Category Archives: Beverages

Everything from coffee to cocktails is included in this examination of our need for beverages.

Iron Hill Brewery Pouring Craft Beer in Greenville

The craft beer scene is booming in Greenville and Iron Hill Brewery has decided to open their first location, outside the mid-Atlantic area, to the Upstate. In 1996, home brewers Kevin Finn, Mark Edelson and restaurateur Kevin Davies decided to … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Hosting A Wine Tasting

I love going to vineyards and wine tastings, which have provided first hand experience on the techniques for proper wine tasting. After visiting dozens of vineyards, AND actually HOSTING my own wine tasting. I want to share my knowledge with … Continue reading

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Wine and Shopping in Highlands, NC

Sampling various wines and shopping throughout the beautiful town of Highlands, North Carolina, with my husband – made for one of the most pleasant Saturday’s ever! Sip and Shop Saturday was just one of the events at the 2017 Highlands … Continue reading

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Cocktail Spirits Elevated by Bitters

What are “bitters?” Historically, bitters were derived from herbs, roots, fruits, infused with wine and used medicinally during Egyptian times. During the Middle Ages, distilled alcohol was included but bitters were still used as a preventative medicine. In the 19th … Continue reading

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Perfect Birthday Gift for a Foodie

Another birthday has rolled around and although my husband did not inquire as to what I might like to do, I decided to create my own birthday celebration. Food adventures are what I love to do whenever we go on … Continue reading

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Comfort and Flavor at Terrace Restaurant in Greenville

Founder and CEO, Stewart Penick has brought his flavorful, comfortable dining experience to Greenville.  With two successful locations in North Carolina, Terrace offers traditional southern cuisine prepared in a more modern upscale style.   Signature Style of Southern Comfort Food … Continue reading

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JoAnn’s Whiskey Tarter Sauce

Yields approximately 4 servings. Mix all ingredients in a small bowl. This can be kept in the refrigeration, in an air-tight container for about a week.     1/2 cup of your favorite mayonnaise 1 1/2 Tablespoons of sweet pickle … Continue reading

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