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Merge Records And The Dinner Party Download Team Up For Something Aweseome

Yes! 25 years of Food Republic's favorite label.
Jul 16, 2014 10:00 am

On July 25 from 3–5 p.m., The Dinner Party Download hosts Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam will join Mac and Laura along with “house band” Teenage Fanclub at Nightlight in Chapel Hill for a taping of popular show that blends food, music and jokes on jokes on jokes.

Here's What You Need To Know About North Carolina Barbecue

It's all about the pork spiked with vinegar
May 21, 2014 4:00 pm

North Carolina's got a lot to be proud of, not least of all — their renowned barbecue. If you know that porky, vinegar-spiked NC 'cue, check out our sneak peak at Southern Living magazine's A-Z Guide to Southern Food from their June food issue, featuring a pit crawl of the Tarheel State's best pig.

The Research Dinner Triangle: Where To Eat Well In Raleigh, Durham And Chapel Hill

There's a lot more going on than hoops and studying
Apr 9, 2014 9:00 am

Sure, you’re familiar with Nashville and Atlanta. But what about the smaller southern cities packing just as much flavor? In The Hidden South, Chris Chamberlain takes a look at a region of the South that is most certainly worth traveling to for the food. Up next, the foods of the so-called Research Triangle in North Carolina.

Couples In The Kitchen: North Carolina Chefs Dan And Kim Are ONE

Traveling executive chef duo cooks, stays together
Oct 21, 2013 9:00 am

I spoke with co-executive chefs Daniel Ryan and Kim Floresco at Chapel Hill's [ONE] restaurant to make sure I had my facts straight here. They've been together for 10 years, have traveled and worked in some of the most stressful and precision-oriented kitchens in the world and still wanted to open a restaurant together in a brand-new city. It looks like food really does taste better prepared with love. Find out the secret to their success after the jump.

Asheville, North Carolina: There's Much More To The City Than Craft Beer

Tapas, farm to table cuisine shine in Western NC
Oct 8, 2013 2:00 pm

Nestled in the mountains of western North Carolina, Asheville battles yearly with Portland and Boulder for the title of “Beer City USA” thanks to a higher number of craft beers per capita than probably anywhere else in the country. But man cannot live by liquid bread alone, so here are some recommended dining options to soak up the hops and barley.

Southern Living Names The 5 Best New Restaurants In The South

Reps from five states, all with different cuisines
Aug 28, 2013 10:00 am
Photo: Robbie Caponetto

Five states. Five different cuisines. Southern Living just released its list of the best five new restaurants in the South. Read on.

Southern Food Stories: Mississippi Hog Kills, Carolina ‘Soppin' Chocolate’

Video interviews from the great American South
Jul 29, 2013 12:02 pm

We bring you North Carolina cookbook author Sheri Castle as she shares her story about chocolate gravy (also called “sop and chocolate”). And Mississippi Blues musician Jesse Robinson talks about the pageantry of a community hog slaughter.

5 Places To Drink Incredibly Well (And Local) In Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Hardly just a brainy college town. Cheers!
Jul 8, 2013 1:01 pm

Chapel Hill is a Southern charm fest. Anchored by the University of North Carolina campus, the city attracts a constant flow of students, travelers and entrepreneurs with its quaint architecture, myriad street murals and vibrant food and music scenes. But over the last few years, Chapel Hill has also seen an infusion of top-notch drinking destinations. Here are five of our favorites.


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