Ashley Christensen
February 2018

As Good as Her Words

Jan 31, 2018 Jane Porter
Ashley Christensen is no stranger to taking a stand. The James Beard Award-winning chef has been one of the most eloquent local voices on issues ranging from North Carolina’s bathroom bill to misogyny and sexual harassment […]
May 2017

A Chef’s Kitchen

May 8, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Pros weigh in on cooking at home For those who love cooking, a chef’s kitchen is a design dream. But what truly makes a space worthy of a pro? We asked Chef Arthur Gordon, Owner […]
horn & heel

On the Cutting Edge

Feb 20, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
What do Andrew Ullom, the executive pastry chef at Ashley Christensen’s restaurants, the Governor’s Mansion executive chef David Gaydeski, and Joseph Jeffers of The Stanbury have in common? They’ve all commissioned Duncan Stephenson of Horn […]

Tastemaker: French Connection

Nov 7, 2016 Cameron Walker
Chef Serge Falcoz-Vigne seasons his dishes with love “When I was a kid, I was happy when all the family was together around the table,” says Serge Falcoz-Vigne, who took over as chef and General […]
April 2016

Second Empire – Sweet.

Mar 31, 2016 Kate Turgeon Watson
Chef Amber Atkins with her chocolate raspberry pecan layer cake with fresh fruit and house-made pecan butter. Standing in the basement bake shop, Amber Atkins says she’s a traditionalist. You know: butter, sugar, eggs and […]