The November 2015 Issue

november 2015
Photography by Stacey Van Berkel

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Editor’s Welcome

Our Season of So Much

by Elizabeth Hudson

Our State Great 8

Finding Mayberry

by Jeremy Markovich

Carolina Classic: The Coziest Month

by Susan Stafford Kelly

Our State Quiz

Carolina Comfort Foods

by Alan Hodge

Family Tradition

Fried Turkey Day

by Drew Perry


The Marines of Montford Point

by Kevin Maurer


Sizzle and Savor

by Daniel Wallace

Recipes: Think Outside the Piecrust

by Lynn Wells

Restaurant: Where Everyone Eats

by Kathleen Purvis

Travel & Culture

A Shorter Route to Nowhere

by Jeremy Markovich

City Portrait: Wilmington

by Wendy Brenner

Studio Tour: Burk Uzzle

by Susan Stafford Kelly

Books & Music

by Katie Fennell

Giving Thanks

The best Thanksgiving setting comes with character.
by Susan Stafford Kelly

Photo Essay

Home for Thanksgiving

Four of North Carolina’s best chefs invite us into their home kitchens.

Ramblin’ Man: Gravel Dreams

Getting onto the unpaved road is good for the soul.
by T. Edward Nickens

Features: The Restaurant Issue

A Chef’s Town

Vivian Howard, a TV show, and Kinston’s rise to culinary mecca.
by Jeremy Markovich

A Daily Slice of Life

Urban Ministries of Durham defies all free-food stereotypes.
by Elizabeth Shestak

The Blind Pig Supper Club

by Jeremy Markovich

The Speedway Club

by Matt Crossman

Table 16

by Jeri Rowe

S&T’s Soda Shoppe

by Adam Lucas

The Beefmastor Inn

by Adam Lucas

Carolina Calendar

The View from Here: Washington


First Frost

by T. Edward Nickens

Native: Elk

by T. Edward Nickens