Dining

Dixie Drive-In in Lumberton

Hungry? Follow the crowd to this can’t-miss burger joint in Lumberton.

Dining

Game Day Grub

Pirate Nation preps for battle at Cubbie’s.

Central

Biscuits and Burgers

Morganton residents start and end their day at Allison’s.

Food

Burger, with Everything

The humble burger gladly bears the various tastes of its individual eaters. And its heart and soul as a beef-on-a-bun creation never falters, never lets us down. By Duncan Murrell.

History

The Story of Hardee’s

Burger chain founder Wilber Hardee abandoned his namesake brand soon after launching it, but he never ventured far from the burger business.

Dining

Art’s Place

Tammy Nichols has owned and operated the Kitty Hawk restaurant since 2008, but customers don’t have to look very hard to see the essence of the burger joint Art Glidden built 30 years ago.

Central

Second Street Lunch

If you stop in at Second Street Lunch in Roanoke Rapids, order your burger any way you want it — and pay no mind to owner Danny Haislip’s notorious attitude.

Central

Wimpy’s Grill

At Wimpy’s in Durham, napkins are futile and condiment stains are a sure sign of battle. Here, the brave take on burgers, and everyone wins.

Dining

Jimmy Mac’s Restaurant

A menu with 20 different burgers is reason enough to stop by the popular Bryson City restaurant. The family feel is another.