Short answer: Not any time soon. Long answer: We touched base with Panera Bread recently after seeing a rumor circulate via social media that Florence was due for a location in the coming months. The response from Panera was timely and clear. We appreciate both. “We saw [the PeeDeeFoodie.com] post on our Facebook page regarding [...]
Most people today don’t know the difference between a hybrid and a GMO. I have to admit that I didn’t until a recent podcast episode recording session with SC Real Foods, a highly knowledgeable content partner here at PeeDeeFoodie.com. Listen to that special episode here. While I’m no expert in these areas, I’ll attempt to [...]
Mark your weekend calendars for Friday, April 5th and Saturday, April 6th. Those are the dates for the Third Annual Big Brothers and Big Sisters Bar-B-Que Cookoff. Watch this brief video by Smile Media for more information. Then enjoy!
I’m excited to share with you that I’ve been asked to contribute a monthly column on local food happenings and culture to a new regional magazine. It’s called The List and it will be unlike anything out there today. Scheduled to release its debut issue in April 2013, The List will spotlight the people, places [...]
There is a growing trend (thankfully) for local restaurants to use locally-sourced produce. In this episode I talk with Dale Barth, a long-time proponent of all things local to learn why it’s so important to him. You might be surprised at what you hear and how it’s setting a standard for others.
You may have heard the phrase, “Everyone’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day.” I think that may very well be true. That said, I’m proud to say that I’ve got a bit of the Cochran clan blood in me. My maternal grandfather’s family came from Ireland many, many years ago. Maybe that’s why I love the [...]
Do you use Google Reader to subscribe to our blog or other blogs around the interwebz? If you do, this helpful housekeeping information is for you. Google, in its infinite wisdom, has decided to sunset the much beloved Google Reader, effective July 1, 2013. That means its going away folks. Since it’s hugely popular, that [...]
Periodically, we check the standings of our PeeDeeFoodie.com podcast, the Pee Dee Food Show, among the over one hundred thousand other English language podcasts on the interwebz these days. Here’s why that’s important: • We want to know how relevant the show is to listeners’ key areas of interest; and • We want to know [...]
Rebel Pie, the award-winning wood fired, brick oven pizza restaurant near Timmonsville, SC is moving! To where? Well, you’d better listen to this episode of our podcast to find out. Alan Cooke, owner and professional pizzaiolo, is my special guest.
The official TASTE OF FLORENCE website has now been updated with the forms you need to register your business for the October 15, 2013 event at the Florence Civic Center. If you’re a food producer, processor or purveyor this event is one that you shouldn’t miss.
We invite you to view this photo gallery of the Saturday events at the 2013 Charlestson Wine + Food Festival. Amy Scott-Lundy, contributing blogger here at PeeDeeFoodie.com, and her husband, Clay, attended and reported what they found and enjoyed. Watch the official recap video, as well.
We invite you to watch this official video recap of the Saturday events at the 2013 Charlestson Wine + Food Festival. Amy Scott-Lundy, contributing blogger here at PeeDeeFoodie.com, and her husband, Clay, attended and reported what they found and enjoyed. View Amy’s photos, as well.