shaka taco surf city

Shaka Taco: Head North, Foodies

So you’ve been at the beach all day, you’re tired, sunburned and there’s NO WAY you’re cooking dinner. You’re still wearing your beach clothes so dining in a restaurant isn’t really an option and besides, you and your crew just want something quick. At Topsail Beach in the past, that meant your choices were limited to a hot dog stand or a couple burger shops but SHAKA TACO has changed that!

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winnies best burger wilmington nc

Winnie’s Tavern: Face to Face with Wilmington’s Best Burger

winnies wilmington's best burgerAs 2018 kicks off and everyone scurries about to get to work on their New Year’s resolutions, I felt it was important to highlight a local landmark restaurant with no plans of changing anything.

Yes, while all the hordes of January-induced fitness minded locals decked out in their brand new workout clothes make their way to the gym for the next month or two, one thing is for sure…. when the treadmill, protein shakes and cardio kickboxing classes lose their short-lived luster, Winnie’s Tavern will be waiting for them with one heck of a great burger. Just like they have since 1957.

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zuban glace the verandas

An Elegant Dessert from The Verandas: Zuban Glacé

Zuban Glacé The Verandas is an elegant dessert, at once breathtakingly elegant and deceptively simple. This lovely cake will stun guests with its Old World sophistication. It will not disappoint with layers of flavor. With liberal applications of Kirsch, and Sherry-flavored whipping cream, this is reminiscent of a trifle or other liqueur soaked desserts.

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