September 2016 – The Foodie Issue

September 2016 – The Foodie Issue


Read our September 2016 issue in full. To get you started, here is a quick recap of what it holds:


30 Go West
Plan your trip to the mountains with our list of fun-filled events

36 Puppy Dog Tales
Three heartwarming stories from local pet rescues and organizations

40 How They Live
Ignoring traditional conventions, the Strangs built their Duke Forest home to suit the particular needs of their young family

54 What Made Us the Foodiest City in the South?
Some of our neighbors weigh in, plus a few favorite Southern dishes

72 Baker’s Dozen
13 tempting local treats

76 Yes, I Can Eat That
An informal guide to gluten-free and vegan dining in the Bull City


4 Letter from Our Executive Editor

6 Bull City Scene Setter
PictureDURM helps us showcase images curated by locals

18 The Durham Difference
Joey Powell traded sales for service, switching careers to lead a nonprofit dedicated to making life a little easier for families with children in our local hospitals

20 Noted
What we’ve heard around town …

24 Our Latest Obsessions
Grilling out at Ponysaurus, a new novel by a Durham author and a dapper Instagram feed to follow

26 Shop Local
Just a few of our favorite Bull City products

28 The Creatives
Getting to know singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Brett Harris

28 Go. See. Do.
10 can’t-miss events this month

34 Durham’s Entrepreneurs
CrowdTunes app gives patrons control over restaurants’ playlists

38 Adopt A Pet
Meet a few pets from the Animal Protection Society of Durham

80 Hot Spot
Beyù Caffè
brings the jazz, coffee and beignets

82 Dishing With…
Piedmont Restaurant‘s Executive Chef John May

84 Taste
Find our city’s best restaurants

95 Engagements & Weddings
Tying the knot, Bull City style


Independent Animal Rescue‘s Painted Chair and More Auction
10 Hayti Heritage Center‘s benefit concert for Airolina Music & Flight Support Inc.
11 Museum of Life and Science‘s 70th anniversary celebration
12 Durham Magazine Meet-Up
14 The Rotary Club of Durham‘s Scholars
15 American Dance Festival‘s final 2016 performance
16 The Cookery‘s Supper Club