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Chef Teddy Diggs

Il Palio Welcomes Chef Teddy Diggs

Teddy Diggs, Executive Chef of Il Palio at The Siena Hotel, arrived in Chapel Hill by way of notable culinary establishments in Martha’s Vineyard and Washington,...

Chef John May begins at Piedmont; Announces New Seasonal Tasting Menu Series

Durham, NC – Today, Piedmont welcomed John May as Executive Chef – former Sous Chef at Chef & The Farmer – and announces a...
Nahunta Pork Center

Nahunta: largest pork retail displayer in eastern US!

Traveling NC highways and byways, I often see signs that catch my eye. Sometimes, the sign is so unique or random, I exit whatever road I'm...
Tim Ferris, Defiant Distilling

N.C. Distillery has deep NYC connection

N.C. DISTILLERY HAS DEEP NYC CONNECTION From Hurricane Sandy to NYC Fashion Week, Defiant Whisky has come full circle in New York Epicurean Note: I'm so...

Pig Pickins’ to celebrate PICNIC’s 1st year anniversary

Durham, NC – In February 2016, a barbecue man, chef and hog farmer opened their first restaurant, PICNIC, to serve North Carolina’s most iconic...
Dean's Kitchen + Bar

Dean’s Kitchen+Bar Opened in Cary April 24

Cary – Rocky Top Hospitality, operators of several Triangle favorites for nearly 20 years, has announced that the former Dean’s Seafood Grill & Bar reopened...
Chef Kyle McKnight

Hickory Chef Scores National Recognition for Good Food Awards

Highland Avenue Restaurant Chef Kyle McKnight and Virginia's EcoFriendly Foods Co-founder, Bev Eggleston have scored their second nomination for a Good Food Award. The awards,...

Cocktails sure to sleigh, from Kindred

Davidson, NC - The folks at Kindred have sent two fun cocktail recipes, "sure to sleigh", over for Carolina Epicurean readers.  Enjoy! Fun fact, Eggnog has been...

Have you been to Piedmont (restaurant) lately?

It began innocently enough: dinner had been arranged for myself and Jennifer Noble Kelly at Durham's Piedmont restaurant after the TASTE Opening Cocktail & Hors D’Oeuvres Reception...
Piedmont restaurant wine

Piedmont restaurant wins Wine Spectator’s “Best of Award of Excellence

This month, Wine Spectator awarded Durham, NC’s Piedmont restaurant (see my review of Piedmont HERE) the prestigious “Best of Award of Excellence,” making it...

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