Get those taste buds ready: March 28 through 31 marks the return of the much beloved annual Outer Banks Taste of the Beach. For four days, locals and visitors will be treated to the best food and drink the Outer Banks has to offer.
With a careful focus on quality and regional, seasonal ingredients, Matt Payne is creating true artisan goods on the Outer Banks. While he spends his days cooking wildly-popular dishes as the chef for Bad Bean Baja Grill, more ideas for new and interesting flavors and foods are ever-present …
The Spice & Tea Exchange of Duck hosted a Holiday Happiness Cookie Competition and Bake Sale Saturday, Dec. 15, to benefit Dare County SPCA — and there were lots of winners.
The annual Outer Banks Shrimp Cook-off all began one evening on the water.
Planning to attend the Outer Banks Seafood Festival Saturday, Oct. 20? Don’t worry, the mullet toss competition will return this year at the popular event, though the large, stinky bait fish is unlikely to be served by any of the event’s 12 participating restaurants.
Shawn Harper has made hundreds of dives and submerged himself in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Caribbean, the Arctic and Antarctic seas, the waters off Alaska, Hawaii, Fiji, Samoa, Madagascar and New Zealand. He’s seen whales, sharks, rays, turtles, octopus and all manner of sea creat…
Is your child interested in learning to prepare food or are they curious about where food comes from? Sign them up for the Seed It and Eat It Culinary Camp held by NC Cooperative Extension Currituck County Center. This camp for youth ages 9 to 14 and is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, …
The North Carolina Coastal Federation has teamed up with Oden's Dock to present the annual Hatteras Island Oyster Roast, which highlights exceptional local seafood.
Holiday supper tables, laden with everyone’s favorite foods, are usually more challenging to execute than to dream about, even for the experienced cook. Recognizing this, more and more home cooks are asking for help, especially around the holidays.
Treat your guests — and yourself — to a feast full of new, traditional, and coastal Carolina favorites. Served buffet style, this easy to prepare menu includes a locally sourced beverage station, seasonal seafood, bounties from the fields and ingredients lovingly made by local food crafters.
The Outer Banks is renowned for its laid-back vibe, great seafood, gorgeous views and Southern hospitality.
There are plenty of reasons to visit the Outer Banks, and one of them is the incredible just-caught seafood served at area restaurants. Any seafood-lover will tell you that it’s very easy to taste the difference between previously frozen fish and something fresh from the boat — regardless of…
For many seafood lovers, spring means it’s soft-shell crab season.
Southern Food. It’s a thing. But where we live, we just call it dinner.
Day at the Docks
I get a little flutter in my heart when I catch my first glimpse of one particular family of grapes on the farm market table. It is grape season on the Outer Banks and that means it is time for the big, plump, deep purple and speckled-chartreuse end of summer fruit from the vines that so ma…
Where to find fresh-made sushi on the Outer Banks.
Clams are a favorite Outer Banks delicacy
Where to find the best fish tacos on the OBX