Wake Forest 27587 Magazine

Summer 2018

The quarterly 27587 MAGAZINE is a must-read, in-you-hands publication that strives to give a deeper identity to rapidly growing Wake Forest, N.C. It highlights in-depth stories, targeting higher-income households.

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16 Summer 2018 | Wake Forest 27587 Magazine en there's this one: "Do you have A.C. (air conditioning) in there?" "Yes," she says. "It's not a sweatshop." One of the better known "shops in a box" is Ricky Moore's Saltbox Seafood Joint in Durham, where the fresh, never-frozen offerings include seasoned shrimp, crab grits, and the ever-popular Hush-Honeys. At work one afternoon, with Michael Jackson's "Billy Jean" providing the musical backdrop, Oshonti McNair, the manager, and Linda Bridge Mohan spoke of the closeness of the work quarters, just 205 square feet, with the diners taking seats at outdoor picnic tables topped with bright orange umbrellas. "It's very easy to maneuver," he said. "We turn out a lot of volume between the two of us," she said. Behind it all is owner Moore, the self-de- scribed "bonefish evangelist" who opened in 2012 and has managed to convince people to break from a mild-fish mindset and try "full flavor" bluefish and the like native to North Carolina waters. "In the beginning, it was tough," he said. "People were conditioned to eat certain things. … at was a challenge. … is is Continued on Page 18 ❱❱ PHOTOGRAPHS BY KATHRYN RENDE Oshonti McNair, manager, and co-worker Linda Bridge Mohan at Saltbox Seafood Joint in Durham. "We turn out a lot of volume between the two of us," Mohan said. Below, the pathway to Saltbox Seafood Joint is one of crushed seashells, putting visitors in the mood for fresh North Carolina seafood.

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