Henderson has had to rebuild itself more than once, and is all about the old and the new. As you plan your visit, include these spots for the best of both.
One couple’s passion project gives Cary residents and visitors a new place to get away, dine out — or even stay in.
In 1942, the United States enacted its first food ration of World War II — on sugar. After the war was over, many returning soldiers headed to the kitchen to make their lives a little, well, sweeter. Today, three North Carolina bakeries that opened in the wake of the war endure. Their stories are our history. And their cakes are pretty tasty, too.
A mother-daughter team serves up cookies, cakes, éclairs, and more in a cozy storefront in Gaston County.
Here, where the science of baking rises to an art form, cakes become extraordinary sculptures worthy of the weddings, showers, and birthdays they’re made to celebrate.
There’s a cast of characters behind each innovative dish at Panciuto in Hillsborough — and the chef makes sure that each farmer and artisan gets to take a bow.
Hot coffee, fresh bread, and friendly faces make this Watauga County bakery a community staple for local residents and Appalachian State students alike.
A dream and plenty of pastries propelled a Beaufort County baker’s business from a market stand to a historic downtown building with an abundance of charm.
In a bright and modern storefront, three friends mill their own flour to bake bread the old-fashioned way.