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Bento Box: Food as Glorious Art

Bento Box: Food as Glorious Art

I dropped into the Bento Box in the Forum and so glad I did! When the food came out I honestly felt guilty for eating it because it looked so good.

Osteria Cicchetti Restaurant Wilmington NC | Kirk Pugh’s Tasty Tuesday

Osteria Cicchetti Restaurant Wilmington NC | Kirk Pugh’s Tasty Tuesday

Osteria Cicchetti is the go-to Italian restaurant for lots of foodies in the Cape Fear area, with big-time favorites like their flatbread pizzas, clams with white sauce, and creative seasonal specials. Join Kirk Pugh and his family for dinner out at the O.C.

Take it to the Beach: Nakedfin Poke Bowl is the Bomb

Take it to the Beach: Nakedfin Poke Bowl is the Bomb

Wilmington seems to be in a bit of an identity crisis. I mean, is the Port City a beach town? A college town? An active lifestyle town? A food town?

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Big Thai Restaurant Wilmington NC | Kirk Pugh’s Tasty Tuesday

Big Thai Restaurant Wilmington NC | Kirk Pugh’s Tasty Tuesday

Fan of spicy? Lover of curry? Head over to Big Thai in Wilmington NC for a great dine-in or take-out meal of authentic favorite dishes from Thailand. Kirk stops at Big Thai, one of his favorite Thai restaurants, for a Tasty Tuesday video.

Dram + Morsel Restaurant Wilmington NC | Kirk Pugh’s Tasty Tuesday

Dram + Morsel Restaurant Wilmington NC | Kirk Pugh’s Tasty Tuesday

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 

ROLLZ Wraps Up the Funky Fast Food Scene

ROLLZ Wraps Up the Funky Fast Food Scene

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.

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The Basics in Wilmington NC | Kirk Pugh’s Tasty Tuesday Video Series

The Basics in Wilmington NC | Kirk Pugh’s Tasty Tuesday Video Series

This week, Kirk and his sweetheart made The Basics their date night destination. A favorite of Wilmingtonians, The Basics specializes in Southern fare with a twist, in a trendy, lofted space at the Cotton Exchange in Historic Downtown Wilmington.

Port Land Grille in Wilmington NC | Kirk Pugh’s Tasty Tuesday Video Series

Port Land Grille in Wilmington NC | Kirk Pugh’s Tasty Tuesday Video Series

Kirk stops in at one of his favorite restaurants, Port Land Grille, and takes a moment to make some introductions. Feast your eyes on some very special dishes. Check your calendar. Make a plan.

Bluestar Kitchen Bar: Hip Fusion Dining Shines in Leland

Bluestar Kitchen Bar: Hip Fusion Dining Shines in Leland

Chef and Bluestar Kitchen Bar owner Stephen Harrington once again out-does himself with culinary creativity, using the simplest of local ingredients, and taking each dish to a satisfying conclusion of hip fusion.

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Rise Biscuits Donuts: Make Ours Biscuits AND Donuts

Rise Biscuits Donuts: Make Ours Biscuits AND Donuts

Carbs… Oh, you delicious, little, tasty creatures. Yeah, yeah, I know… some say carbs are bad and should be avoided. Personally, I think carbs have been been heartlessly discriminated against since the great insurrection of the Atkins Diet frenzy. All the people who jumped on