The 80's, man. Bright colors, big hair, and even bigger shoulder pads. It truly was a decade to be remembered. However, in the humble opinion of us folks at Carolina Cuisines, the true legacy of the 80's lies within the music. Hop in your time machine and journey back 32 years to 1985. Live Aid… Continue reading Go ahead, Drink the Live Aid
Beer! Recipe contest! Singer-song writer contest! Pageant! Food trucks! Live music! Where can ya find all of that?? Lenoir, NC! Throw the kids in the ole family truckster and head out this weekend. The festivities begin Friday at 5:00. Watch the pageant, check out the recipe & singer/song writer contest, then top it all off… Continue reading Blackberry Festival
Born in New Orleans, mentored in Chicago, a citizen of the world. In 1971, Louis Armstrong departed this world leaving an long, clear musical note on our hearts. In honor of ole Louis, throw on some jazz and mix up one of his favorite drink, the Southside. We like our cocktails with a little bit… Continue reading What a wonderful world
Time for a shout out to a little place in Wilson NC. We had the pleasure to end up in this establishement after a brief tour of the whirly gigs that frequent the area. Its a nice large establishment that seems to be part of the revitilization of downtown Wilson, and after eating there we… Continue reading Goin down to Da Bayou
At the end of a long week (for some reason, this week seemed REALLY long) there's nothing better than relaxing, enjoying your friends, sharing a meal and a refreshing beer. Add to your karma points by chucking $15.00 to do all of that while helping local farmers and provide food for families in need. Beer,… Continue reading 4th Annual Cardinal Directions Beer Festival
A wise man once said, love is love, is love, is love. We tell our kids every day, if you are not being hurt, hurting someone else, and are happy, it makes no difference who you love. Celebrate love in all it's equality tonight. The first "Pride" was a riot in Greenwich Village NYC, at… Continue reading Pride cocktail
One of the many great things about Summer is the fresh veggies! Shhhh, we won't mention this ridiculous southern heat. One of our favorite vegetables in season now is the ZUCCHINI! Rather than give you the same old, same old zucchini recipe (it's ok, we still love you zucchini bread) we thought we would come… Continue reading Zucchini, it’s what’s in!