North Carolina

A Guide to Barbecue Sauces of the Carolinas

We love all regional barbecue variations and have explored the United States of Sauce in general, but Carolina BBQ sauce styles deserve an even closer look. While innovation and cross-pollination have...

BBQ in NC and Georgia near I-95??

by erica 1 year ago

Every year I begin one of these thread and this year is it more complicated due to the virus when many places have cut house or even closed. No more of my favor route, via Ches Bridge Tunnel. Thi...

Fonda Lupita -- Sanford

by jnwall 3 months ago

In case anyone has missed the news, EATER has decided that the Mexican restaurant Fonda Lupita in Sanford, NC is one of the eleven best new restaurants in the USA. Fonda Lipita's website is here: h...

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Please help finalize itinerary for Durham (and some time in Raleigh)!

by indiefoodie 5 months ago

Hello, 4 of us will be visiting Durham in a few weeks. This'll be my first visit and the priority is to try stuff that Durham/Raleigh does well and NYC does not! Things like BBQ, southern food, b...

Winston-Salem fine dining

by sidcundiff 5 months ago

The best fine dining in Winston-Salem is at Ryan's, Bernardin's and if one wants to travel to Greensboro Green Valley Grill.

Name of Greek Place off Franklin Street in the 80's/90's?

by jcpageca 15 years ago

There used to be a greek place on the corner across from schoolkid's, opposite the post office. Next to where Hector's is now. Er, Chapel Hill, this is. We used to eat there in high school and...

Damson Plums

by CCfromNC 5 months ago

Does anyone have a source for Damson Plums within an hour of Raleigh?

Asheville / Asheville-area Updates?

by Tehama 10 months ago

Hey everyone! Hopefully Covid is getting under control now. What are the best Asheville (and Waynesville / Sylva if venturing farther west) spots now? Love some fresh recommendations. (And does...

Trip Report

by Gspeed37 7 months ago

Thanks to all you Hounds for some great recommendations in Nags Head NC for our 5 night stay. You did not steer us wrong! 1) For take-out or eat-in sandwiches/salads the Country Deli in Nags Hea...

A Couple of Shout-Outs

by Guilty Gourmand 1 year ago

The Southeast board has been pretty dead which I've chalked up to our collective inability to dine, explore, or try new things but maybe also partially out of fear (or respect) for publicly comment...

Has the American-Grown Truffle Finally Broken Through?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

But don’t congratulate her yet. “We were never doing this just to make money,” Rosborough says. “The goal has always been to get this technology into the hands of small farmers. If, in a few years,...

Asheville, NC with family

by burgeoningfoodie 9 months ago

Heading to Asheville area of NC during the summer with a somewhat picky 3rd grader. Restaurant suggestions? Please don't recommend something that is like an hour away. Looking at Asheville, Hend...

Heritage Apple Search and Apple Trees for Sale

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

This website landed in my inbox today, offering heritage apple trees for sale in the fall. Perhaps more interesting is the effort to find and save lost, heirloom varieties. The site can also help i...

Intercontinental Study Sheds Light on the Microbial Life of Sourdough

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 months ago

"Abstract: Humans have relied on sourdough starter microbial communities to make leavened bread for thousands of years, but only a small fraction of global sourdough biodiversity has been character...

Convivio, in Durham

by jnwall 10 months ago

We had a delicious Easter Day lunch yesterday at Convivio, at 104 City Hall Plaza, in Durham. Our meal included charcuterie, salad with burrata, three different house-made pastas, plus servings of...

Eating with a kid around Little Washington

by burgeoningfoodie 9 months ago

Gonna be in Greenville/Little Washington, NC for what amounts to a day and wondering what is good to eat there for a family of three at various meals. Kid is a bit picky.

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

by Tehama 2 years 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...

Seed sales at all time high

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

This news report is from North Carolina, but I'm hearing the same in California. Demand for seed has increased, prices are climbing and there will be shortages in the spring. So plan ahead and b...

Lee's One Fortune Farm Rice | Western North Carolina

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Intrigued by this coverage of Lee's One Fortune Farm, Hmong refugee farmers in Western North Carolina growing rice varieties native to the highlands of Laos. They sell at the local farmers market. ...