On September 29, Tavola chef Caleb Warr will cook a 10-course tasting menu inspired by his recent trip to Tuscany. Rammelkamp Foto

A trip to Italy influences chef’s approach to food

Tavola chef Caleb Warr never intended to cook Italian food. Warr, who grew up eating home-cooked Southern food in Louisiana, says that although he’d always dreamed of owning a restaurant, he wasn’t exactly into the idea of culinary school (neither were his parents). And if he did cook, he didn’t want to be limited to […]

Deschutes, now pouring in Virginia

Deschutes, now pouring in Virginia

Rejoice, craft beer lovers, because one of the best in the West is heading out East. That’s right—Deschutes beer is now available in stores and on tap in Virginia. Since their modest beginnings in 1988 as a small public house in Bend, Oregon, Deschutes Brewery has been making some of the tastiest craft beers out […]

Carolyn O’Neal and Cora Schenberg first met at a WriterHouse class, and reconnected years later after receiving the same cancer diagnosis. The two hope to help cancer patients, survivors and their families find complementary healing through writing. Photo by Martyn Kyle

Complementary cancer therapies help survivors heal

It’s difficult to find a single person who hasn’t been touched by cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, an estimated 1.6 million new cases will be diagnosed in the U.S. this year alone. And while we know that surgery, radiation and chemotherapy are the most common treatments for cancer, few people know about complementary […]