To us they’re neighborhood gems or date night favorites, but these North Carolina restaurants are making their mark in the culinary world one dish a time.
A dream and plenty of pastries propelled a Beaufort County baker’s business from a market stand to a historic downtown building with an abundance of charm.
Sherefé — named after the Turkish word for “cheers” — serves up flavors of the Mediterranean alongside heaping helpings of warmth and hospitality.
Raised on Southern comfort food and trained in traditional culinary arts, a chef in Winston-Salem brings the best of both worlds to his menu at Willow’s Bistro.
In Halifax — once famous for its role in the fight for American independence — The Hen & The Hog is championing a new cause: reinventing the town through the power of food.
The owners of Buxton Hall Barbecue bring fresh ideas to the table, yet they never lose sight of the whole-hog tradition at the heart of their restaurant.
These farm-to-table restaurants don’t let the cold weather stifle their creativity — they work with what’s available, and their menus are anything but boring.
The Carolina Coffee Shop has served breakfast, lunch, and dinner for nearly a century, but it’s the stories told by generations of loyal customers that people remember most.
A well-traveled chef found a home in Morganton. Now, he finds a home for all manner of local ingredients on the menu at his restaurant, Wisteria Southern Gastropub.