On a trip to North Carolina this summer, I got to try one of the best meals of my life. If you find yourself near Kinston, NC, you need to go here. Do try to plan ahead– reservations fill up at least a month in advance. It’s that good.
If you’re interested in hearing more about the backstory of Chef and the Farmer, you can check out the PBS show.
I used the dinner date as an excuse to dress up and enjoy the warm Southern evening.
And, of course, a picture of my food: seasoned-to-perfection lamb burger with lightly pickled cucumbers, greens, feta cheese, a beet taziki sauce on the side, and squash risotto.
And my dinner date’s meal:
So much good food, locally sourced and wonderfully crafted. Southern hospitality, indeed.