Lost Restaurants of the Outer Banks and Their Recipes

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Anyone who has lived or vacationed on the Outer Banks has an old favorite restaurant. Hundreds have opened over many decades and then closed thanks to changing tastes and the vagaries of a seasonal business. Manteo locals loved Miss Esther’s, and midcentury visitors came to stay at the Sea Ranch and sample Alice Sykes’s famed crab bisque. Residents will remember quirky favorites like the Pit and Papagayo’s. the Seafare, The Oasis and Kelly’s were beloved by generations of families. Join Amy Pollard Gaw as she tells tales and presents classic recipes from gone but not forgotten spots.
ISBN: 9781467140812
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: North Carolina
Series: American Palate
Images: 108
Pages: 192
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Naturally curious, Amy Pollard Gaw is a feeder, writer, educator and collector of food lore. She was the lead food writer for Outer Banks magazine and is involved with the James Beard Foundation and the Southern Foodways Alliance. She owns and operates an artisan, hand-harvested sea salt business called Outer Banks SeaSalt. Originally from Jackson, Michigan, Amy has lived, worked and eaten at restaurants on the Outer Banks of North Carolina since 1986.
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