Category Archives: Restaurants

May22019

May Merchant of the Month Feature: Brasserie du Soleil

Nestled in the heart of Lumina Station sits the exquisite and charming Brasserie du Soleil restaurant. Serving authentic French cuisine and other unique creations for both lunch and dinner, the Brasserie takes fine dining to an elevated level. Lunch is served Monday through Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a mid-afternoon menu offered from 3 to 5, and dinner is Monday through Sunday, beginning at 5 p.m. The Brasserie features a wide array of French fare including Pate, Escargot, Pork Milanese, [...]
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Jan112019

It’s National Soup Month, Time to Warm Up at Lumina Station

With the cold weather in abundance, January is the perfect month to celebrate and enjoy soup of all kinds. And let’s face it, nothing beats a hot bowl of soup on a cold winter’s day. It is thought that soup could trace back as far as the Neolithic Age, and we know the early Greeks sold soup in their market places and streets. Before the addition of lentils, beans and other ingredients, soup was just broth, used mainly for the dipping of bread. The bread was known as “sop”, which eventually became the [...]
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Nov192018

Holiday Hosting Tips from Lumina Station

It’s officially the holiday season, and here at Lumina Station we’re hanging our favorite decorations and getting ready for all of the festivities headed our way. Chances are, you’re doing something similar at home in order to get ready for upcoming holiday gatherings and get-togethers with your family and friends. You may even be prepping for a few guests in honor of the special days we have marked on the calendar. But if hosting fills you with more than a little stress, don’t let it edge out the [...]
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Oct52018

October Merchant of the Month Feature: 1900 Restaurant & Lounge

The fall season is traditionally known as “local summer” here in coastal North Carolina, and no restaurant embodies this vibe better than our Merchant of the Month for October: 1900 Restaurant & Lounge! A popular hot spot for Wrightsville Beach residents and visitors, 1900 earned itself the Diners’ Choice Award through OpenTable this year, and features a varied array of Americana cuisine and cocktails. From produce to seafood, to specialty ingredients, 1900 prides itself on sourcing locally whenever [...]
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Apr232018

Outdoor Atmosphere at Lumina Station

Spring is in swing, and in southeastern North Carolina, we get to appreciate the outdoors just a bit more than others. In addition to the fun of the Azalea Festival, held earlier this month, our area is treated to a nice long period of warm weather, during which spring melts right into summer. And with a few new design elements that we’ve included in the landscape, it’s easier than ever to spend the day here and enjoy the coastal community’s mild temperatures. Lumina Station has recently added cozy [...]
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Jan92018

January Merchant Of The Month Feature: Port City Java

Port City Java has been waking up communities since 1995.  While we started as a small coffeehouse in Wilmington, NC, we have grown to become a favorite of coffee drinkers around the world. Although we are growing, we take pride in our hands on approach to the art of coffee.  Our Head of Roasting, Kim Cruse, samples coffee from around the world to select the best flavor profiles.  These green coffee beans are hand roasted in our Wilmington Headquarters five days a week.  We use a 60-kilo Ambex roaster [...]
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Dec122017

December Merchant of the Month Feature: 1900 Restaurant & Lounge

Stylish, sophisticated, amazing, flavorful and fun are just a few of the words guests have used to describe their experience when dining at 1900 Restaurant & Lounge. The décor features dark wood, elegant wallpaper, partial curtains and twinkling, mica-flecked granite top bars and tables. Couple this with the sounds of hip lounge music and you have the perfect atmosphere to gather with family and friends or that someone special for an intimate dinner. 1900’s acclaimed chef’s will amaze with their flavorful [...]
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Nov32017

November Merchant of the Month Feature: Port Land Grille

Fine Dining Awaits at Port Land Grille, a progressive American cuisine restaurant whose name was born from a cherished vacation and scouting trip to Portland, Oregon. While in Portland, owners Anne & Shawn met several chefs in the area and learned their menus were created by focusing on the wealth of premium ingredients found and purchased in their own backyards.  At Port Land Grille, Chef Shawn follows this same philosophy, searching out local sources first and buying certain foods only when in season [...]
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Oct92017

October Merchant of the Month Feature: Grand Cru

Grand Cru is one of the newest and brightest stars in the Wilmington culinary constellation, opening their doors a little more than a year ago at Lumina Station. Grand Cru specializes in pairing exceptional wines with Chef David Coppola’s masterful creations, both for lunch, and dinner. This unique dining experience has become a community destination featuring a variety of reoccurring happenings, guaranteed to help you get through the week. Every Tuesday, guests can enjoy the recently added “Tasting [...]
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Mar152016

Celebrate the Luck of the Irish at Halligan’s

Every year on March 17th the Irish and the Irish-at-heart observe St. Patrick’s Day. What started as a religious feast day for the patron saint of Ireland has become an international event celebrating Irish culture and the wearing of a whole lot of green. St. Patrick’s Day celebrations are everything from public parades and festivals to banquets and dances and many an event have been known to include a little green beer, cider or Irish whiskey along with the best in traditional Irish foods. Now, before [...]
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