Chicken. Poultry. Yard bird. Did you know, whatever you call it, it's one of the most used proteins in our kitchens and restaurants. It is delicious! So delectable it is that has been celebrated in Rose Hill, NC (home to the world's largest frying pan!) for the past 5 years! This year's Jubilee kicks of… Continue reading NC Poultry Jubilee
I don't know if y'all know this, but BBQ is kinda a big deal down here. Whether it's vinegar, ketchup, or mustard based, there are strong opinions, but when it comes to eatin', you are hard pressed to beat Lexington style BBQ. Sweet, but tangy, usually just the butt, but you may find a whole… Continue reading Barbeque Festival
When one thinks about the south, a lot of things that pop into one's mind. Fried chicken, biscuits, sweet tea, cicadas, Spanish moss, catfish, moonshine...I could go on for DAYS! Literally. One big staple meal down here is of course, shrimp & grits. It's not for everyone. You either love grits or you haven't had… Continue reading Hold My Wine, Kiss My Ghost Grits
A little more than an hour southeast of Raleigh, NC, travelers will find themselves in Rose Hill, NC. This weekend is the 42nd annual Duplin Winery Grape Stomp. This regional favorite is sold out this year (it's popular, tickets go FAST), so put it on your radar for next year. Saturday, September 8th from 1pm… Continue reading Grape Stomp!
Over in the mountains, close to Asheville, is Hendersonville, NC. This Labor Day weekend, the quaint town will host the 72nd annual Apple Festival. Over 4 days, visitors will enjoy 4 days of fun including one of the most best known Street Fairs in the Carolinas with freshly picked apples, arts & crafts, festival food, and… Continue reading Apple Festival
North Carolina is one of the greatest places to live. You can hop in your car, point it east or west and in roughly a couple of hours find yourself at the beach or in the mountains. This weekend, point your car east. Drive till you hit the ocean, then turn right. Keep driving until… Continue reading Get Figgy With It
A little to the south of our beloved homebase state, is our sister state, South Carolina. They got it goin on this weekend! It's all happenin in Columbia. Have you embraced the craft beer craze that's swept, well, everywhere?! Head to the Riverbanks Zoo & Garden! Sample from over 100 varieties of imported, domestic and… Continue reading It’s all About Columbia