What an awesome evening of Food Drink and Fun we all had at the Sysco Foods Grand Tasting event on Sunday, March 22nd. 16 of the area’s best restaurants showcased their culinary talents in this annual exhibition and competition. And heck, the weather even cooperated with us this year, with …

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Even rain and 50 degree temps can’t keep a group of BBQ and Wing enthusiasts from turning out.  The Joe Lamb Jr. BBQ & Wings Showdown reached record attendance numbers in spite of it. A total of 430 folks showed up today to enjoy the fantastic food offered by nine …

Ingredients:

16 ounces Edwards Surry Ham or traditional salted country ham

2 1/2 cups Mayonnaise, preferably Duke’s

1/2 cup Pickle Relish, Mt. Olive

4 Tbls Fresh Sage, stemmed & finely chopped

2 Tbls Shallots, peeled and minced

4 tsp Black Pepper, fresh ground

1/4 cup Fresh Chives, sliced fine

2 …

Sam is a graduate of Norfolk Academy and Lynchburg College. After college, cooking at The Trellis, under Marcel Desaulniers, gave him the motivation to pursue a career in the field. He went on to graduate from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, RI with a degree in the Culinary Arts.…

What a great day – with absolutely perfect weather – we had at Coastal Provisions Market on Saturday March 15th for the 7th Annual OBX Chowder Cookoff.  This super-popular OBX Taste of the Beach event reached record attendance this year at over 600 people! With over 15 restaurants making their …

AMAZING food and presentations at the Sysco Foods Grand Tasting tonight. Holy cow!… it was (I believe and everyone else commented so…) the most incredible year of food. Every restaurant brought their “A” game and it was obvious in every bite. You really had to be there to appreciate all …

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A lot went into the planning of the Joe Lamb Jr. Outer Banks BBQ Showdown, but there are some things you just can’t plan for.  The weather, although a little windy at times was really quite nice and perfect for sittin’ around the smoker, chatting with friends new and old, …