Food

May 28


Rosie’s Recipes: Get Your Side Hustle On

By Rosie Hawthorne | Outer Banks Voice Never underestimate the importance of a good side dish. Full story


Rosie’s Recipes: Wingin’ It

I’m going with an American favorite this month – fried chicken.  But not fried breasts or thighs, since because of their size, they can be difficult to cook evenly.  I’m using the… 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: Get Your Side Hustle On

By Rosie Hawthorne | Outer Banks Voice Never underestimate the importance of a good side dish. Full story

May 19


 

Rosie’s Recipes: Wingin’ It

I’m going with an American favorite this month – fried chicken.  But not fried breasts or thighs, since because of their size, they can be difficult to cook evenly.  I’m using the… Full story

Apr 2


 

Rosie’s Recipes: Happy Pi Day

By Rosie Hawthorne  | Outer Banks Voice
I never need a reason to make dessert, but since it’s March and I’m in an irrational mathematical mood and pi is a favorite irrational number, I feel obliged to make a pie to celebrate National Pi Day on 3/14. Full story

Mar 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

 

In 2022, Taste of the Beach returns in force

By Kip Tabb | Outer Banks Voice | The Outer Banks appears to be returning to normal. After two years of mask wearing, social distancing and small gatherings only, March may be the month that the area finally makes a clean break from the past two years. Full story

Mar 18


A year of turnover for OBX restaurants. Why?

By Kip Tabb | Outer Banks Voice | By its very nature, the restaurant business is volatile, and change is a constant. Yet this year, as the Outer Banks gets ready for its peak tourist season, there seems to be unprecedented turnover among restaurants with years of tradition in serving residents and visitors. Full story

Mar 11


Rosie’s Recipes: Happy Pi Day

By Rosie Hawthorne  | Outer Banks Voice
I never need a reason to make dessert, but since it’s March and I’m in an irrational mathematical mood and pi is a favorite irrational number, I feel obliged to make a pie to celebrate National Pi Day on 3/14. Full story

Mar 10


Outer Banks Boil Company Set to Open a Third Outer Banks Location This Spring on Hatteras Island

North-Carolina based Outer Banks Boil Company, a seafood takeout and catering company that specializes in signature seafood boils, is opening their third location on the Outer Banks this Spring. The original location… Full story

Feb 23


Rosie’s Recipes: Hit Me with your Best Choc!

By Rosie Hawthorne | Outer Banks Voice
One never needs a special occasion to break out the chocolate and celebrate, but since Valentine’s Day is upon us, and if you’re the kind to celebrate that sort of thing, it’s as good a time as any.  If you don’t have a significant other, make these for your significant self.  Rosie’s here to offer up a few chocolate brownie recipes that are sure to please. Full story

Feb 3