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charlotte’s best bites | aj’s picks

Here’s more collaborative dining guide action, this week with AJ’s picks and official blogging debut (while there may have been some bullying, no one was physically harmed in the making of this post. Once I explained that he could drink beer and write at the same time, the process was pretty painless and he just cranked …

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charlotte’s best bites | chrissie’s picks

Almost three years ago, I moved to Charlotte. I didn’t really know anyone (aside from a few folks at work from my 10 week internship the summer before) and I didn’t really know anything (I told people when I accepted an internship at the Public Defender’s Office in the summer of 2011 I was moving …

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happy blogiversary to off the eaten path | meet chrissie

Hi, I’m Chrissie! (I’m on the left if you had issues figuring that out). I introduced myself to you two years ago when I wrote my first post on Off the Eaten Path. At the time, I was new to the Queen City, had lived in Plaza Midwood for less than six months, and needed …

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sugarlands’ shinin’ strawberry lemonade

(See what I did there. Changed the recipe series name from “supper” to “sipper.” Aren’t I clever?”) Who’s got the hooch, baby?   Does anyone else remember Everything’s 1998 hit? I was 11 and in the 5th grade (or maybe 6th grade) and rocked out to that song on the daily. There’s a connection between this …

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shrimp and grits (and some panthers’ tailgating too)

Does anyone else miss football too? Yes, yes, yes I know baseball is coming. With the end of football means spring. I like baseball. I like spring. But I think the most wonderful time of the year is crisp fall mornings spent around a grill with a beer in my hand. The electric, contagious energy of a football …

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