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Locals Love These 9 Classic Chapel Hill Dishes

Shrimp and grits tell the story of Crook’s Corner in one generous deep-dish plate. Legendary founding chef Bill Neal put his glorious version of...

Don’t Read This If You Don’t Like Tony Bourdain

The world of food writing changed on April, 19, 1999, the date The New Yorker included an article called, “Don’t Eat Before Reading This.”...

5 Walkable Date Night Ideas Featuring “Best Of” Winners

Date #1 5:30pm bartaco The pergola and plants that surround the outdoor space will transport you or at least give you inspiration for how to dress...

Add This Versatile Green Sauce to Your Dish For a Pop of Flavor (and...

As the temperature rises outside, my interest in cooking goes dormant. The only thing I want to feed this time of year is my...

Stoney River’s Coffee-Cured Filet is the Perfect Balance of Sweet and Salty

Stoney River’s signature dish – coffee-cured filet with Brussels sprouts, $34 – took a while to catch on. “People would come in and say, ‘I...

Local Chefs Share Their Go-To Drinks and Dishes for Summer Cookouts

"Creamy limeade is a cool, refreshing drink on a hot summer day and something that will leave the neighbors talking!" Erik Monroe-Thompson Pittsboro Roadhouse CREAMY LIMEADE 4...

Elements Serves Up Vietnamese Dish Made Popular by Obama and Anthony Bourdain

Chef Michael Chuong barely looks at his marinade as he puts it together. Instead, he tells me about the regional differences of bún chả as...

Negroni Week Has Chapel Hill Raising Glasses and Funds

Since 2013, Negroni Week has celebrated the infamous gin, Campari and vermouth cocktail while raising money for charities around the world. This year, The Crunkleton...

Savor the Sweet and Smoky Flavors of This Chicken Paprikash

In his lectures on human resource management, my husband talks about different personality types. He likes to use examples from home, more often than...

Boro Beverage Branches Out

This spring, Boro Beverage’s Mother Brewer Carly Erickson mobilizes her kombucha operation with a newly renovated camper, The Mothership. The successful completion of her Kickstarter...