Food

Sep 21


Outer Banks Catch recipe: Shrimp and crab enchiladas

Like many other species, until a demand grew for the shrimp in places such as New York City, there was not a market for them. When one developed, shrimping quickly became a staple of fishermen’s efforts.

Aug 28


Rosie’s Recipes: The figalicious days of summer

July through August finds me coming up with all sorts of fig recipes to accommodate the deluge of figs from my prolific trees. I’ve made fig ice cream, fig newtons, sticky figgy buns, fig sauce, fig tarts, and all manner of fig appetizers, but I think my all-time favorite is my “figcaccia,” a focaccia with […]

Aug 23


The Chef Files


 

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

 

The Chef Files: Evan Hayes at Blue Water Grill & Raw Bar

This edition of The Chef Files from the Outer Banks Restaurant Association features Evan Hayes, executive chef at Blue Water Grill & Raw Bar at Pirates Cove Marina on the Manteo-Nags Head causeway.

Feb 16

 

The Chef Files: Tony Duman, Outer Banks Brewing Station

The first edition of The Chef Files from the Outer Banks Restaurant Association features Tony Duman, executive chef at the Outer Banks Brewing Station in Kill Devil Hills.

Feb 5

Snob-Free Zone


 

Video: Featuring Coelacanth Brewing of Norfolk at Chip’s

In this episode from the Snob Free Zone, Phil gives the low down on Coelacanth Brewing Co. of Norfolk. You can find four of their brews at Chip's Wine and Beer at the Milepost 6 Shopping Center in Kill Devil Hills.

Jul 2

 

Video: Chip’s shares favorites from Australian winery

In the first video episode from the Snob-Free Zone, Laura and Phil give their top choices from Mollydooker Wines out of Australia. Stop in at Milepost 6 in Kill Devil Hills or visit ChipsWineMarket.com.

May 13

 

Chip’s: Beers and sodas that all ages can enjoy

Most customers shop Chip's for adult beverages. But they also carry retro and boutique sodas that are all the rage, from birch and ginger beers, to Harry Potter-inspired butter beer and even some "Totally Gross" soda.

Feb 7

Rosie Hawthorne's Recipes


 

Rosie’s recipes: Life is a bowl of cherries – Cherries Clafoutis

I always like it when whatever I’m cooking comes with a history, and the Limousin area has an interesting story to tell. One can prepare an entire meal from Limousin and its capital, Limoges.

Jul 23


 

Be cool as a cucumber with some smashing good salads

When the temperatures outside start rising, I start cooling off with light, bright, and refreshing salads, and nothing cools like a cucumber. A cool cucumber is the perfect foil for hot weather and hot food.

Jun 23


 

Rosie’s Recipes: Celery salad a light side dish that shines

With the weather warming up, Rosie tend to lighten up my meals and turn to the ever-versatile salad. Her celery salad offers sweet, sour, heat, crunch, bitter, and salty all in one bite. It’s a side dish that shines.

May 16

Dining


 

Russo’s Bistro & Bar: An heir to good food, generous spirit

Little did grandmother Gigi know the influence she and her cooking would have over Joey Russo’s career. We think she would be most proud. To him, she was the foundation of the chef and the man he has become.

Jun 7


 

Carolina Bar-B-Que: Living up to a venerated tradition

As those who live here know, barbecue is practically sacred in North Carolina. Do it wrong and you won’t stay long. We are glad to report that Carolina Bar-B-Que Company in Manteo does it right.

Nov 8


 

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

 

Outer Banks Catch recipe: Shrimp and pasta salad

Summer is shrimp season along the Outer Banks. Many of us simply fry, grill or boil shrimp and eat them as a finger food. But shrimp pairs well with pasta. Here's one way top make a simple shrimp and pasta salad!

Aug 13


Olive oil and pasta at Chip’s: A well-kept secret

Chip's Wine & Beer also houses a well-kept secret. The Olive Oil Company is also a part of the store and it offers an amazing selection of olive oils and yummy pasta. you can purchase your olive oil in a DIY format.

Aug 12


Village Table & Tavern debuts with casual dining, great sunsets

Created by the same people who brought Trio Wine Beer, & Cheese to the Outer Banks, Village Table and Tavern in Duck is finally open at Nor'Banks Sailing and Watersports.

Aug 11


A dive bar road trip: Beer Army Burger Co. and The Tackle Box

If we departed Nags Head early, we could make it to New Bern around 11 a.m. and find a bar stool in Atlantic Beach just after 1 p.m., plenty of time to get back home and pick up some Slice Pizza for dinner that evening.

Aug 2


The SaltBox Café: A rewarding detour off the beaten path

They had me at the appetizers. We had fallen in love with this misnamed dish at Mr. B’s Bistro in New Orleans one rainy day when we ducked in to keep from getting drenched. We say misnamed it has nothing to do with barbecue.

Jul 16


Rosie’s recipes: Life is a bowl of cherries – Cherries Clafoutis

I always like it when whatever I’m cooking comes with a history, and the Limousin area has an interesting story to tell. One can prepare an entire meal from Limousin and its capital, Limoges.

Jul 23


Latest edition: News for and about commercial fishermen

Another small step has been taken toward rulemaking requested by the North Carolina Wildlife Federation that was first submitted to Marine Fisheries Commission in November 2016 and accepted by the MFC on Feb. 16, 2017.

Content by Outer Banks Catch

Jul 25


Video: Featuring Coelacanth Brewing of Norfolk at Chip’s

In this episode from the Snob Free Zone, Phil gives the low down on Coelacanth Brewing Co. of Norfolk. You can find four of their brews at Chip's Wine and Beer at the Milepost 6 Shopping Center in Kill Devil Hills.

Jul 2


Be cool as a cucumber with some smashing good salads

When the temperatures outside start rising, I start cooling off with light, bright, and refreshing salads, and nothing cools like a cucumber. A cool cucumber is the perfect foil for hot weather and hot food.

Jun 23


The Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Festival set for Sept. 28 & 29

Roanoke Island Historical Association is excited to announce the dates of its 2nd Annual Lost Colony Wine and Culinary Festival. The festival funded by the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau and Virginia Dare Winery and is sponsored by several local partners.

Jul 21