North Carolina

Lexington BBQ Plate
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Going Hog Wild in Lexington, NC: Barbecue Capital

Lexington, North Carolina, population fewer than 20,000, keeps its pork lovin’ residents’ content with 17 barbecue restaurants, all at very reasonable prices. While folks bicker over who makes the best in town, others argue about the best style: Memphis, Kansas City, North Carolina. No matter what, Lexington barbecue is legendary […]

Front entrance of Westglow Resort & Spa
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Westglow Resort & Spa – Blowing Rock, North Carolina

Sipping wine while sitting in rocking chairs on the westward facing porch at Westglow Resort & Spa at sunset is a memory that will not soon be forgotten.  The evening sky over Grandfather Mountain and the Blue Ridge Mountain range was awash in the colors of the brilliant setting sun.  […]

A celebration of the senses during the Royal Street Stroll as part of the New Orleans Food & Wine Experience, New Orleans, Louisiana
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Ten Southern Festivals You Need to Taste

Food and wine festivals in the Southeast are hotter than a cast iron skillet full of corn bread. “We are witnessing a proliferation of festivals in the South and across the nation,” says John T. Edge, director of the Southern Foodways Alliance in Oxford, Mississippi. Of southern-specific festivals, white-hot Atlanta […]

Asheville: Welcome to Foodtopia as seen in AAA Carolinas Go! Magazine
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Asheville: Welcome to Foodtopia

The marketing folks in the charming North Carolina mountain town of Asheville call it ‘Foodtopia’ for good reason. Though the term ‘farm to table’ has been overused of late, Asheville has been a farm to fork kind of town for decades—with creative chefs working with local farmers to serve up […]

North Carolina’s Currituck Outerbanks
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North Carolina’s Currituck Outerbanks

Near the northernmost of North Carolina s barrier islands, the beautiful Currituck Outer Banks occupy a 12-mile stretch of ocean between the Atlantic and Currituck Sound.

Charlotte, NC — An Explosion of Happenings
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Charlotte, NC — An Explosion of Happenings

With each visit to North Carolina’s greater Charlotte area, we discover new activities such as museums, restaurants, hotels and parks.