Food & Flavors


Recent Stories

“One of the finest sandwiches of the South” lives on as a son presents his take on an East Tennessee favorite. more

Feb 26, 2018 12:22 PM Food & Flavors

Our food columnist, Fred Sauceman, writes of smoky ham, secret sauce, and blue cheese dressing. more

Jan 2, 2018 11:22 AM Food & Flavors

Not just any that has been in the making for more than 75 years. more

Oct 27, 2017 10:15 AM , Food & Flavors


Tourism Partnership of Surry County

Tracking down a dessert unique to one North Carolina county. more

Aug 28, 2017 9:40 AM , Food & Flavors


Ginny Neil

See Ginny Neil's recipe for Grape Pie, taken from her March/April "Grape Joy" article. more

Mar 9, 2016 12:39 PM Food & Flavors

The flavors of barbecue, blue cheese, historic hot dogs and honest deviled eggs are calling. more

Jun 23, 2015 3:22 PM Food & Flavors

Our intrepid dining writer brings the flavor and flavors a few of the best and quirkiest. more

Apr 14, 2015 11:06 AM Food & Flavors


Barbara Kingsolver's vision comes to full fruition at her husband's restaurant. more

Apr 14, 2015 10:33 AM Food & Flavors

Our dining writer, just back from his time away, makes some delightful discoveries in an area he’d never visited before. more

Jan 7, 2015 10:38 AM Food & Flavors


Cara Ellen Modisett

The ties to the region are strong – use of local ingredients, ties to old recipes, regular meetings with farmers – but these chefs create dishes a step or two beyond the traditional. more

Oct 7, 2014 3:36 PM Food & Flavors


Blackberry Farm • Beall + Thomas Photography

These restaurateurs share a passion for the closest tie possible between what they cook and where they obtain the ingredients. The happy result is a consistent diner’s delight. more

Aug 12, 2014 11:32 AM Food & Flavors

These signature mountain restaurants earned that status the only way you can – with signature mountain dishes. here’s how to enjoy them and how to make them. more

Jun 12, 2014 1:43 PM Food & Flavors

The Peaks of Otter Buffet

Jes Gearing

A blue ridge parkway signature tradition was interrupted for a time but the Sunday and Friday night buffets are back. more

Apr 20, 2014 12:00 AM Food & Flavors

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