North Carolina

Sporting Scene

The Quail Field Primeval

How a North Carolina plantation turned back the clock on bobwhite habitat

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Sporting Scene

North Carolina’s George Hi Plantation

Where the quail feel right at home

Food & Drink

2015 in Southern Restaurants: Sam Jones BBQ

For barbecue made the old-fashioned way, head to this new joint in North Carolina

Food & Drink

Dipping into a Fried Chicken Tradition

At least one regional fried chicken tradition has yet to get its due: dipped chicken

Food & Drink

New Southern Beer Halls

Snag a bar stool and grab a pint at one of these four hop-pening new joints

Food & Drink

Eat Like a Local in Eastern North Carolina

From a fifties-style drive-in to a cinderblock meat-and-three, local eats in Eastern North Carolina.

Anatomy of a Classic

Molten Peanut Butter Mini-Cakes

A peanut lover’s take on the molten cake

Our Kind of Place

North Carolina’s Old Books

Where books aren’t just business


Inside Tabor in Charlotte, NC

Maverick retailer Laura Vinroot Poole lightens up the gents’ shopping scene

Arts & Culture

Why Traveling Musicians Love Asheville

A new documentary examines why so many creative people are moving to Asheville

Food & Drink

Discover North Carolina Barbecue

Five lesser-known favorites in the Tar Heel State


Small-Town Escapes: Davidson, NC

Lakeside living where Mayberry charm meets academia


Back-Road Trip: Outer Banks Scenic Byway

The historic roadway—it wasn’t paved until 1950—is flanked by lush tidal marshes and pristine sounds on one side and towering dunes, deserted beaches, and the wide-open Atlantic on the other

Food & Drink

Make Your Own Livermush

A North Carolina treat that’s a lot tastier than it sounds

Food & Drink

Moravian Sugar Cake

A Southern Easter tradition

Our Kind of Place

North Carolina’s Old Burying Ground

A gorgeously overgrown graveyard in coastal North Carolina preserves centuries of stories

Food & Drink

How to Make a Collard Sandwich

The most important trick: Don’t simmer the life out of the greens

Food & Drink

How to Make Chicken Mull

Martin County Chicken Mull

Food & Drink

Kitchen Diplomacy

For Bill Smith, the chef who has quietly kept Chapel Hill, North Carolina’s beloved Crook’s Corner at the heart of the Southern culinary universe for more than twenty years, food always revolves around family—the one he’s related to and the one he isn’t

Good Dogs

Heritage Hunt

Deep in the North Carolina Piedmont, one man has made sure that the storied tradition of taking to the field with a pack of beagles in mad pursuit of rabbits lives on