208 pp., 6 x 9, 21 halftones, 6 maps
Paperback ISBN: 978-1-4696-6093-6
Published: April 2024
Paperback Available April 2024, but pre-order your copy today!
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· Features locally owned and community favorites
· Covers a range of food tastes from BBQ and traditional southern fare to Mexican food and Laotian cuisine
· Introduces the restaurant owners and locals who make these places unique
· Includes current contact information, hours, and directions
· Recommends nearby points of interest to explore after eating
A trusted companion to thousands of North Carolinians, this book not only offers new and exciting ways to get a good meal but will also help folks learn about and appreciate the rich local history of the Tar Heel State.
About the Author
D. G. Martin is host of UNC-TV’s North Carolina Bookwatch, the state’s premier literary series. A graduate of Davidson College and Yale Law School and a former Green Beret, Martin practiced law in Charlotte for twenty years before joining the University of North Carolina, where he served as vice president for public affairs and chief legislative liaison. Since his retirement, he has served in interim leadership positions at UNC-Pembroke, North Carolina Central University, Trust for Public Land, Triangle Land Conservancy, and North Carolina’s Clean Water Management Trust Fund and as president of the William R. Kenan, Jr. Fund. About forty North Carolina newspapers carry his weekly newspaper column that features books, politics, and North Carolina culture.
For more information about D. G. Martin, visit the Author Page.
“Martin wants . . . us to take his guide and have our own adventures. . . . He encourages readers to go a little out of their way to be greeted like an old friend at one of these places, even if it’s your first visit.” —Bridgette Lacy, Raleigh News & Observer
“From barbecue to Greek, chances are that you’ll find your favorite restaurant here—and more than a few to discover. Published in a nice format and size to put in the glove box for the seasoned and unseasoned traveler.” —Mountain Times