The 2014 Fire on the Dock winner Antoine Murray of Cape Fear Country Club talks about what it is like to prepare a meal for 150 people with a surprise ingredient.
The annual competition held at Bluewater Waterfront Grill in Wrightsville Beach pitted talented chefs from all over Southeastern North Carolina over several nights of competition.
Fire on the Dock is back for its second year. Billed as competition dining, patrons vote on courses served and the winner advances.
The venue this year for the popular cooking competition is Bluewater Grill on the intracoastal in Wrightsville Beach. Sixteen restaurants face off through April 3.
Deep-fried foods may be causing trouble in the Deep South. A study finds that people who consume a lot of fried foods and drinks like sweet tea and soda were 41 percent more likely to suffer a stroke than people who ate that way about once a month.