Basnights Lone Cedar Cafe

Local businesses to participate in ‘Dig into Local’ menu contest

Thirteen restaurants and food businesses from across the state have been selected to participate in the first-ever “Dig into Local” Best Menu NC contest. The competition highlights businesses that feature locally sourced ingredients on their menus. “The farm-to-table movement has expanded significantly in the past few years to include restaurants and entrepreneurial companies of all […]

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N.C. seafood helps local chef place in national cook-off

N.C. red drum fillets gave Dare County chef Bud Gruninger the edge recently in the Great American Seafood Cook-off in New Orleans. Gruninger, executive chef at Basnight’s Lone Cedar Café in Nags Head, took home second place in the competition with his winning seafood dish accompanied by riced mashed potatoes, sautéd jumbo lump crab meat, […]

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