Photo: Josh Wussow As a resident of Wisconsin, I’m firmly in the heart of Culver’s country. Among other things, this means I’m never too far from the buttery embrace of a good hamburger. But even with one of the best of the regional franchises within easy reach, I often feel the need to step outside the chains. That’s where Chip’s, my local burger dive, comes into play. With barely a handful of locations, these drive-thru classics are as well-worn as […]

The North Carolina grocery retailer is getting ready to open a third location in Pineville, seeing growth in the local Asian community. PINEVILLE, N.C. — While Charlotte has become one of the fastest-growing cities in the country, a North Carolina grocery retailer is also expanding. The Korean-owned Super G Mart on Independence Boulevard has already seen its customer base increase, and the owners believe now is the time to go big. Peter Han, one of the owners of Super G […]

They recently took a strong stance on the quality of their chicken products, and now they’re about to make your access to fast food more convenient. This supermarket chain with 2,800 stores in 35 states recently announced a revolutionary new partnership that might make your grocery trip a little tastier. Kroger hosted an earnings report on Friday, where, according to Marketplace, the major supermarket chain revealed that grocery spend has dropped in recent months, since a lot of consumers have […]

Focaccia takes its name from the Latin “panis focacius,” or “hearth bread”: A lightly yeasted flat bread baked on coals or a hearth to create a filling accompaniment to dip into soups, stews, olive oil or vinegars.   It is thought to have originated with either the Etruscans or ancient Greeks at the beginning of the first millennium BC, but is now widely associated with the Ligurian (Genoa) cuisine of Italy. As the Romans expanded their empire they took the […]