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Small Course Crawl: Buxton Village

Things to do on Hatteras Island
9 Aug 2018
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RECAP: If you didn’t start at the beginning of this blog series, then here is what’s up. We’re just a couple of self-proclaimed “foodies” eating our way through the villages of Hatteras Island. One of us cooks (the one who is not me), and I don’t mean he finds a Pinterest recipe and throws some stuff in a crockpot. I mean he’s a real cook that makes fancy things that I sometimes can’t pronounce. I, on the other hand, can’t cook…like at all, so I am forced to eat out on the regular and will likely be told that I have high blood pressure any day now. It’s okay, I’m living my best life (please do not tell my mom I said that).

Moving on. We gorged ourselves in Hatteras Village and went through half a bottle of antacids in Frisco. Now we’re in Buxton, the hub of Hatteras Island, jam-packed with some delicious eats. It’s going to be hard (impossible) to complete this leg of the “Small Course Crawl” in one day, so you may need two.

EATING OUR WAY THROUGH BUXTON

ANGELO’S PIZZA:

Fried Avocado:  Served with ranch

Sweet Potato Fries:  Topped with cinnamon sugar

Wings:  Bone in and bone out, many flavors (we love the sweet teriyaki!)

Cheesy Breadsticks:  Served with garlic butter or marinara

DIAMOND SHOALS:

Tuna Poke:  Yellowfin tuna, ponzu, sesame oil, avocado, scallion, ginger, togarashi dust served with herb tortillas

Seaweed Salad:  Sesame marinated seaweed, masago

Shucker Roll:  Fried oyster, cream cheese, red onion, romaine and spicy mayo

Surfer Girl:  Spicy tuna, green onion, avocado, tempura crunch, spicy sauce

LIGHTHOUSE SPORTS BAR:

Homemade Chips and Ridiculous Salsas: These classic recipes were perfected by generations of abuelitas and now they feed them to you. You get a basket piled high with fresh homemade tortilla chips and two ridiculous salsas. One is mild and one will make you regret your choices. Mixing salsas to achieve your version of perfection is encouraged. Optional “killer guacamole”. Pick your chip: Classic House Made Corn Tortilla, Jalapeno Cheddar, Garlic Herb

Nacho Perfection:  They start with their fresh homemade chips and pile them high with cheese, lettuce, tomato, onions, black beans and jalapenos. They even come with a side of crema. Each nacho is a little slice of crunchy heaven. Add grilled chicken or beef

Home Wrecker Grilled Chicken Wings:  World Famous Lighthouse Sports Bar Wing Sauces: Fire Breather, Classic Buffalo, Hot Garlic, Hot BBQ, Korean, Carolina, Sissy

BUXTON MUNCH COMPANY:

Homemade Chips & Salsa:  Get a basket for your choice of 1-4 people

Jalapeno Poppers:  Set of 6 spicy poppers

Mexican Tostados Salad:  Spring lettuce mix, rice, black beans, tomato, cheddar with side of salsa and sour cream. Add chicken, fish, shrimp, oysters or flounder!

RUSTY’S SURF & TURF:

Fried Green Tomatoes:  Fried green tomatoes with roasted shallot aioli, feta, fried country ham and balsamic drizzle

Wedge Salad:  Crisp iceberg lettuce, tomato, pickled onion, cucumber, bacon and garlic bread crumbs dressed with blue cheese vinaigrette

Scorpion Bay Calamari:  Fried calamari with sweet red peppers, jalapenos and scallions served with smoked chili sauce

INN ON PAMLICO:

Heirloom Tomato Caprese:  Assorted NC Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella, Basil Pesto, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Aged Balsamic

Cajun Clams:  Local Clams, Andouille Sausage, Creamed Corn, Cajun Butter Broth

Baked Brie En Croute:  Baby Brie, Puff Pastry, NC Organic Honey, Granny Smith Apples, Walnuts