WCHL: Pho Happiness

WCHL: Pho Happiness Raised in Vietnam, Andy Hoang, the owner and operator of Franklin Street’s Pho Happiness, immigrated to California in his late teens with his mother. Growing up, he had always dreamed of owning a restaurant where he could expose people to the...

WCHL: Tonya’s Cookies

WCHL: Tonya’s Cookies After several attempts to make a cookie that tasted like her grandmother’s pecan pie, Tonya Council was about to throw out another batch of cookies when her mom stopped her. You’ve got something, her mom told her after trying a cookie....

WCHL: Market and Moss

WCHL: Market and Moss Annie Johnston’s first job was as a server at Pazzo in Southern Village when she was in high school. Fifteen years later, Johnston has come a long way – she just celebrated the grand opening of her own restaurant, Market and Moss, in Pazzo’s...

WCHL: Carlisle & Linny Vintage Jewelry

WCHL: Carlisle & Linny Vintage Jewelry Photo by Lindsley Bowen When she was younger, Lindsley Bowen would accompany her parents when they went shopping for antiques. Bowen was the only one of four children who enjoyed these trips. “I would pick up jewelry and...

WCHL: Brandwein’s Bagels

WCHL: Brandwein’s Bagels With a slightly crispy outside and a chewy airy inside, the boiled and baked bagels at Brandwein’s Bagels have the authenticity of a New York-style bagel. Born and raised in New York, Alex Brandwein, the owner of Brandwein’s Bagels,...

WCHL: Andi Sobbe Pottery

WCHL: Andi Sobbe Pottery Andi Sobbe has been a potter since her days as a Girl Scout. Despite taking a 25-year pottery hiatus to raise a family and work as a fundraiser for UNC-Chapel Hill, Sobbe, who is based in Chatham County, N.C., has devoted the majority of her...