Durham Archive

Smashburger Avocado

Smashburger

The kind folks at Smashburger asked me to stop by and check out their latest location which recently opened on Falls of Neuse Rd in North Raleigh. While I am not a burger expert, I …
Rise logo

Rise

5 out of 5 stars Drive the wrong way out of Streets at Southpoint Mall, and you’ll find yourself face-to-face with the new Rise bakery in Durham. But in order to feel okay about going, …
Pad Thai - Durham

Pad Thai

4 out of 5 stars Most of the folks who I work with are familiar with Thai Cafe but not Pad Thai, which is in North Durham on Guess Road. In a humble building near …
Hummingbird Cafe

Hummingbird Cafe

4 out of 5 stars Hummingbird Cafe is a tiny new eatery on Broad Street in Durham, located in a shiny modern silver building which also houses some art exhibits and more to come. There …
Bella's Cuisine

Bella’s Cuisine

4 out of 5 stars Bella’s Cuisine houses some yummy Southern cooking in a cute stone cottage hidden off an unsightly portion of Guess Rd in North Durham. The inside decor has been updated, questionably …
Blend Cafe

Blend Cafe

Blend Cafe is a cute new cafe in downtown Durham’s Golden Belt. The specialty here is custom pressure-blended frozen yogurt, but they also serve a mighty fine sandwich. The rustic decor matches the historic look …
L'Uva Enoteca

L’Uva Enoteca

The same folks that brought me my beloved Revolution delivered a solid Italian option in the American Tobacco Campus, L’Uva Enoteca (map). Tucked in an alcove near Saladelia and the ATC log flume is the …
Daisycakes

Daisycakes

A new favorite! Daisycakes made itself known to the world via a super-stylish airstream trailer, flitting about Durham. Now the husband and wife team bring us a cute little shop in downtown Durham, Foster Street. …
bikeCOFFEE

New Discoveries

bikeCOFFEE, at the intersection of parrish and maneater streets in downtown durham Minerva bought me the montezuma – cayenne and sweetened condensed milk in coffee selection of varietal coffees – farms not flavors Check out …
Halgo European Deli and Grocery

Halgo European Deli and Grocery

Thinking I was lost, but then forging onwards, I found this unique deli in South Durham (right near 40). I have not really had Polish food much, so I had no idea what to try. …