Mouthful Blog

  • Chapel Hill native Hunter Lewis to become editor of Cooking Light

    Posted by Andrea Weigl on August 28, 2014

    Chapel Hill native Hunter Lewis to become editor of Cooking Light magazine.

    Chapel Hill native Hunter Lewis is moving up in the world of food journalism. Next month, he will become editor of Cooking Light magazine.

    Hunter, 36, had spent the last two years as executive food editor at Southern Living, which is also owned by Time, Inc. and based in Birmingham, Ala. Hunter is replacing Scott Mowbray, who is retiring after 17 years with the company and has run Cooking Light since 2009. Lewis starts his new job on Sept. 22.

    “It’s a dream job,” said Lewis shortly after the announcement. Lewis, who graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, said he’s lucky to have found a career path that combines his two passions: cooking and journalism.

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  • Fosters Market in Chapel Hill to become The Root Cellar

    Posted by Greg Cox on August 27, 2014

    Owners Sera Cuni and Susan White bought the Chapel Hill location in 2011 and have now changed the name.

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  • Pending food news: Restaurant Week, food trucks and Rib Fest

    Posted by Andrea Weigl on August 19, 2014

    There is a rib festival this weekend in downtown Raleigh. Info:  <a href ="http://www.raleighribfest.info" target="_blank">raleighribfest.info</a>

    Check out our weekly list of food events across the Triangle, including cooking classes, food tours, farmers markets, wine tastings, dinners and more.

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  • Tasty 8's hopes to open Friday in downtown Raleigh

    Posted by Greg Cox on August 19, 2014

    Pending final inspections and ABC permitting, Tasty 8's Gourmet Hot Dog Co. will open Friday in the former Spize location on Fayetteville Street.

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  • Cooking classes with Chef Amy Tornquist

    Posted by Andrea Weigl on August 18, 2014

    Amy Tornquist, left, is teaching a series of cooking classes this fall.

    Learn how to make pies, soups and stews, holiday food gifts, Thanksgiving sides and holiday cookies.

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  • Pawpaw festival will be in Winston-Salem Saturday

    Posted by Andrea Weigl on August 18, 2014

    Don&#x2019;t know what a pawpaw is? It&#x2019;s the state&#x2019;s largest native fruit. It looks like a green mango, grows in a cluster and tastes like a cross between a banana and a mango.

    More than 1,000 people are expected to attend this year’s N.C. Pawpaw festival in Winston-Salem, where you can tour an orchard, sample foods and buy a tree.

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