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Port City Small Bites: End of Days releases remaining first batch bourbon, Wheelz Pizza has soft opening and more

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SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — Lots of movement happens around the Port City when it comes to new openings and closings of restaurants, food trucks, bars and bottle shops, as well as the launch of organizational and nonprofit foodie events and festivals. While Port City Daily already covers the majority of such news, smaller shifts and changes […]

Port City Small Bites: Indochine debuts renovated sushi room, Wilmington Brewing Company opens new taproom, and more

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SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — Lots of movement happens around the Port City when it comes to new openings and closings of restaurants, food trucks, bars and bottle shops, as well as the launch of organizational and nonprofit foodie events and festivals. While Port City Daily already covers the majority of such news, smaller shifts and changes […]

Fry bar and cocktail lounge, Sauce’d, set to open on the Riverwalk

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WILMINGTON — Over the last few years, Jeremiah Ramos has been eyeing Wilmington.  A restaurant consultant in Raleigh, Ramos has helped launch new eateries and pivot concepts for other businesses for years. Along the way, he met Courtney Osgood, who ran her own public relations and marketing company.  A strong workmanship between the two deepened, and […]

Meadmaking company Retro Meadery soon to start concocting in Rocky Point

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PENDER COUNTY — Coming off a recent crowdfunding success, a mead brewing company with a retro theme and foothold in Pender County is now looking to start a backyard operation as the next step forward.  Founded by a group of friends who successfully experimented with the drink of the Vikings, Retro Meadery infuses fruits from […]

Port City Small Bites: Churkeychanga season at Flaming Amy’s, Polish Fest canceled again, and more

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SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — Lots of movement happens around the Port City when it comes to new openings and closings of restaurants, food trucks, bars and bottle shops, as well as the launch of organizational and nonprofit foodie events and festivals. While Port City Daily already covers the majority of such news, smaller shifts and changes […]

Fermental announces move to The Cargo District, Ogden location goes under contract

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WILMINGTON — A neighborhood bottle shop in Ogden will move after a year of trying to find a way to stay put. Owner Steven Gibbs will be relocating Fermental 8.5 miles away to The Cargo District, he announced Tuesday. “Although every attempt was made to remain at our current location, in the end, it was […]

Port City Small Bites: Wine Knot Sky Lounge launches, Krispy Kreme set to reopen, and more

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SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — Lots of movement is happening around the Cape Fear when it comes to new openings and closings of restaurants, food trucks, bars and bottle shops. While Port City Daily already covers the majority of such news, smaller shifts and changes sometimes fly under the radar. “Small Bites” is a new column Port City […]

In Photos: Weekend sippers from Port City Taste Craft Cocktail Week

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SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — Cheers — the weekend is here! It also means Port City Taste Craft Cocktail Week is in full swing — with a little over 55 hours to go before wrapping. There are more than 30 drinks you can choose from at almost 20 local bars and restaurants as you dine and imbibe this […]

5 reasons to enjoy Port City Taste Craft Cocktail Week

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WILMINGTON — Raise your glasses: Port City Taste is celebrating more than a dozen local bars and restaurants, whose bartenders and mixologists have put together a bevy of flavors to tempt your palate over the next seven days. It all kicks off Monday, Oct. 4.  CLICK HERE TO GO STRAIGHT TO THE MENUS Craft Cocktail Week […]
Wilmington's second distillery, End of Days, is soon to open on Castle Street. (Port City Daily photo/Mark Darrough)

NC distilleries now allowed to sell liquor by bottle on Sundays

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Miss out on making that necessary Saturday pit stop at the ABC store to fulfill Sunday’s Bloody Mary needs? No worries — an omnibus legislation, House Bill 890, signed into law by North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, went into effect Friday. It allows distilleries to open Sundays to sell to-go bottles of its spirits from noon […]