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Biscuits and Gravy and a Living Wage at Union Special Bread

Baker and owner of Union Special Bread, Andrew Ullom, pays his employees a living wage. I wanted to know how and why. Taking my order number and Jeddah’s Lavender Rooibos Khoisan Tea, I found a seat at the end of one of Union Special Bread’s communal tables to wait for

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The Tenth and Final TerraVita Food and Drink Festival

The annual TerraVita Food and Drink Festival is much, much more than food. For the past nine years, the Chapel Hill-based festival has become a weekend of education, community, and sustainability.  I met up with Colleen Minton, the festival’s founder, one morning at Lucettegrace in downtown Raleigh. For two hours,

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Three New Raleigh Bakeries for Every Type of Pastry Lover

Three new Raleigh bakeries popped up this summer and we couldn’t be happier. If you’re from Raleigh, you know about Boulted Bread croissants with thousands of layers. You’ve been to Yellow Dog Bread Company and found cookies that melt in your mouth like butter. And, you’ve definitely had the area’s

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