Dining

Mikes-Farm

Biscuits, Hayrides, and Christmas Trees

A farm in Back Swamp has a collection of country comforts that make it worth a stop.
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A Sweet Potato Sampler

Go beyond the basic baked sweet potato with these four places to try our official state vegetable.
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Crossroads Cafe

In a community so small it lacks its own ZIP code, residents find identity at Byrum’s.
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Game Day Grub

Pirate Nation preps for battle at Cubbie’s.
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Toubee Phromsavanh and guests at Granny's Old Fashioned Donuts in Aberdeen North Carolina.

Something Sweet

A little doughnut in the little town of Aberdeen makes big community connections.
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The Skylight Inn in Ayden North Carolina

The Skylight Inn

Skylight founder Pete Jones once said, “A place like this don’t need any sign.”
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Short Sugar's Pit Bar B Q in Reidsville North Carolina

Short Sugar’s Pit Bar-B-Q

Much of Short Sugar’s reputation comes from owner David Wilson’s homemade sauce.
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The Pit Authentic Barbecue in Raleigh

The Pit Authentic Barbecue

The Pit provides a rather upscale setting for Raleigh patrons to enjoy authentic, pit-cooked barbecue.
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B’s Barbecue

There are no telephones or take-out menus at B’s. What there is, though, is plenty of whole-hog barbecue, cooked to tender perfection.
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Allen & Son Barbecue in Chapel Hill North Carolina

Allen & Son Barbeque

Keith Allen’s old-fashioned, hands-on method earned him a place in North Carolina’s barbecue canon.
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