Kindred in Davidson is helmed by a James Beard finalist who specializes in contemporary Southern cuisine.
Small Towns, Big Flavor: North Carolina’s Hidden Culinary Gems

Raleigh, Durham, and Charlotte get all the attention, but these small-town food scenes in North Carolina are worth exploring.

Move over, Virginia. North Carolina has some of the best spots for a romantic couples' getaway. (Image via Shutterstock)
Sorry Virginia. North Carolina Is For Lovers.

Want to impress a date? From Manteo to Blowing Rock, North Carolina has natural beauty, great food, and loads of conversation-starters.

North Carolina has its own "wine country" in Yadkin Valley. (Image via
4 North Carolina Spots to Explore With Your BFF — Because Some Trips Are Better With Your Bestie

From yoga in the mountains to a Yadkin Valley wine tour, Cardinal & Pine lists some of the best destinations for you and your BFF.

Just in time for fall, Cardinal & Pine collects some of the best spots for picking apples in North Carolina. (Image for Shutterstock)
It’s Apple-Picking Season in North Carolina. Here’s Our Guide to the Best Spots This Fall.

Bar none, one of the best things you can do in North Carolina in the fall. Get picking.

Hikers in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina near Asheville. (Image via Shutterstock)
Beat the Crowds and Cabin Fever: Here Are Five Under-the-Radar Outdoor Destinations in North Carolina

The cure to your cabin fever is getting an actual cabin in North Carolina's ridiculously picturesque mountains.

Whatever you do, don't call it cobbler. Sonker is one of a few North Carolina foods you just won't find in many other places. (Credit: Jimmy Emerson, Flickr)
Forget Barbecue and Pass the Yock: Here Are Six NC Delicacies You Have to Taste

An eccentric state has its fair share of eccentric foods, from apple uglies to Tom Thumb sausage and yock.

In this 2004 file photo, off-duty Greensboro, NC firefighters Kevin Ozment, left, and Mark Cockman carry their purchased cabinet to a trailer from the Crown Mark furniture store in downtown High Point, NC. High Point is touted as the furniture capitol of the world.  (Photo by Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
A Design Lover’s Guide to High Point, the ‘Furniture Capital of the World’

High Point’s reputation for design is well-earned. We’ll show you where to shop, learn, and stay in this North Carolina city known across the world for furniture.