Chili topped with sour cream and cheese

Margie Pfohl’s Chili

Loaded with beef and beans and topped with shredded cheddar, this hearty chili from Fred's General Mercantile in Beech Mountain has been warming skiers and hikers for decades.

Country ham biscuits

Our Plate

From Southern classics like ham biscuits to small-town creations like bright red hot dogs, how much do you know about North Carolina’s quintessential foods?