Adventures in Taste

Genuine Smithfield Ham is backed by law and tradition

April 7, 2016

In an ornate dresser in the Pembroke Decatur Gwaltney Suite of the venerable Smithfield Inn, a video featuring the world’s largest ham biscuit shares the top drawer with a Gideon Bible. Ham is that important […]

Adventures in Taste

Craft roasters drive coffee renaissance in Mid-atlantic

April 1, 2015

The story goes that a goat herder named Kaldi, back in ninth-century Ethiopia, noticed that his flock became particularly perky after eating red berries that clustered on a low-growing tree. Another legend holds that Sheik […]