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Durham Hidden Gems You Should Discover

Posted by Discover Durham Staff on Nov 30, 2018 11:43:19 AM

It's not hard to find top-notch food, entertainment, and retail in Durham. But if you're looking for the hidden gems – tucked away eateries with a loyal following of regulars – you'll have to dig a little deeper. Explore unique Durham districts and unfamiliar retail and entertainment spots to expand your Bull City culinary horizons!

We read comments from Durham's loyal Facebook fans and Bull City Reddit users to learn their favorite secret-spot restaurants. Locals pitched in with the recommendations listed below.

Browse our convenient Google map of all of these locations.  

Estimated read time: 5 minutes

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Topics: Food & Drink, Events, Retail

Is Your Holiday Table Naked? These Durham-made Goods Can Help Cover it Up

Posted by Discover Durham Staff on Nov 13, 2018 4:46:26 PM

Look no further than Durham’s locally owned boutiques, eateries, and specialty shops to prepare for this holiday season. Find handcrafted tableware, fresh meat and produce from nearby farms, and Bull City-made beverages and sweets, perfect for your next holiday party. 

No one does the holidays like the Bull City.

Estimated read time: 3 minutes

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Topics: Shopping, Food & Drink, Kids & Families

(VIDEO) Food Town: Durham

Posted by DCVB Staff on Sep 26, 2018 2:45:38 PM

Durham enjoys press headlines often, but this feature takes the cake.

DCVB worked with Cynthia Hill with Markay Media on this project starting several years ago. A Durham resident, Cynthia is also the producer of the award-winning series, "A Chef's Life," based on the life of Chef Vivian Howard of Kinston. If you missed the premiere,  view the whole show below! It highlights some of the brightest culinary pioneers and creators in Durham’s restaurant scene in a fascinating way.

You're going to need far more than this 24 hour feature to foray into the culinary destination that is Durham, NC – but for now, enjoy the sights and sounds of our foodie city.

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Topics: Food & Drink

18 Places to Eat in Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month

Posted by DCVB Staff on Jul 27, 2018 2:24:27 PM

Durham’s sizable Latinx community has made many contributions to the Bull City, including a plethora of incredible restaurants. Enjoy a delicious meal (or treat!) at one of these restaurants in anticipation of Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 through October 15!

Estimated read time: 2 minutes

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Topics: Food & Drink, Events

Fall Into Festival Season in the Bull City

Posted by DCVB Staff on Jul 27, 2018 2:15:02 PM

Durham kicks off the fall season with a bang this August, with an autumn season full of dance and music festivals, events and performances, and visits from nationally-recognized personalities and playwrights. Although the leaves are a- changin ' this fall, the Bull City cultural landscape will remain the same, packed with countless reasons to #FallintoDurham.

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Topics: Food & Drink, family entertainment, family events, Durham Festivals, things to do, august 2018

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Read on for everything you need to know about events and things to do in Durham, NC. Check back regularly for new photos, lists, and guides, so you can explore Durham like a local.

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