Food

Nov 28


Rosie’s Recipes: A Thanksgiving Dessert to be thankful for

By Rosie Hawthorne | Outer Banks Voice Most of you probably have your Thanksgiving meal already planned – turkey with giblet gravy, sweet potato casserole, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, corn pudding,… Full story


Rosie’s Recipes: Please Pass The Brassica Oleracea

By Rosie Hawthorne  May I please have some more cauliflower? Now I bet that’s something you don’t hear often. But if you try out these recipes, you just might hear requests for… Full story


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. Full story

Apr 2

 

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. Full story

Feb 16

Rosie Hawthorne's Recipes


 

Rosie’s Recipes: A Thanksgiving Dessert to be thankful for

By Rosie Hawthorne | Outer Banks Voice Most of you probably have your Thanksgiving meal already planned – turkey with giblet gravy, sweet potato casserole, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, corn pudding,… Full story

Nov 11


 

Rosie’s Recipes: Please Pass The Brassica Oleracea

By Rosie Hawthorne  May I please have some more cauliflower? Now I bet that’s something you don’t hear often. But if you try out these recipes, you just might hear requests for… Full story

Oct 8


 

Rosie’s Recipes: Sweet Salute to Summer

By Rosie Hawthorne It’s time for one last Summer hurrah and I have a refreshing, mouth-wateringly delectable ice cream treat for you.  Cool mint and rich chocolate – a satisfying pair if… Full story

Sep 10

Dining


 

NouVines: A new wine experience in Manteo

There’s a new kid in town in the Manteo waterfront district. Judging by the early consumer response, it will fill a long-vacant niche for visitors and residents on Roanoke Island in search… Full story

Aug 9


 

Mexican restaurant to move into Rooster’s site

A family-owned restaurant, Tr3s Tequilas Restaurante Mexicano, is expected to open its doors this summer in the former Rooster’s Southern Kitchen location on U.S. 158 at milepost 8.5 in Kill Devil Hills.… Full story

Mar 20


 

Taco loco: There’s a new taco in town. And it isn’t as crazy as that sounds.

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… Full story

Jun 21

 

Rosie’s Recipes: Sweet Salute to Summer

By Rosie Hawthorne It’s time for one last Summer hurrah and I have a refreshing, mouth-wateringly delectable ice cream treat for you.  Cool mint and rich chocolate – a satisfying pair if… Full story

Sep 10


NouVines: A new wine experience in Manteo

There’s a new kid in town in the Manteo waterfront district. Judging by the early consumer response, it will fill a long-vacant niche for visitors and residents on Roanoke Island in search… Full story

Aug 9


Rosie’s Recipes: Life’s a Beach Peach

By Rosie Hawthorne My earliest vacation memories with my parents are the summer trips we took to Myrtle Beach to stay for a week with friends who owned an oceanfront cottage.  This… Full story

Aug 8


Rosie’s Recipes: Garden Vegetables + Fresh Herbs = Bowlful Of Summer

By Rosie Hawthorne | Outer Banks Voice It’s time to raid the summer garden.  And it’s ripe for the pickin’. For those of you with gardens, I imagine you might have an… Full story

Jul 3


‘I hate to do this’ – Sandbars closes

In a heartfelt video, a bit over two-minutes long, that is posted on their Facebook page, Mark and Michelle Shafer reluctantly announce the immediate closing of Sandbars Raw Bar and Grill in… Full story

Jul 2