By |2021-06-02T13:07:37-04:00February 5, 2017|Travel|

It was time to hit the road for a short trip to Eastern North Carolina. We wanted to revisit New Bern, N.C. where we had been just a year ago. But this time we went purposely to see and visit
Tryon Palace
and its gardens. Yes, it was a little early in the season to see many blooms in the gardens, but the buildings and grounds were worth the time. And, as it turned out, the weather was perfect: sunny and 75°.

When the tulips come up I am sure this is spectacular!


These are images from the stables: loved the light and the beautiful dark wood.

Our ultimate destination was the small town of Kinston and this restaurant:
The Chef & The Farmer 

Raise your hand if you know about this famous, fabulous, Southern-with-a-twist restaurant and its owners Vivian Howard and Ben Knight!

Vivian wanted nothing more than to leave the small country town where she grew up…and she did. For a while.
And then […]