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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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Saltbox Seafood Joint – Catfish Sandwich

Overlooking the Little Five points area of Durham there is a little shack that looks like it should be sitting about 3 hours east along the waters of the Carolina Coast called Saltbox Seafood Joint. Thats the look and feel Chef Ricky Moore was going for when he converted a former hotdog stand into a […]

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Whipping Cream Pound Cake: Nana’s Kitchen

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Dain’s Place a Top College Bar in the US?

A couple of days ago, Dain’s Place on 9th Street, landed on Business Insider’s list of top 31 college bars in the country. While I don’t know what the criteria was for this list or if Dain’s can really be considered one of the best college bars in the country, I can definitely get behind […]

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Chocolate Pecan Bourbon Pie

Let me start by saying, I am not particularly a pecan person. I will just about never seek out a pecan. When given the choice I will normally order the item that doesn’t have pecans in it but a couple of weeks ago in my birth state of Connecticut, I picked the right time and […]

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No Light / No Dark – The Carrack

For the last couple of months I have been contributing to the Durham-based Clarion Content. In addition to being another outlet for my writing, photography and videos, it has also been an opportunity for me to swap ideas with some pretty sharp people and end up in some places that I might not normally happen […]

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Hey Pocky Way – Mardi Gras in Durham

Now that I have a little one running around I always appreciate when someone throws a party that is kid friendly without being kid centric. Where there is great food, cold beer and loud music so if your kid starts throwing a fit, its simply drowned out by the sweet sounds of a guitar, horns […]

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Old Havana Sandwich Shop is Turning 3

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Make Your Own Bread This Year: Almost No- Knead Bread

I have always felt that making bread was intimidating and I am not sure why. Bread is something that humans have been making for over 30,000 years and is made with a few simple ingredients but many of us are still afraid to toss some dough in the oven. I found this recipe in Cook’s […]

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Ramen Wednesday at Rose’s Meat and Sweet

“Passion is a term applied to a very strong feeling about a person or a thing. Passion is an intense emotion compelling, enthusiasm, or desire for anything.” What I really appreciate about taking pictures of someone performing their craft, is the ability to capture someone’s passion for what they are doing in that moment. Last […]

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