Restaurants

Contest to decide which NC restaurants use local ingredients
Restaurants that use locally sourced ingredients on their menus can earn special recognition - and some cash - from the NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Wed, 03/25/2015 - 1:00pm
FIRST ON 3: Wilmington restaurant to open third location in downtown
A Wilmington restaurant will open a new location downtown. Fri, 03/20/2015 - 4:39pm
Woman accused of selling drugs from restaurant
Customers at a Leland restaurant were able to order more than just food. Fri, 01/23/2015 - 2:28am
NC marks 5 years since smoking banned in bars
North Carolina health officials are praising the benefits of a 5-year-old state law that banned smoking in bars and restaurants. Friday marks five years since the effective date of the law that also limited smoking rooms at hotels or motels to 20 percent of the total. The law survived a series of lawsuits by pool hall and nightclub owners challenging an exception that allows smoking at private clubs. Sat, 01/03/2015 - 2:06am
Waffle House coming to downtown Wilmington
Downtown Wilmington could soon see a well-known brand open its doors on N. Front Street. Wilmingtonbiz.com reports a Waffle House is slated to open in the building once occupied by the Soapbox Laundro-Lounge. Wed, 11/12/2014 - 3:22am
Shuckin’ Shack inks first franchise deal
The oyster bar that began in Carolina Beach is headed for the Queen City. Shuckin' Shack's first franchised location will be in Charlotte. Tue, 06/10/2014 - 5:00pm
The Fork ‘n’ Cork: From food truck to restaurant
What used to be one of Wilmington's favorite food trucks has become the newest addition to downtown's restaurant scene. Owner James Smith says starting out as a food truck was the perfect stepping stone to opening a full restaurant. Sat, 05/31/2014 - 3:59am
Slice of Life flips across Market St. for new downtown home
Location and seating arrangements may have changed, but the food is still the same. The building once home to the Rhino Club in downtown Wilmington now houses Slice of Life Pizzeria & Pub. Tue, 04/22/2014 - 7:42pm
Shuckin’ Shack looks to franchise
A local restaurant wants to take its idea national. The Shuckin' Shack is looking to take a model that's been successful on Pleasure Island and in downtown Wilmington and sell it to other entrepreneurs. Wed, 03/19/2014 - 9:14pm
Owner hopes for permit to open restaurant in neighborhood where others have failed
Al Snyder hopes to make his dream a reality and open Detour Deli in an old, empty building at 510 1/2 Red Cross St. Snyder says he bought the building in November, but a special use permit slowed his progress. Tue, 02/18/2014 - 8:38pm