North Carolina State Flag flying in the wind at Fort Macon.

Welcome to North Carolina! Home of great weather and even better foods. While you enjoy some of your favorite foods and drinks, ever wondered where they originated? Enjoy some of your favorite treats in their birthplace and learn even more than you ever thought you could.

North Carolina is home to tons of unique foods, drinks, and places to enjoy them all. Visit NC shares six of North Carolina’s most famous foods born in the state. They may be born here, but they can be enjoyed by tons of people throughout the country. Here are six of North Carolina’s great food stories.