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 […]

Good eats: You won’t leave hungry

Café is heavy on portions and a quirky ’70s vibe,thanks to a tough gal from Montana BY JANET GIBSON | PHOTOGRAPHY BY CINDY BURNHAM You’ve got to love a place […]

A perfect pairing for salmon and Southern fare

This weekend we had a bit of hankering for some very good salmon. We also wanted a couple of our Southern favorites: collard greens and macaroni and cheese. An odd […]

A new twist on the Tequila Sunrise

“It’s another tequila sunriseStarin’ slowly cross the sky”  “Tequila Sunrise” was a hit when Glenn Frey and Don Henley wrote it for the Eagles in 1973, but for CityView’s Summer […]

The perfect cabernet for firing up the grill

It is simply called “Austin Cabernet Paso Robles.” For $19, this is a case-worthy wine to scoop up and put in your wine closet for weekend barbecues and grilling out. […]

Medi Bites = Delicious Fare

Story and photos by Janet Gibson Confession: When I first heard about Medi Bites, I thought the Medi meant medicine, as in food that heals and fuels us. Well, I […]