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Zinburger Ringer

ZinBurger – Is the Ringer a Top Burger In Durham?

8030 Renaissance Parkway Suite 905 / Durham, NC Service: Our server Sheila, was friendly and attentive. When asked what her favorite burger on the menu was, she without skipping a beat called out The Ringer. I always appreciate when the server knows the menu and is confident about what is good. The Fries($5.00): Thin hand […]

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Pimento Cheese BLT from the Original Q Shack. (September/Durham, NC)

Eat This: Pimento Cheese BLT / The Original “Q” Shack

I am a creature of habit and often times slow to eat from a place outside of my regular rotation. I realize this is not the most productive trait of someone who claims to be a food blogger but its something I am working on. This is the only excuse I could muster for why […]

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Creme Brûlée

Bacon on Donuts and Chicken Fried Steak on a Biscuit means Good Morning – Rise

For  four weeks the power of Facebook marketing showed its strength. With a simple click of a “Like” button, everyday I received two new pictures in my news feed from Rise – Biscuit and Donuts. One picture I received was their daily biscuit menu and the other, their fresh made donut menu. Every morning for […]

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Pistachio

Pistachio on Pizza, Good Move or Epic Fail? Pizzeria Toro

Try This: Onion + Pistachio Pizza – Pizzeria Toro I don’t know about you, but I have never tasted a pizza with pistachios on it. I also have never tasted a pizza draped with tallegio cheese either. These are combinations I couldn’t even begin to daydream about it, but I have come to expect such […]

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3 tacos

NanaTaco – Pork Belly? Hog Jawls? Lamb Cheeks? Smoked Duck?

A couple  weeks ago we finally made it to NanaTaco in Durham for lunch. After tasting their tostadas at the Seed’s Harvest Dinner I knew it was a priority to get involved. Walking into Nanataco you can immediately tell it’s not your standard neighborhood taqueria, after looking at the menu it becomes even more obvious. Nana’s […]

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Boy and baguett

Baguettaboutit – Durham Farmer’s Market

If you find yourself in downtown Durham on a Saturday make you way down to the Central Park. For four hours you can find a match made in heaven. Work up an appetite while you browse and buy fresh produce at the farmers market then hop across the street and feed your hunger with a number […]

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Lilly’s Pizza

810 W. Peabody Street Durham, NC lillyspizza.com     What We Ate: Thai Bhat – Homemade thai curry sauce, all natural grilled chicken, roasted garlic, chili pepper, baby corn, straw mushroom, organic carrots, sharp cheddar, parmesan, fresh ginger and scallions.  I love Thai food and curry so I was a big fan of this pizza, the […]

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THE DOGHOUSE

      This place has been serving up dogs to the Triange area for 40 years so I had to stop in and check them out. What I got: The Chihuahua ($1.90) – This dog was topped with Pico de Gallo and chili. Since it is named after our best friend’s breed and in honor of his […]

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King’s Sandwich Shop

Eating with my iPhone report. I have passed by this spot a couple times and just the sight of a corner outdoor burger joint is enough to induce hunger pangs. A long line is normally a good sign so today I did the right thing and pulled in. What I ate: Strawberry Milkshake – I […]

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SAVIN ROCK ROASTING COMPANY

SAVIN ROCK ROASTING CO. 120 New Canaan Ave Norwalk, CT 06850 (203) 849-5905 Website On a recent trip back to Connecticut I wanted to take my aunt out somewhere new for lunch. We hopped in the car and headed south down New Canaan Ave. (RT 123) towards Norwalk. Out of curiosity we turned into the […]

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