10 best barbecue restaurants in the Carolinas

Here are some of the barbecue restaurants in the Carolinas that have earned recognition - and developed a loyal customer base - for their superior pit-cooked pork. And, yes, debate is anticipated from the legion of barbecue lovers out there.

 

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Best Bets: Triangle

5 destination ideas for the Durham-Raleigh-Chapel Hill Area

Foodie destination: Upstate S.C.

From barbecue joints to sushi bars to Mexican cantinas, a restaurant renaissance has hit Upstate South Carolina's culinary scene in recent years.

Things to do: Coastal S.C.

From vineyards to a castle to historic site. Here are 5 ideas for your visit.

9 fun things to do in the Columbia area

Catch a Fireflies game or hop in a hot air balloon for a ride over Columbia.

Chef elevates OBX pub

Larry Chambers' three decades of experience translates to a menu that gives the 40 beers on draft a run for the money in terms of variety

Best bets for fun in the NC mountains

Visit North Carolina’s first inland aquarium or take a hayride through time.

 

Like beer? 10 craft breweries you might want to visit

Whether it's concocting a citrusy pale ale or a rich, chocolate stout, more than 250 breweries and brewpubs across the Carolinas have put their own spin on craft brewing. With the largest number of craft breweries in the South, North Carolina is home to breweries that provide both traditional and uniquely crafted flavors for visitors' sampling pleasure.

 

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8 things to do in Triangle

3 shopping destinations in Upstate S.C.

7 can't miss Coastal S.C. dining options

Fayetteville: craft beer, gourmet food

 

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