Bleu Olive

Soup's On

Summertime gazpacho from Bleu Olive Bistro

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Karla Towle

Southern Eating

Pork belly lettuce wraps and shrimp 'n' grits more »

Aug 6, 2014 Dining

Karla Towle

Sommer Bier

A top-quality German beer. more »

Jul 16, 2014 Dining

Basil Squeeze

Beat the heat by sipping on this refreshing summer cocktail. more »

Jun 30, 2014 Dining

Give Me A Break

Respite Café encourages customers to relax and take in their surroundings with afternoon tea. more »

Jun 4, 2014 Dining

The Piedmont

A cocktail recipe by Jonathan Blitz, Barrister & Brewer more »

Jun 4, 2014 Dining

On Fire

Pompieri Pizza: Where it's up to you to decide the slice size of your pizza using your own set of kitchen shears more »

May 28, 2014 Dining

The winner of the night. The shank is osso bucco cut, crispy on the outside and falling-off-the-bone tender inside. Atop Old Mill cheddar grits and sautéed spinach with poblano pepper jelly drizzled over everything. Yeah.

Matt Dees

We're Digging Harvest 18

Farm-to-fork restaurant in South Durham is the real deal more »

May 9, 2014 DM Blog

Guests mingled on three levels of DPAC.

Briana Brough

Taste – The Event 2014

We sipped. We savored. We celebrated. Relive it all through a video and photos! more »

May 19, 2014 Dining

Taste: The Triangle’s Ultimate Food Guide

Look for Taste around Durham and Chapel Hill: Copies are available in many restaurants and retail outlets. more »

Apr 28, 2014 Dining

Raise a Glass

Triangle Pint & Plate offers a casual, friendly spot to enjoy some of Durham’s finest craft beers more »

Apr 21, 2014 Dining

Hard to Choose

Local 22 lives up to its name by creating upscale, decadent meals in a relatively laid-back, neighborly atmosphere more »

Apr 16, 2014 Dining

A Foodie Paradise

Getting to know our farmers, eating seasonally and just appreciating a really solid meal – it’s the Triangle way. more »

Apr 1, 2014 Dining

Garage Grub

Motorco’s Parts & Labor offers dishes that’ll please every palate more »

Jan 23, 2014 DM Blog

House-made potato chips and the Mattie Melt

Amanda MacLaren

Grill Skills

Burgers, pizza, house-made chips, craft beer and more at Mattie B's Public House more »

Jan 9, 2014 DM Blog

Just Desserts

The Thin Mintini from the Washington Duke Inn's Bull Durham Bar and a holiday cocktail recipe by Brad Weddington of Nana's more »

Dec 17, 2013 Dining

Amanda MacLaren

Serious Mussels

Fill up on delicious mussels at Pop's more »

Oct 22, 2013 Dining

Beefed Up

An epic Reuben at Doolin's Irish Pub & Cafe more »

Oct 9, 2013 DM Blog

Hot, Hot, Hot

You've got to try The Wooden Nickel's super-spicy hot wings more »

Oct 1, 2013 Dining

Brew Happy

We tried all eight of nano brewery Ponysaurus’ beers at a tasting event Monday night at The Cookery. Mmm … beer. more »

Sep 18, 2013 DM Blog

Motorco Welcomes Chef Chris Holloway

Motorco is teaming with Chef Chris Holloway to open a kitchen at the local music hub more »

Sep 23, 2013 DM Blog (1 Comments)

Aging Like a Fine Wine

Celebrate Cave Taureau's one-year anniversary with special events, tastings and discounted offers more »

Sep 30, 2013 DM Blog

Mark Bateman, your friendly neighborhood bartender

Karla Towle

Setting the Bar

Hot Tin Roof is Hillsborough's newest bar more »

Aug 23, 2013 Dining

Shake It Up

Rachel Bottorff of Revolution shares the recipe for A New Fashioned more »

May 21, 2013 Dining

Tangled Up in Bleu

Mediterranean fare at its finest more »

May 20, 2013 Dining

Garden Party

Spring for these perfect outdoor sips more »

May 10, 2013

Record-Breaking Bowls

The final numbers are in from Urban Ministries of Durham’s seventh annual Empty Bowls more »

Mar 14, 2013 DM Blog

Cosmic’s on a Roll

The newest menu items at Cosmic Cantina have a Japanese twist more »

Mar 14, 2013 DM Blog

Food for Thought

Starting Fresh, a cookbook from the women behind This & That Jam, Old Havana Sandwich Shop and Megapixie Photography, will be published in 2014 more »

Feb 19, 2013 DM Blog

Ready, Set ... Eat!

The sixth annual Doughman, which will benefit Durham Public Schools Hub Farm, is scheduled for May 25 more »

Feb 13, 2013 DM Blog

Dip, Dip, Hooray!

Fondue restaurant The Little Dipper eyes March opening in Brightleaf Square more »

Feb 5, 2013 DM Blog

Stuff We Like: Nothing but Blue Skies

Blue Sky Oil and Vinegar has opened a second location in Hope Valley Commons more »

Feb 1, 2013 DM Blog

A Saucy Mix

Fullsteam and Cackalacky unveil their beer collaboration: Cackalacky’s Ginger Pale Ale more »

Jan 28, 2013 DM Blog

Stuff We Like: Cocoa Cinnamon Opens Its Doors

Run by the owners of bikeCOFFEE, Cocoa Cinnamon has begun serving drinks at its new West Geer Street home more »

Jan 25, 2013 DM Blog (7 Comments)

In Good Spirits

Rhonda Jones, owner of Chez Moi, is taking her spirit cake business on the road more »

Jan 29, 2013 DM Blog (9 Comments)

Stuff We Like: The Brothers Vilgalys Spirits Company

Rim Vilgalys hopes to ‘echo the boom’ of microbreweries with his new craft spirit company more »

Dec 21, 2012 DM Blog (1 Comments)

In Praise of That OTHER Tapas Place

Whether it’s date night or dinner-on-the-fly with friends, you need to check out Taberna Tapas Diner more »

Dec 5, 2012 DM Blog

Rise Has Risen

And we saw that it was good... more »

Nov 30, 2012 DM Blog (3 Comments)

I’ll Have What Frosty’s Having

The Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club is featuring a new cocktail during the month of December, courtesy of a local foodie more »

Nov 28, 2012 DM Blog (4 Comments)

Stuff We Like: Ai Fuji

The Japanese steakhouse has been open less than a month, but it’s already gaining quite a following. And for good reason. more »

Nov 30, 2012 DM Blog

The Dish: Dame’s Chicken and Waffle


Dame’s Chicken and Waffles claims its food is “smack yo’ Mama good.” We wouldn’t go quite that far, but we might give Mama a gentle shove if she stood between us and this uniquely decadent and, it must be said, multicultural fare. Located in the heart of downtown, Dame’s seems to have perfected this peculiar soul food combo. True, each meal at Dame’s should come with a complimentary gym membership. But it’s hard to imagine a meal that gives you more bang for your caloric intake!


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