Andrea Weigl

Weigl, a Pittsburgh native, came to the South to be a courthouse reporter. But it didn't take long for her to find her true loves: pimento cheese, shrimp and grits, and biscuits and gravy. She now writes about food for various publications and manages the food blog for newsobserver.com in Raleigh.

Central

Centro in Raleigh

A transformative visit to Mexico inspired one chef to bring a taste of Oaxaca to North Carolina.

History

A Slice to Remember

When pizza parlors arrived in North Carolina, the checkered tablecloths and warm, garlicky welcome changed downtown eating — and campus life — forever.

Eats

Have Jerky, Will Travel

No longer mere trail fuel, craft jerky is having a moment. In the hands of North Carolina makers, this survival snack with ancient origins is upping its game.

Restaurant

A Feast of Love

Craig Love has turned surf culture into his own culinary style. Now, he’s got a kitchen full of surfers — from managers to cooks — who share his deep appreciation of the sea and all that it provides.

Eats

Celebrating Our Fleeting Figs

They’re here for only a month, but Ocracoke’s famous fruits have been preserved in the island’s heritage for generations.

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