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The Food Guy: Reserve a table for romance in Charleston
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The Food Guy: Reserve a table for romance in Charleston

When my good friends at the Charleston Convention & Visitors Bureau asked if I’d be willing to share my top picks for the city’s most romantic restaurants on their blog, I said I’d love to. Awww.

Romantic hot spots for Valentine’s Day around West Virginia, part 2
Romantic hot spots for Valentine’s Day around West Virginia, part 2
In case you still can’t decide where or how to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart this weekend, here’s a second helping of some romantic hot spots around the state.
Chefs strike while the cast iron is hot at cook-off
Chefs strike while the cast iron is hot at cook-off

It was less than 24 hours before the competition would literally heat up, but Chef Stephen Owens of Buffalo Diner seemed to be at ease as he went over his proposed menu for Saturday’s Cast Iron Cook-Off with his sous chef, Ilyana Kano.

From The Kitchen: Let them eat (Greek Walnut) cake

There is a handed-down-through-generations Grecian delight of the cake persuasion very much in existence today.

The Food Guy: Reserve a table for romance in Charleston
The Food Guy: Reserve a table for romance in Charleston

When my good friends at the Charleston Convention & Visitors Bureau asked if I’d be willing to share my top picks for the city’s most romantic restaurants on their blog, I said I’d love to. Awww.

Tim and Melody Urbanic win Pioneer Award
Tim and Melody Urbanic win Pioneer Award

In addition to the general Cast Iron Cook-Off awards that are presented to top competitors after the weekend's events, a specific recognition called the Pioneer Award, is also given.

Winners of the 2016 Cast Iron Cook-Off
Winners of the 2016 Cast Iron Cook-Off

Grand Champion: Jason Fleck, 1863 Grill

Best Use of Cast Iron: Jason Fleck, 1863 Grill

Innerviews: Kitchen queen reflects on years as professional singer
Innerviews: Kitchen queen reflects on years as professional singer

Most people know her for her food, the pepperoni rolls, desserts and other specialties she caters from Connie’s Gourmet Kitchen on Oakwood Road.

‘Brunch bills’ supporters hope to change Sunday alcohol sales time
‘Brunch bills’ supporters hope to change Sunday alcohol sales time

If members of the hospitality and tourism industry have their say, brunch in West Virginia is about to change.

Romantic hot spots for Valentine's Day around West Virginia
Romantic hot spots for Valentine's Day around West Virginia

B&D Gastropub, 200 35th St. SE #1, is offering a special “love-themed” dinner Feb. 11-13. Appetizer, main course and dessert options will be available a-la-carte style.

Food Notes: February 7, 2016
Food Notes: February 7, 2016

Super Bowl celebration

Quarrier Diner and Timothy’s, 1022 Quarrier St., will host an all-you-can-eat pasta bar today beginning at 5 p.m. for the Super Bowl. The cost is $15 per person. Must be 21 years of age or older. Call 304- 343-5686...

Counter Intelligence: Start February on a cleansing note
Counter Intelligence: Start February on a cleansing note

A New York Times article caught my eye with a headline about a skincare guru. One curious click led me to an unexpected place: my kitchen.

The Food Guy: Bounty of food events on tap this weekend
The Food Guy: Bounty of food events on tap this weekend

If you love good food, you’re in luck this weekend. There’s a busy slate of tasty events on tap.

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