a little about me

I was born and raised in North Carolina and Charlottean for the past 25 years. My love for food started when I was a kid taste testing my father’s creationsΒ in the kitchen. I grew up learning to appreciate good quality, the local food industry and being open to new and unique styles of cooking. Food … Read More

Seasonal Menus

With the growth in popularity of using local farmers and other local products like honey and spices there are more and more chefs interested in changing their menus with each new season. These restaurants sometimes like to invite local bloggers to stop by and taste their new recipes to help inspire others to come visit.

Charlotte Food Bloggers

Being a member of a local food blogger team makes me feel even more connected to our local restaurants. Having a group of people to meet with on a regular basis around town at different locations is something I always look forward to.

As Seen In

Appearances Social Media Charlotte ~ Food Blogger Panel   Charlotte Food Bloggers ~ Member     QCBF ~ Volunteer site   PivotPR ~ “Food Influencer” Interview link   EatWorkPlay Charlotte ~ Editor & Writer site   Food Photography Charlotte Observer printed newspaper & CLT Five web ~ Top 14 Fries in Charlotte   Published Articles … Read More

Collaboratives

I enjoy working with companies. Whether it’s a healthy snack, BBQ sauce or even a fashion accessory, there is usually a way that the product or idea will fit seamlessly into my lifestyle that will add value in collaborating for both brands. Please feel free to email me your idea and pricing. I look forward … Read More

Waxhaw Eats

Having recently moved to the small town of Waxhaw into a log cabin, this experience has humbled me in many ways. Learn to live with less, schedule plans with friends in advance, appreciate the silence of living in the woods, and getting back to consistent Sunday dinners at home that I remember having as a … Read More

Craft Beer

My favorite style of craft beer is an IPA. We all have flavors and styles we gravitate towards and with over 40 breweries in the greater Charlotte area there is a craft beer for just about any picky palate.

Dinner Pairings

Sushi + Beer, Cheese + Beer, Beer + anything really is a great idea for a dinner party. These are all fun reasons for friends to gather over good quality food and craft beer. Let’s have more pairings like this shall we?