Girl's Night-In

These choices would be perfect for a girl’s get together, or perhaps a special Valentine’s party – served with champagne, of course.

Holiday Brunch

On the first day of Christmas (or the twelfth, or the twentieth ...), treat your true loves and out-of-town guests to the leisurely joys of a holiday brunch. 


Inspired Panamanian Restaurant & Bar

Let's Eat

Enjoy the journey with our mouthwatering guide to our list of 13 local faves, that are time-tested tried-and-trues

Awesome Autumn Cuisine

 A sophisticated take on the cuisine of the South, with an urban flair and emphasis on fresh and local

Nikki's Hibachi Steakhouse & Sushi Bar

Creativity and freshness are two of the defining values of the Nikki's franchise.

Italian Eateries Around the Port City

Italian restaurants in Wilmington ― pizzerias, trattorias, wine bars, and more.

Caprice Bistro

This gem of a restaurant and its talented owners may be one of the last of its kind.

Cooling Cuisine

Excerpts from a Southerner’s Summer Survival Handbook

Best of Wilmington 2015

Discover our readers' favorites for the best Wilmington has to offer.

Quest for the 'Cue

Barbecue means something special in North Carolina. We can argue about it until the cows come home, but we generally agree that the best way to learn more about it is to eat it.

Kid Cuisine

When it’s not a French fry and your children beg for seconds, you know you’re onto something

Celebrate Spring

This Italy-inspired menu is perfect for every occasion

Canapé Restaurant

When two companions and I arrive at Canapé at 6:30 on a recent Saturday evening, nothing about its location in the Brooklyn Arts District or its unpretentious ambiance hints that we--who dine out frequently--will enjoy one of the best meals we've had in Wilmington (or almost anywhere, for that matter).

Crafting a Community

Craft breweries are popping up throughout Southeastern North Carolina, but there’s more to it than just another place to grab a pint

Blue Surf Café

A go-to destination for local lunch-breakers, and the secret crush of dinner patrons in the know.

Delicious Winter Soup

Nothing beats the winter chill of January and February like a steaming bowl of soup or stew. Versatile and delicious, these no-fuss soup recipes are filled with good-for-you veggies, oysters, zesty chicken, and more.

Confectionary Confessions

This recipe collection takes a few ingredients (some quirky, some staples) and spins them into unbaked goodie gold.

Roko Italian Cuisine

A rare combination of “destination restaurant” and neighborhood gathering place

The Tastemakers

Deepening Wilmington’s reputation as host of one of America’s best historic districts, the Port City offers numerous restaurants fit for any occasion

From Salt Marsh to Table

Slow food the Sea Island way calls for pairing low key, easy recipes with the catch of the day. Kick back and enjoy the cooler weather with these Lowcountry inspired recipes.