Making Memories Relax and leave the cooking to the pros

Good Eats, December 2021 By Janet Gibson Your family or friends are in town for the holidays and, quite frankly, you’d rather not be in the kitchen or face the […]


Food and hospitality nurture our bodies and souls BY JANET GIBSON, November 2021 PHOTOGRAPHY BY CINDY BURNHAM Kindness. It’s a concept that we see – we feel – time and […]

Let’s Dish: Local Foodie Offers Her Favorites

Inspired by Janet Gibson’s compilation of some of her favorite local restaurant dishes for the October issue of CityView, Lynnie Guzman came up with a list of her own. “I […]

Fall-inspired specials around Fayetteville

When the temperature drops, so do fall-themed goodies at some of our favorite eateries. Whether you’re team pumpkin spice, apple cider, salted caramel or another autumnal flavor, you’re guaranteed to […]

Feature: Past Forward

By Charles Canady Photography by Tony Wooten New Downtown Cigar Lounge Mixes Past Outside the building on Maxwell Street, smoke and the aroma of cigars waft call to downtown patrons. […]

Good eats: Let’s Dish

By Janet Gibson Our favorite foods are often connected to fond memories When you write about restaurants, people naturally ask for your recommendations. I’m more than happy to satisfy curiosity […]

Haymount Food Summit promotes local food trucks, industry networking for community

Today from 4-6:30 p.m., be sure to visit the Haymount Truck Stop for a Food Summit, hosted by the Women’s Business Center of Fayetteville. Food trucks scheduled to participate include […]

A memorable weekend with memorable wine

This weekend was a special weekend of fellowship, food, and some special wines with family and friends at our new house.  My wife and I worked very hard Friday all day […]

Let’s Dance! (And sing and act)

Between them, they’ve been dream girls and dancing queens and even members of the supporting cast to an ogre. Cape Fear Regional Theatre favorites Amber Dawn French, Tishmone and Tori […]

Friendliness will be the vibe at new downtown restaurant

Portia Grady never attended culinary school, nor did have any significant restaurant experience, beyond once having served as a marketer for a pizza delivery restaurant. But that didn’t stop her […]