CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A Charlotte chef is taking her culinary skills on a national tour. 


What You Need To Know

  • Chef Lisa Brooks is going on a 12-city national tour starting in July
  • Brooks picked some of the cities from suggestions from followers on her social media channels 
  • The Joy of the Feast Tour will feature pop-up dinners and the locations will be announced on social media 24 hours before the event 

Chef Lisa Brooks, the executive chef and CEO of Heart and Soul Personal Chef Services, is going on a 12-city tour. She is hitting major cities including

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VICTORIA —
A chef on a cross-Canada tour is trying to help pioneer a new culinary frontier, despite restrictions on serving cannabis.

Travis Petersen has partnered with Russell Hendrix Restaurant Equipment and Supplies to teach an introduction to culinary cannabis.

The course, open to culinary professionals, teaches its students about the different parts of the plant, safety practices and methods for creating extractions.

Five students attended the class Thursday night in Victoria, the first stop in the tour of 10 Canadian cities.

“It’s a food for healing,” says attendee Nelles Shackleton.

“I thought it would be brownie cookies and stuff

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AB Beyond The Eats Live PhotoPhoto: Provided by Cincinnati Arts Association

Acclaimed Food Network star and author Alton Brown, famous for mixing his love of science and gourmet food on television, has announced the “Alton Brown Live – Beyond The Eats” tour will be coming to the Aronoff Center on March 4, 2022.

Brown’s previous culinary tours — the “Edible Inevitable Tour” and “Eat Your Science” — traveled to over 200 cities and entertained more than 350,000 fans.

In this jaunt, prepare yourself for two hours of Brown’s displays of science, music and food. Brown says fans should expect “more cooking, more comedy, more

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COURTESY CHEF LISA BROOKS
Charlotte-based executive chef Lisa Brooks kicks off Joy of the Feast culinary tour July 13 in Atlanta. The tour closes Aug. 26-27 in Charlotte.

Chef Lisa Brooks is hitting the road.

The Charlotte-based executive chef and CEO of Heart & Soul personal chef services kicks off her first culinary tour, “Joy of the Feast” on July 13 in Atlanta. The 12-stop tour runs through August, concluding with two pop-up dinners on Aug. 26 and 27 in Charlotte. Guests will find out the location 24

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A property developer turned popular food blogger has set himself a challenge to eat at every restaurant in Balham to support its businesses post-lockdown.

Stephen France, 55, a Balham resident for over 30 years, deeply missed dining out during lockdown, and after discovering his neighbourhood’s thriving restaurant scene decided to make it his mission eat out at every single one.

PROSECCO AND SMOKED SALMON BLINI: Stephen France enjoys a drink and a bite to eat in his garden. Credit: Stephen France

He set up a personal blog, ‘eatmywayroundBalham’, to document his experiences, provide restaurant reviews and encourage the local

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When was the last food tour you attended? If you’re drawing a blank don’t worry, I couldn’t remember either. But this weekend that changed when I embarked on a new food tour highlighting the burgeoning food scene in El Sereno.

In early March, El Sereno Eats Food Tour began teasing the event on Instagram, as COVID-19 cases began to fall and vaccines became available to more people in Los Angeles. On May 12, two hundred tickets priced at $50 a pop went on sale and within hours the event sold out.

Last Sunday, the food tour kicked off

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