Fairview Dining Room

After all, this IS the South

As I sat at a table just inside Fairview Dining Room's patio door (good lighting for pics), trying to look inconspicuous, I had plenty...
Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club

Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

Located on Duke University's Durham campus, both the gracious Inn and championship golf course are open to the public. See golf course details here. Last week, I was fortunate enough...
Summit Lodge

Golden Valley Getaways

Our group stayed in The Summit Lodge on Biggerstaff Mountain Located in a mountain community of homes spaced pretty far apart. Has a fresh, new feel...
Heard on the Street

Heard on the Street: Best Durham & Chapel Hill Restaurants

Heard on the Street from: Peter Bourland, Chapel Hill Question: What's your favorite restaurant in the Chapel Hill area? Answer: "Mostly I like pub-ish places with outdoor seating." "Probably...
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,...
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...

Guglhupf’s Stollen makes a Sweet Holiday Treat

It’s an annual tradition at Guglhupf, Durham’s German artisan bakery: Their master bakers are busy making the season’s most anticipated holiday treat – Dresden-style...

Camino Bakery, Coffeehouse, Wine Bar

Camino is one of those fun to tell success stories, as well as a great place to hang while writing that story. Like many other...
City Beverage Food Truck Festival

Burke Street Food Truck Festival

PIC and I happened to be in Winston-Salem for City Beverage's August Food Truck Festival and Tasting. Previously, food trucks had set up along Burke...

Medaloni Cellars – Sip & Stay

Twenty minutes West of downtown Winston-Salem, Medaloni Cellars sits on 22 sweet acres developed by Joey Medaloni and partners. This is a multi-talented crew. They've...

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