Charleston Wine + Food Festival Lambs + Clams Contest: Rappahannock River Oysters and Olde Salt Clams

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Cooking contest number two in the Charleston Wine + Food Festival Lambs + Clams Contest (see the first contest post for details) was presented to me in a big cooler filled with ice packs—and Rappahannock River Oysters and Olde Salt Clams. Two dozen of each to be precise. I knew what I was making before the box [….]

Charleston Wine + Food Festival Lambs + Clams Contest: Leg of Lamb

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I was one of eight sites selected to participate in BB&T Charleston Wine + Food Lambs + Clams Original Recipe Contest featuring lamb from Borders Springs Farm and Rappahannock River Oysters of Virginia. Over these next four months we’ll receive meat and/or shellfish from the two farms to prepare, photograph and present here as finished dishes. [….]

A Visit to Trafford for Newport Restaurant Week, November 4 – 13, 2011

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Newport Restaurant Week (NRW) begins anew this Friday, November 4, at over 55 restaurants in Newport & Bristol Counties. Diners at participating restaurants get to enjoy three-course lunches for $16, and three-course dinners for $30, from the 4th through November 13. In talking with the NBCCVB about this year’s Restaurant Week we decided to do [….]