Stories by Jim Trotman | Outer Banks Voice
We prepared the following story and right before publishing, the Covid-19 lockdown happened. They reopened May 23rd and according to Sandra de Waal, they are doing a brisk business. They are back to their regular hours…
Honoring the resiliency of OBX restaurants Under normal circumstances this space would give readers a look at an area dining spot that might be a little quirky, a little different and usually, very creative. But…
Story and Photos by Jim Trotman The weather finally turned a bit cold and thoughts turned to the French Dip; the beefy sandwich served “au jus” for dipping and with contested provenance. All stories agree it…
Nine years ago, the two met at Big Al’s and before long they were an item. After a courtship here, Tungaa returned to her home in Mongolia. Steven wanted to marry, but Tungaa was sure her father would never agree to it.
in the case of the opening of "The Art of the Recipe: a salty foodART exhibition," the food on hand was built from recipes that provided the actual inspiration for the exhibited works. And yes, that is a mouthful.
In trying to keep a finger on the pulse of the OBX restaurant scene, and with summer winding down, I came up with a grand strategy. I would, in three days, have lunch in three establishments and each would be my first visit, sort of.
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.
First a couple of disclaimers. This is not an article about health food, though that is a subject we will be getting into more often and on a later date so hold your horses. This is about a guilty pleasure
A lot of restaurants have come and gone on the Outer Banks since 1985, but The Thai Room continues to thrill the taste buds with a new generation at the controls.
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.
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.
In between crab cracking, attendees were free to sample the vineyard’s wines and purchase by the glass or bottle. Uli Bennewitz was also on hand with his Weeping Radish beers for those with a taste for the grain instead of the grape.