This second edition of, Food Lover’s Guide to Chapel Hill (and Carrboro & Hillsborough) is a 114 page collection of author Moreton Neal’s best foodie finds. She covers more than 100 restaurants, bars, farmers markets, area chef and restaurant recipes.
“In addition, Neal provides an overview of locally packaged food products including sauces, jellies, dressings, and candies. The book is dotted with original illustrations of local restaurants, food and landscapes to give readers a visual guide of Chapel Hill and the surrounding communities.”
When putting the Food Lover’s Guide together, Neal teamed with award winning illustrator, Laura Murphy Frankstone, and photographer, Donn Young. Their fun and engaging work can be found throughout the book.
At the back of the book is the jackpot – “Foodie Extras”:
- Food Tours
- Cooking Classes
- Food and Wine Events
- Wine, Beer & Spirits
- Artisanal Cheese
- Area Food Writers
- A broader Orange County Sampler (lots of categories)
- Where to Stay Recommendations
Each establishment Neal recommends includes a brief history and lets you know what shouldn’t be missed.
As a paperback, the book is an easy reference to take along when visiting the Chapel Hill area, or pick up when you get into town.
You can find Food Lover’s Guide to Chapel Hill at the The Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau at 501 W. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC.
Suggested price (well worth every penny) is $13, but might vary at other locations.