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A Morning at Big Dom’s Bagel Shop

Downtown Cary is the Place to be for Your Bagel Fix Apart from the construction, downtown Cary is quiet on a Thursday morning. There are neighbors walking their dog, friends sitting outside Brew Coffee Bar on E. Chatham Street, and then, a little farther down the road, sits Big Dom’s

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CurEaters’ 10 Favorite Durham Restaurants of 2019

The flavors of Italy, France, Spain and Japan all feature strongly on our CurEaters’ lists of favorite Durham restaurants. To Durham residents from generations past, the city of Durham was traditionally associated with two interconnected things – the Duke family and tobacco production. Nowadays, the legacy of the Duke family

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The Tenth and Final TerraVita Food and Drink Festival

The annual TerraVita Food and Drink Festival is much, much more than food. For the past nine years, the Chapel Hill-based festival has become a weekend of education, community, and sustainability.  I met up with Colleen Minton, the festival’s founder, one morning at Lucettegrace in downtown Raleigh. For two hours,

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Three New Raleigh Bakeries for Every Type of Pastry Lover

Three new Raleigh bakeries popped up this summer and we couldn’t be happier. If you’re from Raleigh, you know about Boulted Bread croissants with thousands of layers. You’ve been to Yellow Dog Bread Company and found cookies that melt in your mouth like butter. And, you’ve definitely had the area’s

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Where to eat in Baltimore according to our CurEaters.

Baltimore is known for a lot of things, particularly great food. From Inner Harbor to Fell’s Point and beyond, you can find craft cocktails, crab cakes, tacos, avo toast, and coffee. Basically you’ll never wander where to eat in Baltimore. If you want it, the city has it. We took

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Scratching the Surface with Baker Phoebe Lawless

The light seeped through the window bouncing off the rogue crumbs and sugar crystals that lingered on my shirt. I made my way to Boulted Bread a bit early, so my senses could run around on the morning bun’s citrusy, textural playground. I wanted to give Durham chef and baker

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Chow Chow: An Asheville Food Festival with Heart

Up until my mid-to-late twenties, I grappled with the fact that I was born and raised in North Carolina and wasn’t living in a bustling metropolis like the majority of my friends. I was a 25-year-old millennial (I’m still a millennial), who thought success waited for me in a glitzy

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13 Fried Chicken Restaurants to Debate About

Are you caught up in the Popeyes and Chick-fil-a debate?  There are not many people who love a good fried chicken sandwich more than CurEat founder Steve Mangano. He loves it so much he created a CurEat list of 13 fried chicken restaurants to help you expand the fried chicken debate beyond the fast

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The Anatomy of a Hot Dog

A favorite childhood pastime consisted of playing hooky from school and hitting the gas station with my late father, where we’d grab two messy hot dogs each and devour them in his red Ford pickup truck, on the way to Wal-Mart. A no-frills hot dog topped with chili, onions, mustard

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