Food & Drink Articles

A Market Milestone

A Market Milestone

Topsail Island’s beloved Andrews Produce, founded in 1975, offers something for everyone, from homemade strawberry-habanero ice cream to farm-grown fruits and vegetables.

Cheers to Rhubarb!

Cheers to Rhubarb!

A vegetable-based cocktail might not sound appealing — unless it’s made with refreshingly sweet and tart rhubarb.

Past Articles

My Mama’s Ribs

My Mama’s Ribs

If you love fall-off-the-bone ribs, you’ll love this super-simple recipe with a secret Southern ingredient.

The New Brew in Town

The New Brew in Town

Three friends opened Surf City’s newest beer mecca, Surf City Brewing Company, on Alston Boulevard in October 2023.

Passing It On

Passing It On

My mother’s Baked Bean Casserole is my go-to dish when I’m asked to “bring a side,” and I’m always asked to share the recipe.

Go FIGure

Go FIGure

Who knew the sweetness of figs, the freshness of rosemary and the piney taste of gin could come together for such a tasty cocktail?

Of Salt and Sea

Of Salt and Sea

With N Sea. Oyster Co. and Oyster Barn Connor and Alyssa MacNair are keeping our waters clean, feeding people tasty oysters and contributing to area communities.

That’s the Spirit

That’s the Spirit

With Hidden Ships Distillery in Surf City, Andy and Amy Szwejbka have opened Topsail Island’s first distillery and craft cocktail bar.