Run Roots Book — Vivian Howard is a chef, author, and PBS personality from Deep Run, NC. She owns two restaurants in Kinston, NC Chef & the Farmer Valliant and Boiler Room Oyster Bar. Genova s To Go Our History & Values. In 1976, a first generation family of skilled bakers from Carini, Sicily began operations at the very first restaurant in Hanover, PA. Kinston, North Carolina Restaurants and Food SAVEUR Ten years ago, Vivian Howard s New York City life was golden. The Deep Run, North Carolina, native worked at Jeans Vongerichten s Spice et and earned extra.