Articles by Lara Martini

Food Review: Toast on Toast on Toast!

Everything about Grindhaus screams local quirky coffee shop you want to while away the hours at, sipping a hot beverage and working on your latest tome.  From the mismatched chairs to the shelf covered in sprawling greenery, this space stole my heart at first glance.  It’s the perfect home-away-from-home, welcoming you to sit and spend …

Sandra Wilkins: Madame of Main Street

While listening to Sandra Wilkins’s amazing life story, I can see a huge neon hashtag above her head that reads simply: #lifegoals.  She is quite the accomplished woman, who started out as a stay-at-home mom, and ended up becoming a jet-setting restaurateur.  She’s a verified chameleon who can change in the blink of an eye.  …

Make It!: Mallory’s Chocolate Peppermint Hearts

Food lies at the heart of our bodies and our culture; it is there for celebrations and sustenance. NOMaste features a local fierce foodie each month, in four weekly segments. First, an interview, then a top 10 list, followed by a recipe to share, and finally a food review. This food corner will not just feature local …