Sep 20, 2019

One Chef, 3 Restaurants At Roudabush

By Lori Wilson , posted Sep 20, 2019

Farm-to-table expert and San Francisco transplant Erin Wiley is the executive chef at not one but three of downtown Wilmington’s most frequented eateries.   After two stints with Roudabush Restaurants over the past decade, Wiley returned to the team in April to oversee the kitchens on all three floors of 33 S. Front St. – the Husk, YoSake and Dram + Mors ...

Sep 18, 2019

Panacea Brewing Co. Plans Move To New Taproom

By Jessica Maurer, posted Sep 18, 2019

Having grown steadily since its inception in 2016, Panacea Brewing Co. has announced that it will be moving its taproom from 102 Old Eastwood Road to 4107 Oleander Drive in Wilmington.   The new space was formerly home to Tazy’s Burgers & Grill in Anderson Square shopping center.   “As soon as we leased our current taproom, we had pretty much ...

Sep 18, 2019

Kathy and Steve Stone have announced opening dates for their two Breadsmith locations in Wilmington, one at 5226 S. College Road in Monkey Junction and another at 820 Town Center Drive at Mayfaire. The Monkey Junction location will hold a soft opening Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., followed by the grand opening Sept. 23 at 6:30 a.m. The Mayfaire Town Center location i ...

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Sep 18, 2019

Plans For Local Calda’s Coal Fire Pizza On Hold

By Jessica Maurer, posted Sep 18, 2019

Anthony Calda, owner of Calda’s Coal Fire Pizza of Myrtle Beach, said he is postponing his move into the Wilmington market.   Calda said he and his partners need to focus their attention on their  Myrtle Beach, South Carolina restaurant.     “I thought I could manage both the new Myrtle Beach location and the set-up of the Wilmington loc ...

Sep 17, 2019

Rise Southern Biscuits Closes Wilmington Location

By Jessica Maurer, posted Sep 17, 2019

The Durham-based franchise Rise Southern Biscuits & Righteous Chicken has closed the doors to its Wilmington location in Landfall Center on Military Cutoff Road after three years in business. Founded in 2012 by classically trained chef Tom Ferguson as Rise Biscuits Donuts, the company announced its rebranding earlier this year.   At the time, officials said i ...

Sep 11, 2019

At Mayfaire, Lyssa Cakes Opening This Week

By Jessica Maurer, posted Sep 11, 2019

Alyssa Grace, owner of Lyssa Cakes, will open the doors of her Mayfaire Town Center bakeshop this Friday, with carnival-themed sweets for all ages.  “Our opening will feature a lot of novelty cupcakes, which are cupcakes that look like something other than a cupcake,” Alyssa Grace said. “So for the carnival theme, we’ll have cupcakes that lo ...

Sep 11, 2019

Cape Fear Spice Merchants To Host Mocktail Party

By Jessica Maurer, posted Sep 11, 2019

Gary and Sue Coleman, owners of Cape Fear Spice Merchants, plan to host a tea mocktail party fronm 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday. The Colemans have been making mocktails, or non-alcoholic cocktails, for years using healthy teas in place of sugary mixers. They say that mocktails allow those that do not want to consume alcohol to still be a part of the festivities by enjo ...

Sep 11, 2019

Marsello's Owners Might Try A Restaurant Elsewhere

By Jessica Maurer, posted Sep 11, 2019

After just four months in operation, the Christiana family has announced the closure of their Italian restaurant, Marsello’s, 2 Market St. in downtown Wilmington. In a Facebook post dated Sept. 8, the family stated, “Unfortunately, at 2 Market Street we have seen damage from the storm that will further hinder our business.” Barbara Ch ...

Sep 11, 2019

Tama Tea Nominated For NEXTY Award

By Jessica Maurer, posted Sep 11, 2019

Wilmington-based Tama Tea has been nominated for a NEXTY Award at the Natural Products Expo East, taking place later this month in Baltimore, MD. The NEXTY Awards recognize the most progressive, innovative, inspiring and trustworthy products in the natural products industry. The expo is expected to draw upwards of 30,000 attendees. Tama Tea launched its canned sparkl ...

Sep 4, 2019

Los Portales Taqueria To Open Second Location

By Jessica Maurer, posted Sep 4, 2019

Los Portales Taqueria owners Miguel and Ramon Villasenor have signed a lease at 39 Van Campen Blvd. for a second location of their popular eatery.   Miguel Villasenor said the brothers have been so busy at their current location on South Kerr Avenue that they feel their customer base can easily support an additional location that offers more seating and parking. &n ...

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