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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...
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The Case for Food Criticism in Charlotte: A look at the need for informed, ethical restaurant criticism in an era of pay-to-play 'influencers'

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 days ago

" . . . When that happens, and when influencers become primary sources of restaurant information, diners grow confused and distrustful, and restaurateurs are deprived of an incentive to improve—and...

Wilmington updates?

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by ksbee 21 days ago

Am planning a short trip to Wilmington in February, and it looks like all of the posts are about 6 years old. Many mention Catch and Caprice Bistro - are there any updates on great food? Am thinkin...

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Rye Flour/Meal in the Triangle

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by Remsleep 1 month ago

Having received excellent feedback on my first go at sourdough rye bread, I'm looking to branch out. Unfortunately, rye flour is hard to find and rye meal is so far non-extant. WF* and HT have Arro...

What are you looking to try in 2020?

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by burgeoningfoodie 2 months ago

A new year and new places to try (even ones that haven't been created). For those that are still standing or imminent, what places in our area are you looking forward to trying? How about in the ...

Passion flower/fruit

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by ae31860 1 month ago

I am live in North Carolina, in the southeast of the foothills. I love passion fruit. However, getting it in the store is expensive and it is very hard to find. So, I began to wonder if I could gro...

Here are the rural residents who sued the world’s largest hog producer over waste and odors – and won

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

" . . . When a hog farm opened next door in 1985, Farland said, the odor was nothing like that of her family’s five pigs. 'If you ever had a sick child that had diarrhea and you accidentally left t...

Looking for Jan Pong--RTP area

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by Panski 4 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

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by burgeoningfoodie 3 months 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...

To kowtow or to not kowtow

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by burgeoningfoodie 5 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

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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?

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by Tehama 4 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

ToothTooth
by ToothTooth 6 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

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by loves2cook82 7 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

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by burgeoningfoodie 5 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?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 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

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by burgeoningfoodie 6 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

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 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

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by Tom from Raleigh 5 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

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by burgeoningfoodie 5 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,...