Posted: 5/23/13 5:15 PM
First of all, I want to apologize about the sink-trap basket full of desiccated insect wings you found in the kitchen when you came home.
Secondly, I’d like to beg forgiveness for the Tupperware container full of risotto that, on first glance, looked like it might make for a quick and easy dinner for you and the kids, but that on second glance looked like the grill of a Buick Read full story
Posted: 5/23/13 11:20 AM
Memorial Day Weekend — ah, I can’t wait. Whether you’ll be poolside like me, boating or hitting the beach or backyard, now’s the time to make a splash with new beach towels.
Here are four favorites that I found around town — two high-priced, and two low. I think they offer great summer looks.
All pass my four-part beach towel test: they’re plush and absorbent, and good-looking both to wrap up in and lie Read full story
Posted: 5/22/13 4:01 PM
Last night, Julep’s celebrated 10 years of serving New Orleans, Charleston, Savannah and Atlanta fusion food with a five-course meal prepared by executive chef Randall Doetzer and paired with Barboursville Vineyards wines, and I was lucky enough to be in attendance.
As guests filtered in, we were greeted with Barboursville Sauvignon Blanc, which was light, minerally and far too easy to drink. After some sipping, mixing and mingling, owner Amy Read full story
Posted: 5/22/13 3:27 PM
I have Sting’s song, “Fields of Gold,” stuck in my head. I’ve seen the golden fields of barley in Scotland, and they’re a romantic sight. My first encounter with barley came as a child. Campbell’s Scotch broth soup was a favorite, and I was entranced by the floating white bits. That barley didn’t have much texture to it. As an adult I have come to appreciate barley for its chewiness and earthy goodness. Read full story
Posted: 5/22/13 9:00 AM
The mall isn't the only place offering shopping discounts this weekend. Here are a few events I've heard about around town.
Through Friday, Monkee's
at 11709 W. Broad St. is hosting a Pre-Memorial Day Sale to help you prepare for weekend festivities. All shoes (excluding Jack Rogers) and clothing are 20 percent off, plus there's a newly stocked sale rack with 50 percent off. Lex's of Carytown
is clearing out Read full story
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