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Elmo’s hearty chilaquiles has a kick to it thanks to a spicy homemade sauce. Peppers, onions, cilantro, feta cheese and scrambled eggs are served over crunchy corn tortillas with a side of black beans.

These 3 Durham Coffee Shops and Breakfast Spots Have Stood the Test of Time

By Durham Magazine | June 22, 2023

Three long-standing restaurants and coffee shops remain popular places to enjoy breakfast in Durham, 20-plus years later.

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5 Must-Try Local Food Products

By Durham Magazine | June 15, 2023

Our readers’ favorite artisanal food products are ready for their close-up

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The Waiting Room Owners

Visit This New Cozy Speakeasy at American Tobacco Campus

By Durham Magazine | April 20, 2023

The Waiting Room is one of the newest additions to Durham’s downtown nightlife scene 

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downtown Durham date ideas

6 Date Night Ideas in Downtown Durham

By Morgan Weston | February 8, 2023

Here are six local date ideas, perfect for any couple

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holiday wines

Wine-Derful Recommendations from Local Shops

By Durham Magazine | December 22, 2022

Durham wine experts share their top tips to choosing the right bottle this holiday season.

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Very Merry Meals for Your Holiday Table

By Durham Magazine | December 15, 2022

Spice up your holiday table this season with an array of festive dishes and warming drinks from Bull City chefs, mixologists and more

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Get Your Holiday Party Started With JB Duke Hotel’s Rosemary Diamond Fizz Cocktail

By Durham Magazine | November 18, 2022

This recipe for a bubbly holiday party cocktail comes from the creative mind of Jason McCoon, restaurants director at the JB Duke Hotel.

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3 Social Media Influencers Offer Insights on Downtown’s Best Places to Dine, Shop and More

By Amanda MacLaren | October 26, 2022

Follow the advice of these content creators as they share the best ways to explore our downtown

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Sip and Stroll: Durham City Council Approves Downtown Social District

By Durham Magazine | October 19, 2022

The downtown social district would run seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and could start as early as Dec. 1.

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Auntie's Ice Cream

Meet the Small-Batch Ice-Cream Maker with Big Dreams

By Durham Magazine | August 23, 2022

Samantha Kotey turned her pandemic ice-cream making hobby into its own business

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