A bowl with a grit dish inside


Labor intensive but quite possibly life-changing, the dish features local grits, Gruyère cheese, sautéed mushrooms, and a Vidalia onion puree

A dining room in a restaurant. It has tan booths, a dark blue wall, wood detailing, and green tile

Food & Drink

Reopening next week, the thirty-year-old dining institution pumps up the glam


A look at the newcomers and classics fueling a North Carolina food mecca

Arts & Culture

Ella West Gallery brings back beauty and energy to the historically rich Black Wall Street—and creates an anchor for fine art in the South


Durham, North Carolina pitmaster Jake Wood shares the inspiration behind his new nineties-themed taqueria—plus a Southern spin on a classic Latin American dessert

Land & Conservation

On a former plantation in Durham, a land conservancy and two determined sisters are pioneering a model for providing land to Black gardeners and farmers

Food & Drink

Chef Ricky Moore of the Tar Heel state (and Pepsi’s hometown) shares a recipe inspired by his childhood

Champions of Conservation

Savi Horne helps keep agriculture sustainable for Black farmers


A tiny hot spot in Durham just reopened for the first time in two years with a new chef and reimagined menu

Sporting Scene

A North Carolinian readies vintage guns for new days in the field


Long overshadowed by its sister cities—Raleigh and Chapel Hill—Durham, North Carolina, is coming into its own

Fork in the Road

One of the newest additions to a growing Durham is a little gem


Mobile boutiques are transforming the South’s shopping landscape