Stories tagged: "food"


This remarkable feast for the eyes is a wintry mashup of a margarita and a pina colada, with a bit of blue curacao for good measure. (Image via The Ginger Fox in Winston-Salem)
The Perfect Holiday Drinks, As Selected By NC Bartenders and Mixologists

The best drink makers across the state, from Elizabeth City to Charlotte to Morganton, give their picks for the best cocoa, cocktails and smoothies to sip this holiday season.

Pimento cheese croissants at The Table. Photo courtesy NC Visitors Bureau
11 Dining Spots You Don’t Want to Miss Next Time You’re in Downtown Asheboro

For many, traveling to the heart of North Carolina means only a visit to the North Carolina Zoo. Skipping Asheboro’s charming and walkable downtown is a mistake.

Lexington's celebration of western-style barbecue is back. (Image via Lexington Barbecue Festival)
5 Things to Know about the Lexington Barbecue Festival Saturday

One of North Carolina’s most respected traditions returns for its 38th year. Here’s what you need to know about this celebration of western-style barbecue.

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10 of the Highest Rated Barbecue Spots in Greensboro

Barbecue is king in North Carolina. If you're looking for a restaurant in Greensboro, here's a good list to start off with.

We're drooling. (Image via. Southerly Biscuit Co./Matt Ray Photography)
You Love It, North Carolina. But Did You Know Pimento Cheese Comes from New York? 

Want to make the case that the best pimento cheese is made right here in the South? Start with these local dishes.

Myra McDuffie, co-owner of MeMa's Chick'n' & Ribs, says she wants her eastern North Carolina barbecue restaurant to be more than just another good barbecue restaurant.
After Hurricane Florence, This Black-Owned Barbecue Restaurant Was the Only Place In Town to Get Food

The McDuffies' Pender County restaurant was a life-saver after the storm. Today, they want to sustain their town in more ways than one. 

You've got a month to get your hands on those sweet NC-grown berries before they're gone.
Those Shortcakes Look Lonely: Where to Pick Your Own NC Strawberries

Few things taste better than a North Carolina-grown strawberry. Here’s where to get your fix this year.