Autumn Reeser, left, and Kavan Smith in the Hallmark movie “Love on the Menu.”
Autumn Reeser, left, and Kavan Smith in the Hallmark movie “Love on the Menu.” Allister Foster Crown Media
Autumn Reeser, left, and Kavan Smith in the Hallmark movie “Love on the Menu.” Allister Foster Crown Media

Brooke Cain is a North Carolina native who has worked at The News & Observer for more than 20 years. She writes about TV and local media for the Happiness is a Warm TV blog, and also covers local retail.