Looking for the perfect way to kick off your Outer Banks Taste of the Beach experience? Start it off right at the “Welcome to Taste of the Beach” event. Held on Thusday, March 17th from 5-8pm at the Outer Banks Epicurean in Kill Devil Hills, this event will feature complimentary food from a bevy of local culinary stars including the fantastic chefs of the Epicurean. Wine will be provided by Sanctuary Vineyards for $10 per person.
If you’re in the Outer Banks for this Thanksgiving, you are in luck! Restaurants are offering some of the most mouth-watering menus we’ve seen all year. Check out some of the amazing choices:Sunset Grille & Raw Bar in Duck will be having a fantastic Thanksgiving Buffet feast. Adults $19.95, children under 12 $9.95 ~ enjoy friends, family and food overlooking the Currituck Sound. Pamlico Jack’s in Nags Head will serve a Thanksgiving Buffet with an extensive and delicious selection from 11:30 – 9:00pm!
A vacation to the Outer Banks is never complete without enjoying a big plate of your favorite fresh seafood prepared in one of the many fabulous restaurants or eateries in the area. Columbia to Swanquarter, Ocracoke to Corolla, the Outer Banks has a multi-generational community of commercial fishermen who earn their living harvesting fresh, healthy seafood. In fact, the Outer Banks are the largest in terms of revenue and the importance of commercial fishing in the state of North Carolina.Today, many of our Outer Banks commercial fishing families are in danger of becoming extinct. The U.S.
The Outer Banks Restaurant Association is excited to sponsor OBX Restaurant Week, October 30 – November 7, 2010! Restaurant Week gives local food aficionados and visitors an opportunity to enjoy 3-course, pre-fixed lunch and/or dinner menu specials at the Outer Banks’ best restaurants. Local chefs will showcase their most outstanding cuisine with these special meal options all priced at either $20 or $35.
One of my favorite restaurants growing up on the Outer Banks was the Fisherman’s Wharf in Wanchese. It was closed for a few years but has been reopened by the Daniels family and it’s just as good as I remember!
Let's see who can eat the most crab legs! Many families have an annual tradition of eating at a seafood buffet during their Outer Banks vacation. You know - the mountains of fried shrimp, the golden-brown hushpuppies, the seemingly endless array of side dishes and tempting desserts... And of course, every family has an uncle or older brother who decides he's not going to eat breakfast or lunch in order to "get his money's worth" at the buffet that evening. ;)The Outer Banks boasts several well-known seafood buffets.
A favorite locals' spot...Ocean Boulevard Bistro and Martini Bar is helping helping Outer Banks residents and visitors welcome the spring with 25% off specials on martinis, beer and wine (some bottles are 50% off!). They also have a special small plate/tapas menu.If you’ve never been to Ocean Blvd. you need to check it out! Upscale but cozy and welcoming on the inside and a terrific oceanside terrace outside. It’s literally right across the street from the beach and you can smell the sea salt if the wind is coming off the ocean. Ocean Blvd. is also great on weekends.
Sometimes you just need a big ol' breakfast. One of those mornings when a bowl of Cheerios or a cup of coffee just isn't going to do the trick. Know what I mean? Fortunately, Outer Banks vacationers have an abundance of options when it comes to "filling up their tanks" in the AM. Every town and village along the coast boasts a couple of Outer Banks restaurants known for their fantastic breakfast menus.If you're vacationing in Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills or Nags Head, check out the Jolly Roger, located at Mile Post 6.5 on the Beach Road.
This years Outer Banks Taste of the Beach was a great success. What once used to be a one day expo, showcasing local restaurants and chefs, has turned into a nationally recognized week-long food event on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
Events that took place during the week included; OBX Chowder Cook-Off at Coastal Provisions, Porkin’ Ain’t EZ at Pigman’s Bar-B-Que, Tapas Crawls in Duck and Roanoke Island, a mystery dinner theatre, and much more.
As always the “Big Event” was the Taste of the Beach Expo, which took place Sunday March 14 at Pamlico Jacks in Nags Head.