CONTEST: Win A Gift Certificate To Favorite Ethnic Restaurants
This family-owned restaurant in Downtown Wilmington specializes in authentic Italian dishes infused with flavor profiles and ingredients that are unique to the South. Each authentic recipe emphasizes fresh, high quality ingredients reflecting old flavors that have defined Italian cuisine and the Tarantelli family for centuries.
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You’ll find a culmination of Asian street food from Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, China and Korea here, but the star of the show is the sushi. The skilled and knowledgeable Chef Lee Grossman will make recommendations based on your palate and adventurous level.
This little Bungalow near Wrightsville Beach offers delicacies inspired by the Panamanian dishes owner Hunter Tiblier grew up eating. Ceviche’s menu is chock full of locally sourced, Panama-infused plates like their fresh-as-can-be seafood concoctions and citrusy Caribbean cuisine.
Fast, fresh, fun — the Burrito Shak in Hampstead brings Mexico’s finest export to local tables. All kinds of burritos, tacos, quesadillas, and bowls can be topped with fresh salsa, and everything’s made in-house.
Tokyo 101 in Mayfaire is a popular spot for Japanese dishes served in large portions. Popular features include their sushi bar, daily specials, noodle bowls, as well as bento boxes and hibachi dinners.
Great fresh sushi and seasonal dishes share the table with traditional Thai entrees in this Porters Neck hot spot. Famous for Thai classics such as curries, pad thai, drunken noodles, and crispy duck with basil and whole fish presentations. They have a sushi bar and patio seating as well.