North Carolina

Guide to Barbecue Sauces of the Carolinas

While innovation and cross-pollination have their places in the modern American barbecue landscape, the hallmark of the genre has always been regional specificity. Beyond the smoked meat itself, state...

Charlotte - Off the radar recommendations

by concordcourtney 6 days ago

I know that Charlotte is not very active here, but I'm hoping a few might wake up. In a few weeks I am going to be childless for a few days and therefore able to eat all the spicy and unusual stuff...

Greentail's Seafood Market and Kitchen - OBX - Nags Head, NC

by ToothTooth 8 days ago

Just got back from a long 4th of July weekend in Nags Head and wanted to alert all you 'hounds to this great little seafood market and casual restaurant near mile post 11. Evidently, its been open ...

Japanese In the Triangle (preferably west side)

by burgeoningfoodie 15 days ago

Wife and I were watching an episode of Street Food on netflix and marveled at the izakaya and the yummy looking takoyaki and okonomiyaki. We know there are places that do "sushi" and places that d...

M.Sushi/M.Kokko owner opens next joint

by burgeoningfoodie 9 months ago

So Michael Lee who owned Sono and most recently M. Sushi and M. Kokko has most recently opened M. Tempura which as you might guess focuses on all things tempura. Haven't been yet, but look forward...

SE Raleigh, Cary, Morrisville Lunch Spots?

by Tom from Raleigh 1 month ago

Hi, I recently started a new job in Raleigh near Wade Ave and Edwards Mill Road. This an area I haven't spent much time in, so I'm eager to explore it. Here's what I've tried so far: Pam's ...

Reynolds Wrap ISO Chief Grilling Officer, deadline June 19

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

" . . . As CGO, you won’t need a comfy corner office because for two weeks in August, you’ll be busy tasting and savoring BBQ ribs from some of the top BBQ rib cities in the country. Along the way,...

Lunch near Duke Regional Hospital

by AreBe 2 months ago

Medical appointments place me in and near Duke Regional Hospital and the medical park on Ben Franklin / William Penn. I need Lunch options. I use a walker and need easy off-street parking, preferab...

Food stops along I-95

by tdg 3 years ago

I'm driving from Miami to NY, mostly straight up 95. Looking for recs of places to stop along the way. Criterion A: I don't want to go too far off 95. Criterion B: I'd like to find places that ...

Endangered Species: North Carolina Barbecue

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 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...

Advice for Best E. NC Style Barbecue (Pork) - Durham

by Noice 3 months ago

Going back for a college reunion Thursday of this week, and leaving Sunday night, and hoping to get the best barbecue sandwich of my dreams: vinegary, peppery, smoky pulled/chopped pork on a soft w...

Where to buy online whole grass fed rib roast?

by jalam 3 months ago

I am having a hard time finding an online place to order grass fed rib roast that are reasonable priced. I used to order from "The Meat Share" for 10lbs rib roast for $125, that was great until it ...

Softshells are here!

by ksbee 2 months ago

I've had a few great softshells in the last week. Had a wonderful sandwich at Picnic with the prerequiste soft squishy bun, iceburg lettuce and pickles. Have also just had a stellar sandwich at the...

So Hot, in Cary

by Rory 4 months ago

So Hot serves Chinese hotpot and I confess I haven't been there yet, but my students from the PRC rave about it and have been there 3 times and still are not sated. The place is crowded so you need...

Manhattan to Charlotte transplants looking for newbie advice!

by saregama 2 years ago

My friends are relocating from Manhattan to Charlotte, and we've been discussing the transition from the perspective of foodie New Yorkers. So I thought the best thing to do was to ask the advic...

Restaurants in Durham closed indefinitely

by romansperson 3 months ago

Due to the gas explosion that happened a few days ago, St. James Seafood and Torero's in downtown Durham will be closed indefinitely. The building that housed Kaffeinate, the coffee shop whose owne...

Durham Suggestions for SF Hound?

by Foodnut8 3 months ago

San Francisco hound visiting Durham area for the first time. What would you suggest that is not well represented here? (No need for Asian) Would love to try some real Southern Cuisine and BBQ...

Favorite New Cookbook "Deep Run Roots"

by bsobel226 2 years ago

Over the past few months I have become a huge fan of the PBS show "Chef's Life" featuring Vivian Howard. My wife picked up her book "Deep Run Roots: Stories and Recipes from My Corner of the South"...

Transfer Co. Food Hall in Raleigh

by Guilty Gourmand 2 months ago

Unless I've missed, I haven't seen any discussion here of the Transfer Co Food Hall in Raleigh. I've been several times to Benchwarmers Bagels and really like. Have only been to the Oyster Bar a ...

Nana’s reopening

by Stike 3 months ago

A little surprised there was no mention here already, the N&O had an article about it a little while ago. But. My son told me last night that when he was leaving work as he was walking back t...