Lois Potratz, Social Media Influencer: Food for Thought

Lois Potratz, Social Media Influencer: Food for Thought

Five Minutes with Lois Potratz, Social Media Influencer: “Food is a connection to heart and home. Hopefully people will cook along with me on Zoom, focusing on healthy comfort food. It is indeed very therapeutic.“

Dave Wishon, Owner | Parchies Barbeque

Dave Wishon, Owner | Parchies Barbeque

Five Minutes with Dave Wishon, Parchies: “They told me I’d never make it, because nobody ever could. If they had told me I would be a big success, I’d probably have failed – that was my motivation.“

Katie Guthrie, Owner | Noonie Doodle

Katie Guthrie, Owner | Noonie Doodle

Five Minutes with Katie Guthrie, Noonie Doodle: “We really are trying, as a company, to have candy options for all tastes. We want people to come in and have fun.“

Heath Newton, Owner | The Sideboard Cafe

Heath Newton, Owner | The Sideboard Cafe

Five Minutes with Heath Newton, The Sideboard Cafe: “When you combine good food and board games, people have fun interacting. We’ve created a social alternative to electronic games.“ .

Charise Cureton, Personal Chef: Grasshoppers

Charise Cureton, Personal Chef: Grasshoppers

Five Minutes with Charise Cureton, Personal Chef: “If it’s good, I’ll go with it. That’s really the point of being a foodie: you eat for adventure. “

William Roberts, Executive Chef | Oceans Restaurant

William Roberts, Executive Chef | Oceans Restaurant

Five Minutes with William Roberts, Oceans Restaurant: “Lately, I’ve gotten into global cuisine, and merging that with traditional Southern dishes. I really emphasize using Southern ingredients.“

April Sussman, Owner | The Veggie Wagon

April Sussman, Owner | The Veggie Wagon

Five Minutes with April Sussman, The Veggie Wagon: “The Veggie Wagon is really what people want to make it: coffee shop, grocery store, produce stand. We’re committed to being the place both locals and visitors can find local North Carolina products to support our farmers 

John Andrews, Owner | South Beach Grill

John Andrews, Owner | South Beach Grill

Five Minutes with John Andrews, South Beach Grill: “If there is a barometer of success on the beach, it is how you keep customers during the off-season. We are so well supported locally.“

Lydia Clopton, Owner | Love, Lydia Bakery & Cafe

Lydia Clopton, Owner | Love, Lydia Bakery & Cafe

Five Minutes with Lydia Clopton, Love, Lydia Bakery & Cafe: “There’s just something, a hole, that bakeries can fill, that nothing else can.“