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Italian Wedding soup is perfect for fall evenings


More soup this week because it’s fall. About this time of year we all start thinking about the holidays to come: Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Not sure what any of those holidays will look like this year. Although I guess Halloween is canceled in College Hill. I breathed a big sigh of relief when I read that news from the neighborhood association. It feels like the responsible thing to do this year. So what will everyone do on Halloween night? Perhaps gather in very small groups? One friend suggested a candy hunt – similar to an Easter Egg hunt. That seemed like a fun idea.

This week’s recipe is a quick version of Italian Wedding soup. This recipe usually has meatballs in it, and sometimes a small pasta, too, which you could easily add. I found inspiration for this soup on Instagram. It was a list of ingredients, and I

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Vita Mielie: Triangle wedding planners turn vintage Italian vehicle into mobile bar amid COVID-19 pandemic

A Triangle couple with a wedding planning company rolled out a new concept in the pandemic.Vita Mielie is a unique mobile bar that turned out to be the pivot they needed as restrictions canceled most of their events.

“I have rescheduled my entire wedding season we have a couple of small events,” said co-owner Cheryl-Anne Kast.

Cheryl-Anne and husband Alexander Kast got the vintage Piaggio Ape Italian truck in 2019 after an Italian restaurant in Chapel Hill closed. They converted the three-wheeled Vespa-like vehicle into a mobile bar serving up bubbly drinks and launched Vita Mielie as the pandemic hit North Carolina.


“We were definitely

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