• Foodie Adventures,  Ingredients,  Reviews

    Foodie Heaven at Lowes Foods

    Based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Lowes Foods  opened their first location in the Upstate of South Carolina in late September.  I finally visited a couple of weeks ago and boy, was I amazed. Visiting a Lowes Foods is not a normal trip to the grocery store, be prepared to spend most of the afternoon pursuing isles and isles of typical grocery store chain fair, but the additional amenities are what makes this supermarket stand out from the rest. Extra Amenities at Lowes Foods   I usually only cook for two people and my husband hates leftovers, which proves to be difficult when buying produce.  Many produce options at Lowes Foods…

  • Restaurants,  Reviews

    Kool Local Bar at Dive N Boar

    This restaurant has closed since this post was published. Located in the Cherrydale community of Greenville, sits an inconspicuous joint called the Dive-N-Boar.  Sitting in a strip center, off a busy Hwy 291, you would not suspect that great things happen inside this place, like good food and great music!  Locals probably realize the appeal with Happy Hour from 4 pm – 7 pm with drink specials and $5.00 appetizers, this place is a great location to meet friends and unwind. Friday and Saturday nights are JAM NIGHT with local musicians belting out their tunes and entertaining a full dining crowd. Although currently undergoing a massive kitchen renovation, the vibe…