Ocracoke Fig Festival roars back after pandemic pause

By Richard TaylorSee slide show at the end. The charm of PBS celebrity chef Vivian Howard, participation by numerous fig-themed vendors, record entries in the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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.

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.

Eduardo to vie for best seafood taco

Ocracoke’s own Eduardo Chavez will once again compete for top chef honors at 2 p.m. Sept. 17 in the Day at the Docks Seafood...

Ocracoke Fig Festival starts today through Saturday

The 9th annual Ocracoke Fig Festival begins tomorrow afternoon (Aug. 4) with a sold out dinner with guest Restaurateur and Chef Ricky Moore, of...