North Carolina

A Bite-Size Stop in Wilmington, North Carolina

Planning a stop in Wilmington, North Carolina? Here’s where to eat, drink, and stay, and what to see and do. Just two hours south of Raleigh, in a nook off of the Atlantic Ocean lies North Carolina...

Looking for Jan Pong--RTP area

by Panski 2 months ago

We were on our way home from Raleigh on a very rainy day and decided to warm up with a bowl of Jan Pong at China Express in Durham. Such horror to find the restaurant was permanently closed. We ...

Date Night Worthy in Chapel Hill area

by burgeoningfoodie 1 month ago

Finally getting a night out with my wife in December and don't usually dine in Chapel Hill. What are some restaurants that are good date night out? We will be attending the evening performance of...

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To kowtow or to not kowtow

by burgeoningfoodie 3 months ago

My birthday is in October and extended family and I are going to be attending a matinee show in Durham during the latter part of the month. I've been told since it is near my birthday I get to cho...

New BBQ joint opens in Carrboro

by romansperson 3 years ago

Called CrossTies, just opened yesterday in the space where Southern Rail used to be. Owned by the same guy who runs the Venable. Their website has a downloadable menu: http://crosstiesbbq.com/

Where to go in Asheville? Anyone been to Jargon yet?

by Tehama 2 months ago

We've been to most of the well known Asheville restaurants and wanted to try something new for date night. Anyone have any feedback on "Jargon" https://jargonrestaurant.com/menu/ or have suggestio...

Robert's Grocery - Wrightsville Beach, NC

by ToothTooth 4 months ago

I know you can buy Robert's chicken salad at Harris Teeter, but I was wondering if anyone had an approximation of that chicken salad recipe that they would be willing to share?

Favorite Restaurants in Downtown Raleigh or Durham

by loves2cook82 4 months ago

Looking for a good place to go for a birthday dinner, just me and my husband. Used to be a fan of Poole's Diner, but I don't want to go somewhere I'll have to stand around waiting an hour for a tab...

NC Seafood Festival

by burgeoningfoodie 2 months ago

Planning a trip to NC Seafood Festival in Morehead City. Anyone ever been? If so what should I expect? What should I definitely eat and what should I avoid? Thanks

Love Bao Taiwanese Kitchen in Cary?

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by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Stumbled upon the images in this IG account and thought the food looks quite good. So I'm passing it along to the local community to check out. Love Bao opened in July and is in the food court of H...

Eating around Beaufort and Morehead City, NC

by burgeoningfoodie 3 months ago

I'm taking a weekend trip in October to the Beaufort/Morehead City area of NC. I haven't been that way in ages. Does anyone have any good recommendations? Heard El's Drive in is really going on...

Endangered Species: North Carolina Barbecue

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by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

". . . In December, Keith Allen quietly announced the closing of Allen & Son in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, considered by many to be the perfect fulcrum between Eastern North Carolina and Lexingto...

Good Pancakes in Chapel Hill or Durham

by Tom from Raleigh 2 months ago

When I eat breakfast which is rarely, I get something with eggs and meat. My daughter wants to go out for pancakes, which is fine, but I don't know who in the area has good pancakes. Let's cross th...

Lunching between Kinston and Havelock NC

by burgeoningfoodie 2 months ago

So taking a trip to the coast and wondering what are some good choices to lunch between Kinston and Havelock. It has been awhile since I've been through that neck of the woods. It will be myself,...

New Thai Place in Carrboro

by Tom from Raleigh 3 months ago

I was driving in the metropolis of Carrboro the other day and I saw that there's a Thai restaurant going into what used to be Spike's Hot Chicken. I took a picture from my phone as I drove by, but ...

Fresh duck breasts? Chapel Hill/Carrboro

by Rory 3 months ago

hounds I'm trying to be creative for Rosh Hashanah , so is there any place in the area that sells fresh duck breasts? Weaver St has frozen ones but am not keen.

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by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

A couple of posts down from the top of the California location page is the insert "Topics Related to California". It directs to SACRAMENTO, SAN JOSE and SAN DIEGO. I think this is misleading si...

Chido Taco

by Tom from Raleigh 3 months ago

Truly excellent tacos at Chido Taco! I could see their tortillas were pressed freshly as I waited to order. Their pastor is cooked on a vertical spit in the traditional way. Many local places have ...

Triangle: New Stores to Check Out

by Tom from Raleigh 4 months ago

It's been pretty quiet on this board, so I thought I'd make a post. I've recently moved to Highway 54 & I-40 in Chapel Hill. I'm still exploring the area and I've come across a few new markets that...

Kokyu Soon To Open

by burgeoningfoodie 5 months ago

I've been doing PT in South Durham (Hwy 54) and the newest Kokyu establishment is right next door. Yesterday I was there and aside from hiring, the place was painted, furnished and had at least o...