Dining & Entertainment

Dee Hodges keeps the delicious meals coming

Dee Hodges has always had a way of taking everyday ingredients and turning them into mealtime masterpieces. In her kitchen, simple cuts of meat become stroganoffs and stews. Bananas become pudding, and hard-boiled yolks and whites become deviled eggs. So it should come as no surprise that the current pandemic hasn’t really slowed Hodges or […]

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Drive-in movie fun is revived in Fayetteville

Omni Theatre 8 will celebrate its 30th anniversary this weekend, but the celebration will be a little different than what owner Dean Melvin originally planned.  Melvin, who bought the theater and its adjoining miniature golf course in 2004, had just completed a $750,000 renovation when COVID prevented him from his grand re-opening. But this is a guy who […]

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Barbecued pork chops – A July 4th Tradition

My mother-in-law always woke up early on the morning of the Fourth of July to get the pork chops started. Just over a month from now, my husband and I will celebrate our 33rd wedding anniversary. Before marrying into his family all those years ago, I’d never necessarily associated pork chops with the Fourth of July.  […]

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Comfort is still brewing at Winterbloom Tea 

By Kim Hasty  The unique craft cocktails are on hold for now. So is the opportunity to come in and cozy up with friends. The coronavirus and the need for social distancing precludes those for now.  But at Winterbloom Tea, there is still the trademark friendly vibe and the offer of a cup of comfort. […]

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Good Eats: New York Restaurant serves up comfort food  in a place where everyone is treated like family 

    Note: This article was reported and written before the coronavirus prompted changes that ban dine-in services and limitations about public gatherings. As of presstime, New York Restaurant is still open, with owner Nick Drakos offering takeout orders for breakfast, lunch and dinner, seven days a week.      By Janet Gibson / Photography […]

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March Madness Munchies

  Anyone looking to score a slam dunk when it comes to appetizers for this month’s big games should make a fast break toward those appliances many of us received as Christmas gifts. Air fryers and instant pot multi-cookers, familiarly known as instapots, can be big time-savers when the minutes start ticking down toward tipoff. […]

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Saigon Bistro: Slow food, done right

By Janet Gibson Photography by Cindy Burnham  Some things are worth the wait.    The perfect home. Your dream job. True love.    Anything on the menu at family-owned Saigon Bistro in Fayetteville.    Just don’t expect your order to arrive in a hurry. Paper signs taped in strategic places throughout the restaurant remind us […]

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Good Eats: Pharoahs Legacy offers feasts fit for a king

   By Janet Gibson  Photography by Cindy Burnham  “You’ve got the perfect thing going on,” says our server Jaedon, who is dressed in black from head to toe and possesses dark, mischievous eyes.    He has laid down a beautifully presented Mediterranean “sampler” platter – a feast that captures us with color and texture – […]

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Bloody Marys, anyone?

Nothing says love like a make-your-own Bloody Mary bar.   Really? You were thinking champagne and chocolates deserve all the attention on Valentine’s Day?  Well, Fayetteville food blogger Katie Crenshaw and Fayetteville designer Cynthia Ross are here to show you how you can take the makings of a Bloody Mary and a few simple decorations and […]

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Deep Creek Grill

  American, BBQ, Seafood    1122 Person St, Fayetteville, NC 28312   (910) 491-0568      https://deep-creek-grill.business.site/   Monday-Wednesday 10am-3pm Thursday-Friday 10am-6pm Saturday 7am-6pm Sunday- CLOSED    View Menu   ABOUT  DEEP CREEK GRILL The ONLY River based restaurant in Fayetteville, NC with delicious flat top grilled custom beef patty burgers, our signature Philly Cheese […]

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Nikos Gyros & Wings II Seafood & Subs

      Gyros, Wings, Seafood & Subs   3612 Ramsey St, Fayetteville, NC 28311   (910) 745-9106     https://nikosgyros.org//   Monday – Wed: 10am – 2am  Thursday : 10am-3am  Friday & Saturday: 10am- 4am          Sunday: 11am-2am    View Menu   About Nikos Gyros & Wings II Seafood & Wings […]

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El Salvador Restaurant

  Mexican   155 Bonanza Dr #105, Fayetteville, NC 28303    (910) 860-1758      elsalvadormenu.com     Monday- CLOSED         Tuesday-Sunday  10:30am-9:30pm,    View Menu    ABOUT EL SALVADOR “Salvadorian Cusine”               SPECIALTIES PUPUSAS Corn tortilla stuffed with a savory filling. Accompanied by curtido, and […]

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316 Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill

Seafood   316 Owen Dr, Fayetteville, NC 28304   (910) 481-0530     https://www.316oysterbar.com/   Sunday/Monday- Closed, Tuesday-Thursday 5pm-10pm Friday/Saturday 4:30pm-11pm    View Menu   About 316 Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill At “316 Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill” our goal is to serve you the highest quality seafood and steaks available anywhere, to prepare […]

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CoreLife Eatery is Finally in Fayetteville!

CoreLife Eatery to Open First North Carolina Location Fast-Growing Active Lifestyle Restaurant to Open in Fayetteville   Fayetteville, NC – June 1, 2018 – CoreLife Eatery, an active lifestyle restaurant offering a variety of greens, grains and broth-based dishes, has officially made its way to the Old North State! CoreLife Eatery will open its first […]

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One of each, please!

By Katie Crenshaw Rides, music, entertainment and, most importantly, FOOD!! Fayetteville’s annual Spring Dogwood Festival is a fun-filled event in large part because it comes with all of your beloved festival foods. This is a time to forget your diet. Indulge. To get your mouth watering, here is a list of 10 top food favorites […]

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El Cazador

    Mexican   1904 Skibo Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28314-1519    2800 Gillespie St #102, Fayetteville, NC 28306    (910) 864-0700    www.elcazador1.com    Monday-Thursday 11AM-10PM | Friday-Saturday 11AM-11PM | Sunday 11AM-9:30PM    View Menu   About El Cazador At El Cazador, we make our Mexican dishes different from the typical Mexican restaurant. We make sure […]

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Logan’s Roadhouse

    American, Bar, Steakhouse    1490 Skibo Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28303-3411    (910) 864-5176    www.logansinthecarolinas.com/    Sunday-Monday 11AM-10PM | Friday-Saturday 11AM-11PM    View Menu   About Logan’s Roadhouse There’s a fire burning here. Not just the flame grill that’s deep-rooted in this steakhouse. No, there’s a fire in our belly, and it’s for creating signature recipes […]

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World of Beer

   American, Bar, Pub    1944 Skibo Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28314    (910) 758-9782    www.worldofbeer.com    Monday-Saturday 11AM-1AM | Sunday 11AM-12AM    View Menu    @wobfayetteville   About World of Beer At World of Beer, we’ve got 50 craft beers on tap, over 500 in the cooler and a menu of tasty tavern fare […]

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Mash House Brewery & Restaurant

    American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian-Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options    4150 Sycamore Dairy Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28303    (910) 867-9223    www.themashhouse.com    Monday-Thursday 5PM-10PM | Friday 5PM-11PM | Saturday 12PM-11PM | Sunday 12PM-9PM    View Menu    @themashhouse   About Mash House Brewing Company Fayetteville’s most original menu coupled with an on-site brewery make it a […]

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Jason’s Deli

     American    419 Cross Creek Mall, Fayetteville, NC 28303    (910) 860-0253    www.jasonsdeli.com    Click Here to Order Online    Monday-Saturday 10AM-10PM | Sundays 10AM-9PM    View Menu    @jasonsdelifnc   About Jason’s Deli  Family owned and community focused, Jason’s Deli serves guests at 275 delis in 28 states. Around here, a lot of […]

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