Author: Kristen Baughman Taber

In the midst of writing for for more than five years, Kristen founded Tabletop Media Group, a boutique media agency based in Raleigh and serving clients in the food, beverage and agriculture industries. Her company offers consulting services in the fields of social media, graphic design, illustration, special events, website design and videography. In her free time, you can find her relaxing outside with her dog Cheerwine, writing about food and drink, or at one of the many breweries in the region sipping on a N.C. beer. 

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Since the opening of Poole's Diner in 2007, Raleigh, N.C., passionate mind and James Beard Award-winning chef Ashley Christensen has transformed the restaurant scene in the City of Oaks. Christensen released her first cookbook in Sept. 2016, Poole's: Recipes and Stories from a Modern...