Category: At the Table

Greek to me

by Mimi Montgomery photographs by Eric Waters If you’re walking on Hillsborough Street toward downtown, Taverna Agora is likely to call your name. The open-air seating on the roof is often packed-to-the-brim, as is the front patio, and live Greek music (and…

Snap Pea Underground’s movable feast

by Jesma Reynolds photographs by Tim Lytvinenko It’s 3:30 p.m. on a recent crisp spring Sunday, and Raleigh Denim Workshop is humming. But it’s not the whirring of sewing machines that typically enliven the space – this is the weekend, after all….

Green tomatoes: Better unripe

by Kaitlyn Goalen photographs by Jillian Clark They say patience is a virtue, but it’s never been one that I can claim. Nowhere is my shortcoming more apparent than in the kitchen. I’m always going to be one of those cooks that…

Turning a blind eye

by Mimi Montgomery photographs by Eric Waters Joey Barbour and Michelle Palacios met when Barbour was a bartender at Glenwood Avenue’s Cornerstone Tavern and Palacios came in for a drink. “I played the whole cool-bartender-role type thing,” he recalls. “And I played…

Wilmington: A culinary tale of two cities

text and photographs by Dean McCord There was a time not so long ago that Wilmington was considered a coastal afterthought by some Triangle residents. It wasn’t a destination like Wrightsville Beach or Carolina Beach, and it lacked the storied history…

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