I was so looking forward to this long drive that was going to take me to this famous OuterBanks. I was familiar, like most people, with Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head Island. Last year I had discovered Manteo, which… Continue Reading →
Chef Andrew Long was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. So how did he make his way to the mountains of North Carolina?
The road that leads me to the quaint and charming town of Highlands, North Carolina, was sinuous and it was absolutely impossible not too stop to admire all the majestic views of the mountains and the waterfalls.
It took barely about 50 minutes from South Durham to drive west and arrive at the Celebrity Dairy Inn in Siler City.
When the restaurant of a Bed and breakfast opens just for you and your dinner companion, and tells you it will be “A la bonne Franckette” which means simple, no fuss, you have no clue what to expect. I was… Continue Reading →