Monthly Archives: September 2012

Trimming calories Italian style

September 25th, 2012 (No Comments)

Diners wanting to trim calories may choose between full or half portions on the revamped menu at Nicola’s, 5704 Oleander Dr.

Nikki’s comes to Carolina Beach

September 25th, 2012 (No Comments)

Inside the 50-seat dining room, sleek, black Parsons-style chairs play against the red ceiling and sleek sushi bar. Another 45 seats are available on the patio.

A taste of Coney Island

September 24th, 2012 (No Comments)

The “coming very soon” business will feature authentic memorabilia and boardwalk planks from some famous boardwalks, including Coney Island, according to information at The Boardwalk’s Facebook fan page.

Kudos to Port Land Grille

September 24th, 2012 (No Comments)

Port Land Grille this month received its seventh-in-a-row DiR?NA award, an honor especially coveted by Wellersdick and Steketee because it is bestowed by meticulous inspectors who consider every detail. Read more…

Promising authentic Mex…

September 24th, 2012 (No Comments)

Los Primos, 3530 Carolina Beach Road, between Independence and Parkway boulevards in what was El Vaquero Mexican Restaurante, will feature the cooking of central Mexico’s Puebla area…

Masonboro Road sushi

September 20th, 2012 (No Comments)

Tamashii’s sushi and entrée menu along with ceviche, poke and tartare served as tastings on individual spoons takes off. Its hammered tin bar and deep purple walls hung with bright Asian art, hint at the restaurant’s progressive vibe even as crews gather in the still-developing space before the opening. Read more…

Saloon coming to Market Street

September 19th, 2012 (No Comments)

A major Charleston, S.C.-based restaurant group will bring one of its stores to Wilmington this year, and more of the company’s concepts might follow. Charleston Hospitality Group’s Market Street Saloon will fill former Sticky Fingers, 5044 Market St. Read more…

Seafood in Southport

September 19th, 2012 (No Comments)

Southport’s long-famous salubrious breezes swirl a fried seafood aroma around Frying Pan, the town’s newest restaurant. Read more…

Sorry. No pho :(

September 19th, 2012 (No Comments)

Don’t get excited about authentic pho. The sign reads “café,” but no menu is available at Viet-Nam Café & Bida near Saigon Market. Read more…

3 new sandwich spots in Wilmington

September 19th, 2012 (No Comments)

Sweet ’n’ Savory’s expansion into former Kefi digs leads north Wilmington restaurant news, all of it involving sandwiches. The Pub at Sweet ’n’ Savory has opened, as has two other sandwich shops. Read more…