Candy, Eggs and Hot Cross Buns

Candy, Eggs and Hot Cross Buns

Easter traditions were always big at my house when I was growing up, and they mainly centered on food.  Easter morning, my brother and I would run into the dining room to see what the Easter bunny had left in our basket. If you asked me to pick a favorite Easter candy, I’d be hard…Continue Reading

Can’t miss events for Spring 2015

Can’t miss events for Spring 2015

There’s never a lack of things to do in Greenville!  We are one of hottest new food cities in the US, in case you haven’t heard?  I don’t know about your calendar, but come March, mine starts filling up quickly with wine dinners, food festivals and special chef dinners.  It’s fantastic!  I’ve put together a…Continue Reading

Oscar Weekend Party Ideas

Oscar Weekend Party Ideas

The Oscars are handed out on February 22nd, and that means it’s time to gather the girls, kick off your heals, and throw a fab awards party!  Neil Patrick Harris is running the show again this year.  I LOVE him.  It’s guaranteed to be a good time. In case you need a little bit of last minute…Continue Reading

Asheville Small Plate Crawl

Asheville Small Plate Crawl

Asheville Small Plate Crawl should be a national holiday.  I’m not kidding. It happens only once a year — three days of unabashedly stuffing face from morning to night at Asheville’s best independent and chef-owned restaurants.   The fun returns Tuesday to Thursday, Feb. 24-26. 2015 and you bet I’ve already started stalking their page for…Continue Reading

The weather is cool but bar ice is HOT!

The weather is cool but bar ice is HOT!

Specialty bar ice is a hot new trend, and it’s exciting to see new bar ice designs that are both practical and fun. Although many restaurants are embracing the trend, you can make your own specialty cubes at home with a few simple tools. Different ice shapes and sizes each provide a unique drink experience,…Continue Reading

Podcasts for people who love food

Podcasts for people who love food

Okay, folks, if you’ve finished the podcast Serial and you’re digging around for something to satiate your aural palate, here are a list of some of the amazing food culture podcasts out there right now.  Download them now and listen to them later.  Binge listening is encouraged.  Enjoy. Around the Table I just discovered Around…Continue Reading

The coolest people, places and dishes of 2014.

The coolest people, places and dishes of 2014.

2014 was an incredible year for Gap Creek Gourmet.  Oddly enough 2014 was just as much about where I went and who I met as what I had the pleasure of eating!  Don’t get me wrong, the food I consumed this past year?  It would blow your mind, but the people I met, the people I…Continue Reading

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