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North Carolina

A Guide to Barbecue Sauces of the Carolinas

We love all regional barbecue variations and have explored the United States of Sauce in general, but Carolina BBQ sauce styles deserve an even closer look. While innovation and cross-pollination have...
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Convivio, in Durham

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by jnwall 12 days ago

We had a delicious Easter Day lunch yesterday at Convivio, at 104 City Hall Plaza, in Durham. Our meal included charcuterie, salad with burrata, three different house-made pastas, plus servings of...

BBQ in NC and Georgia near I-95??

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by erica 4 months ago

Every year I begin one of these thread and this year is it more complicated due to the virus when many places have cut house or even closed. No more of my favor route, via Ches Bridge Tunnel. Thi...

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Asheville / Asheville-area Updates?

Tehama
by Tehama 25 days ago

Hey everyone! Hopefully Covid is getting under control now. What are the best Asheville (and Waynesville / Sylva if venturing farther west) spots now? Love some fresh recommendations. (And does...

Intercontinental Study Sheds Light on the Microbial Life of Sourdough

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

"Abstract: Humans have relied on sourdough starter microbial communities to make leavened bread for thousands of years, but only a small fraction of global sourdough biodiversity has been character...

Where to go in Asheville? Anyone been to Jargon yet?

Tehama
by Tehama 1 year ago

We've been to most of the well known Asheville restaurants and wanted to try something new for date night. Anyone have any feedback on "Jargon" https://jargonrestaurant.com/menu/ or have suggestio...

A Couple of Shout-Outs

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by Guilty Gourmand 7 months ago

The Southeast board has been pretty dead which I've chalked up to our collective inability to dine, explore, or try new things but maybe also partially out of fear (or respect) for publicly comment...

Seed sales at all time high

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

This news report is from North Carolina, but I'm hearing the same in California. Demand for seed has increased, prices are climbing and there will be shortages in the spring. So plan ahead and b...

Lee's One Fortune Farm Rice | Western North Carolina

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Intrigued by this coverage of Lee's One Fortune Farm, Hmong refugee farmers in Western North Carolina growing rice varieties native to the highlands of Laos. They sell at the local farmers market. ...

Chinese and Low Country Boil Restaurn in Durham

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by burgeoningfoodie 4 months ago

I can't imagine this place being good or a destination to a lot of people... but it does exist.. https://www.crabsea.com/

"Chowhound, A Red Ventures Company"

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Noticed the footer change to now state, "Chowhound, A Red Ventures Company". On September 14, the sale of CNET Media Group by ViacomCBS to Red Ventures was announced. https://techcrunch.com/202...

Outer Banks recommendations and places en route (Hwy 64 corridor)

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by burgeoningfoodie 7 months ago

Family has decided to take an extended weekend to the Outer Banks (mostly the Kitty Hawk/Nags Head/Kill Devil Hills region) and am in search of some recommendations amidst the over price garbage th...

My burger drought, 3 favorite experiences ending at The Royal James

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by Torpedo 9 months ago

I gave up eating beef many years ago, but I still crave a great hamburger and a side of fries. I admitted to friends that I would only eat a beef burger again in only 3 places. One of those b...

Make your own Krispy Kreme face shield

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

"Andy Clockwise shows you how you can make your very own Krispy Kreme face shield using just the lid from a 12 box of Krispy Kreme doughnuts, some sticky tape and a pair of scissors."

Grow sourdough and contribute to science

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

Forwarded from the University of California Cooperative Extension: "The Dunn lab at NC State wants YOUR help with an enormous study they're conducting to understand how geography and flour type ...

Luna Rotisserie - Carrboro

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by Rory 10 months ago

Popped in today for an early dinner; it was delightful eating out! They've an outside patio but they're doing social distancing at the tables and all servers have masks so no worries...There was a ...

Any recommendations for a CSA near Chapel Hill, NC?

LulusMom
by LulusMom 12 months ago

Given the current situation, it seems like a good time to join a CSA. I'm looking for recommendations. I'm hoping to get information on how often you get your box; whether you can pick some items i...

Cheese o'Clock guided virtual tastings with Janet Fletcher & Laura Werlin

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 months ago

A four-part series of guided virtual tastings of cheese with selected wines led by Janet Fletcher and Laura Werlin, two of the most knowledgeable cheese educators, to celebrate American Cheese Mont...

Krispy Kreme: Be Sweet Saturdays

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 months ago

"Get a FREE Original Glazed dozen to share when you buy one or more full price Original Glazed Dozens. . . Every Saturday during this time, Krispy Kreme will add a free dozen Original Glazed Doughn...

COPA Durham

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by ksbee 12 months ago

Just wanted to give a shout out to a local place during this time of pick-up/delivery only. TakeOut Central just added COPA to their Durham delivery zone. It is one of the restaurants I have been m...