Galley Gourmet

Two decades after it was born in Morehead City, Mariner’s Menu — the ultimate guide to preparing North Carolina seafood — continues to evolve.

Crabby Chic at Washington Crab

A seafood processing company — and its modest restaurant nearby — has been a family-owned mainstay in Beaufort County for more than half a century. Folks don’t come here for fancy cocktails or waterfront views — they come for the catch of the day and the friendly small-town feel.

Soup from the Sound

Made with just a few simple, on-hand ingredients, Hatteras clam chowder has sustained generations of islanders. And when it’s time to put a pot on, Pamlico Sound provides.