Food

Oct 23


Rosie Hawthorne’s Recipes: Ringing in the Red Bells of October

The bell pepper plants (Capsicum annuum) in my garden are now producing the best and sweetest peppers of their growing season – the mature, fully ripened red peppers.  All peppers,…


Local Chefs Transform Canned Goods into Signature Dishes

Beach food Pantry and local chefs team up to raise funds to combat hunger and food insecurity with the 6th Annual Holiday Chefs’ Challenge on Nov. 15. “What’s for dinner?”…


The Chef Files


 

Chef Files: Mark Shafer, Sandbars Raw Bar & Grill

I started washing dishes at 15 just to make some money to get a car and take out girls. Then I was working at Chili’s while going to school to be a teacher. That really taught me the back end of the restaurant business.

Apr 2

 

The Chef Files: Joey Russo, Russo’s Bistro & Bar

This edition of The Chef Files from the Outer Banks Restaurant Association features Joey Russo, owner and chef at Russo’s Bistro & Bar, 3712 N. Croatan Highway in Kitty Hawk.

Apr 14

Rosie Hawthorne's Recipes


 

Rosie Hawthorne’s Recipes: Using Your Noodle – Soba Noodles

  Sometimes in the simplest dishes, we find the most complex flavors. Such is the case with soba noodles.  Soba noodles, a staple of Japanese cooking, are made from buckwheat,…

Sep 21


 

Rosie Hawthorne’s Recipes: A Taste of Summer

You know it’s summer when your kitchen counters are covered with vine-ripened tomatoes freshly picked from your garden.  You’ve waited all year for this. You’ve suffered through those tasteless, insipid,…

Aug 17


 

Rosie Hawthorne’s Recipes: Marvelous Mahi

One of the perks of living where we do is our access to some of the best seafood in the world.  My son recently went deep-sea fishing and came back…

Jul 21

Dining


 

The Cookshak-The OBX finally has its own ‘chicken joint’

When it comes to food, the Outer Banks enjoys choices from two distinct culinary traditions. As a coastal resort, seafood has always played a leading role with local as well…

Aug 19


 

Masala Bay: Authentic Indian food has arrived on the OBX

Four of the nine people in our group consider themselves well-acquainted with Indian food, including one New Yorker. He pronounced Masala Bay equal to the Big Apple eateries he frequents.

Oct 23


 

Dine Out For Disaster Relief on Tuesday, September 17

The Outer Banks Restaurant Association will be hosting con Tuesday, September 17, 2019. In light of the recent hurricane, the Outer Banks Restaurant Association wanted to do its part to…

Sep 9

 

Recipes inspired by Amy Gaw’s book ‘Lost Restaurants of the Outer Banks’ on the menu at DCAC’s Swing!

Black Pelican Catering will be serving hors d’oeuvres, dinner and dessert inspired by Amy Gaw‘s new book Lost Restaurants of the Outer Banks and Their Recipes at Swing! on Saturday, October 26. Many of…

Oct 16


OBX Restaurant Assoc. raises $50K for disaster relief

Restaurants donated half their food sales from Sept. 17 On Tues. Sept. 17, several members of the Outer Banks Restaurant Association participated in Dine Out for Disaster Relief. Participating restaurants…

Sep 23


Eye on the pie!

Owners, Peace of Pie, Lance & Fran Marler, plan to open late October 2019. Mile post 91/2. Fran and Lance have11 plus  years in restaurant experience on the OBX. They…

Sep 25


The Cookshak-The OBX finally has its own ‘chicken joint’

When it comes to food, the Outer Banks enjoys choices from two distinct culinary traditions. As a coastal resort, seafood has always played a leading role with local as well…

Aug 19


Rosie Hawthorne’s Recipes: Using Your Noodle – Soba Noodles

  Sometimes in the simplest dishes, we find the most complex flavors. Such is the case with soba noodles.  Soba noodles, a staple of Japanese cooking, are made from buckwheat,…

Sep 21