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Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth with These Local Frozen Treats

Take the "100 Flavor Challenge" at Pelican’s SnoBalls. “Each season we have dozens of people start, but only a handful finish,” says Miles Abbason,...

4 Local Beers and a Cocktail Recipe Perfect for Summer

Drinking local is something you should do all the time, but summer offers an array of amazingly refreshing libations. From Ponysaurus’ Weissbier and Bull...

Stop at a Farm Stand this Summer for Fresh Fruit, Frozen Pops & Fondue...

Love on baby chicks, ducklings, bunnies, pigs and more at Blue Whistler Farm’s biweekly Open Farm + Market events. The Bahama-based farm is just...

The Boot’s Bounty: Fresh Flavors From Chef John May

I hate carrots. (There, I said it.) By far my least favorite vegetable. That is, until I tried The Boot executive chef John May's...

Durham Catering Co.’s ‘Resident Solutionist’ Adds Flavor to the Bull City

Sarah Parker was born in Andrews, Texas, but spent most of her life in Los Angeles and Sacramento. She moved to Durham 10 years...

From Bean to Bag: Comprehending Coffee with Counter Culture

A company that has called Durham home since roasting their first pound of coffee 20 years ago, Counter Culture Coffee has always been dedicated to...

Where to Go for an Amazing Easter Brunch

Local 22 Kitchen & Bar – 11am-2:30pm Offering their full brunch menu along with some exclusive Easter specials. Enjoy a great brunch on the patio!...

Experiment with Kitchen Lab Dishes at Alley Twenty Six

If you’ve lived in the city for awhile – or read our publication frequently – you might recall the name Carrie Schleiffer. Her culinary...

Rise Biscuits & Donuts Owner Tom Ferguson’s Keys to Success

When you’re in Tom Ferguson’s kitchen, these are the rules: Be clean. Be on time. Go fast. He’ll be teaching those tenets to many more North...

Love & Caffeine: The Charming Story Behind Bean Traders

The first time
 David Chapman saw his future wife, Christy, he was a 15-year-old high school student stopping by the local coffee shop before class....