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Surf House Oyster Bar + Surf Camp

Surf culture and creative cuisine unite in Carolina Beach

Buzzworthy 30

A refreshing roundup of Wilmington’s current top eats.

Lobbying for Bivalves

Lessons for strangers (to oysters)

Craft Beer for Dinner

What’s better than a delicious meal with a cool craft beer to wash it down? 


With a menu of fresh, authentic Vietnamese and Thai cuisine and a culturally rich atmosphere, Indochine delivers an off the map experience

Cue Up the ‘Que

A hungry journal of our area’s juiciest smoked meat

Board & Barrel

Elevated Southern cuisine on the Cape Fear River

A Summer Splash

Beat the heat with these creative cocktails, certain to remind you of why you love these summer days.

Alfresco Dining

Gather around the table outdoors to nourish body and soul

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Best of Wilmington 2018

Our annual Best of Wilmington covers all of our top local businesses and people. So, whether you are in need of a car, a cocktail, or clothes, we have you covered. Here is your road map to the best the Port City has to offer.

You Can Figure Out this Wine Thing

How can you figure out how to order wine like a pro? Here we go!

A Midsummer Night’s Breakfast

Let the parents sleep in on Mother’s Day and Father’s Day―treat them to breakfast-for-dinner instead.

JohnnyLukes Kitchen Bar

Upscale taste and casual vibes unite for palate pleasure

Craving Crustaceans

Here’s a guide to help you crawl your way through 19 of the best crab houses the Cape Fear region has to offer.

Brunch is Springalicious!

Grab a few friends, set a beautiful table and enjoy brunch!   

Tarantelli’s Ristorante

Italian recipes are from the heart, rich in flavor and nostalgia


Brave new tastes for a brand spanking new year

Nothing Bundt Cakes

Is anything more symbolic of a celebration than cake?

Date Night

Here's your lineup of Wilmington’s top spots for a romantic Valentine’s Day meal.

Breads and Spreads

A Timeless Winter Treat

Cast Iron Kitchen

Keep it simple and know what you’re eating, and keep the love in it.

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