Category Archives: Savor


  Bounce into the Bouncing Log Café STORY AND PHOTO BY: REBECCA JONES   If you are hungry for down home southern cooking with a European flair, head down to one of the newest eateries in Boiling Spring Lakes. Opened in


  North Carolina breweries made a showing at The Great American Beer Festival. By Candace and Jim Hobbs, Owners – The Grape & Ale, Oak Island, NC     If you don’t have The Great American Beer Festival on your

Hints of Cinnamon, Vanilla…

            &  Contentment … STORY BY: JENNIFER BARNETT PHOTOS BY: KRIS BEASLEY   It’s the time of year when I like to have the taste of my drinks reflect the mood of the season. It

Live Oak Café

                  Casual fine dining, not just for special occasions   BY: REBECCA JONES PHOTOS: ANNE McGOWAN Live Oak Cafe is located in Southport. It is on the left driving into town, the

6 Old School Cocktails You Should Make Right Now

Take a trip down memory lane with these vintage concoctions When I was growing up, I remember my folks drinking Martini’s, Manhattan’s and Grasshopper’s.  If I close my eyes I can see my Dad’s bar, which was the cabinet up

Vote For Your Favorite Chowder!

People’s choice-Southport Wooden Boat Show Seafood Chowder Contest The Southport Wooden Boat Show, in conjunction with Brunswick Catch, will be sponsoring the Seafood Chowder Cook -off, during the Southport Wooden Boat Show-Saturday, September 26, at the Old Yacht Basin in

Get Your Chill On!

                Frozen concoctions from  Local eateries supply relief from the heat.  BY: SOUTHPORT MAGAZINE STAFF The dog days of summer are here and combined with the humidity of our seaside town, beating the

Fast, Easy & Delicious

              Trax-to Go offers quick easy takeout in Oak Island BY: REBECCA JONES, PHOTO BY KRIS BEASLEY There are no railroad tracks on Oak Island, but there is a “station” to stop and get quick, tasty,

More Than a Great Hot Dog

Head on over to Yaupon Plaza for a bite of their famous dogs and much more When you come over the old bridge and make a right onto the island, you’ll find Bob’s Dogs. Bob Kiser and his wife Susie


    Nothing says summer like thirst-quenching drinks by the pool or beach BY RACHAEL VAN NOORDT AND JENNIFER BARNETT   “Let music swell the breeze, and ring from all the trees, Sweet Freedom’s song….”  This is one of my

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