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Discover Tailored Tastes of the South at GRUB Durham

GRUB Durham boasts a casual diner trifecta: Friendly, fast service; made-from-scratch plates, some of which are family recipes; and true local flare. This is...

Our Staff Shares Their Fave Local, Family-Friendly Restaurants

Where do you eat with your kids?” We posed this question to our staff whose children range in age from young toddlers to college...

Scratch Owner Serves Up Seasonal Sensations at The Lakewood

It's no secret that Phoebe Lawless is a busy woman. Between her beloved Scratch on Orange Street downtown – which she now lovingly calls...

Piedmont Teams Up with Boxcarr for Four Cheese-Focused Courses

The setup for Piedmont's July 13 dinner sounded incredible: "sweet and savory featuring Boxcarr Handmade Cheese." Four cheeses, four courses. And, to top it...

True Life: Eagerly Awaiting Cocoa Cinnamon No. 3

If you follow the magazine on Twitter, you've seen plenty of photos of coffee mugs and glasses, and a fair number to-go cups, posted...

King’s Sandwich Shop Celebrates 75 Years With a New Set of Wheels

For 75 years, King's Sandwich Shop has served classic burgers, hot dogs, chili and fries out of its modest-size takeout stand at the corner...

The Accordion Club Adds a Neighborhood Bar to the Downtown Scene

Draft margaritas. Strawberry rum jello shots. Wine on tap. Cans of domestic beers on the shelves behind the bar. Six packs in a retail...

Bar Brunello Pairs Eclectic Wine List With Warm Atmosphere

What do you get when an Argentinian of Italian and Czech descent, trained in a classical Swiss hospitality school and a veteran of some...

Chef Ricky Moore Opening Second Location of Saltbox Seafood Joint

Chef Ricky Moore's dreams couldn’t stay contained in the barely 200-square-foot joint forever. Growth was always a part of his plan. When the Shrimp...

The Entrepreneurial Spirits of Durham Distillery

The Miami native came to Durham by way of Philadelphia – it was there she met her husband, Lee, online in 1999, “before Match.com...