Our Latest Obsessions: Soups, Scares & Sunrise

Our Latest Obsessions: Soups, Scares & Sunrise

We're relishing October this week with hot bowls of soup and all things Halloween

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chirbaWe had a blast tasting some of the best Chapel Hill has to offer at Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill‘s A Tasteful Affair. Our favorite bites – or slurps – of the night were Chirba Chirba‘s curried carrot and tomato soup (above) and squash soup by Brendan Cox (below) of Oakleaf in Pittsboro and Alberello at Briar Chapel.albarelloempty-bowls

Awesome soup + great music + perfect weather = TABLE‘s annual Empty Bowls event held at Weaver Street Market in Carrboro.img_3693

Caffe Driade has the best almond croissants.

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Night Gallery| Branching Out is more than ready for Halloween.

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Going through the drive-thru at Sunrise is convenient, but it is worth the walk inside to check in on their handmade operation. Doesn’t this floured surface make you want to roll up your sleeves? Or at least bite into a freshly baked biscuit?drew-shannon

Kelty O’Brien and Drew Shannon didn’t let a little rain dampen their spirits at the Virginia Tech home game a few weeks ago.

il-palio

In our September/October issue, Il Palio chef Teddy Diggs recalled his travels to Rome. Recently, he recreated some of his favorite dishes for us and boy, were they good.

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How adorable are these gold dinosaur earrings from Twig? Assistant Editor Laura Kirk wishes she had a little niece to gift these to.

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Assistant Editor Laura Zolman Kirk is a Kentuckian turned Chapel Hillian and totally in love with this special slice of North Carolina.