Food

Jun 15


Rosie’s Recipes: Oppor-tuna-ties Abound

By Rosie Hawthorne | Outer Banks Voice Today, I’m cooking tuna and here’s how:  Get out your cast iron skillet.  Heat it up between 375° and 400°, film it with some peanut oil…


Rosie’s Recipes: Imagine the Pasta-bilities

  By Rosie Hawthorne | Outer Banks Voice Sometimes you just need pasta.  It’s light.  It’s filling.  It’s comforting. And we could all use some comfort right now.  With a little imagination…


The Chef Files


 

June 18 - 19
ART IN THE GARDENS: A Canvas of Blooms

“New, emerging & seasoned art for sale in the gardens!” Art in the Gardens | Elizabethan Gardens Friday, June 18 from 5 pm to 7 pm Saturday, June 19 from 9 am…

May 26

 

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.

Apr 2

Rosie Hawthorne's Recipes


 

Rosie’s Recipes: Imagine the Pasta-bilities

  By Rosie Hawthorne | Outer Banks Voice Sometimes you just need pasta.  It’s light.  It’s filling.  It’s comforting. And we could all use some comfort right now.  With a little imagination…

May 6


 

Rosie’s Recipes: Savory And Sweet Suggestions For Spring

By Rosie Hawthorne | Outer Banks Voice For some reason(s) – COVID, isolation, cabin fever, inordinate amounts of rain, Zoom meetings, home schooling and its resultant spawn of day drinking – this…

Apr 11


 

Rosie’s Recipes: Happy Pi Day

I doubt you’ve noticed it, but every column I’ve written in 2021 is for a dessert.  That seems fitting for these times.   I’m adhering to the adage, “Life is uncertain.  Eat dessert…

Mar 11

Dining


 

Facing change, OBX restaurants prepare to re-open

As the curve of COVID-19 infection in North Carolina flattens, restaurants on the Outer Banks are starting to look forward to a time, hopefully in the not-too-distant future, when they will be…

May 1


 

The Cookshak-The OBX finally has its own ‘chicken joint’

When it comes to food, the Outer Banks enjoys choices from two distinct culinary traditions. As a coastal resort, seafood has always played a leading role with local as well as Caribbean…

Aug 19


 

Masala Bay: Authentic Indian food has arrived on the OBX

Four of the nine people in our group consider themselves well-acquainted with Indian food, including one New Yorker. He pronounced Masala Bay equal to the Big Apple eateries he frequents.

Oct 23

 

Rosie’s Recipes: Savory And Sweet Suggestions For Spring

By Rosie Hawthorne | Outer Banks Voice For some reason(s) – COVID, isolation, cabin fever, inordinate amounts of rain, Zoom meetings, home schooling and its resultant spawn of day drinking – this…

Apr 11


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.…

Mar 20


Rosie’s Recipes: Happy Pi Day

I doubt you’ve noticed it, but every column I’ve written in 2021 is for a dessert.  That seems fitting for these times.   I’m adhering to the adage, “Life is uncertain.  Eat dessert…

Mar 11


Rosie’s Recipes: Nothin’ Says Lovin’ … Like Chocolate

By Rosie Hawthorne For those of you who celebrate Valentine’s Day, I’ve got the perfect chocolate confection for you. For those of you who don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day, I’ve got the perfect…

Feb 10


Rosie’s Recipes: Time to rise and shine with Rosie’s orange sunrise buns

By Rosie Hawthorne I’m lucky enough to start off almost every day by going to the beach and watching the sunrise.  It’s the perfect way to begin one’s day.   My day only…

Jan 3