When the pink-orange walls in the kitchen need a refresh, and the kitchen faucet isn’t doing its job, it’s time for a kitchen update. If your home is a AAA 4-Diamond Award inn on the National Registry of Historic Places, the project is both an undertaking of necessity and of love.
Dram and Morsel restaurant is perched on the top floor of the Husk-and-YoSake building right in the center of historic Wilmington NC, and it’s worth the hike up three flights to sample designer cocktails and a wonderful selection of “bites.” At Dram + Morsel, there is something for everyone’s tastebuds, and Kirk Pugh indulged forRead More
Up until last week, those enjoying downtown Wilmington’s nightlife and the ensuing “munchies” thereafter had only a few late night staples to choose from. Pizza, tacos or a trip to a revered waffle joint were pretty much all there was to choose from hours after most restaurants closed down for the night.
As I roam around Wilmington and the surrounding areas looking for new and flavorful ways to feed my face, I’ve come across the full spectrum of eateries. From fine dining to food trucks and pretty much everything in between, I’ve grown to love all the culinary delights that our area has to offer.
But every once in a while, I come across an unassuming place that ends up feeding my soul as much as my appetite. Such was the case this weekend.
Double Happiness offers twice the Chinese restaurant dining options with the second location in the Ogden area, centrally located for the beaches and downtown Wilmington. Kirk is celebrating Double Happiness’ opening in his ‘hood and shares an evening of great Chinese food with us in this Tasty Tuesday video review.Read More
Greg Matheson, Tails Piano Bar:
“As a mixologist, I like the challenge of constantly creating, so what I do in cocktails is always evolving.“
Jeffrey Porter, Wrightsville Beach Brewery:
“It’s awesome working in a brewery. I get to use all the beer… we specialize in cross-utilizing. You know I love beer. Everything I’ve tried here, I love. “
The key to planning the perfect dinner party is mastering the menu. From determining the food and beverages, to selecting the dishes and the glassware, effort expended on the front end of a perfectly executed dinner party serves to showcase the meal.