In southern Brunswick County, a handful of families turned their town into a household name and their restaurants into destinations. They built a legacy on local seafood.
Roadside Assistance: 9 North Carolina Road Trip Snacks
Running on empty? Time to fuel up! Luckily, some of the best homegrown snacks can be found in gas stations across North Carolina. Pull off the highway to fill your tank — and your belly.
That’s Amore: Luna Pizza Café in Greenville
An ECU professor became a student of traditional Italian pizza-making, bringing his refined skills and love of good food back to his college town to open a café called Luna.
One Big Backyard Bean Party
The idea struck some as odd at first. Nevertheless, Lloyd and Frances Shore persisted. Now, a crowd gathers every May in Durham County to spoon up a special kind of camaraderie — and, of course, beans.
The Story of the Toot-N-Tell
Once upon a time, drive-in customers pulled up to a family restaurant with a funny name. Nearly 75 years later, loyal regulars are still enjoying this classic Southern buffet in Garner.
A Fisherman’s Muse
Ramona came to Dean Dosher as a kind of daydream, so he built her from memory and vintage parts. Now, when he pilots her along the Lockwood Folly River, the journey is a homecoming and a discovery.
4 Buffet Restaurants Serving Up Sunday Supper
You get what you get and you don’t fuss a bit. That’s the golden rule at a home-cooked Sunday supper. But at a buffet, the meal is all about choice — turnip or mustard greens? Fried chicken or ham? Mac ’n’ cheese or macaroni salad? — even if you choose a little of everything. These four restaurants know that on Sunday, a full plate is a full heart.
Creative concoctions made with fresh flowers give us five ways to enjoy a taste of spring.
Whether elegantly glazed, pinned with pineapple, or shellacked with Cheerwine, ’tis the season for fancy hams.