Restaurants

Apr 1, 2020

The Greater Wilmington Business Journal has partnered with a newly created service, Caring to Deliver, to support both local restaurants and health care providers, two groups severely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The initiative, Meals for Heroes, aims to raise money to buy meals or gift cards from local restaurants and give them to nominated health care pr ...

Apr 1, 2020

Cape Fear Craft Beer Alliance Aims To Help Workers

By Jessica Maurer, posted Apr 1, 2020

Despite having to cancel Cape Fear Craft Beer Week, which was to be held last week in the Port City, the Cape Fear Craft Beer Alliance has been working to help keep the industry afloat and support unemployed service workers who have been laid off in the wake of the new coronavirus, COVID-19. While many Craft Beer Week festivities, such as Cape Fear Craft & Cuisine a ...

Apr 1, 2020

South Beach Grill, Sweet N Savory Adapt

By Jessica Maurer, posted Apr 1, 2020

With curbside pick-up and delivery the only service models currently available for restaurants in North Carolina, many Port City eateries have had to change their business models practically overnight. Prior to the restrictions implemented by Gov. Roy Cooper's recent executive orders, owners of both South Beach Grill, 100 S. Lumina Ave. in Wrightsville Beach, and Sw ...

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Posted Apr 1, 2020

Choosing a professional property management company to care for your investment is not a task to be taken lightly. With all the options available today, you need to of course know how to properly vet each company, but you also need to be aware of the types of services they offer and how those services coincide with your specific needs. Doing some research and asking the right questions in terms...read entire article

Apr 1, 2020

Q&A: Peño Mediterranean Grill And Tama Cafe

By Jessica Maurer, posted Apr 1, 2020

The following interview is the first of a new weekly Q&A segment of the Restaurant Roundup that will focus on discussions with local restaurant owners and how they are weathering the COVID-19 crisis. Rocco Quaranto is co-founder of Peño Mediterranean Grill and Tama Cafe. GWBJ:  As a part-owner in both Peño Mediterranean Grill and Tama Cafe, y ...

Mar 25, 2020

Restaurants, Breweries Get Creative During Crisis

By Jessica Maurer, posted Mar 25, 2020

With the coronavirus closure of area eateries, bars and breweries to customers dining or imbibing onsite, many small business owners are getting creative and finding alternative ways to serve the public and continue paying their employees. Well-known area chefs Dean Neff and Craig Love have each announced that they are raffling off dinner parties (to be held at a later ...

Mar 25, 2020

The Veggie Wagon Launches Casseroles For A Cause

By Jessica Maurer, posted Mar 25, 2020

The Veggie Wagon owners April and Max Sussman have launched a new online component of their business, aimed at providing ready-to-eat meals for the community. For  people who rely upon tips as their main source of income, feeding their families is a fast-growing concern amid the corona virus closings, and something the Sussmans said they believe needs to be address ...

Mar 25, 2020

How To Help Support Local Restaurants

By Jessica Maurer, posted Mar 25, 2020

Restaurants are among the businesses severely impacted by the attempt to curb the spread of COVID-19. Many have been forced to close, laying off employees indefinitely, while others have been scrambling to adjust to rapidly changing regulations for take-out and delivery service. While many will require a major influx of cash to keep them afloat by way of loans and feder ...

Mar 24, 2020

Schools Serve Meals To Thousands Of Children Across N.C.

By Jessica Maurer, posted Mar 24, 2020

With North Carolina public schools closed until at least May 15, many children across the state are getting daily meals from school districts and community partners. Gov. Roy Cooper’s website reports that all 115 of the state's public school districts, with the help of community partners such as food banks and other charitable organizations, have approved plan ...

Mar 18, 2020

Tidewater Oyster Bar Aims To Open In Porters Neck

By Jessica Maurer, posted Mar 18, 2020

Kornerstone Bistro owner Robert Pickens plans to open a new restaurant, Tidewater Oyster Bar, in Porters Neck Center later this year. Pickens said he had been seeking a location for this concept for several months and when K-Bueno Norte owner Cindy Vach announced the restaurant was closing, he immediately pursued the opportunity to take over the space because of its pro ...

Mar 11, 2020

Wilmington Chef Aims To Launch Vegan Food Truck

By Jessica Maurer, posted Mar 11, 2020

Tripp Engel, longtime chef with the Circa Restaurant Group, is launching a new food truck, Vital Seen. The all-vegan, gluten-free truck is set to offer healthy, homemade options packed full of flavor. Engel said that years of working in fast-paced kitchens had taken a toll on him and he was ready to do something on his own. “I was intrigued by the ideal of bein ...

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