Foxes Boxes

Rachel and Randy Fox | The Foxes Boxes

Five Minutes with Rachel and Randy Fox | The Foxes Boxes:

We chatted with Rachel while Randy did his thing in the kitchen, and daughter Isabel (on spring break) wandered in: this hip new restaurant exudes a friendly vibe, and makes you feel like you just became family.

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Elaine Brown | The Red Eye Bakery, Owner

Five Minutes with Elaine Brown, The Red Eye Bakery:

One of the reasons I got into baking was because I couldn’t find what I wanted on this side of town. I wanted baked goods made today – if people come in for something we don’t have, it’s because we have what we’ve just made.

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Billy Quetel | San Juan Cafe, Owner-Chef

Five Minutes with Chef Billy Quetel, San Juan Cafe:

I think the people who become known chefs… it’s a smaller percentage than those who become all-star basketball players. So you have to love it. I tell people all the time, it’s hot, it’s hard, it’s dirty. It’s hours and hours. But if you love it, it’s very, very rewarding.

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Paul Campbell | Mister Bartender, Owner

Five Minutes with Paul Campbell | Mister Bartender:

I’m passionate about what I’m doing: I deliver articulate beverage service. There’s a method to creating drinks, you have to be educated in how ingredients mix and balance. You have to understand your demographic, what they prefer, and the price points they tolerate.

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Susan Jalbert | Chow Bella Cooks, Owner

Five Minutes with Susan Jalbert | Chow Bella Cooks:

Food is about what works best for you, whether that’s vegetarian, or pescatarian, or something else. You need balance. If it’s not something you are going to stick to and enjoy… life is too short. I have fun and work from a place of passion.

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Jules DeBord | Port City Farmers Market, Director

Five Minutes with Jules DeBord | Director, Port City Farmers Market:

I always need something new to do. Once I get one thing figured out, it’s time to move to something else. I love the Tuesday night-time market, seeing all the people who show up. I’m like, I guess I did something right.

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Eyrn Roberts | YELP Community Ambassador

Five Minutes with Eyrn Roberts, Yelp Community Ambassador:

I love my job. I get to go to events and parties, and I always know what is going on in the Wilmington food scene. Sales is a lot harder when what you are selling is free – I’m pitching participation.

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Aldo Garcia | Personal Chef

Five Minutes with Aldo Garcia, Personal Chef:

If you have good products, and you have good intentions, and you make good food, then it will be noticed. That is coming out in the food scene in Wilmington, and that’s something to value.

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