Highlights From OBX

Hey there!  Long time no see!  It has been, and is going to be, a crazy summer.

Among other things, I went to the Outer Banks last week (whee!).

DSC02294DSC02318

My in-laws took Adam and me for a couple of days and we had a glorious time.  We beached,

DSC02298

climbed the sand dunes,

DSC02281

DSC02279

DSC02276

got a large chocolate-strawberry diet coke from Sonic that rocked my face off,

DSC02329

and met a Flutter Pony.

DSC02289

You don’t even want to know how excited I was about that damn horse statue.

DSC02293

We went to climb the sand dunes in between my spotting the pony and taking my picture with it and I muttered to Adam about The Smooze the whole time.  <– if you got that reference I will kiss you on the mouth

I know I’m behind the times, but I want to post some of our trip eats highlights anyway, mostly so I have a record of them for the next time we visit OBX.  This was a trip where sharing meant caring; the only meals Adam and I didn’t split were dessert!

Lunch at Mulligan’s.

DSC02243

DSC02236

Coastal Carolina She-Crab soup.

DSC02248

This was basically a giant bowl of crab meat; ah-maze-ing!  We also swooned over the sherry floater.

California style fish tacos.

DSC02254

DSC02252

Soft tortillas with local fried fish, cilantro-lime slaw, pico de gallo, and Cajun tartar sauce.  This was our first meal in NC and it set a great tone for the rest of the trip.

BBQ at Sooey’s.

DSC02263

DSC02259

DSC02262

Pulled chicken platter with cole slaw, hush puppies, and fried okra.

DSC02274

DSC02269

DSC02272

DSC02266

This stop was a repeat from my first OBX visit and I’m so glad we went back.  Those were the best fried okra I’ve ever had, I was shoving them into my mouth by the handful!

Breakfast at The Dunes Restaurant.

DSC02295

We got the Greek omelet (spinach, tomato, and feta) with asparagus.  It came with hash-browns and a side and since we were splitting they let us do one hotcake and one biscuit.  Even with two of us eating we couldn’t finish that giant plate of food.

Froyo at The Surfin’ Spoon.

DSC02316

DSC02315

DSC02319

DSC02321

Such good topping options! I got a little bit of yogurt with marshmallow fluff, peanut butter topping, bananas, and reese’s peanut butter cups.

DSC02324

Like a fluffernutter in froyo form!

Also, froyo at Wild Berry.

DSC02255

The yogurt flavors weren’t anything new, but the toppings bar boasted sweetened condensed milk!!!  I was definitely in heaven.

All in all, it was a tasty, terrific trip.

3 thoughts on “Highlights From OBX

  1. Going to the outer banks is on my bucket list…like right up at the top. I think that toppings bar at the surfin spoon just moved it up a few notches. Glad you had a good time!

    • Last year was my first time ever but Adam’s family has gone there for years. It really is a great vacation spot!

      On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 10:12 PM, Eating Chalk

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s