The Buggy Factory is Ready for Service

Get a (Buggy) Load of This The Buggy Factory by Southern Pines Brewing Co. is officially opening Wednesday, May 22. Work has been ongoing to preserve pieces of the historic 1856 Tyson & Jones [...]

Cookie Counter Opens in DTSP

You Have No Counter Argument There’s no excuse to not get snacks from Millie’s Mama Bakes, now that the Sanford bakery has opened a satellite counter at The Jefferson Inn. The [...]

Busaba Curries on with Soft Opening

Curry On My Wayward Son There’ll be peace when you eat this Udon. BuSaBa Japanese-Thai fusion, brought to you by the owners of Thai Orchid, is in its soft opening phases at 290 W. [...]

Cooking on the Railway, More Fun Than it Steams

Here Comes the Chew Chew Train Yes, in A.D. 2024, railroad chefs are still a thing — and yes, this niche job is as interesting as it sounds. Meet Alan Miller, the executive chef for the [...]

Four Years and Many Beers for Hatchet Brewing Co.

Bad and Brewsy Saturday, April 20, noon to 6 p.m.: Celebrate four years of brewing with Hatchet Brewing Co. Party with bounce houses, a barbecue competition, specialty brews and pints for just $5 [...]

Another Sip Shop for Southern Pines

Grape Things Are Coming  We knew this little corner in the Belevedere Plaza wouldn’t stay empty long. It’ll be the home of a new sip shop dubbed Santé, (that’s French for [...]

Japanese Thai Fusion Coming to DTSP

Udon Even Know  TThe owners of Thai Orchid in Aberdeen are bringing a new quick-service restaurant to downtown Southern Pines in the former home of The Block. Called BuSaBa, it will be a [...]

Intimate Meals That Bring Cheers

Have a Glassy Meal When food and drink become art, that’s where Meg Church’s passion lies. Meg is a chef who specializes in meals inspired by French and Italian cuisine. She’s [...]

Freeze Dried Candy Packs a Crunch

Don’t Freeze Candy Out Texture enthusiasts, this one’s for you. Casey Parrish, who you may know from her food truck Pita Perfect, is beginning a new side venture called Chill Blasted [...]

BHAWK Distillery Opens Strong

Community is the Reason Rye After years in the making, Brad Halling American Whiskey Ko. (BHAWK) is opening its doors to the public Friday. Before you go crazy, it’s opening at a limited [...]