Turkey Pasta e Fagioli

I recently posted a review of a local restaurant that features Northern Italian cuisine called L’Incanto. That post got me thinking about the food I enjoyed while we lived there and how it was probably my first “food awakening”. By that I mean, the first time I though about food as something to enjoy. One…

L’Incanto – Northern Italian Cuisine in Greer, SC

I was very fortunate as a child to live in a small town in Northern Italy. As an Army brat, we traveled and lived all over the world. I actually went to an Italian preschool in Bussolengo, a small town near Verona. I think that was the first time I really remember enjoying food (other…

Seafood a la Wando (Reboot)

Way back in 2012 I posted about one of my favorite dishes in Charleston, SC, Seafood a la Wando at Hank’s Seafood. It is indeed still one of my favorites. The crispy grit cakes, the fresh seafood, the rich buttery cream sauce. Oh and mushroom, bell pepper and green onion add earthiness, color and crunch….

SIDEWALL Pizza Company

The owners of SIDEWALL Pizza Company came to Travelers Rest, South Carolina to build canoes I think. Who knew they would end up making pizzas. I’m not sure about their canoe making skills, but their pizza making skills are spot on. For me, its about the crust. Thin, crispy but with a chew. That’s how…

White (Bianca) Pizza

A white pizza (or bianca pizza as they say in Italy) probably is not as flashy as some of the other pizzas I’ve posted, but if you love cheese like I do, it is a must try. Get the best dough, olive oil and cheese you can, it makes a huge difference. The photo is…

Buffalo Chicken, Bacon and Bleu Cheese Pizza

I like buffalo chicken wings. I like pizza. I like bacon. I like bleu cheese. Why not make that a pizza? I think this came about one day hanging with my niece and nephew. I wanted to encourage them to cook so we started making pizzas. They could put whatever they wanted on their pizzas….