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A Zesty Recipe for Zucchini Pie

Before the Carrboro Farmers’ Market opened in 1977 and way before “farm to fork” dining was taken for granted here, fresh local veggies were...

Neal’s Deli Serves Up a Superior Sandwich in the Heart of Carrboro

Started up nine years ago, Neal’s Deli has accumulated a good number of regulars, who order their usuals of the deli’s classic menu selection...

These Fritters Are Perfect Finger Foods For Festive Gatherings

“The Better Living Show,” a Durham-based radio program I co-hosted for over 15 years, was all about food. Every Wednesday, we interviewed well-known chefs,...

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...

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...

9 Chapel Hill Instagram Accounts To Follow

“The pig on the roof just got a makeover paint job. Oh, how she shines! #PutAPigOnIt #PinkPig #OhNoSheDidnt #OhYesWeDid #CrooksCorner” --Crook’s Corner, @crookscornercafe “Pick up this...

The Dish: Crook’s Corner

It doesn’t get any more Chapel Hill than chatting with Bill Smith at Crook’s Corner. Over a PBR, the bespectacled chef dove into the...

Our Latest Obsessions: The Pink Pearl, Philanthropy and a Peacock

You know us... we're always out doing something in Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Pittsboro or Hillsborough. Click through our photos to see what we've been...

Town Lore: Crook’s Corner Honeysuckle Sorbet

Most nights in May, right around 6 p.m., Bill Smith walks out the side door of Crook’s Corner with an iced pitcher concealing a...