Happy Birthday to me!

I never fail to turn my birthDAY into a birthMONTH celebration.  Any excuse to eat out right?  This year, the festivities did not stretch out over the entire month of July, but were still worth it none-the-less. Trying to decide where to eat dinner with my friends was a difficult decision.  There are SO many… Continue reading Happy Birthday to me!


Fried Cat Fish Po’Boy Taco?!

If you haven’t tried Beer Barrio in downtown ILM, you are missing out. BIG TIME. I cannot seem to get enough tacos lately and I credit Beer Barrio for the new found obsession. This post is long overdue, I admit.  But I couldn’t let you all down.  This place is worth a post for sure,… Continue reading Fried Cat Fish Po’Boy Taco?!


I’ve Been Caught

Grayson and I just celebrated our 6th wedding anniversary about a week ago 😉  In true us fashion, we celebrated with a night out to dinner followed by a fun bar hop.  We had such a fun weekend and I’ve been dying to share it with you all! Let’s rewind a little to the night we… Continue reading I’ve Been Caught

Bars & Bottle Shops · Restaurant

Port City Pop-Ups

The concept of a pop-up restaurant is relatively new to me.  In the simplest way I know how to explain, a pop-up is a temporary restaurant. You can imagine my excitement when I learned of a local chef in town that hosts these events!  Through a friend, I heard about an upcoming event.  Conveniently, my friend’s brother… Continue reading Port City Pop-Ups


Encore Magazine 2016 Best Of

I look forward to this every year!  Annually, local Wilmington, NC magazine Encore accepts nominations for the ultimate “Best of…” list.  Over 130 titles are up for grabs and are chosen based on a public vote.  Categories range from Arts & Entertainment to Goods & Services and my personal favorite: Food & Beverage!! I always take the opportunity… Continue reading Encore Magazine 2016 Best Of


Seriously Awesome Burgers

If you haven’t tried Fork n Cork, I promise you are missing out.  You may remember another of my posts about it.  In case you missed it, you can find it here. For me to admit that I love a burger is kind of a big deal.  To really get my point across, I’ll be honest and… Continue reading Seriously Awesome Burgers


“What do you want for dinner?”

The most dreaded question… You’d think that I wouldn’t often struggle with such a simple decision, but I take my meals very seriously.  I don’t like to waste my calories on something that isn’t going to be delicious and satisfying.  So oftentimes, I struggle. This night, when asked this question by my sweet hubs, I asked… Continue reading “What do you want for dinner?”