Moon festival to welcome fall on Ocracoke

The Moonraker Tea Shop will celebrate the Chinese Moon Festival on Sept. 21, a full moon night. The shop will offer traditional Chinese moon cakes...

Teas for all palates in Moonraker Tea Shop

To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here Editor's note: This story was first published in the September 2018 Ocracoke Observer and is...

Ocracoke Fig Festival to go virtual

Due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, the Ocracoke community will celebrate the summer’s fig bounty in a new and innovative way Aug. 1 to 8...

Ocracoke Seafood Festival Aug. 31 to benefit Ocracoke Health Center

To read about the Ocracoke Health Center, click here.  Volunteers and staff are hosting the first annual “Ocracoke Seafood Festival Health Center Benefit” on Saturday,...

From Henry’s Kitchen: Fish cakes

May 2013 By Henry Schliff It was love at first bite when I tasted my first fish cake at a small breakfast restaurant on the island...

Pre-Christmas feast tomorrow at the Berkley Barn

The Ocracoke community is invited to a special post-church feast that fits right into the Ocracoke seafood milieu tomorrow (Sunday) at the Berkley Barn.

Clam chowder at waterfowl festival will benefit Ocracoke Child Care

Clam chowder will be on the menu during the Ocracoke Waterfowl Festival Saturday, April 20, as the Clam Chowder Cook-off is revived.The seafood specialty will be available in the all-purpose room of the Ocracoke School gym and island cooks will try their hands at creating traditional and non-traditional soups.

Seafood retailers to open Friday

Update: As of April 16, the Ocracoke Seafood Company (The Fish House) is open seven days/week: 11 a.m.  to 6 p.m. for the season. Ocracoke’s...

Numerous firsts at Ocracoke Fig Festival

Sept. 2, 2019 By Connie Leinbach Harper Smith of Durham watched with her family as judges for the Fig Cake Bake-off dug into the seven entries...

Henry’s Kitchen: How to enjoy the holidays and maintain good health

From Holiday Issue 2013 By Henry Schliff A FOOD AND COOKING PERSPECTIVE In the spirit of great fla­vor and good health be­low are some sugges­tions...