Author: Kristen Baughman

Kristen Baughman is the founder of 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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Visit her at tabletopmediagroup.com

It's no surprise that the origins of fried chicken can be traced to the South. In the Raleigh area you'll find some version of it on seemingly every street corner—usually paired with biscuits, barbecue, beer and more. Here's a roundup of some of our go-to spots for a crispy,...
Raleigh, N.C.'s cocktail culture is as vibrant as ever. From sophisticated speakeasies to local neighborhood hangouts, a well-crafted drink—perfect for a warm, sunny day or an intimate night out—is never far away in the Raleigh area. Watts & Ward This craft cocktail bar from...
With outdoor concert season coming into full swing again this spring, the Raleigh area 's live music calendar is packed with awesome shows. It's a prime time to check out some new artists and to see your favorite bands on tour. Here are 30+ picks to help you start planning your Raleigh...
April is N.C. Beer Month, and the Raleigh area is celebrating with plenty of beer events, tastings, festivals, dinners and more to enjoy all month long. Throughout the entire month, experience excellent beers and happenings area breweries have to offer. Here are 10 reasons to raise your pint and
For all the food crazies out there, we found six of the toughest food challenges in the Raleigh area for you to conquer. On your mark, get set, GO! Aviator’s Wing Madness Challenge Visit Aviator SmokeHouse in Fuquay-Varina (before or after enjoying a brewed-in-house beer on the Tap House...
With Spring comes lots of great outdoor events around Raleigh, N.C.! And those not only include signature events in downtown Raleigh like Brewgaloo in April and Artsplosure - The Raleigh Arts Festival in May, but also fun springtime festivals in Raleigh's surrounding towns. Apex , Cary , Holly