The covered dish. The church picnic. The Wednesday night supper. North Carolina’s communal gatherings embrace the spirit of faith, fellowship, and food.
They don’t call Greensboro’s Carraway United Methodist Church “The Hot Dog Church” for nothing.
For as long as anyone at First Baptist Church in Kinston can remember, Wednesday night suppers have served as a midweek battery charger.
Volunteers at St. Matthews Church in Morganton bake laughter and love into every loaf at Open Hearts Bakery.
The Garden of Eaten Cafe at First Baptist Church in Hickory welcomes diners for food and fellowship.
The stained glass, hardwood floors, and full bar make this restaurant look upscale, but the flavor of the barbecue is smoky and down-home.
A quirky combination of a brewpub, butchery, and farm creates an experience that brings in curious travelers from miles around.
Take our favorite roadside diners, drive-ins, and dairy bars featured in our March 2013 issue on the road with you with this downloadable checklist.
In a remote corner of western North Carolina, just before you cross the state line, a second generation of Gibsons keeps the pit stoked.