Breakfast documentary is award-winner
A documentary that’s being shown Feb. 28 as part of the Charlotte Jewish Film Festival recently was voted the audience winner at the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival. “Breakfast at Ina’s” is the story of polio survivor Ina Pinkney and her Chicago breakfast restaurant, Ina’s. (Tickets are sold out, but you can get on a waiting list at charlottejewishfilm.ticketmob.com.) Pinkney also is the author of a cookbook, recently re-released, “Ina’s Kitchen: Memories and Recipes From the Breakfast Queen,” with signature dishes like Blobbs, Heavenly Hots and Foolproof Pancakes.
Pure Intentions is certified organic
Pure Intentions Coffee is now Charlotte’s only coffee roaster that’s Fair Trade & Organic Certified. Owned by Matt Yarmey, who started out as a hobbyist roasting coffee at home before starting a business in 2011, Pure Intentions is served at local restaurants and events, and is sold by the bag ($12.99 for 12 ounces on their website, www.pureintentionscoffee.com) or at local stores including Earl’s Grocery, Rhino Market, Common Market, and Pasta & Provisions.
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‘Order/Fire’ takes aim at Gorelick
The third episode of “Order/Fire,” a new series of documentaries by photographer Peter Taylor featuring local chefs, will debut at 1 p.m. Sunday at Free Range Brewing, 2320 N. Davidson St. This time, host Marc Jacksina will interview chef/instructor Alyssa Gorelick of Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen. The viewing is free, and will include appetizers by Gorelick and a raffle for a cooking class. Details: www.orderfireclt.com.