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Let the Market Inspire Your Next Meal

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

Try Boheme For Standout Seafood in an Intimate Setting

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

Midway Community Kitchen Connects the Community Through Cooking Classes

It's Monday night at Midway Community Kitchen, and everyone is talking about sugar. It’s everywhere, added to thousands of processed foods that aren’t even...

Why Kitchen Is a Chapel Hill Must

After a long day of clients for me and running around to various jobs for Alex, I jumped at my husband’s offer to go...

Carrboro’s Newest Foodie Hot Spots

There’s no shortage of good eats in Carrboro and recently, it seems that the town’s on a roll with the opening of buzz-worthy spots....

Where to Enjoy a Fabulous Easter Brunch

City Kitchen – 10:30am-3pm Come enjoy the decadent pastries, breads, salads, and meats of City Kitchen. Their bar will also be featuring bottomless mimosas for...

Donuts & Good Deeds At Rise Carrboro

I've never been more eager to publicly applaud an eating establishment in my life. Let me preface the events of my first visit to Rise...

A Closer Look at One of Chapel Hill’s Most Iconic Chefs: Bill Smith of...

This story was originally printed in the September/October 2014 issue of Chapel Hill Magazine. Bill Smith has a large, vividly patterned East African tablecloth pinned to...

‘Grazie Mille’ to Pizzeria Mercato for Fresh Flavors & Perfect Pizza

I was transported back to Italy after I read “grazie mille” or “a thousand thank yous” as I signed our party’s name to the...

The First Taste of Pizzeria Mercato

With brown craft paper still on some windows, Pizzeria Mercato made its long awaited debut on Friday. Located about as far from the Carrboro...