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Our Latest Obsessions: Toffee, Twitter & Lucha Tigre

Congratulations to Briar Chapel! Senior account executive Melissa Crane has been going around town to present our reader-voted winners with their Best Of plaques this week. ...

Our Latest Obsessions: Salads, Shopping & Sage Vegetarian

Executive editor Jessica Stringer enjoyed a summer tomato and mozzarella salad at Il Palio. We like to start our mornings with a latte and light reading at...

Our Latest Obsessions: Peach, Pickles and Petite Desserts

Moo shu chicken is what we were craving and thankfully, the version at Red Lotus did the job. Customize tacos to your heart's desire at...

Our Latest Obsessions: Cake Mixes, Cats & The Big Cheese

We celebrated National Hot Dog Day last week at Sutton's with "The Big Cheese" (a chili cheese bacon dog with cheese sauce) and sweet potato fries.  Bagel...

Our Latest Obsessions: Sushi, Salads and Sweets

The Chapel Hill Farmers' Market got us ready for tomato sandwich season! Kitchen knows how to utilize those fresh tomatoes, too, in their delicious...

Our Latest Obsessions: Tomatoes, Toffee and Lucha Tigre

YOPO had us blushing this week; they framed our Best Of write-up on the business!  Spotted at RDU – Chapel Hill Toffee! If you see the tomato...

New Album Preserves the Musical Traditions (and Recipes) of the South

With tracks titled “Shortnin’ Bread,” “Greasy Greens” and “Cherry Pie,” the lineup for “Biscuits for Your Outside Man” resembles the menu of a hearty...

Our Latest Obsessions: Sandwiches, Sips and Sidewalk Sales

When you're craving both sweet and salty, Al's Burger Shack can always be counted on for its crispy crinkle cut fries with sea salt...

Our Latest Obsessions: Bibb Salads, Blueberry Wheat & Best Of

It doesn’t get better than Carolina blue skies & TOPO Blueberry Wheat beer. A beautiful bibb lettuce summer salad with goat cheese is one of...

19 Things to Do in Chapel Hill This Summer

(1) Add local writings to your pool bag. Wells Tower’s “Seven Postcards from an Orange County Childhood” falls on page 100 of Amazing Place: What North...