Best of 2007
Posted December 31, 2007
Here’s hoping your holidays have been wonderful. It was great to take last week off to relax with family and friends and enjoy more gifts than I could ever begin to deserve.
I thought I’d wrap up 2007 with my “Best Of” list. I invite you to post your own favorites as well.
Best Dinner: Black grouper & mashed potatoes at 18 Seaboard in Raleigh.
Best New Dish: Grits & grouper at 82 Queen, Charleston, SC
Best Coffee: Java Jive, Cary
Best Restaurant Coffee: Stonefish Grill, Cary
Best Wine: Vin Manent 2005 Malbec
Best Cookie: Hauser Chocolate Lace Florentine
Best Game: Appalachian State vs. Michigan in football
Best Book: Literary Trails of Western NC - Georgann Eubanks
Best Pimento Cheese: Fresh Market, Cary
Best Sports Warrior: Tyler Hansborough
Best Dancer: Danny Green
Best Movie: (sorry, I didn't see enough to weigh in)
Best Surprise: Lionel train set for Christmas
Best Quote: “The beginning of wisdom is humility.”
Best Morning: Blue Ridge Parkway in mid October
Best Afternoon: Whale watching off Friday Harbor, June.
Best Laugh: Ira David Wood in “A Christmas Carol”