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Taste Of Wrightsville Beach returns Nov. 4

Oct 25, 2023 • 2 min. read

The 10th annual Taste of Wrightsville Beach takes place 5-8 p.m. Nov. 4. With more than 35 booths showcasing the area’s cuisine, the event takes place under a massive, heated tent in the parking lot of Bluewater Waterfront Grill in Wrightsville Beach....

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Wilmington brewery expands with new oyster bar

Oct 11, 2023 • 3 min. read

Last month, Flying Machine Brewing Company opened its newest endeavor – Flying Machine Oyster Bar in Wrightsville Beach....

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Ash Aziz’s Perla Raw Bar eyes soft opening next week

Oct 4, 2023 • 2 min. read

Longtime Wilmington-area restaurateur Ash Aziz is set to open his latest venture this month. Perla Raw Bar will be a modern take on an oyster bar and is located at 1039 Ashes Drive at The Renaissance, a mixed-use development off of Military Cutoff Road....

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Eggs Up Grill expands into Leland

Sep 13, 2023 • 2 min. read

In May 2024, franchise partners Brandon and Jennifer Padilla will open a third location of Eggs Up Grill – this time in Leland. With successful restaurants in Shallotte and Southport, the new spot will bring the “aromas of freshly brewed coffee, savory bacon and hand-cracked, farm-fresh eggs and juicy burgers on the griddle” to a new customer base....

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New Latin fusion restaurant looks to inspire everyday celebration

Sep 6, 2023 • 3 min. read

Entrepreneurs Jennifer Rigard and Yesenia Leon are determined to bring a space to Wilmington that celebrates the beauty of life every day. Their new restaurant, Bonita Latin Fusion and Cocktails, is under construction and set to open early 2024 at Pier 33 in downtown Wilmington....

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La Mar Salada brings Spanish cuisine to the coast

Aug 16, 2023 • 3 min. read

Three-and-a-half months ago, Katherine and Victor Perez, a husband-wife duo, opened the doors to their Spanish market, La Mar Salada, which translates to “The Salty Sea.” ...

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Spice of life: New space, possibilities for Cape Fear Spice Merchants

Aug 9, 2023 • 5 min. read

After nearly 10 years in business at 20 Market St., owner Gary Coleman was able to expand Cape Fear Spice Merchants into an adjacent storefront at 6 S. Front St. The extra room has allowed the business to grow its inventory and offer demonstrations to help customers use its spices, teas and more....

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Burgaw’s restaurant renaissance

Jul 13, 2023 • 7 min. read

Downtown Burgaw has a secret weapon spurring its recent revival: a local entrepreneur who envisions the small town's revitalization anchored by a vibrant culinary scene....

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Budget bites: A guide to weekly discounts at Wilmington-area eateries

Jul 6, 2023 • 4 min. read

In search of cheap eats? We’ve rounded up this list of recurring deals, with options ranging from burgers and wings to fajitas and sushi....


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