Competition Dining Series Battle of the Champions

Dining out can be tricky.  Sometimes you plan date night to the latest hotspot with rave reviews with the best intentions, but there so many variables that come in to play with that one trip to the restaurant.  Everything from where you sit, to the location and parking, to service, to taste, presentation, or an unexpected surprise can make your trip to that restaurant a … [Read more...]

Broken Oak Organic Farms: Meet Your Farmer Craig Weiner

Meet Your Farmer posts spotlight small local farmers that I feel are an example of the type of food system that we need to support in our community.  These farmers show passion and dedication to sustainably raising crops and animals.  Today I caught up with Craig Weiner of Broken Oak Organic Farms along with Todd Warden and Kevin Furmanek -- both chefs at the Cliffs. … [Read more...]

It Costs Too Much to Eat Healthy

Thank you Mother Earth produce for sponsoring this post.  Click here to find out more about a Mother Earth bins and how you can save money each week, eat healthy and support local farmers. Ever since I signed up for Mother Earth Produce, I have saved (yes SAVED) money eating healthy each week and streamlined my routine.  How many of you have families and your lives have … [Read more...]

Euphoria is Always a Good Idea.

Today is the last day of Euphoria! It will be a little quiet over here on the PD blog for a bit because I have worn myself down and have the flu.  I didn't want this last day to go by, though, and leave you all hanging because -- Euphoria is ALWAYS a good idea.  We were joined at the Media Breakfast by a couple of guests : Edwin McCain and Governor Nikki Haley My Favorites … [Read more...]