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Mint Condition: Outstanding Indian Food in Chapel Hill

In New York I was introduced to Indian food while working at the wonderful restaurant Tabla. When visiting the famed “curry row” in mid-town Manhattan or in Queens at the epicenter of all things Indian in Jackson Heights I had no trouble falling for this enchanting cuisine. My uncle Wes in Chapel Hill, North Carolina […]

20Oct2010 | | 2 comments | Continued
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The Pit – Right on “Que”

Amanda and I were first introduced to The Pit restaurant’s eastern North Carolina style barbeque two years ago at New York City’s Big Apple Barbeque Festival in Madison Square Park.  After tasting The Pit’s memorable chopped pork sandwiches from their street setup in New York City we made sure to stop at The Pit’s permanent […]

18Oct2010 | | 1 comment | Continued
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Pork, Catfish, and Bluegrass in Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, North Carolina is a beautiful college town and home to the University of North Carolina.  Just as in any good college town there are some great, funky restaurants and many bars playing live music.  Amanda’s aunt and uncle Wes and Tania (and their two kids) who live in Chapel Hill took us to […]

13Oct2010 | | 1 comment | Continued
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Camp on the Cape

As a newcomer to this whole camping thing, our latest venture was quite the test for me. My Uncle Wes and Aunt Tania took us to a favorite spot of theirs in the Outer Banks of  North Carolina. After arriving on the coast, we boarded a ferry to drop us off on the beach of […]

25Jun2010 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Tryon BBQ Festival

Nothing says summer like barbeque and here in North Carolina, they know how to do it right.  People come from all over to attend the Tryon BBQ festival and luckily we were able to be there to sample delicious ribs, brisket, pulled pork, chicken, coleslaw, beans, and hush puppies along with plenty of bands and […]

15Jun2010 | | 0 comments | Continued