09/22/10

La Fogatas is Now Open on Hatteras Island

Hatteras Island is finally serving up a taste of authentic Mexican cuisine, with the addition of La Fogatas to its variety of delicious restaurants. Located in Avon village, in the Food Lion shopping center, the restaurant is open year round, delighting the taste buds of both locals and visitors alike. La Fogatas is open 7 days a week, serving both lunch and dinner. The restaurant also provides a children’s menu and carry-out options as well. For a discount on your next dinner at La Fogatas, click here for a coupon and tell ’em that Surf or Sound sent ya! Buenos Dias!


09/14/10

14th Annual Chili Cook-off

The Chicamacomico Banks Fire/Rescue is hosting its annual chili cook-off on Saturday, September 18th. The event lasts all day, so bring your family and your appetite! The event will be held in the tri-village at the Cape Hatteras KOA campground on the Rodanthe oceanfront.

In addition to sampling some delicious chili, there will also be hamburgers, hot dogs, drinks and homemade desserts! Be sure to check out the raffle prizes and live music! The kids are sure to love all of the children’s games that are planned!

All proceeds benefit the Chicamacomico Banks Fire/Rescue. The fire and rescue is entirely volunteer on Hatteras Island, so come out and support this great cause and show appreciation for those who keep locals and visitors safe!


08/13/10

Vote for Your Favorite Family -Friendly Restaurant on Hatteras Island!

Outer Banks Child Magazine is having their 3rd Annual Child’s Choice Award competition. Nominate your favorite family-and child-friendly restaurant on the Outer Banks. The one with the most votes will receive the title of outer banks child’s choice. PLUS! -Everyone who nominates a restaurant will be entered to win a $25 gift certificate to the winning restaurant!

Deadline for submission is September 5th.
What is your favorite Hatteras Island family- and child- friendly restaurant?
Cast your vote today! http://www.outerbankschild.com/childs-choice/


06/16/10

Lots of new places to eat on Hatteras Island for summer 2010

As summer heats up, seasoned visitors will have plenty of new places to try on their next Hatteras Island vacation, as a number of new restaurants have opened recently on the Outer Banks.

In Avon, check out the Atlantic Coast Café, adjacent to the Avon Pier and across from Surf or Sound Realty’s Avon office. With breakfast treats, fresh wraps, sandwiches, burgers, smoothies, and a breezy outdoor dining area, it’s a perfect spot to take a break from the sun and enjoy a refreshing bite to eat. Continue reading


06/3/10

Two Hatteras Island fish frys will be held weekly all summer long

Fresh seafood and Hatteras Island go hand in hand, and vacationers can enjoy two opportunities to sample what the Outer Banks has to offer this summer. There are two weekly fish frys on Hatteras Island all summer long, in Avon and Hatteras Village, that are open to the public and offers guests and locals alike a chance to sample some delicious beach home cooking. Continue reading


04/29/10

Arts Council will host live music, art and food event on Monday, May 3rd

The Dare County Arts Council (DCAC) invites Hatteras Island residents and visitors to a lively evening of light fare, live music, art, a gorgeous sunset, and neighborly cheer on Monday, May 3, from 6 – 8 p.m., at The Inn on Pamlico Sound on NC Highway 12 in Buxton.

Local artists will show their work, and local musicians The Summertime Blues Band (with special guest musicians joining in), will perform. A number of local restaurants, including The Inn on Pamlico Sound, Rusty’s Surf and Turf, Avon Cafe, Island Perks, Mac Daddy’s and Teach’s Island Bar and Grill, will be on site cooking up some delicious local fair for all attendees to enjoy. Continue reading


03/12/10

Taste of the Beach will be held March 11-14th

Get Ready for 4 Days of Food, Drink & Fun! The Outer Banks of North Carolina 2010 Taste of The Beach Weekend will be March 11-14.

The Outer Banks Restaurant Association (OBRA) has been hosting the Taste of The Beach for over 20 years. This grand food festival event on The Outer Banks of North Carolina will feature wine tastings, cooking classes, special menu presentations, celebrity guest chef appearances by Ed Brantley & Heba Salama from “The Biggest Loser”, brewery tours, tapas crawls and many more events with exciting array of creative combinations of culinary delights and fun activities on the Outer Banks. Continue reading


02/9/10

La Fogata is coming to Hatteras Island

Mexican food lovers, the wait is over.

After months if not years of speculation and rumors, it has been confirmed that La Fogata, the popular authentic Mexican restaurant with two locations in the Northern Outer Banks, will be coming to Hatteras Island.

Tony Fernandez , one of the 5 partners, says the plan to open a Hatteras Island location for a long time, due mainly to repeat local patron requests. “We have many customers who live south and they say it’s hard to drive all the way here, so we thought it would be nice to open a restaurant there too, and save them a trip.” Continue reading


11/16/09

Hatteras Island Farmer’s Market will be November 24th

If you’re spending Thanksgiving on Hatteras Island and want to bring a local touch to the table, then check out the Coastal Harvester’s first annual Farmer’s Market on Tuesday, November 24th, 10 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

The event will be held at the Fesseden Center next to Dillon’s Corner in Buxton, rain or shine, and will feature an ocean of fresh veggies and fresh baked goods to make your island Thanksgiving a little something special. Continue reading


09/18/09

Chili Cook-off will be September 19

Grab your spoons and your appetite, and get ready for one of the tastiest contests on Hatteras Island. The annual Chicamacomico Banks Fire / Rescue Chili Cook-off is being held on Saturday, September 19th, all day long at the Cape Hatteras KOA on the Rodanthe Oceanfront. Continue reading