Two area restaurants have been named among the top 100 in the country.
OpenTable.com listed "Chef and the Farmer" in Kinston and "On the Square" in Tarboro as winners of the Diners' Choice Awards for the top 100 best restaurants in the United States. The list of winners is derived from more than 10 million reviews submitted by OpenTable diners for more than 12,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Chef and the Farmer is run by Kinston native Vivian Howard and her husband, Ben Knight. On the Square is run by Tarboro native Inez Ribustello and her husband, Stephen.