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.


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...

Bourbon Lemonade Cocktail Recipe

In this bourbon lemonade recipe, everyone's favorite picnic drink gets a splash of spirits and a sprig of rosemary....

Single Brothers Boasts Cocktails with Conversation

Where cocktails spark conversation in Winston-Salem.

Music and Food Merge at Soundbites at the Pub

Trade the auditorium chair for a seat at the table: The North Carolina Symphony’s Soundbites at the Pub series...

Baileys Chai Cocktail Recipe

For all those rainy, chilly days in March, this Baileys Chai cocktail recipe will certainly soothe the soul.

Collard Cravings

A sandwich of backyard ingredients represents the heritage and homeland of a North Carolina Tribe.

St. Paddy’s Day Sweet Potatoes and Greens Recipe

Colcannon is a traditional Irish dish of white potatoes and greens. Serve this Southern version, featuring North Carolina sweet...

Kings of Livermush

In grits, on white bread, or scrambled with eggs, this Cleveland County staple is much more than “Southern weird.”

Southern Irish Soda Bread Cornbread Recipe

This cornbread is the perfect accompaniment for our Southern St. Patrick’s Day meal. Caraway seed brings the flavor usually...