In my Southern Shores neighborhood, the off-season smells like wood-burning fires and smoked meat and the sunsets burn hotter pink and brighter orange than ever. When the shift occurs, around September, and the air turns from muggy and buggy to dewy and chilly, I feel like I need to gather t…
The Outer Banks Food Truck Showdown is 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, at The Soundside Event Site 6906 S. Croatan Hwy., Nags Head.
This year’s Lost Colony Vintner’s Dinner is set for Friday, Sept. 27, at 108 Budleigh, an intimate setting, just one block from the waterfront on Roanoke Island.
Scotch Bonnet Fudge and Gifts
There’s a singular thrill about slipping away from a busy workday here on the beach, or maybe sneaking out of a noisy afternoon at your vacation house, and kicking back with a great glass of wine in one hand and a delicious sandwich in the other. My husband and I happily sank into that comfo…
Waves Market and Deli
The Blue Point
Jack Brown's Beer and Burger Joint
Thirty-eight years ago, Christina Brodeur and Bob Eckard’s family purchased Carawan Seafood Company from the original owners, the Carawan family. Knowing nothing about the seafood business, Christina and Bob’s mother, and event
Surfin' Spoon Frozen Yogurt Bar
I want to have a seat at Dawn Holcomb’s table, and here’s why: Her food is familiar but special, deliciously comforting, and made with intention. There’s a look, a feeling, an emotion Dawn is coaxing out of all of us when we enjoy her food; it’s love and appreciation — the same things Dawn f…
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.