Food and Drink


Carrot Cake Cupcakes With a Twist

It’s almost time for one of my favorite holidays: Easter! I just love the colors and flavors of spring, and if we’re being honest with each other, any holiday that involves food is high on my list. Between the deviled eggs and the glazed ham and the asparagus with hollandaise and…


King Cakes from Precious Pastry {The Local Dish}

It’s almost time to put away King Cake for another year, but that didn’t stop me from ordering one from the winners of our Northshore’s Best King Cake Content, Precious Pastries.  Prior to our contest, I had never heard of Precious Pastries, so it was a bit of a surprise…


The Best King Cake on the Northshore

So in years past, the writers of Northshore Parents and their friends have gotten together and sampled king cakes from across the Northshore. Then they’ve voted and we announced the Northshore’s best king cake. This year, however, we’re flipping the script and letting YOU tell us who makes the best…




Tailgate Beef Chili Recipe

When football is on the TV the last thing you want to be doing is standing over the stove. Cook this the day before and then just heat it up when the time arrives. This beef chili recipe is complex, but the prep doesn’t take long–it’s mostly just waiting around…




Veterans Eat Free (or Cheap)

This post has been updated for 2017. Many of these deals are posted nationally so please call ahead to verify your location in participating.  Tuesday, November 11th, 2017 is Veteran’s Day and a number of restaurants are participating by giving Veterans, retirees, and in some cases, spouses a free meal…