Local, Not Local

A deeper dive into the lives of folks who know, love, and/or work with food and beverage in communities across the U.S. from small towns to bustling metropolises. Some people you may know, but we hope to be the first to introduce you to someone new.
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Scratching the Surface with Baker Phoebe Lawless

The light seeped through the window bouncing off the rogue crumbs and sugar crystals that lingered on my shirt. I made my way to Boulted Bread a bit early, so my senses could run around on the morning bun’s citrusy, textural playground. I wanted to give Durham chef and baker

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Seat for One at the Bar, Please!

It’s a Thursday night and I have a hankering for a cocktail and chef Scott Crawford’s apple-parsnip soup and warm malted wheat rolls. I’m single and my friends are busy. After all, the craving hit last minute, and I plan to walk in and sit at the bar. I throw

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Diane Flynt: The Revolutionary Behind Foggy Ridge Cider

Two-thousand eighteen has been quite an enlightening year for me as it has marked the dawn of my cider awakening. For the majority of my adult life, cider was the beverage on the shelf that sat nestled beside apple juice, and hard cider was the drink at the end of

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Coffee Time of Day

CurEat founder Steve Mangano talks about his daily Raleigh coffee routine with Raleigh Magazine. Read more about what type of coffee he drinks throughout the day and where. You can follow Steve on CurEat for all of his Raleigh coffee shop recommendations. While my daily routine varies, I adhere to

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11 Instagrammable Restaurants for you to Bookmark. ASAP.

From seasonal menus to beautiful interior, we love a restaurant that plays to all of our senses. In an age where social media is queen, we know there are plenty of folks who want to visit Instagrammable restaurants. Some leave a restaurant with interior-design inspiration. If you fall in one

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Beat the Heat in New Orleans and Eat

The heat in New Orleans in the summer is not a joke. Seeing that Raleigh, NC has its fair share of piping-hot days, we know all of the great bars and restaurants with good patios and refreshing menus.   We are headed to the Big Easy in July and found ourselves

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The Best Barbecue Road Map. You’re Welcome.

Being from North Carolina, we’re serious about barbecue — real serious. We may be a little partial to NC ‘cue, but we know that the taste varies from state to state. Now that summer holidays are upon us it’s time to indulge in the American classic, whether you go a

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Build a Community of CurEaters and Friends

We talk a lot about our CurEaters for a few reasons: they inspire us, most are changemakers in their community, and they know the best restaurants in different cities. As much as we like our CurEaters, we equally like you. CurEat seeks to build a community of friends and CurEaters

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CurEat Craft Cocktails Like a Boss (or CurEater)

In Raleigh, NC, it feels like we skipped over spring and steam rolled right into summer. That being said, you’ll find us drinking fresh, craft cocktails on breezy patios or in cool (cold) bars. This spring/summer whether you’re in the mood to go out and socialize with a big group

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