Friends of the Bear is a place that I can share with you people, places and products that I believe in related to food and beverages and places to source quality products.
Hassell Cattle Company - One of my go to suppliers for the finest quality American Wagyu, Hassell Cattle Company is a 3 Generation family run Ranch in Texas. Doug is great to work with and always does what it takes to take care of his customers. The Steaks are to die for, tender, juicy and flavorful! All of their meat is 100% Hormone Free and antibiotic free F1 cross cattle by breeding registered Wagyu bulls with Angus cows that produces a high prime beef that rivals any beef, anywhere.
NorShor Nosh - NorShor Nosh, a food and beverage lifestyle brand that advocates for the Eat.Drink.Savor lifestyle. Check out Pete's site and follow him and you won't be disappointed.
Kelleher Family Vineyards - Remarkable small production wines from Napa Valley and I am proud to call them a partner in my wine distribution company in NC. Stop by and Visit them at Brix Restaurnt in Napa or you can get the wine directly from their site. You will not find it in stores. If you contact them please say hi to Valerie for me.
Toska Truffles - My local source for a variety of the finest truffles from around the world, He also ships for those of you not on the Charlotte area. Alex knows his truffles and is the only place/person I trust to get my truffles from.