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.


Hurricane Cocktail Recipe

A bright and fruity hurricane cocktail is the quintessential summer drink. Drop a couple of extra maraschino cherries in...

A Guide to Brunch in North Carolina

The opportunity for a relaxing brunch only comes around once a week, and that's if you're lucky. When you...

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....