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Here Are The 14 Dishes You Have To Eat In North Carolina Before You Die

North Carolina is a state brimming with culture. We have our own vocab, our own ways of being, and even our own special dishes that are truly ‘classic Carolina.’ If you’re a North Carolinian or just passing through, you must try these 14 dishes to get the full Carolina experience.

North Carolina, and really the south in general, is full of interesting yet delicious food combinations. They might seem daunting to an outsider, but trust us, we have good taste! Did your favorite dishes make the list? If not, which ones should we add?

Emory Rakestraw
Emory was born and raised in North Carolina. She enjoys writing, photography, filmmaking, travel, wine and cheese. You can find more of her work on emoryrakestraw.com