One of my favorite things to serve at a cookout is seafood in any form from grilled, marinated to fried.
Wednesday, December 05, 2018
Wasabi 88 Asian Bistro Sushi & Bar located at 1605 E. Firetower Road in Greenville is the place to go when you’re seeking fresh and flavorful sushi and a multitude of Asian favorites. Front house manager Shawn Grazier invites customers to come and taste the sea at Wasabi 88. They offer t…
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