September/October 2016

September/October 2016

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Nope, your eyes don’t deceive you… that’s First Lady Michelle Obama on our cover along with Chapel Hillian Mena Choi and her mom, Tracy DeLozier. Mena was North Carolina’s winner in a national cooking contest for kid chefs this summer and visited the White House where she posed for this photo. Read all about her conversation with the First Lady in our 7th Annual Foodie issue that is chockfull of other wonderful stories.

46 Family Meals
A closer look at mealtime with some local chefs
76 Before and After
The restaurant that is now Crossroads Chapel Hill is striking in its break – and its continuity – with the past.
78 Can’t-Miss TerraVita Events
Founder Colleen Minton gives us the scoop on this year’s festival
80 Roaming Rome
Il Palio chef Teddy Diggs travels to the Eternal City to get his fill of culinary inspiration
85 A Kid in the Kitchen
10-year-old Mena Choi’s winning recipe took her all
the way to the White House
88 What’s Cooking in Durham?
Where to eat when in the Bull City

FEATURES
34 Fall Threads
Shop local for fashion that will take you from Tar Heel tailgating to Festifall
92 The Hospitable Home
The Woodfins built their new home for themselves and their guests

PEOPLE & PLACES
10 American Dance Festival’s Women of the Year evening
12 Tomato Day at Carrboro Farmers’ Market
12 Habitat for Humanity of Orange County’s Build with UNC Student-Athletes
14 Social for Business
16 2nd Friday ArtWalk
17 Business Hall of Fame
18 Local Government Appreciation Reception
19 The Lumina’s outdoor movie

IN EVERY ISSUE
6 Noted
20 5 Food Events Not to Miss
24 Our Latest Obsessions
28 First Person
30 Staycation
91 Adopt-A-Pet
116 Taste
126 Engagement
127 Weddings

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Jessica is the Executive Editor for Chapel Hill Magazine. As a 2010 grad of UNC, she's happy to be back in town writing, editing and eating around the Triangle.