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Good Pancakes in Chapel Hill or Durham

by Tom from Raleigh 8 days ago

When I eat breakfast which is rarely, I get something with eggs and meat. My daughter wants to go out for pancakes, which is fine, but I don't know who in the area has good pancakes. Let's cross th...

To kowtow or to not kowtow

by burgeoningfoodie 21 days ago

My birthday is in October and extended family and I are going to be attending a matinee show in Durham during the latter part of the month. I've been told since it is near my birthday I get to cho...

Triangle: New Stores to Check Out

by Tom from Raleigh 2 months ago

It's been pretty quiet on this board, so I thought I'd make a post. I've recently moved to Highway 54 & I-40 in Chapel Hill. I'm still exploring the area and I've come across a few new markets that...

Kokyu Soon To Open

by burgeoningfoodie 3 months ago

I've been doing PT in South Durham (Hwy 54) and the newest Kokyu establishment is right next door. Yesterday I was there and aside from hiring, the place was painted, furnished and had at least o...

Convivio opens in downtown Durham

by jnwall 1 month ago

Convivio, the new Italian restaurant in downtown Durham, has opened with a limited menu of bar snacks and small plates. We went last Friday night and found the space inviting, the owners (both from...

Favorite Restaurants in Downtown Raleigh or Durham

by loves2cook82 2 months ago

Looking for a good place to go for a birthday dinner, just me and my husband. Used to be a fan of Poole's Diner, but I don't want to go somewhere I'll have to stand around waiting an hour for a tab...

M.Sushi/M.Kokko owner opens next joint

by burgeoningfoodie 1 year ago

So Michael Lee who owned Sono and most recently M. Sushi and M. Kokko has most recently opened M. Tempura which as you might guess focuses on all things tempura. Haven't been yet, but look forward...

Littler (new resto by Pizzaria Toro owners) now open

by durhamois 3 years ago

I saw that they opened their new restaurant in the old Monuts location. I made reservations to eat there next month, but wondering if anyone has tried it. I have high hopes for this place, as I thi...

Looking for a Lebanese Spice

by burgeoningfoodie 2 months ago

I have a recipe that calls for Lebanese 7 spice or Baharat. I thought Med Deli would have it but did not locate it there. Does anyone have any recommendations of another place that may have it be...

New (intriguing) Italian Restaurant coming to Downtown Durham

by burgeoningfoodie 2 months ago

Now I know you are thinking that there are already two good options for Italian restaurants in Durham and I don't disagree, but this place that is coming about may offer a few uniquities like dried...

What is worth the schlep?

by thecuriousone 3 months ago

Hi All So much is distributed by the big chains. My question is about places that stock locally produced items. I'm looking for the small supermarkets that stock rub/east coast sauce, fresh gro...

What's Missing in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Hillsborough region?

by burgeoningfoodie 7 months ago

So I'm sure this comes up from time to time, but I'm wondering what you all think is missing in our region. Missing can be loosely translated as under represented or here but there needs to be bet...

Lunch near Duke Regional Hospital

by AreBe 5 months ago

Medical appointments place me in and near Duke Regional Hospital and the medical park on Ben Franklin / William Penn. I need Lunch options. I use a walker and need easy off-street parking, preferab...

Advice for Best E. NC Style Barbecue (Pork) - Durham

by Noice 6 months ago

Going back for a college reunion Thursday of this week, and leaving Sunday night, and hoping to get the best barbecue sandwich of my dreams: vinegary, peppery, smoky pulled/chopped pork on a soft w...

Restaurants in Durham closed indefinitely

by romansperson 6 months ago

Due to the gas explosion that happened a few days ago, St. James Seafood and Torero's in downtown Durham will be closed indefinitely. The building that housed Kaffeinate, the coffee shop whose owne...

Durham Suggestions for SF Hound?

by Foodnut8 6 months ago

San Francisco hound visiting Durham area for the first time. What would you suggest that is not well represented here? (No need for Asian) Would love to try some real Southern Cuisine and BBQ...

Kosher For Passover in Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill

by burgeoningfoodie 6 months ago

Alright, it is that time of year again. Does any place in the Triangle area of North Carolina carry Kosher for Passover meat related products.

Tonali in Durham still open?

by arabrabneslin 10 years ago

Hi- is Tonali still open in Durham NC? Their website is down. ----- Tonali Restaurant 3642 Shannon Rd Ste 1, Durham, NC 27707

M. Sushi in Durham

by burgeoningfoodie 3 years ago

M. Sushi in Durham was opened without much fanfare this past week by the chef/owner of Raleigh restaurant Sono. Has anyone been to M. Sushi yet? I believe it is downtown on Holland St., but mayb...