Dining

beaufort grocery

Q&A with Wendy and Charles Park of Beaufort Grocery Company

Our State discusses Beaufort, local ingredients, and culinary inspiration with Wendy and Charles Park from Beaufort Grocery Company.
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BBQ

Bum’s Restaurant

The Dennis family doesn’t brag about its barbecue. Woodsmoke wafting through downtown Ayden is glory enough.

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Little Pigs BBQ

Peggy Swicegood says her husband, Joe, is the face of this restaurant. For 50 years, he’s shared a smile and said hello.
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Charlotte

Price’s Chicken Coop

Charlotte’s Price’s Chicken Coop is an old school favorite.
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PieBird

Love by the Slice: PieBird in Raleigh

It’s not on the menu, but PieBird’s crusted offerings have led to at least one trip down the aisle.
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Corbett's

Burgers & Bottle Caps: Corbett’s Burgers & Soda Bar

At Corbett’s Burgers & Soda Bar in Cary, choose from more than 250 bottled sodas to enjoy with your meal.
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McCall's Bar-B-Que

McCall’s Bar-B-Que

These two men do barbecue on a big scale, but not by sacrificing quality. In barbecue-loving Goldsboro, they wouldn’t dare.
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Root & Vine

Elegant Comfort: Root & Vine in Morganton

By that we mean Cheerwine barbecue sauce, which is just one of the reasons you should eat at Root & Vine in Morganton.
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Ground Steak Sandwich

Ever Hear of a Ground-Steak Sandwich?

It sounds like a burger or a sloppy joe — but it’s not quite either. What it is, and why you’ll have to drive to Mount Airy to eat one.
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Stephenson's Barbecue

Stephenson’s Barbecue

If a hog isn’t pit-cooked, it isn’t barbecue. That’s Andy Stephenson’s belief. He says his father wouldn’t have had it any other way.
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