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Brooklyn Arts District gets new pizzeria, vegan food truck rolling out soon

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WILMINGTON — Tony Perez slid open the walk-up window at 1215 4th St. for a light launch of Pizzeria Don Luca on Tuesday, ready to churn out its first pies to diners on the Northside of downtown Wilmington. “It’s just been a very soft opening,” he said, “making sure my process is right, making sure my […]

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 […]

Midtown Incredible Pizza gets new owners, fills gap in market with Chicago-style pizza

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WILMINGTON — The trick to good Chicago pizza: the crust. That’s what James “Jay” Askew has been toying around with over the last few weeks in preparation of taking over Andrew Kelly’s Midtown Incredible Pizza at the corner of 17th St. Extension and S. College Road (Kelly also operates Midtown Deli and Grill and bought the […]

Port City Small Bites: Green House Halloween dinner, Catawba Brewing acquisition, 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: 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 […]

#GiveAShuck: North Carolina Oyster Week features local events, specials

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SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — Oysters play an integral role to the health of the North Carolina shoreline. They also add significantly to the state’s economy. Through Friday, Oct. 15, the shellfish are being celebrated as part of North Carolina Oyster Week, presented by the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, N.C. Oyster Trail, North Carolina Sea Grant, and […]

Embraced by Riverlights community, restaurateur celebrates Girls With Dough opening after challenging year

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WILMINGTON –– Only a year after Tammy Tilghman launched Magnolia Social Café in Riverlights in 2017, she began floating ideas about a second eatery in the riverfront community. Though it was her first time out of the gate as a restaurant owner — Tilghman has run a bail bonding company for 18 years — she found something connective […]

Over 35 restaurants have opened — or are slated to — in the Wilmington area in 2021

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SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — Despite ongoing staffing shortages and supply-chain disruptions, not to mention increased wholesale prices caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, plenty of restaurateurs are not letting this tough market deter them from flipping on the open sign in the greater Cape Fear region. READ MORE: Catch up on other Brews & Bites coverage In fact, […]

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 […]

Local food truck NachoFalt unveils vegan alter ego, The Hardcore Hippie, to serve all plant-based menu

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WILMINGTON — Wednesday night at Flytrap Brewery, Keith Gissubel was prepping ingredients for a new mushroom street taco he had concocted earlier in the week at home. Only this time, he was serving it from the window of Wilmington’s newest vegan food truck, The Hardcore Hippie. “It was something I cooked for myself for dinner and […]