Eating N.C. — Boiled Peanuts

North Carolina is a major producer of peanuts. According to North Carolina State University, N.C. ranks fifth in the nation for peanut production. More than 440 million pounds of peanuts are produced in the state each year. What to Know. N.C is 5th largest producer of peanuts in the country.
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Third generation pitmaster “spreads the gospel of N.C. barbecue”

It’s no secret that North Carolina is home to some of the nation’s best barbecue. From chopped, to pulled, to ribs and everything in between, there is a virtual barbeque revolution taking place across the country not to mention right here in NC. There is no shortage of options to choose from and leading the pack in what has become an increasingly cut-throat and competitive industry, is third generation pitmaster Sam Jones.
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Grassy Creek Vineyard & Winery: North Carolina Winery Visit

What pairs well with a glass of North Carolina wine? How about a good story and a dash of history. While Grassy Creek Vineyard & Winery in in Elkin, North Carolina, first opened its doors in 2005, it is awash in a deep, captivating history. We recently visited the tasting room and discovered we were in a former stable for Klondike Farms.
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North Carolina: Lotus Bakeries to Expand in Alamance

Raleigh, NC (STL.News) Lotus Bakeries, a leading producer of indulgent and natural snacking products, will expand operations in North Carolina with an investment of at least $62 million in the City of Mebane, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will add up to 90 new jobs and significantly increase the size of its current facility in Alamance County.

Restaurants In Asheville, North Carolina, USA - Updated 2021

In the western region of North Carolina’s spectacular Blue Ridge Mountains, this city evokes a lively and adventurous spirit. Asheville has a deep appreciation for arts, making street art prominent and widely accepted. The downtown Art District is home to all the precious artworks in the numerous galleries and museums. Aside from its vibrant art scene and the remarkable mountain views, Asheville is also a food haven for all the food-enthusiasts. Award-winning restaurants, outdoor dining, and fusion cuisines can be found here so if you’re a tourist searching for the best restaurants in town or if you’re a local who wants to explore more dining options in your town, here are the top 10 restaurants in Asheville, North Carolina, USA.

North Carolina: Harrah’s Cherokee Casinos donates $30,000 to MANNA FoodBank

Harrah’s Cherokee Casinos has pledged to be an annual sponsor for MANNA FoodBank’s upcoming signature events, Empty Bowls and the Blue Jean Ball. As an annual sponsor, Harrah’s Cherokee Casinos will contribute $30,000 to the nonprofit organization. For more than 20 years, Harrah’s Cherokee Casinos have supported MANNA FoodBank, a...

A North Carolina food truck is all about the hustle

The Cheesesteak Hustle food truck, in Wilmington, North Carolina is hustling its fare since emerging from pandemic shutdowns. Not only is the truck serving the Jacksonville area, Sneads Ferry, Cedar Point, New Bern and Emerald Isle, it's now serving in Wilmington, according to a Star News Online report. Owner Ocavius...
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ROCKINGHAM — The sign on the door reads “Opening Soon!”. RALEIGH — The N.C. Craft Brewers Guild is among those, including Carolina Journal, seeking clarification from Gov. Roy Cooper about the fate of breweries, wineries, and distilleries. RALEIGH — For North Carolina’s restaurants and private clubs, a future of social...
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McDonalds in North Carolina Needs Help Finding 10,000 More Employees

As the low-wage labor shortage continues to increase across our state, one of the hardest hit establishments is now McDonald’s. As they prepare to fully reopen all their dining areas across North Carolina, they just sent out a press release saying they need at least 10,000 additional employees. With pandemic...
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Eating N.C. — Call family distillery survives seven generations

NORTH WILKESBORO, N.C. — Wilkes County earned the title of “Moonshine Capital of the World” back in the 1950s for a reason. The county was home to dozens of illegal distilleries run by people who said they could make more in one week running moonshine than they could in a month working in a factory.
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The Best Burger Restaurants in North Carolina

It doesn't matter if you want a simple cheeseburger or a burger piled high with toppings, North Carolina has burger options that will keep you coming back for more. From gourmet burgers to backyard barbecue-style burgers to veggie burgers, you'll find the best of the best in the Old North State.

North Carolina’s Indigo Farms Market puts emphasis on local customer base

North Carolina’s Indigo Farms Market puts emphasis on local customer base. One family in Calabash, North Carolina, is founded on deep agriculture roots and a true heart for farming. Sallie Bellamy, fifth-generation farmer at Indigo Farms Market, has always loved farming and learned the trade from her parents and grandparents.