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Hot Spots

There are no adequate words to describe how much I love food. As a little girl I only ate cold chicken and carrot sticks,...

Entrepreneur Steve Mangano has traveled the world and eaten at many restaurants – which got him wondering why it’s so hard to find a good one when...

Any memories from the first holiday season at Crook’s? We opened 34 years ago in the spring of ‘82. On that first December menu, we didn’t...

At first, Leslie and Brendan Cox thought about throwing a dinner party, but “ not fancy, dinner-party people,” Leslie says. “We’d be using the...

BUSINESS BRIEFS Primrose Schools franchise owners Brian and Melissa Mart opened Primrose School of Chapel Hill at Briar Chapel in August. ◊ Lies Sapp and Sage Rountree,...

Although the cuisine on Lantern’s menu is Asian, you won’t find much of that cooking in the kitchen at noon when the staff of...

The made-to-order Mexican vibe of the West Coast has finally reached Eastern shores. The newest franchise of Chronic Tacos opened its doors in Chapel Hill...

"The Green Man Wayfarer is a light, American-style IPA. This beer is easy drinking; it’s actually deceptively alcoholic at 6.0%. It’s a perfect beach...

On a rare Saturday off, Alex and I enjoyed the morning walking around town and procuring goods to cook for dinner that night. Our...

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