When Greensboro fourth graders decided to launch a “state cookie” campaign, they got a lesson in civics, as well as patience. It turns out, nothing about Moravian cookies is easy — except, of course, eating them.
17 Charlotte Restaurants Dishing Up International Fare
Our guide to the authentic (and delicious) global fare that has helped turn Charlotte into a foodie destination — no passport required.
Bertie County’s Secret Dish: Tomato Pudding
Call it a pudding if you like, but it’s more like a cobbler. Though neither word quite describes the sweet-and-savory tomato recipe that has long been a local specialty.
5 Serious North Carolina Pizza Joints
Artisan pizza, with its thin crust and cheese that tastes of the woodsmoke in which it was baked, outshines its boxed-and-ready cousins. These five restaurants deliver the traditional Italian version with North Carolina ingredients.
Bundles of Love
For a Venezuelan family in Charlotte, Christmas cooking goes on all month, and then some. But one special tamale-making ritual really brings home the holiday.
The Great Punch Comeback
A new generation has discovered the festive wonders of Grandma’s punch bowl. And holiday spirits have never been brighter.
Two Churches, One Table
Thanksgiving has always been about coming together. For a pair of churches in Wilmington, this year’s holiday menu is inspired by a new cookbook that connects two communities: one historically black, and the other predominantly white.
Southern Soul of Charlotte: A Mill Town On The Menu
The restaurant Haberdish, in the heart of Charlotte’s hip arts district, doesn’t just give a passing nod to NoDa’s industrial past. It embraces it with touches big and small.
The Queen of Spruce Pine
This enterprising young woman with strong convictions has created a down-home market marvel through her farm and food.