At first, many Gate City residents didn’t know what to make of Reubens and Rachels or lox and bagels. Forty-five years later, they wouldn’t want their beloved local deli to change a thing — and its owners are happy to oblige.
North Carolina’s Iconic Food Imports
There’s really no such thing as a Carolina bagel or Queen City gumbo. But if the following culinary traditions weren’t exactly invented in North Carolina, we’ve certainly made them our own.