July 18, 2012 10:41
byBrian Clarey Smug Brit Simon Cowell brought Greensboro’s Jake’s Diner into the national spotlight last week when he stopped by for some grits during a break in taping an episode of his show, “X Factor.” Alas, the “grits” turned out to be mashed potatoes, to the consternation of fellow judge LA Reid....
July 11, 2012 11:13
Okay — it’s the Fourth of July, so you likely will have hot dogs and hamburgers in your system at some point over the next few days. This is good news for me because hot dogs and hamburgers figure prominently in the news for the Triad’s culinary scene, sparse though it may be....
July 11, 2012 10:17
sweet strawberry, whole wheat with banana and, pure awesomeness, red velvet with cream-cheese icing. Red Robin has a new burger called the Fiery Ghost, with ghost peppers, the spiciest known to man as 1 million Scoville units. And Dairy Queen has a Sweet Apple BBQ Grillburger that seems fairly self-explanatory....
June 27, 2012 10:19
The Fourth of July is the first big bang-up of the summer — which technically begins at the solstice on June 21. But the holiday falls on a Wednesday this year, mucking up the plans for long-weekenders and holiday grillmasters....
June 20, 2012 10:12
But Burger King is banking that you’re too lazy to cook and smoke your own meat, so they’re offering new menu items with a backyard barbecue theme, including Memphis pulled pork, a Carolina chicken sandwich (WTF?) and a Texas BBQ Whopper. There’s also a bacon ice-cream sundae in the offering....
June 13, 2012 10:07
Saturday has Wingfest at the Piedmont Triad Farmers Market beginning at 10 a.m. The Dixie Classic Farmers Market has a cooking demo by Chef Jeff of 6th & Vine at 10 a.m. And the second annual Cake Tasting Tour winds through downtown Greensboro with four stops at area business to — you guessed it — taste cake....
June 6, 2012 09:52
Tavo has finally opened in the Kress Building in downtown Greensboro, featuring a menu rich with "American southern cuisine and select seafood, chicken, pork, beef and vegetarian entrees," according to a press release. Five Guys is adding a franchise in Burlington, at 105 Huffman Mill Road....
May 30, 2012 11:08
This week in the food world, Taco Bell introduces a “new” — if somewhat lazy — breakfast beverage. Dubbed “Mountain Dew AM,” the drink is made with NASCAR’s favorite soft drink mixed in equal parts with orange juice, and is only available at some locations until 11 a....
May 23, 2012 11:00
Saturday is the Great American Cookout at the Greensboro Farmers Curb Market, featuring Chef john Smith of Harper’s Restaurant, who will be grilling chicken, rabbit, London broil, ground beef, tongue, brats, pork bellies and beef and pork ribs. Coals get lit at 9 a....
May 9, 2012 11:10
A great way to start is with Guilford County Go Red for Women Educational Expo and Luncheon on Wednesday. The Fresh Market on Lawndale Drive in Greensboro is teaming up with the American Heart Association to launch the event. Starting at 9 a.m....

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