Seabird restaurant in downtown Wilmington is a legend in the making, reflecting the beauty of the ocean in the elegant interior design and on the plate.
Lightly Breaded & Perfectly Fried: The Legacy of Calabash
In southern Brunswick County, a handful of families turned their town into a household name and their restaurants into destinations. They built a legacy on local seafood.
Crabby Chic at Washington Crab
A seafood processing company — and its modest restaurant nearby — has been a family-owned mainstay in Beaufort County for more than half a century. Folks don’t come here for fancy cocktails or waterfront views — they come for the catch of the day and the friendly small-town feel.
Fresh, Fried, & Riverside at Riverview Cafe
On the banks of the New River in Sneads Ferry, four generations of the same family have been frying shrimp and baking pies seven days a week since 1946.
Beyond Biscuits in New Bern
For the owner of The Country Biscuit, welcoming diners is the fulfillment of a decades-long dream. And diners’ dreams come true when they try the glazed biscuit doughnut holes.
39 Legendary North Carolina Seafood Restaurants
After nearly a century — or just a couple of years — these seafood restaurants have become coastal icons, the places we know, love, and return to again and again.
Next Stop: Fine Dining at Grand Olde Station
Lake Toxaway’s train depot has turned into a cozy space where diners learn about the area’s history over approachable and refined dishes.
First in Flights
Not just for breweries: In the spirit of sampling, restaurants across North Carolina have taken the concept of tasting flights to creative new heights.
Mebane’s Deviled Delights
Alongside the usual samples of lagers and ales, Bright Penny Brewing offers a very special kind of flight: deviled eggs, (almost) just like Grandma’s.