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Cast Iron Kitchen Pork Belly Is Living High on the Hog

Cast Iron Kitchen Pork Belly Is Living High on the Hog

Cast Iron Kitchen and Chef Josh Petty have changed the way the Port City thinks of breakfast and brunch but when they team up with Master Blend Family Farms for a “High and Low on the Hog” dinner, you KNOW it’s gonna be spectacular!

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.

It’s here: ChurkeyChanga Season in Wilmington NC

It’s here: ChurkeyChanga Season in Wilmington NC

It’s ChurkeyChanga time!

As the rest of the nation waits for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday to enjoy family get-togethers focused on the traditional picturesque turkey dinner, those of us lucky enough to live in Wilmington don’t have to.

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Benny’s Big Time Pizzeria Wilmington NC | Kirk Pugh’s Tasty Tuesday

Benny’s Big Time Pizzeria Wilmington NC | Kirk Pugh’s Tasty Tuesday

North Carolina meets Italy, and it’s all good at Vivian and Ben Howard’s Greenfield Street District restaurant Benny’s Big Time Pizzeria. Kirk Pugh – broker realtor foodie – takes us out to dinner for wood-fired pizza, southern fried chicken parmesan, and sweet potato gnocchi. What’s 

Soulflavor Restaurant Wilmington NC | Kirk Pugh’s Tasty Tuesday

Soulflavor Restaurant Wilmington NC | Kirk Pugh’s Tasty Tuesday

It’s hot, it’s yummy, and it’s on Kirk’s radar. Soulflavor restaurant on Carolina Beach is creating lots of buzz, but both good food and a good beach vibe. Don’t think “soul” food, think Southern food with a twist.

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?

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 is something for everyone’s tastebuds, and Kirk Pugh indulged for his Tasty Tuesday video review. (Insider tip: there is an elevator in the rear of the building, accessible from outside, for those who can’t make the stairs.)

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