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Our locavore appetite and penchant for craftsmanship has resulted in a killer cup of coffee.

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It Gives You Wings

A game-day classic more »

Dec 10, 2014 1:24 PM Dining

Hot Cider Rules

Grown-up hot cider from Beyù Caffè. more »

Dec 28, 2014 11:08 PM Dining

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A Very Durham Thanksgiving

A recipe for oyster pie, winter corn pudding, browned Brussels sprout leaves, butternut squash and leek soup, bourbon maple sweet potatoes, and cranberry and raisin pie. more »

Nov 3, 2014 3:33 PM DM Blog

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Order Up!

11 incredible new restaurants on the scene and the great dishes you have to try more »

Sep 19, 2014 12:34 PM Dining 1 Comments

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Wine 101

Sheri Sauter Morano is North Carolina’s only certified Master of Wine, a distinction held by just three dozen other experts in the country. The Duke alumna and Triangle Wine School founder lets us in on the basics. more »

Oct 21, 2014 1:57 PM Dining

Jessica Stringer

Perfect Pie

An appetizer not to miss from Pizzeria Toro more »

Oct 14, 2014 2:57 PM Dining

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A Guide to Bull City Barbecue

Matt Dees' comprehensive compilation of the best barbecue in the area. more »

Oct 8, 2014 10:28 AM Dining

Briana Brough

A Round of Drinks with Your Friendly Neighborhood Bartenders

A spirited chat with six familiar Durham faces more »

Sep 19, 2014 4:21 PM Dining

Soup's On

Summertime gazpacho from Bleu Olive Bistro more »

Aug 27, 2014 2:24 PM Dining

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Southern Eating

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

Aug 6, 2014 4:18 PM Dining

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Sommer Bier

A top-quality German beer. more »

Jul 16, 2014 10:16 AM Dining

Basil Squeeze

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

Jun 30, 2014 3:48 PM Dining

Give Me A Break

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

Jun 4, 2014 1:55 PM Dining

The Piedmont

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

Jun 4, 2014 1:51 PM 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 8:58 PM 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 11:25 AM DM Blog

Guests mingled on three levels of DPAC.

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Taste – The Event 2014

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

May 19, 2014 5:36 PM 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 8:51 AM 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 2:20 PM 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 9:05 AM Dining

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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