The Ultimate Family Reunion

To be invited as a member of the press is the most amazing feeling of all.  To be invited to cover the event, to tell the story, to preserve the memories, to evoke the feelings of community and togetherness, to encapsulate this wonderful experience and to put into words what so many others have said they cannot.  To say this is the best food and wine festival I have attended is an understatement. The Family Reunion is a trailblazing event that raised the bar, reconceptualized and redefined the concept of a food and wine festival.

The Uncaged Chefs Uncaged Dinner

…having dinner with The Uncaged Chefs will provide a memorable dining experience.  As their sign states, “This must be the place.”

Chicago Home of Chicken and Waffles

As restaurant tour guru for Black Violin, I selected Chicago’s Home of Chicken and Waffles as the restaurant to cater dinner for Black Violin at the conclusion of their performance at Playhouse Square.

Kitchen Cray

I believe the Lobster Mac was carved out of pure butter. It is perfectly seasoned. Each bite is so delicious.

Hearty Hen Quarter

Hen Quarter Prides itself on its Southern Fare.  The logo even states “Southern Fare, Free Range Cocktails”  I must say, their food is really tasty.  On my most recent visit to the Silver Spring location, I met the lovely staff, led by Jacqueline, who helped set a warm atmosphere at the front of the house. …

Carolina Kitchen, Just Like Home

From the moment I entered The Carolina Kitchen, I felt as though I was visiting a familiar place.  The restaurant is extremely welcoming.  It smells like home cooked meals, the music is EVERYTHING.  I dance in my seat each time I visit.  I like each. Song. played. No DJ is needed.  Take a look at…