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The new Haymount Truck Stop food truck court and bar on the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2023.
Fayetteville's first food truck court opens in Haymount
As Black Friday shoppers were scurrying to cash in on post-Thanksgiving deals, Jordan Sherrod and Chris Beaty, the owners of the brand-new Haymount Truck Stop — Fayetteville’s first food …
Vibe Gastropub’s buffalo chick’n sandwich with cheese, both plant-based, is heavy on the greens, with garlic-parsley roasted red potatoes and house-made ranch dressing.
Lighten up
With swimsuit season in full swing, we once again feel the urge to lighten up. Thankfully, the local pickings for healthy fare have recently gained options.
Soft-shell crab is served with wafer-thin fried potatoes at Saltbox Seafood Joint in Durham.
Fish tales
There’s something about seafood that makes us feel like we’re at the beach even if it’s 100-plus miles away.
A Buc-ee’s cowboy serves up fresh brisket, a favorite at 
the Texas-themed chain.
Buc-ee’s bonanza!
A Sheetz marries a Tractor Supply, and they give birth to two babies: Cracker Barrel and Hobby Lobby — but only the folksy home décor and casual-clothing parts of the stores.Add in …
Ribeye-stuffed eggrolls are served with avocado ranch at Manning’s Restaurant in downtown Clayton.
Food favorites
One dish. Sometimes that’s all it takes for us to return to a particular restaurant. We crave the flavor, texture, aroma, the mere sight of that one special thing. Here are some favorites.
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Gifts to upgrade your kitchen this holiday season

(BPT) - The holiday season can be hectic, from hosting family gatherings to cooking and gift shopping. Whether you’re a first-time host or your loved ones regularly gather at your home to …

The Holiday Table’s Most Versatile Ingredient: Eight Ways to Leverage Raisins and Other Dried Fruits at Every Course

(BPT) - The holidays are nothing without spending time with friends and family — and, of course, decadent treats! Whether you and your loved ones prefer a sweet or savory dessert, there is …

A Delicious Way to Support Your Immune System

(Family Features) Supporting your wellness can start in a simple place - with the foods you eat and drink, including wintertime favorites like Orange Juice and Coconut Chickpea Soup and Superfruit Breakfast Smoothie.

10 different foods used in New Year's Eve traditions and the stories behind them
Stacker compiled a list of 10 foods used in New Year's Eve traditions and their origins, using sources like CNN, TheGrio, and more.
How to Have a Happy & Gut-Healthy Holiday Season
(BPT) - The holiday season is filled with sugar and spice and everything nice — like parties, beloved traditions, festive foods and time with loved ones. And while all of these are things to be …
How to enjoy getting ready for the holidays
(BPT) - The season is full of activity, fun and festivities — but it can also be somewhat stressful, especially if you feel unprepared. To make your holiday season go more smoothly this year, …
Registered Dietitian Shares Holiday Entertaining Tips
(BPT) - Ready or not, the holiday countdown is on! That means it’s time to haul out the holly and break out the entertaining gear. From tried-and-true recipe ideas, delicious gifts, must-haves …
6 expert ways to nurture friendships during the holiday rush
(BPT) - The holidays aren't just a time to spend with family. They're also a great opportunity to connect with friends. In fact, according to a recent Bumble For Friends survey*, over half (54%) of …
How the popularity of concert tours creates economic opportunities for Hosts
(BPT) - This past summer was a season of major concert tours, driven by renowned popstars and cultural icons like Queens Tay and Bey. From booming box office sales to sold-out arenas, 2023 summer …
Holiday Gifts for Foodies
(BPT) - Some foodies love to eat, and some foodies love to create. For those on your holiday gift list, here are ideas that will excite even the most discerning culinary creator.For the coffee lover …
5 delightful food and ranch pairings for a successful homegate
(BPT) - Get ready for a tasty touchdown! Passionate home tailgaters (homegaters) are getting their space ready to host friends and family for football season. Whether you're a seasoned host or a new …
4 self-care secrets for a joyful holiday season
(BPT) - The holidays can be a happy yet hectic time. Between planning, cooking and hosting celebrations, your focus often shifts to the joy of others. As you check your list twice to make sure …
Sweet and Savory Ways to Shake Up Holiday Celebrations
(Family Features) As a versatile nut that can be used throughout the holidays, pecans have you covered so you can cook and enjoy a myriad of dishes.
Recipes, tips & food info

Festive Peppermint Snacks with a Flavorful Pop

(Family Features) Among the many enchanting elements of the holiday season, the family traditions and familiar flavors of favorite foods enjoyed year after year bring loved ones together better than perhaps any other occasion.

Bring Sunshine to Holiday Celebrations with the Gift of Fresh Citrus

(Family Features) This year, you can add a touch of sweetness to that special someone's stocking with the gift of fresh fruit through gift boxes and recipes like Grapefruit Avocado Bruschetta and Grapefruit Paloma.

Ready for holiday baking? How to choose the right bakeware

(BPT) - If you love holiday baking, but one look at your tired old pans does not inspire you to make holiday magic in your kitchen, you may be ready to upgrade to better-quality bakeware. You may …

Lacey Chabert's Top Tips for Easy Holiday Hosting

(BPT) - The holidays are a festive time of year full of friends, family and fun. Hosting events in your home is a great way to bring loved ones together, but it also can be overwhelming. Fortunately, …