Food

Oct 2


Rosie’s Recipes: Herbalicious Tuna

By Rosie Hawthorne | Outer Banks Voice My tuna connection has been keeping me well-supplied with some lovely tuna fillets this season.   And just to keep it interesting, I’ve been coming up with all sorts of preparations for this wonderful fish.  Today’s tuna dish is “Herbalicious Tuna.”  It’s seared and sliced tuna steaks accented with a fresh herbal condiment – my  variation on gremolata and chimichurri sauces. Full story


Rosie’s Recipes: Summertime And The Eatin’ Is Peachy

Summer meals should be fresh and light and that’s just what I’m offering.  My fish is as fresh as it comes, straight from ocean to table, my green bean salad, because we all need a little green on the plate, is a summery delight, and I’m using peaches - the queen of summertime fruits - from start to finish.  I have a peach purée to serve alongside my fish entrée - either seared sea bass or fried tilefish.   Dessert is an all-time summer favorites - peach pie.  And don’t forget the homemade peach ice cream! 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: Herbalicious Tuna

By Rosie Hawthorne | Outer Banks Voice My tuna connection has been keeping me well-supplied with some lovely tuna fillets this season.   And just to keep it interesting, I’ve been coming up with all sorts of preparations for this wonderful fish.  Today’s tuna dish is “Herbalicious Tuna.”  It’s seared and sliced tuna steaks accented with a fresh herbal condiment – my  variation on gremolata and chimichurri sauces. Full story

Sep 12


 

Rosie’s Recipes: Summertime And The Eatin’ Is Peachy

Summer meals should be fresh and light and that’s just what I’m offering.  My fish is as fresh as it comes, straight from ocean to table, my green bean salad, because we all need a little green on the plate, is a summery delight, and I’m using peaches - the queen of summertime fruits - from start to finish.  I have a peach purée to serve alongside my fish entrée - either seared sea bass or fried tilefish.   Dessert is an all-time summer favorites - peach pie.  And don’t forget the homemade peach ice cream! Full story

Aug 12


 

Rosie’s Recipes: Tuna “Salad” With A Twist

By Rosie Hawthorne | Outer Banks Voice When you’re gifted a whole tuna loin, what do you do?  You get creative.  And this unconventional tuna “salad” is just one of several preparations I came up with. Full story

Jul 13

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

 

Outer Banks Boil serves it up on Fox & Friends

On Aug. 14, the North-Carolina based Outer Banks Boil Company took its Signature Seafood Boil and Founder and CEO Matt Khouri to an appearance on Fox & Friends, the Fox News Channel’s highly rated morning show. Full story

Aug 16


Rosie’s Recipes: Tuna “Salad” With A Twist

By Rosie Hawthorne | Outer Banks Voice When you’re gifted a whole tuna loin, what do you do?  You get creative.  And this unconventional tuna “salad” is just one of several preparations I came up with. Full story

Jul 13


PBS star and restaurateur Vivian Howard launches Viv’s Fridge

Chef Vivian Howard, star and co-creator of the PBS shows, “A Chef’s Life” and “Somewhere South,” has launched Viv’s Fridge, a smart refrigerator that will offer prepared family meals to enjoy at home. Full story

Jun 28


Rosie’s Recipes: Not Yo’ Mama’s Mac ‘n’ Cheese

I’m taking a childhood favorite and putting a Rosie-spin on it.  I’m making an adult version of macaroni and cheese with grown-up flavors. Full story

Jun 25


Chamber Holds Ribbon Cutting for Bangkok Thai-Shushi

The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce along with Ribbon Cutting Sponsor, ACE Hardware held a ribbon cutting on June 9th for Bangkok Thai-Sushi, 1177 Duck Rd Unit 11, Duck. Full story

Jun 20