Hot Spots

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Beyu Caffe

Hot Spot: Beyù Caffè

Beyù Caffè – pronounced “be you” – serves up more than breakfast, lunch and dinner. They’ve got coffee, cocktails, desserts and offer a relaxed co-working environment...

Dishing With Executive Chef John May of Piedmont Restaurant

Growing up in Durham, John May never imagined he'd be executive chef at one of the city’s prominent restaurants. In fact, he hardly thought...

Q-and-A with Carolina Jubilee’s Zack Wyatt

Carolina Jubilee is a two-day event presented by Carolina Farm Trust – who's mission is to protect farmland and foster an ecosystem of sustainable farming...

Hot Spot: Boheme Durham at Straw Valley

Chef Chelsea Mock describes the look on customers’ faces when they first enter the gate at Boheme as one of the best sights of...

Dishing with Chef & Owner Josh DeCarolis of Mothers & Sons

Meet the man behind all that pasta. Josh, who has lived in the area for 10 years, headed up the kitchen at Mateo since its beginnings in 2012 before...

Old Havana Sandwich Shop Shares Cuban Culture with Customers

Roberto Copa Matos and Elizabeth Turnbull never take for granted the success of their Old Havana restaurant. Whether it’s choosing local heritage pork to make dishes...

Learn More About Brightleaf Square’s Newest Addition: Bull City Olive Oil

Historic Brightleaf Square welcomes a new neighbor this month: Bull City Olive Oil, a specialty food store with a focus on Ultra Premium Extra...

Imbibe in 90+ Cider Options at Black Twig Cider House

Rule No. 1: Not all cider is sweet, syrupy, alcoholic apple juice. “There are bunches of people who are like, ‘I don’t really like cider,’”...

Try Boheme For Standout Seafood in an Intimate Setting

I have always loved the funky space that makes up Straw Valley, so I was thrilled when I heard it would be occupied by...

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth with These Local Frozen Treats

Take the "100 Flavor Challenge" at Pelican’s SnoBalls. “Each season we have dozens of people start, but only a handful finish,” says Miles Abbason,...