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Southern Sandwich Tournament

Vote for your favorite Southern sandwiches in weekly tournament-style, head-to-head matchups.
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An International Tour of Sandwiches:
Old Havana Sandwich Shop

Next stop on the North Carolina International Tour of Sandwiches: Cuba.
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The Our State Lounge: Cocktail of the Month

Whether you prefer it shaken or stirred, made with gin or whiskey, there’s a handcrafted cocktail that’s sure to suit your style. Find your new favorite drink recipe below.
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This Sandwich Has Legs: Sanitary Fish Market

The acquired taste (and texture and appearance) of the Sanitary’s soft-shell crab sandwich.
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American Meltdown Grills ‘Em Up

Gussied up with pesto, pulled pork, or figs, the humble grilled cheese sandwich garners crowds — and national awards — for a Triangle-area food truck chef.
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Videri Chocolate Factory Champions Bean-to-Bar

If you’ve ever been curious about how a cacao bean becomes a candy bar, you’ll find the answer at Raleigh’s Videri Chocolate Factory.
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Southern Sandwich Tournament Weekly Update

Bring your appetite to the battle between bread, and help us solve this lunch lover’s debate. Read our weekly updates featuring play-by-play commentary.
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The Barbecue Sandwich, Deconstructed

A short treatise on love, buns, sauce, and that other mythical (chopped, sliced, pulled) stuff.
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Snappy Lunch’s Famous Pork Chop Sandwich

It’s the only Mount Airy business ever mentioned during the eight-year run of The Andy Griffith Show. And it’s not only the show that endures. The celebrity-endorsed pork chop sandwich at Snappy Lunch has a storied résumé all its own.
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Cherry Chocolate Date Nut Truffles Recipe

Fifteen minutes, a few pantry items, and a North Carolina wine are all it takes to make these bite-size treats. They’re almost as easy to make as they are to eat.
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Hellmann’s vs. Duke’s: Committing Mayo Mutiny

Spreads go head-to-head. Or bread-to-bread.
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