Food Lovers' Guide to North Carolina's Outer Banks: The Best Restaurants, Markets & Local Culinary Offerings

Food Lovers' Guide to North Carolina's Outer Banks: The Best Restaurants, Markets & Local Culinary Offerings

by Elizabeth Wiegand

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Food Lovers' Guide to North Carolina's Outer Banks: The Best Restaurants, Markets & Local Culinary Offerings by Elizabeth Wiegand

Food Lovers' Guides Indispensable handbooks to local gastronomic delights The ultimate guides to the food scene in their respective states or regions, these books provide the inside scoop on the best places to find, enjoy, and celebrate local culinary offerings. Engagingly written by local authorities, they are a one-stop for residents and visitors alike to find producers and purveyors of tasty local specialties, as well as a rich array of other, indispensable food-related information including: • Food festivals and culinary events• Farmers markets and farm stands• Specialty food shops• Places to pick your own produce• One-of-a-kind restaurants and landmark eateries• Recipes using local ingredients and traditions• The best wineries and brewpubs

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762781133
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 06/18/2013
Series: Food Lovers' Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 1,247,339
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Elizabeth Wiegand is a North Carolina native and freelance writer who has written for Southern Living, Tasteful, the Washington Post, and many other magazines and newspapers. She is also the author of The Outer Banks Cookbook. She has interviewed many of the nation's top chefs, was chair of the local chapter of the American Institute of Wine and Food, and is a member of the Southern Foodways Alliance. She has been cooking and exploring along North Carolina's coast for 35 years.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

How to Use This Book 6

Getting Around the Outer Banks 8

Food Festivals & Events 10

The Cuisine of the Outer Banks 15

Outer Banks Traditions from the Sea 16

Seafood Market Buying Tips 26

Special Produce from Around the Outer Banks 30

Corolla 33

Foodie Faves 36

Pizza & Pasta 44

Specialty Stores, Markets & Fishmongers 46

Coffeehouses 49

Duck 51

Foodie Faves 52

Pizza & Pasta 59

Specialty Stores, Markets & Fishmongers 60

Coffeehouses 64

Kitty Hawk & Kill Devil Hilts 65

Foodie Faves 68

Pizza & Pasta 92

Specialty Stores, Markets & Fishmongers 93

Coffeehouses 97

Nags Head 99

Foodie Faves 102

Specialty Stores, Markets & Fishmongers 117

Coffeehouses 119

Roanoke Island-Manteo & Wanchese 121

Foodie Faves 124

Pizza & Pasta 129

Specialty Stores, Markets & Fishmongers 130

Coffeehouses 131

Hatteras Island 133

The Northern Villages 137

Foodie Faves 138

Pizza & Pasta 152

Specialty Stores, Markets & Fishmongers 153

Hatteras Village 156

Foodie Faves 156

Pizza & Pasta 160

Specialty Stores, Markets & Fishmongers 160

Coffeehouse 161

Ocracoke Island 163

Foodie Faves 166

Specialty Stores, Markets & Fishmongers 177

Coffeehouses 179

Recipes 181

Vicki's Smoked Fish Dip 183

Inauthentic OBX Clam Chowder 185

Grilled Cheese with Green Chile Chutney 187

Steamed Clams with Pasta 189

Pan-Seared Fresh Red Drum with Shrimp & Arugula 191

Sanderling Crab Cakes 193

Oysters Rock-Yer-Fella 195

Black & Blue Scallops 197

Scallops Carbonara 200

Shrimp Salad 202

Simple Shrimp & Grits 203

Herb-Onion Spoon Bread 205

Sweet Potato Surprise 207

Appendices 211

Appendix A Eateries by Cuisine 212

Appendix B Craft Brews & Local Wineries 223

Appendix C Personal Chef Services 227

Index 231

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