Tar Heel Traveler Eats
WRAL TV reporter Scott Mason serves readers a mix of oral history and memoir doused with a dose of quirky humor in this celebratory look at eateries and people in North Carolina. This Tar Heel Traveler, who journeys across North Carolina profiling colorful characters and out-of-the-way places, reveals culinary secrets and treats at some of the state’s finest Mom-and-Pop restaurants.
Mason expands some of his most popular TV stories here, telling about ramshackle stands and hole-in-the-wall joints, hot hog and barbecue eateries and ice cream parlors. He peppers descriptions with dialogue and details, including stories about how the beloved places began. “Tar Heel Traveler Eats: Food Journeys Across North Carolina” is published by Globe Pequot Press. Hardcover, 167 pages, $20.