With an hour to kill before a lacrosse game in St. Albans one evening last week, we were looking for a new place to have a quick bite to eat. And it was one of those days where I was in no mood for anything remotely healthy.
If you’re still mourning the loss of this past January’s Charleston Restaurant Week, two nearby counties are serving up current and upcoming culinary celebrations of their own.
I’ve been giving lots of attention to tasty brunch menus of late, highlighting a few favorite dishes at some of the area’s locally owned restaurants.
In sharing my current quest for out-of-the-ordinary local dishes last week — and how The Block’s hot new Sunday brunch menu checked that box — I also teased a recent discovery at Tricky Fish on Charleston’s East End.
Facebook food envy got the best of me again, when a friend posted a photo of a delicious-looking soup running as a special at Books and Brews on Charleston’s West Side.
We turn our focus to Kanawha City this week, with a roundup of restaurant and market openings and, sadly, closings.
There are several restaurants around town that I absolutely adore — and have given rave reviews — but really don’t frequent that much on a regular basis anymore.
One bright side of a journey with lots of ups and downs is that it makes a hard-fought happy ending that much more rewarding. And Bridge Road Bistro owner Sandy Call — at long last — is basking in the glory of success shaped by its fair share of struggles along the way.
Although we’re gladly kicking most of 2020 to the curb, there’s a glorious new find in Charleston’s East End that is truly worth a celebratory toast.
The next time you find yourself in the Canaan Valley area for a little mountain getaway, have I got a find for you.
The next time you’re in downtown Huntington you really should (cue the Don Henley music) go down to the Sunset Grill.
This week in food news we have a new “board game café” opening at Trace Fork, three new must-try local dishes, an update on restaurants extending outdoor dining options through the winter and (are you sitting down?) I snagged that requested Lasagna Bolognese recipe from Paterno’s.
A friend of mine recently asked what would it take to get me to spend a few days in the Fairmont area and provide an honest review of the restaurants there?
Earlier this summer I treated my boys to their first visit to Creperi Café at Trace Fork, where we enjoyed a lunch so nice they couldn’t wait to go back. So my heart sank when I drove by the place this past weekend and saw the lights off with a sign posted on the door.