Throw a Local Luau

Your foolproof guide to hosting a heavenly Hawaiian feast

Tidewater Oyster Bar

Local oysters and seafood with a Cajun-Creole twist in Porters Neck

A Tour of Cape Fear’s Craft Beer Scene

Where patrons find a sense of community and microbreweries find collaboration over competition

I’ll Have The Julia, Please

Julia Castellano’s Little Loaf Bakery & Schoolhouse brings artisanal bread and community to an evolving Wilmington

Welcome Spring!

We are so hungry for bunny baskets, picnics, parties and fresh vegetables

Mocksie Leads the Way in the Local NA Movement

A discovery of alcohol-free choices now available at many establishments in Wilmington

Henry’s Restaurant

The new owners revamp the menu and the space, while continuing longtime local favorites

Winter Warmers

Cozy culinary treats to conjure up this season

Sip Something with a Story

Savor sweet dessert wines in wintertime

Off to a Flying Start!

One of Wilmington’s largest breweries has expanded its machine — and is loving every second

Small Size, Big Benefit

Wholesome Greens proves that microgreens and edible flowers are so much more than a pretty garnish

Home for the Holidays

We’ve taken a few of our favorite nostalgic dishes and spiced them up a bit for your holiday tables.

The Vast Vineyard of Italian Reds

From pizza nights to a Tuscan T-bone, savor some great pairings this fall

Hungry for the Holidays

Where to find Wilmington’s most festive food experiences

A Long History of Refreshment

Modern approaches to the oh-so-cool classic gin and tonic

Seasonal Stunners with a Secret

Six impressively simple dishes you’ll fall for this year

It’s Pizza Night

While you may opt out of cooking yourself, the exceptional pizza throughout greater Wilmington means opting in for a customized pie

Persimmons: A Nostalgia Fruit for Southerners

Once a star of sublime puddings included in all of yesteryear’s cookbooks

Best of Wilmington 2022

View this year's Best of Wilmington 2022, for the best in shopping, dining, services and more.