Meet Cheetie Kumar, an innovative Raleigh chef and two-time James Beard finalist — and a Food category judge for this year’s Made in NC Awards.
8 Farm-to-Table Restaurants from Mountains to Coast
These eight restaurants pull inspiration from North Carolina’s seasonal bounty to create one-of-a kind meals that truly highlight the meaning of “field-to-fork.”
A Smoker Named Jezebel at Southern Smoke
The line is out the door at Southern Smoke, a tiny carryout barbecue joint in Garland with a big following. Their secret is knowing how to tend both fire and family at the same time.
Clear Run Grocery
Most evenings, Clear Run Grocery sits dark and silent. But once a month, a bluegrass jam kicks up the dust and pulls in pickers and players from the surrounding Sandhills.