Our Latest Obsessions: Sweets, Scarves and Ciders

Our Latest Obsessions: Sweets, Scarves and Ciders

Food and drink were at the center of our outings last week, but we took in a book launch and rock show, too!


guglhupfSometimes you just need a pastry to get you through the day, and the chocolate croissant at Guglhupf is a great choice! cuban-revolutionThe veggie quesadilla at Cuban Revolution was stuffed with ingredients; leftovers were a necessity.saltbox-terravitaWe always enjoy Ricky Moore’s cooking. For the TerraVita East Meets West dinner, he prepared a Down East-Style “Boat Builder’s Feesh Stew.”

pinhookWe caught a show with Museum Mouth (featuring a Durhamite on guitar) at the The Pinhook last week. 

parlourIt may be October, but we can still pretend it’s summer with trips to The Parlour for a cone of lemon ice cream.

20160928_113633_resizedWe were smitten with these cozy fall scarves from Smitten Boutique!

20160929_114648_resizedOn National Coffee Day last week, Executive Editor Amanda MacLaren was lucky enough to fill up her rewards card at Cocoa Cinnamon, and enjoyed a Moctezuma latte to celebrate.

20160928_190546_resizedWednesday night is flight night at Black Twig Cider House! For $12, we sampled four excellent ciders, including our favorite, the Foggy Ridge Stayman!

20160929_174232_resizedEnjoyed meeting Durham’s own Rebecca Brewster Stevenson at the launch party for her debut novel, Healing Maddie Brees, at the 21c Museum Hotel last week.

20160930_090758_resizedLove a vanilla latte and cool, fall mornings on the porch at Parker & Otis.20160930_105629_resizedSpeaking of P&O, you can pick up Double M Bake Shop‘s granola and nut butters in the shop. We’re loving the granola with our morning yogurt!

Laura Zolman Kirk
Associate Editor Laura Zolman Kirk is a Kentuckian turned North Carolinian who can't get enough of this buzzing community.