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Summertime Sippers: Infused liqueurs are perfect for mixing
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Summertime Sippers: Infused liqueurs are perfect for mixing

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — We’re in the hottest part of the season, when the mercury is practically oozing out the top of the porch thermometer and a walk downtown feels like stepping on the surface of the sun.

Over the next few weeks,...

West Virginians find home away from home at Myrtle Beach bar
West Virginians find home away from home at Myrtle Beach bar

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The marquee reads “West Virginia Rest Stop,” but the location is South Carolina.

At the ...

Roll reversal: Sheetz has change of heart on WV-made products
Roll reversal: Sheetz has change of heart on WV-made products

Convenience store chain Sheetz has reversed an earlier decision to drop West Virginia pepperoni roll bakeries for an out-of-state provider, following intense public outcry from customers in the state.

“We are committed to having a West...

Summertime Sippers: Infused liqueurs are perfect for mixing
Summertime Sippers: Infused liqueurs are perfect for mixing

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — We’re in the hottest part of the season, when the mercury is practically oozing out the top of the porch thermometer and a walk downtown feels like stepping on the surface of the sun.

Over the next few weeks,...

WV Farm2Fork Team: WV’s top chefs feature locally grown ingredients
WV Farm2Fork Team: WV’s top chefs feature locally grown ingredients

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — When “buy local” becomes the focus of articles in the finance section, you just know that what we have all seen as a continually increasing trend now reflects an even more profound lifestyle change than we had...

Beers to You: ’Tis the saison for a Belgian brew

By Rich Ireland

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Inspiration often comes among high humidity and high temperatures.

Typically brewed in the winter months for summer consumption, farmhouse-style ales have been slowly creeping into the mainstream...

Vines & Vittles: Rosé is no one-trick pony

By John Brown

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — I suppose I have always been destined to appreciate the fruit of the vine, though I certainly had no inkling when my go-to wine selections were enclosed in half- or full-gallon screw-cap bottles and...

Counter Intelligence: Canaan mushroom hunt puts ‘fun’ in fungi
Counter Intelligence: Canaan mushroom hunt puts ‘fun’ in fungi

By April Hamilton

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Escape the heat and head to the mountains for a quick summer getaway. Summer beach trips are tradition. Summer visits to the mountains are a magical surprise.

I had not been to Canaan Valley in...

Community-supported agriculture produces satisfied customers
Community-supported agriculture produces satisfied customers

“You know the worst part about this?” Pam McDevitt joked Tuesday as she picked up her weekly load of produce. “The pressure to use up all this” — she gestured to the corn and cantaloupes and tomatoes —...

From the Kitchen: Quick, easy pizza surprisingly tasty

Looking to give you something quick and easy, today’s pizza is a snap to make, using a ready-crust and some slight toiling over opening a box of frozen scampi.

Before trying it, I would never have thought that a frozen scampi would have ...

Food Guy: Readers agree with Bricks & Barrels’ early grade

Anytime I review a local restaurant, I can bet on receiving a barrage of comments ranging anywhere from “you're so right” to “you're so out of your mind.”

Even if most fall in the “atta boy” range, there are ...

East End restaurant/bar Little India changing ownership
East End restaurant/bar Little India changing ownership

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The biggest accomplishment for Harish and Meena Anada has been succeeding where others have failed.

Over the past five years, the couple created and managed Little India, now one of the East End’s most well-...

WV native chef nearly survives getting ‘Chopped’
WV native chef nearly survives getting ‘Chopped’

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Mary Brent Galyean made it to the final round of Tuesday’s “Chopped Grill Masters” competition before she was “chopped” from the popular Food Network show.

The Charleston...

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