If you are a Port City local, you have certainly been asked to recommend a food item that is quintessentially “Southern,” with a heavy emphasis on North Carolina. So what do Wilmington foodies put on their list of favorite North Carolina foods?
Having kitchen skills is not a prerequisite for being a foodie. You can dive into a bowl of pasta or negotiate your way through haute cuisine whether you can cook, or not.
Many moons ago when I was a child, I’d pull out a big catalog and a marker to circle the items I had hoped that Santa would bring me. Not only was this an excellent way to keep me quiet and a way for my parents to plan their shopping excursions, but it built up the holiday hype for me. I’m pretty sure I had all 3,872 items memorized and when we’d rip into the presents on Christmas morning, I always ended up with my top tiered options.