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Brentwood Cafe & Tavern, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Brentwood Café & Tavern Warm Pretzel Bites with Queso Two Fresh Baked Biscuits Banana Pecan French Toast – Fresh bananas & pecans inside & on top, dusted with powdered sugar, served with maple syrup & butter All-star Root Beer … Continue reading

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The Pig, Chapel Hill NC

Tweet The Pig Hand Cut Pimento Cheese Fries with Cheek Bacon All Dark Meat Fried Chicken with Pickles, Hush Puppies, and Slaw Hickory Smoked Whole-Hog BBQ, Roughly Chopped and seasoned by Cider Vinegar Sauce with Pickles, Hush Puppies, and Slaw … Continue reading

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Neal’s Deli, Carrboro NC

Tweet Neal’s Deli Buttered Biscuit with Jam Pimento Cheese and Bacon Biscuit Dark Chocolate Walnut Brownie The third stop on a morning breakfast run that had already seen beguiling biscuits at Sunrise and woeful disappointment at Ye Olde Waffle Shoppe, … Continue reading

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Ye Olde Waffle Shoppe, Chapel Hill NC

Tweet Ye Olde Waffle Shoppe World’s Worst Coffee Buttermilk Biscuit Pecan Waffle M&M Pancakes Considered to be a Chapel Hill institution, particularly on days before the Tar Heels take the court, it was around 8:30am that we located parking in … Continue reading

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Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen, Chapel Hill NC

Tweet Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen Fried Chicken Biscuit Virginia Ham Biscuit Buttered Biscuit Cinnamon Roll Beginning our last day in Raleigh-Durham with a long outdoor run on freshly thawed streets it was after a quick shower followed by packing that we … Continue reading

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Mandolin, Raleigh NC

Tweet Mandolin Herbal Fixer – Lemon, Lime, Orange, Ginger, Cinnamon Dinner Roll and Corn Muffin with Honey Butter Housemade Pork and Duck Sausage with Fennel Orange Marmalade and Grilled Bread Confit Duck Leg-Frisee Salad – Beets, Blue Cheese, Bacon, Grilled … Continue reading

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Ole Time Barbecue, Raleigh NC

Tweet Ole Time Barbecue Chicken Pastry Hush Puppies Chopped Pork, Fried Chicken, Mac & Cheese, Coleslaw Banana Pudding Taking a ‘cue break to visit a few museums and stores in downtown Raleigh it was back to the plan that we … Continue reading

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The Pit, Raleigh NC

Tweet The Pit Seasonal Skillet Cornbread – served with home-made butter BBQ Soul Rolls- chopped pork BBQ, cabbage collards and candied carrots served with Oak Island sauce and pepper jelly Carolina Classic Combo – pork chopped BBQ and fried chicken, … Continue reading

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Clyde Cooper’s BBQ, Raleigh NC

Tweet Clyde Cooper’s BBQ Hush Puppies and Pig Skins Fried Chicken, Chopped Pork, Cole Slaw, Brunswick Stew Banana Pudding Carrot Cake Taking a break after breakfast to visit a few local museums it was just after 10:30am that a three-part … Continue reading

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lucettegrace, Raleigh NC

Tweet lucettegrace Larry’s Coffee BBQ Breakfast Cake – Eastern Q, Pimento Cheese Dixie Cannonball – Cheddar, Sausage, Scallion, Sausage Gravy Center Kouign Amann Bourbon Pecan Pie Croissant Chocolate Caramel Nut Tart – Orange Cocoa Nib Caramel, Walnuts, Pistachios, Cashews, Almonds … Continue reading

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Fearrington House Restaurant, Pittsboro NC

Tweet Fearrington House Restaurant Royal Tokaji, Mad Cuvee, Late Harvest 2010 Lamb Terrine with Apricot and Pickled Elderberry Porcini Meringue atop Black Mushroom Cake, Cured Egg Yolk “Shrimp n’ Grits” – Crustacean Sausage, Grit Chips, Citrus Aioli Sweet Cream unsalted … Continue reading

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Crook’s Corner, Chapel Hill NC

Tweet Crook’s Corner JALAPENO-CHEDDAR HUSHPUPPIES w/ cocktail sauce HOPPIN’ JOHN – a bed of rice & black-eye peas flavored w/ bacon, topped w/ tomato, scallions & cheddar cheese SHRIMP & GRITS – shrimp sautéed w/ bacon, mushrooms & scallions & … Continue reading

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Dame’s Chicken + Waffles, Durham NC

Tweet Dame’s Chicken + Waffles Light Brown Leghorns – Four chicken legs, a Classic waffle drizzled w/ Caramel & Cashews, Chocolate Hazelnut Shmear A Quilted Buttercup – A Chicken cutlet “sandwiched” b/w two petite Sweet Potato Waffles w/ Maple-Pecan Shmear … Continue reading

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Backyard BBQ Pit, Durham NC

Tweet Backyard BBQ Pit Half Pork / Half Turkey – Sweet Yams, Mac ‘n Cheese, Hush Puppies Taking a break from breakfast to tour Cameron Indoor just a day after Duke’s dramatic win over UNC it was onward to the … Continue reading

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Scratch, Durham NC

Tweet Scratch Valrhona Chocolate Hand Pie Peanut Butter Chess Pie Banana Cream Pie Buttermilk Biscuit Chocolate Donut Muffin Buttermilk Donut Muffin Located directly across the street from Loaf, and actually the space where we indulged in many of the wood-fired … Continue reading

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Loaf, Durham NC

Tweet Loaf Double Baked Almond Croissant Gougere Kougin Amann Pain au Chocolate & Peanut Butter Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookie Molasses Ginger Snap Crispy Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Chocolate Chip Torsade Cinnamon Walnut Currant Scone Featured as part two of a three … Continue reading

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Monuts Donuts, Durham NC

Tweet Monuts Donuts Americano Apple Cider Red Velvet Coconut Dream Chocolate Sea Salt Lemon Pistachio Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Buttermilk Biscuit with Jam Again waking early, with lots of ground to cover, it was back to Durham that we traveled … Continue reading

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ONE Restaurant, Chapel Hill NC

Tweet One Restaurant Canapes – Mochi Donut with Lardo and Smoked Paprika, Red Miso Madelines with Wasabi Aioli, Buckwheat Sable with Cultured Butter and Bitter Radish Pretzel Bread with Ember Imbued Butter Heirloom Egg, Brussels Leaves, Charred Lemon, Carmelina, Venison … Continue reading

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Allen & Son Bar-B-Que, Chapel Hill NC

Tweet Allen & Son Bar-B-Que Chopped Pork Plate with Sweet Slaw and Hush Puppies Quarter Smoked Chicken Coconut Chess Pie Pecan Pie with Housemade Vanilla Ice Cream Cream Cheese Pound Cake Located alongside a rural road on the outskirts of … Continue reading

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Rose’s Meat Market & Sweet Shop, Durham NC

Tweet Rose’s Meat Market & Sweet Shop Bourbon Pecan Macaron Chocolate Buttermilk Cupcake Chewy Double Chocolate Cookie Chocolate Sea Salt Tart Rustic Apple Almond Galette Exiting the Nasher Museum, where an unexpected Miro exhibit had just left me as enthralled … Continue reading

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