Just a dog and his records … we couldn’t help snapping a pic of this adorable scene at Hunky Dory when we stopped in to browse over the weekend.
Our usual pre-DPAC ritual includes a stop by OnlyBurger. This time we went with a turkey burger with lettuce, tomato, grilled onions, pepperjack cheese and guacamole, paired with an Appalachian Mountain Brewery IPA.
“Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas, The Musical” was funny, heartwarming, nostalgic … definitely a must-see at DPAC this holiday season! Additionally, the show will have a special sensory-friendly performance on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 11 a.m., which will be presented in a welcoming and supportive environment for children and adults on the autism spectrum and their families.
The Veggie Wrappers Delight at Mattie B’s – apart from having the best name ever – is so scrumptious with its goat cheese and balsamic vinaigrette. And we upgraded our side of housemade chips to the south Durham restaurant’s signature South of the Border chips!
Another Sunday, another Avocado the Kid bagel and Bloody Mary at Monuts for Executive Editor Amanda MacLaren.
Viceroy – an Indian British gastropub – is now open downtown in the old Beyu Caffe space. We loved the bhaji with chaat, as well as the “Lamb Lollipops.”A big Alley Twenty Six cheers to the team at The Carolina Theatre, as their recent food truck dinner helped the organization raise the final funds meet their 90th-anniversary goal of $600,000!
Spread some holiday cheer this season by purchasing your tree (and adorable reindeer decor) at one of the TROSA lots around the city. Proceeds help substance abusers become healthy, productive members of their communities and families, and they’ll even trim, bag and load up your tree for you.
We’re so – ahem – happy to have Happy & Hale in Durham now, but love that we can also get a City of Oats smoothie delivered when you’re at Internet Summit at the Raleigh Convention Center, too!
For a meal where you’re sure to have leftovers for lunch the next day, choose Luna Rotisserie and Empanadas‘ Patacon Piscao sandwich with blackened pulled chicken!
Assistant Editor Laura Kirk is so excited for Ale-8 – her childhood soft drink of choice – to come to the Triangle (which it is, very soon!). No more Ale-8 hauls from Kentucky for her!