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...

Good Pancakes in Chapel Hill or Durham

by Tom from Raleigh 9 days 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...

NC Seafood Festival

by burgeoningfoodie 12 days 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

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Lunching between Kinston and Havelock NC

by burgeoningfoodie 12 days 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,...

To kowtow or to not kowtow

by burgeoningfoodie 22 days 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 Thai Place in Carrboro

by Tom from Raleigh 2 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 29 days 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 27 days 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 1 month 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 2 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 3 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...

Convivio opens in downtown Durham

by jnwall 1 month ago

Convivio, the new Italian restaurant in downtown Durham, has opened with a limited menu of bar snacks and small plates. We went last Friday night and found the space inviting, the owners (both from...

Favorite Restaurants in Downtown Raleigh or Durham

by loves2cook82 3 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...

M.Sushi/M.Kokko owner opens next joint

by burgeoningfoodie 1 year 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...

How 'Waffle House Index' plays a key role in FEMA hurricane response; 69 percent of Bojangles' are in Florence's path

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by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . One restaurant that almost never closes or is hurt by storms, however, is Waffle House. The famously resilient chain is consistently known to be the last of businesses to remain open when o...

Eating around Beaufort and Morehead City, NC

by burgeoningfoodie 2 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...

Robert's Grocery - Wrightsville Beach, NC

by ToothTooth 2 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?

Charlotte - Tried some new things

by concordcourtney 2 months ago

Recently we had a spurt over over-indulgence and tried a lot of new places. Most were just new to us. I didn't get to try as many international foods as I wanted as I didn't have a willing partner ...

Tea rings in Raleigh, NC area

by KyMikey 2 months ago

I have some friends in Garner NC just south of Raleigh that are really into bakery tea rings, especially the ones with pecans on top. I only see them once a year, but we always have to bring them ...

New (intriguing) Italian Restaurant coming to Downtown Durham

by burgeoningfoodie 2 months ago

Now I know you are thinking that there are already two good options for Italian restaurants in Durham and I don't disagree, but this place that is coming about may offer a few uniquities like dried...

What is worth the schlep?

by thecuriousone 3 months ago

Hi All So much is distributed by the big chains. My question is about places that stock locally produced items. I'm looking for the small supermarkets that stock rub/east coast sauce, fresh gro...