When planning to open a ramen shop and izakaya in downtown Durham, the word “dashi” came to the minds’ of the founders.
When I was first given the opportunity to write this weekly love letter to food and the Bull City, I was completely at sea. I had all kinds of questions.
More people begin exercise programs and weight-loss diets in January than in any other month.
If you already belong to a gym, you know that’s true because right now you can’t see the equipment or exercise instructors for the swirling crowds of new members. You also know that by the end of February, those crowds will have thinned out considerably.
In my daydreams, I’m glamorous and alluring. Late at night, after an exclusive party, my driver brings me home to my large tastefully decorated apartment in a luxury building in Art Deco City.
The whole duck comes to the table crispy and bronzed, the beak and head still intact, after a little under two hours in an authentic Chinese roaster oven.
I consider myself a pretty good home cook.
But even if I won the Nobel Prize in brownies, the Pulitzer in meatloaf, or even an Oscar for my green pork chili, my friend Bosco would never let me forget about the cheese straws I made for him.
Bar Virgile opens downtown
Save the turkey for Thanksgiving. For me, ham means it's Christmas.
As much as we love it, our family jokes that the worst first date ever would be lunch consisting only of Costco’s free samples.
We adore nibbling our way through the warehouse and grazing our weight in little bites.
First, let me start by saying that I am cognizant of the fact that neither peanuts nor chickpeas are nuts.
Both are legumes, but they possess a certain nutty quality. And not just because they think “Jaws 2” was better than the original and sandals with socks are a good look.
Ninth Street Bakery is currently looking for community-driven project pitches to receive funds on Dec. 20.
With the holidays nearly upon us, many people find selecting gifts for folks who cook to be as hard as an oak butcher block, especially if that giftee has been cooking for a while.
Latin American restaurant Gonza Tacos y Tequila, which has locations in Raleigh and Wake Forest, will be opening a Durham location at 604 Fernway Ave.
Dear Santa Claus,
I know it’s been quite a while since I’ve written to you. I think the last thing I asked you for was a Donny Osmond cassette and a Malibu Skipper doll.
Italian-American restaurant the Boot has opened at 2501 University Drive, according to the restaurant’s social media page.