More than bacon and eggs: Gourmet breakfast house Famous Toastery now open

Famous Toastery has seen a steady flow of customers since opening up earlier this month in the old Havana's Restaurant on Wrightsville Avenue. Photo courtesy Famous Toastery.

A North Carolina-based breakfast franchise is now up and running in the Wrightsville Beach area. Since opening its doors earlier this month at the former Havana’s Restaurant, 6722 Wrightsville Ave., Famous Toastery’s parking lot has remained steadily full as area residents and visitors flock to the local version of the now legendary Charlotte eatery. The […]

All Rise: Triangle-based breakfast house headed to Wilmington

The popular Rise Biscuits and Donuts is set to serve up a blend of traditional and unique sweet pastries starting later this summer. Courtesy photos.

Country ham biscuits and Cheerwine donuts, y’all? The Triangle’s southern-inspired hot spot Rise Biscuits and Donuts is setting up shop in Wilmington this summer in the Landfall Shopping Center, 1319 Military Cutoff Road. Opening in Durham in 2012, the eatery has rapidly grown to regional and national acclaim for its unique twist on traditional sweet […]

Diner franchise to open unique location in Carolina Beach

Carolina Beach will be getting a Huddle House on this property, 201 S. Lake Park Blvd. Photo by Hannah Leyva.

  Carolina Beach will be getting its own franchise of a 24-hour restaurant chain, but with a unique twist. According to a news release, a local businesswoman will be opening the first location of Atlanta-based diner chain Huddle House in the country to offer rooftop dining on a piece of property on Lake Park Boulevard. […]

Gourmet breakfast house planned for Wrightsville Beach area

Charlotte-based chain Famous Toastery will open up in the former Havana's Restaurant on Wrightsville Avenue later this year. Courtesy photo.

A popular North Carolina-born gourmet breakfast house is opening near Wrightsville Beach. Diane and Joe Kloiber and their son, Joe Jr., have decided to locate their Famous Toastery franchise in the former Havana’s Restaurant, 6722 Wrightsville Ave. The Havana’s in Carolina Beach remains open. The Kloibers, who reside in Charlotte but spend a lot of […]