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Jul 18, 2018

Local Food Delivery Services React To Uber Eats

By Jessica Maurer, posted Jul 18, 2018

Uber Technologies launched its food delivery service, Uber Eats, in the Port City on July 12, bringing a new option for meal delivery service from area restaurants.   The service is currently available in 220 cities worldwide, and allows customers to browse food options and view estimated delivery times and prices, including tax and booking fees, as well as track de ...

Jul 18, 2018

Area Restaurants Earn Wine Spectator Recognition

By Jessica Maurer, posted Jul 18, 2018

Wine Spectator magazine has named the recipients of its 2018 Award of Excellence, with four restaurants in the Cape Fear region achieving recognition.   Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence recognizes restaurants whose wine lists feature a carefully selected assortment of quality producers that complement menus in both price and style. These wine lists ...

Jul 18, 2018

Duplin Winery Releases Summertime Strut And Coastal Shag

By Jessica Maurer, posted Jul 18, 2018

Duplin Winery, located in Rose Hill, has released two new muscadine wines, Summertime Strut and Coastal Shag. With the addition of Summertime Strut and Coastal Shag to its product list, Duplin Winery now produces over 40 different wines annually.   Summertime Strut is an aromatic white wine made with early harvest Doreen and Carlos grapes, which winemakers s ...

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Jul 18, 2018

Your Pie Gives Back

By Jessica Maurer, posted Jul 18, 2018

When Your Pie opened its doors in February, the eatery celebrated a soft opening by serving nearly 1,200 pizzas to guests who were asked to make a donation to the Cape Fear Literacy Council rather than paying for their pizza. Owner Jada O’Malley said she felt it was the best way to work out the kinks and kickstart her Dine and Donate initiative. The three-day even ...

Jul 11, 2018

Temptations Under New Ownership In Porters Neck

By Jessica Maurer, posted Jul 11, 2018

Temptations Porters Neck is now under new ownership after Wilmington residents Jenny and Allen Luper purchased the eatery from James Snyder, who had owned and operated it since 2005.  Snyder, who operated both Temptations locations prior to the sale of the Hanover Center location in late 2017, announced his intention to sell the businesses last ...

Jul 11, 2018

Kafat Chuton, owner of Christopher’s Steakhouse & Seafood in Elizabethtown, has leased 4,030 square feet of space in Waterford Village at 2013 Old Regent Way, Suite 210, in Leland. Chuton, who also operated a Christopher’s location in Lumberton until its sale last year, said he saw a need for a steakhouse in the Leland area. Chuton has been ...

Jul 11, 2018

Nigori Gourmet & Sushi Bar Opens In Wrightsboro

By Jessica Maurer, posted Jul 11, 2018

Nigori Gourmet & Sushi Bar, a new restaurant specializing in Asian cuisine, has opened at 2549 Castle Hayne Road in the Wrightsboro area. Owner Yu-Fan Chen is originally from China and was in raised in New York City, where he was a sushi apprentice at his father’s restaurant. When he moved to Wilmington, his uncle, Johnny Chen, owner of several Nikki’s S ...

Jul 10, 2018

Brad Corpening, co-owner of Chops Deli, reported Monday that all Chops locations are currently open for business, and he and business partner Chris Graham are working to repay the debts the company has incurred over the past few years.   Corpening and Graham are also working with a broker to sell three of their current locations: Chops Deli at 5120 S. College Rd. an ...

Jul 4, 2018

Sweet N Savory Plans New Location, Redesigns Dinner Menu

By Jessica Maurer, posted Jul 4, 2018

Sweet n Savory Cafe owner Rob Shapiro has partnered with developer Jim McFarland to turn the 8,200-square-foot building at 909 Market St. into a second location for the restaurant, according to Jonathan Hicks, director of sales and community relations at the cafe. McFarland purchased the office building in 2016 for $1.1 million as part of his plans to develop ...

Jul 4, 2018

Skytown Beer Company Nears Opening  

By Jessica Maurer, posted Jul 4, 2018

Skytown Beer Company, the newest venture for Beer Barrio owners Hayley Jensen and Stephen Durley, is expected to open in the coming week. The brewery and smokehouse will combine Jensen’s passion for craft beer with Durley’s expertise in the kitchen.   As with Beer Barrio, the food and beer are designed to be enjoyed together, only now, by brewing their o ...

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