Tim Bass

Tim Bass is a former newspaper reporter who teaches creative writing at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Farm Tour

Shelton Herb Farm in Leland

In Brunswick County, a former marine biologist grows a bounty of herbs, vegetables, and edible flowers on her family farm.


The Country Squire in Kenansville

The Country Squire has a long history of fine dining in Duplin County. Locals and beach travelers love the place. And, for reasons unexplained, so do ghosts.


The Brass Beacon of Dunn

In Harnett County, the family-owned Brass Lantern Steak House welcomes locals and travelers along Interstate 95 to toast life’s milestones.


Pharm to Table at Rx in Wilmington

At Rx, Wilmington’s pharmacy-turned-restaurant, the atmosphere is modern, but the food philosophy is as old as Southern cooking itself.