Iron & Artistry

In a shop outside of Morganton, a modern blacksmith and his wife turn elemental materials — metal and wood — into elegant works that can be found all over town, and beyond.

5 Buffet Restaurants Serving Up Sunday Supper

You get what you get and you don’t fuss a bit. That’s the golden rule at a home-cooked Sunday supper. But at a buffet, the meal is all about choice — turnip or mustard greens? Fried chicken or ham? Mac ’n’ cheese or macaroni salad? — even if you choose a little of everything. These five restaurants know that on Sunday, a full plate is a full heart.

Spring Sips

What drink pairs best with a North Carolina spring? “Plow-to-pint” craft beer made with fresh, local ingredients! Check out some of the seasonal offerings from five craft breweries across the state.