Dine with Peace of Mind

Burtons Grill & Bar is an upscale, allergy-friendly restaurant that offers something for everyone. Ranking No. 1 on AllergyEats.com, Burtons Grill & Bar is a scratch kitchen that caters to the nutritionally challenged by ensuring each food item on their menu is carefully prepared without the worry of cross-contamination. Led by General Manager Krisztian Martin and Executive Chef Dominic Miller, the…

Healthy Paradise

More often than not, traveling means a pretty drastic change in your day-to-day routine. It affects everything from your diet and exercise regiment to what time you go to bed and wake up. Although the trade off of traveling to a new and exciting city or your favorite beach destination is typically worth the change in routine, traveling doesn't mean all of…

Freedom Through Meditation

Founded in 2004 by master meditation teacher, Guru Ranjit Deora, Charlotte Meditation offers specialized meditation classes for individuals and businesses in the Charlotte area to address common complaints including stress, insomnia and other sleep disorders, depression, anxiety and pain. Charlotte Meditation takes great pride in focusing on teaching mindfulness and a meditation program that is simple to learn and not…

Two Weeks in The Land Down Under

Kangaroos. Koalas. People with great accents and even better attitudes. Vegemite. Aboriginal culture. Red dirt. The Great Barrier Reef. Steve Erwin. The movie Australia.

The Allegro Foundation

The Allegro Foundation, a Champion for Children with Disabilities, is a nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to working with children facing a range of intellectual and physical disabilities such as Down syndrome, autism, cerebral palsy, cancer and visual and hearing impairments. Allegro focuses on combining cutting edge education and medical expertise to create and advocate for the newest learning techniques for…

Holiday Delight

This is another recipe from my first cookbook that has stood the test of time. It is memorable—not only because it’s delicious, easy, presents beautifully and everyone seems to want the recipe—but for an additional unforgettable reason for me. 

The Best in Banking

 Hometown Banking  Clients seem to feel smaller as banks become larger. Customer support teams are all too often located in a different state or even a different country from the client, and account officers are difficult to get in touch with.  But TowneBank is different. They are a relationship- and friendship-driven local bank focused on basic human values. They serve to create a warm sense…

Queen City Audio Video Appliances and JennAir Products:

Since 1952, Queen City Audio Video Appliances has built a sterling reputation as the Charlotte area’s industry leader in audio video and appliance sales. As the business has continued to expand, Queen City Audio Video Appliances has been recognized by numerous organizations including the National Association of Remodeling Industry, the Lake Norman Home Builders Association and the Interior Design Society. Queen…

Thanksgiving Stuffing or Dressing?

Let’s settle this once and for all! From my research, the stuffing versus dressing debate is mainly a geographical matter. Northerners, whether it is stuffed inside the turkey or not, will always call it stuffing. Southerners will always call it dressing. As long they taste good, who cares!

Eating Emerald City

This Pacific Northwest city, dubbed the Emerald City for its abundance of greenery, offers one of the most unique and notable culinary experiences in the United States. One of the main reasons for this is Seattle's community of forward-thinking chefs that have an unwavering commitment to sourcing only the finest fresh and locally grown ingredients. From mom-and-pop shops that have been doing business for more than a…