Tag Archives: diners

Roadside Eats

Get more out of our favorite roadside diners, drive-ins, and dairy bars featured in our March 2013 issue with our downloadable checklist, an interactive map, and a special giveaway.
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Burger, with Everything

The humble burger gladly bears the various tastes of its individual eaters. And its heart and soul as a beef-on-a-bun creation never falters, never lets us down. By Duncan Murrell.
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Posted in Food, June 2011 | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

South 21

One of Charlotte’s most popular drive-ins sticks to a winning combination of tradition and service.
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Posted in Dining, June 2011, Piedmont, Travel | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Second Street Lunch

If you stop in at Second Street Lunch in Roanoke Rapids, order your burger any way you want it — and pay no mind to owner Danny Haislip’s notorious attitude.
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Posted in Dining, June 2011, Piedmont, Travel | Tagged , , , | 31 Comments

Jimmy Mac’s

A menu with 20 different burgers is reason enough to stop by the popular Bryson City restaurant. The family feel is another.
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Posted in Dining, June 2011, Mountains, Travel | Tagged , , , | 11 Comments

Like Momma Made: Flat River Cafe

David and Angie Poindexter didn’t plan to open a restaurant. But when they found themselves responsible for the Flat River Cafe in Hurdle Mills, trusted family recipes pulled them through.
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Posted in Dining, Food, March 2011 | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Joey’s Pancake House

Anyone who has eaten breakfast at Joey’s knows the food is delicious and the service exceptional. What customers might not know is the love story that built the Maggie Valley restaurant.
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Posted in Food, January 2011, Mountains, People, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

The Perfect Pair

If you’re talking about the people who keep the eggs and biscuits coming, you would call the Old Richmond Grill Eddie and Hazel’s place. If you’re talking about the people who feel at home here, you’d call it everybody’s place.
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Posted in Food, January 2011, People, Piedmont | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Becky’s & Mary’s

When Becky Ingram left home, she had a job within an hour of arriving in High Point. Fifty years later, the restaurant she owns with her sister, Mary, is an institution, where love is the main ingredient and every dish comes with a side of conversation.

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Posted in Dining, Food, January 2011, People, Piedmont, Travel | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

Breakfast: Windy City Grill

Editor’s Note: Click here to see an interactive map of breakfast locations. Ellen Fountain remembers going to the Windy City Grill with her husband when they were freshmen at Lenoir-Rhyne College 20 years ago. “And 10 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday,
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