Food & Drink

Come and explore the taste and flavors of the Cape Fear region! Cape Fear Living Magazine speaks to the region’s most innovative chefs and showcases their mouthwatering recipes with a particular focus on local ingredients and food traditions. Join us as we explore the area’s up and coming wine region and the winemakers putting North Carolina wines on the map. Craft distilleries and craft beer breweries are a fast growing sector and continue to produce innovative drinks.

December 26, 2019

RED MISO PUMPKIN SOUP RECIPE – TRUE BLUE BUTCHER AND TABLE

Red Miso Pumpkin Soup // recipe and photo provided by True Blue Butcher & Table Ingredients: 5-7 Pounds of Heirloom or pie Pumpkins 1 Cup Red Miso Pastes 2 Tablespoons minced garlic 1 Medium yellow onion small dice 3 Tablespoons…
December 10, 2019

TAKING THE BITE OUT OF WINTER

By: Colleen Thompson As the weather turns chilly, we know you’ll be looking to chase away the winter blues and sniffles. We’ve partnered with Wilmington’s first distillery, Blue Shark Vodka, to lift your spirits, and make a splash with these…
December 10, 2019

PART OF THE FAMILIA

Written by: Colleen Thompson Photography by: Raul Sojo Montes Italians have many great sayings that embody the spirit of food, friendship, and family. My favorite is a tavola non si invecchia; at the table, you don’t get old. Italians never…
September 26, 2019

CHEF ZIMMERMAN’S TRUE BLUE PASSION

There are many characteristics that resonate deeply with me about chefs. There is an odd connection rooted to the same respect and passion I have gleaned interviewing and observing musicians. Throw in winemakers and they are collectively my favorite people…
September 18, 2019

WILMINGTON’S GLOBAL FAMILY WINE BUSINESS

If you were to ask Rob Kuchar to describe his family, he would have a hard time knowing exactly where to stop. Story By Ryan Hedspeth Photography by Raul Sojo Montes Starting would be easy. He would begin with his…
September 18, 2019

CAROLINA BBQ GOSPEL ACCORDING TO SAM JONES

Time. Wood. Smoke. Heat. All are ingredients to a real barbecue. Carolina BBQ, however, adds one other essential element: a whole hog. Written By: Colleen Thompson Photography By: Denny Culbert Using “everything except the squeal,” to quote writer, Upton Sinclaire,…