Food

From the best down home food recipes in North Carolina to dining and chef profiles, Our State magazine captures the flavor of North Carolina.


A Guide to Homebrewing in North Carolina

Making your own beer might seem complicated, but with the help of our guide to homebrewing, you might've just...

Happy NC Beer Month 2015

Say "cheers!" April is North Carolina Beer Month, so pull up a barstool and celebrate the craft beer industry...

Geeks-N-Taps Mixes Science with Beer

A traveling event series concocts fun, new ways to teach the science behind the drafts we drink, giving a...

Springtime Brunch Recipes

Celebrate warm weather and bright, fresh produce with a pairing as colorful as the season: chilled carrot soup and...

Vegan, Reinvented at Asheville’s Plant Restaurant

Here’s what you won’t find at Asheville’s Plant restaurant: meat, dairy, or eggs. What will you find? A creative...

Bojangles’ and the Southern Fried IPO

The iconic Southern fast-food chain is fixin’ to sell you some stock with your sweet tea. Will it stay...

Why We Celebrate North Carolina Beer Month

Sean Lilly Wilson of Fullsteam Brewery believes there are (at least) six reasons to support North Carolina Beer Month....

Stuffed Strawberries with Balsamic Vinegar

This delightfully creative recipe won first place in the Local Flavor Recipe Contest presented by Lowes Foods.

NC Farm-To-Table Restaurants to Visit This Spring

You saw our winter list of farm-to-table restaurants. This spring, check out these seven restaurants with offerings...