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CHARLOTTE MAGAZINE - Charlotte's Bread Man Cometh

IN SAN FRANCISCO sourdough country nearly 40 years ago, Peter Reinhart began experimenting with bread recipes. One night, he made bread following Julia Child’s precise recipe and the baguettes came out just as they should, long and…
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EPICUREAN CHARLOTTE - On Santa Fe's Trail

"Take time to look,” encourages the smooth grey stone paperweight at Santa Fe’s Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. The quote, attributed to O’Keeffe on the $15 souvenir, is actually a snippet and only partially encapsulates the sentiment behind…
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EPICUREAN CHARLOTTE - Culinary Panache Delivered

Uptown’s 10-year evolution into a bona fide entertainment and retail district has been spurred by the steady addition of residential and commercial development, a surge that’s accelerated dramatically since the QC’s hosting of the 2012…
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UNCC PLAN CHARLOTTE - Should Mecklenburg Farms Get More Protection?

An innovative program to help NC urban farmers from development - Is this the right time for Charlotte to adopt this approach? My piece for the University of North Carolina Charlotte Urban Institute. ViewLink
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EPICUREAN CHARLOTTE FOOD & WINE MAGAZINE - Omakase Reigns When Dining at Baku

Less is usually more in the Japanese restaurant kitchen. From tiny yakitorias and roadside ramen shops to tempura palaces or the most intimate kai seki tea houses, the country’s most accomplished chefs know clean, unfettered culinary creations…