The Best Dish in North Carolina 2012

The Best Dish in North Carolina Award is presented every year by The North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services and sponsored by Our State Magazine.


Slow Food

Slow Food is also simply about taking the time to slow down and to enjoy life with family and friends. The Slow Food movement was founded by Carlo Petrini. It aims to preserve the cultural cuisine and the associated food plants and seeds, domestic animals, and farming within an ecoregion.


Our State

Our State: Down Home in North Carolina celebrates the people and places that make this state great. From the mountains to the coast, we feature North Carolina travel, history, folklore and beautiful scenic photography. Since 1933, Our State has shared stories about North Carolina with readers both in state and around the world.