From Bunnies to Peeps, Chicks, and Chocolate Eggs: Our Top 5 Easter Treats for Spring

Looking for tasty treats to serve this Easter weekend? Crave Local has you covered with everything you need to satisfy a springtime sweet tooth. Our sources tell us the top 5 candies and sweets your guests will expect for Easter are: Cadbury Eggs Marshmallow Peeps Chocolate Bunnies Jelly Beans Robins Eggs To keep things simple, […]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Margarita Recipe: Pairing Chocolate with Tequila

What’s better than chocolate to satisfy a sweet tooth craving? How about a little tequila? It might sound strange, but chocolate with tequila are a match made in heaven. The toasted notes of agave pair well with the creaminess of  high quality chocolate, and the bitterness of each create complex flavors that complement, rather than clash, […]

Game Day Burgers: Vegetarian Portobello Mini Sliders

If you haven’t figured it out yet, our staff is rather divided when it comes to game day delights. Some of us prefer to live the carnivorous life, devouring every bit of beef and chicken (wing) in our path, and the rest of us want to eat something delicious, but (still) a bit more figure […]

Game Changing Recipes For The Perfect Super Bowl Party

It’s getting close to kick off time and for those of us not willing to venture out into the cold but plan on having our close friends over to watch the game, here are some fantastic recipes to satisfy your Super Bowl cravings.

How to Cook Octopus: Local 92’s Spanish Octopus With Spaghetti Squash and Leek Emulsion

Octopus as a dish, may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of summer inspiration. Typically found on high end restaurant menus, it can be a bit daunting to prepare-either because of those squiggly tentacles, or perhaps that beak, reminding you of those childhood nightmares from watching Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the […]

Wine 101: How to Choose Riesling Wines for Food Pairing

With the rise in demand for alternative white wine pairings and something different on the menu, Americans are turning to new and old varietals like Riesling wines. What Does a Riesling Wine Taste Like? Generally, Riesling wines are very fruit forward, with flavors of apple, pear, and peach. The nose is highly floral, with high acidity, […]

The Best Gingerbread Cookie Recipe You’ll Ever Make

There’s not much better than warm gingerbread cookies, right out of the oven. For softer gingerbread cookies, keep the time low, and let them rest to cool for a little longer.

Chef Annette Picha’s Eggnog Creme Brulee

From Executive Pastry Chef Annette Picha of Tender Greens Restaurant Group, this warming crème brûlée is perfect for the holiday season.

Celebrate National Rum Day With Fresh Coffee Infused Cocktails

Here are three coffee infused cocktails (with rum!) that will transition your drink menu from summer and National Rum Day, right into fall.

Chef Recipe: Southern Shrimp and Grits Recipe From The River Room

Nothing shows Southern hospitality better than a warm, spicy bowl of shrimp and grits, this week’s chef recipe from the River Room, SC.

National Rum Day Recipes That Make Every Day ‘Tiki’

Whether by the pool or taking a trip to your favorite beach, these National Rum Day recipes give enthusiasts the perfect Tiki experience.

Chef Barret Beyer’s Herb Crusted Lamb Lollipops w/ Bacon-Walnut-Cranberry Relish

This delicious lamb chop or lamb lollipop recipe is healthy, delicious, and makes for a perfect dish for a date night or special occasion.

Grilled Garlic and Summer Squash Skewers with Chimichurri

Summer begs for grilling, and this grilled squash skewers recipe is perfect for taking advantage of the outdoors.

Ten Independence Day Cocktails For The 4th

Stay cool during summer cookouts with these refreshing Independence Day Cocktails to liven up your party and beat the heat.