Winners announced in ‘Dig into Local’ Best Menu NC contest

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced winners in its first-ever “Dig into Local” Best Menu NC contest. The event recognized local restaurants and food businesses for their use of locally sourced ingredients. Heirloom Restaurant in Charlotte placed first in the contest. The restaurant features a seasonal menu using North Carolina ingredients. Dishes […]

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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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Flavor, NC: Vintage Bee Honey

Twice a month we highlight local restaurants, farms and farmers markets featured on episodes of UNC-TV’s “Flavor, NC.” This week, we review episode seven of season three, in which host Lisa Prince highlights Vintage Bee Honey from Jack Tapp’s Chapel Hill farm and Sitti Restaurant in Raleigh. Ancient Greeks and Romans called honey the food […]

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