What’s a sonker? Ask bakers in and around Mount Airy, and you’ll get a thousand different answers. One thing’s for certain: It’s a North Carolina original.
Rockford General Store
8 Stops On the Surry Sonker Trail
This one-of-a-kind dessert that defies definition is the signature dish of Surry County — and each stop on the Sonker Trail is part of a delicious history.
A Bunch of Bologna: 3 Spots to Get a Fried Bologna Sandwich
Craving a taste of childhood? These restaurants and shops serve up classic fried bologna sandwiches for the young and the young at heart.
Surry County’s Secret
Why is it called sonker? No one knows for sure. But when locals hanker for warm, juicy fruit baked into a sweet crust, they know just where to go.