Eat & Drink

Negroni Week Has Chapel Hill Raising Glasses and Funds

By Sam Bermas-Dawes | June 1, 2018

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 is commemorating the week, June 4 through 10, by donating 100 percent of their Negroni sales to the Carolinas Chapter – Raleigh Office of the Cystic […]

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Savor the Sweet and Smoky Flavors of This Chicken Paprikash

By Moreton Neal | May 21, 2018

In his lectures on human resource management, my husband talks about different personality types. He likes to use examples from home, more often than not about cooking. Without getting into details of Myers-Briggs typology, let’s just say he and I are direct opposites. He is a linear thinker and I’m, […]

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Boro Beverage Branches Out

By Kristi Piechnik | April 23, 2018

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 campaign provided Carly with the funds to take her probiotic beverages on the road and straight to your doorstep. “I really love the idea of pop-up […]

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Carolina Brewery’s Crave-Worthy Cuban Adds Local Flair to a Classic Sandwich

By Laura Zolman Kirk | April 9, 2018

Walking on Franklin Street recently, you may have noticed Carolina Brewery’s new look. Not only are there updated outdoor seating options and planters expertly designed by Katy Poitras at Katy Wood Landscape Design, but the brewery also added two huge rolling windows to the face of the restaurant and an […]

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10 Brunch Places Worth Getting Out of Bed For

By Emily Padula | January 5, 2018

This summer, the Carrboro Board of Aldermen and the Chapel Hill Town Council both voted to approve the sale of alcoholic beverages at 10 a.m. on Sundays after Governor Roy Cooper signed Senate Bill 155, also known as the “brunch bill.” Here’s a glance at the brunch offerings in Chapel […]

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Ring in the New Year with 2 of Our Favorite Recipes from 2017

By Moreton Neal | December 29, 2017

Looking back over 2017, I now recognize our own household’s food trends. Besides indulging in glühwein (German mulled wine) almost every evening throughout January, we repeated other memorable culinary experiences from last year’s Bavarian adventure. Goulash, goulash soup and chicken paprikash were welcome additions to our winter supper repertoire. As […]

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2 Crowd-Pleasing Cocktail Recipes to Wow Holiday Guests

By Chapel Hill Magazine | November 16, 2017

First up, this pear and gin cocktail with a ginger-sage syrup will be a hit at the adults’ table. Michelle M. Temple, bar manager at The Station, raves about this drink from the B-Side Lounge’s fall menu: “It’s a crowd-pleaser and uses ingredients that are easy to obtain and make.” […]

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5 Recipes to Help You Host a Very Chapel Hill Thanksgiving

By Jessica Stringer | November 15, 2017

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Master Chefs Junior: Local Kids Exploring Passions for Food

By Jessica Stringer | October 31, 2017

THE NOVICE CHEFS This summer, Midway Community Kitchen offered cooking camps for budding foodies in town. We caught up with a few campers as they cooked their way through Asia. Djina, 8 WHAT I LIKE ABOUT COOKING I like that you get to explore by smelling and tasting. LESSONS I’VE […]

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Our Staff Shares: Favorite Family-Friendly Restaurants

By Laura Zolman Kirk | October 23, 2017

“Where do you eat with your kids?” We posed this question to our staff whose children range in age from young toddlers to college age. “Taking a kid out is always tough!” says Senior VP of Publishing Rory Gillis. “I think my kid is pretty well behaved for a 1-and-a-half-year-old, […]

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