Crossroads chef returns to roots

Crossroads chef returns to roots

For Southern Neighbor’s new monthly profile, “Notable Neighbor,” Staff Writer Kayla Drake sat down with Brandon Sharp, the chef at the Carolina Inn.  The next…

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Sari Sari Sweets: Better Than Grandma's

Sari Sari Sweets: Better Than Grandma’s

A young boy walks away from Leslie Heintzman’s laden tables at the Carrboro Farmers’ Market, eating a chocolate glazed yeasted doughnut. After chewing a bite,…

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Starrlight, Star Bright

Starrlight, Star Bright

Southern Neighbor reporter Molly McConnell visited Starrlight meadery in Pittsboro to review their honey wines and learn about their brewing process.  With her husband out…

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North Carolina's Craft Beer and Cheese Scene Flourishes

North Carolina’s Craft Beer and Cheese Scene Flourishes

Southern Neighbor Writer Molly McConnell went to Hillsborough’s Curds & Crafts Festival to learn more about North Carolina craft beer and cheese. Here, she writes…

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A Business's Sweet Journey

A Business’s Sweet Journey

It was the summer of 2009, and Annette Council was tired. She had just returned home from a day at work to find her kitchen…

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Venable owner opens new barbecue joint

Venable owner opens new barbecue joint

Andrew Moore recognizes that, in his words, opening a barbecue restaurant in North Carolina is kind of like deciding to play basketball for the UNC…

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