Category Archives: Slow Food

It’s not you. It’s me.

No, you look great! You’ve still got that twinkle in your eye and that sweet, eager face. This isn’t about you. It’s me. Me looking tired, looking stressed, forehead wrinkling like so many creases in a chinese bitter melon. I’m … Continue reading

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Now serving: Milkshake

My inbox is the sad proof that I’m a sucker for email giveaways. Dinner for two at a fancy restaurant in NYC, a weekend getaway to some mountain retreat, a book. I’ve entered hundreds of these things. I’ve never won anything. … Continue reading

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Top of the Vic Pop: the weekend’s best bets

Pink wine pink wine everywhere and not a drop for me. This heat has clearly inspired wine folks around the Triangle to break out bottles of Vic Pop’s seasonal summer beverage of choice, Rosé. Even though I won’t be able to … Continue reading

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Discount code for TerraVITA Food & Wine Event

‘Cause I love you, I think you’re pretty, and I want you to attend the amazing celebration of sustainable food and beverage that is TerraVITA, here’s a little reason for you to break out the AmEx before 10:00am. Vic Pop … Continue reading

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Terra Vita Update – September 24, 2011

Fret not if you weren’t able to snag tickets to the Farm to Fork fundraiser at the end of this month. I have some serious inside scoop on the Triangle’s other amazing sustainable food and wine event, Terra Vita. Vic Pop just … Continue reading

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So much to eat and drink, so little time [to exercise]

Bless my heart. While the Upcoming Triangle Food Events calendar is looking goo-ood, the forecast for a shrinking Vic Pop’s chubby little tummy is not so sunny. The only thing getting smaller these days seems to be my bank account. … Continue reading

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American Craft Beer Week, May 16-22

Look, people change. In college, my idea of the perfect afternoon snack consisted of beef jerky and Diet Mountain Dew. Obvs I still love beef jerky, but the neon green soda thing, not so much. At that time, I felt … Continue reading

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Lots of boozing and a little snacking in the Triangle this weekend

Bell’s Oberon is the draft special at Milltown in Carrboro this month, $5 for a 16 oz pour all day every day in May. 3 Cups in Chapel Hill is hosting a big FREE Beaujolais tasting on Saturday featuring 10 wines … Continue reading

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This ain’t Charlie’s Chocolate Factory

You may recall that Vic Pop moved to Chapel Hill, NC from Brooklyn, NY in October 2008. As a result, whenever a friend or a friend of a friend or the kid who is going with the girl who saw … Continue reading

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Now serving: Cinco de Mayo in the Triangle

Sometimes the old fiesta at your local cantina gets a little dullsville. The same basket of chips and salsa and watery Micheladas feels ho hum year after year. No me gusta. Triangle revelers in need of an excuse to commemorate … Continue reading

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