Eat & Drink

The Dish: Top of the Hill

By Jessica Stringer | June 26, 2014

When out-of-state friends drove through Chapel Hill for the first time last week, I knew right where to take them. Boasting views of Franklin St. impressive to both first-timers and regulars, TOPO also has a menu chock-full of hospitable offerings. My fried chicken came topped in mushroom cream gravy with sides of […]

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7 Iconic Chapel Hill Dishes

By Chapel Hill Magazine | May 19, 2013

  Originally published in the 2013 Relocation Guide MAMA DIP’S | CHICKEN AND GRAVY $10.95 To most born and bred Chapel Hillians, Mama Dip’s tastes like home. But nostalgia aside, there is a reason Mama’s has remained a mainstay over the past 35-plus years: It is darn good. The chicken […]

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Hot Basil Cocktail

By Moreton Neal | July 3, 2012

If it’s hot outside, Moreton Neal suggests this cool cocktail that pairs nicely with the shrimp, perfect for sipping on a steamy summer evening on the patio. Hot Basil Cocktail 1 1/2 oz. vodka 1 1/2 oz. fresh lime juice 1 tsp. sugar 2 thin slices fresh jalapeno pepper 2 leaves fresh […]

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Town Lore: Crook’s Corner Honeysuckle Sorbet

By Jill Warren Lucas | May 10, 2012

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 can of Pabst Blue Ribbon. He heads directly across the street then down a path leading to a tangle of plants and weeds that sprout from […]

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