I N D E X O F A D V E RT I S E R S 604 W. Morgan Akashi Japanese Grill & Sushi Bar Alivia’s Bennett Pointe Grill Big Cheese Pizza Brixx Cinneli’s Cosmic Cantina Crook’s Corner Cuban Revolution Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Dragon Gate Edible Arrangements Elaine’s on Franklin The Fish Shack Francesca’s Grayson’s Cafe Honey’s Restaurant James Joyce Joe Van Gogh Mama Dip’s
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Margaret’s Cantina Mellow Mushroom Mt. Fuji NOSH “eclectic foodstuffs” Neo China The Original Q-Shack The Palace International Penang Pomodoro Satisfaction Sitar India Palace Six Plates Wine Bar Spartacus Restaurant Sushi Love Sutton Station Terrace Café Torero’s Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club Weathervane Yamazushi
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Original Irish Pub
weekend brunch lunch dinner late night catering events 900 W Main St, Durham 27701 919-682-8978 aliviasdurhambistro.com
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912 W Main St, Durham 277o1 919-683-3o22 jamesjoyceirishpub.com
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menu Akashi Japanese Grill & Sushi Bar
604 West Morgan Italian Eatery
2223 NC-54, Suite RS 919-572-9444 www.akashisushi54.com
604 W. Morgan St. 919-680-6333 Mon-Thurs 11am-10pm; Fri-Sun 11am-11pm Catering Available; All ABC Permits Come see what “Casual Chic” is all about. 604 West Morgan Italian Eatery features a menu prepared by two 4-star chefs making exquisite Italian dishes available right here in Durham. Experience a fabulous patio, great bar, and a separate dining area for large parties. Located in historically rich West Village. Valet Parking available 5 nights a week. Reservations accepted. Large parties and private functions welcome. Off-site catering available. See our ad on the back cover.
Alivia’s Durham Bistro 900 W. Main St. 919-682-8978 Mon 11am-10pm; Tues-Fri 11am-2am; Sat 9am-2am; Sun 9am-10pm www.aliviasdurhambistro.com On the corner of Gregson and West Main, Alivia’s serves something tasty for every meal of the day. It’s the place to eat, grab a beer, relax, enjoy a specialty coffee drink or just catch up with friends and co-workers. The European-style bistro offers lunch, dinner and late night menus and brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. Catering and Private Event Space is also available. Join us on Facebook today. See our ad on page 2.
Come join us and enjoy the exquisite art of traditional Japanese cuisine. You will soon discover why we have been the most trusted and favorite Japanese restaurant in the Research Triangle Park. Not only is our food and ambiance fresh and authentic, but our hospitality is true to that of the old Japanese style. Discover why our customers come back again and again. Rated 5 stars by Citysearch since 2007, Akashi truly offers the best sushi in RTP! Enjoy 100 types of fresh cut sushi rolls, all at 50% off. Come in for a lunch special during our lunch hour (11am-2:30pm), or spend time savoring our dinner entrees in a relaxed atmosphere. Our goal at Akashi is to provide an unforgettable dining experience for all our patrons. Google “Akashi” to read customer reviews and comments yourself! See our ad on page 11.
Bennett Pointe Grill
4625 Hillsborough Rd. 919-382-9431 Lunch: Mon-Fri 11:30am-2:30pm Dinner: Mon-Sat 5pm-9:30pm www.bpgrill.com Bennett Pointe Grill, serving great food & drink with Southern smiles since 1997. Find out why we keep getting voted “Durham’s Best Kept Secret.” Shrimp & Grits, Fried Oysters and Low Country Flounder are house favorites along with Pasta Carbonara, slow-roasted Black Jack Pork and Buckhead Angus beef. Entrée Salads, Vegetarian dishes and fresh hand-pattied Burgers round out our something for everyone menu. Start with a plateful of Blue Cheese Chips and finish with house made Key Lime Pie. We’re located out on Hillsborough Road, 1.5 miles past the Durham Hilton. See our ad on page 9.
Since 1985, we’ve taken pride in the fact that all our delicious treats are made from scratch. From tasty ices to our decadent desserts... Also serving sandwiches, wraps and vegan BBQ.
Lots of room, comfortable space, more fun! Stop in...
The only local restaurant serving authentic African cuisine ~ Owned by a native Kenyan • Full Bar • Vegetarian Friendly
Come to our LUNCH BUFFET on SUNDAYS 11am-4pm Featuring LIVE JAZZ
Let us CATER for you! Patio seating with Wi-Fi
1104-A Broad St., Durham • 416-4922 Learn more about us: www.thepalaceinternational.com
Tues-Sat 11am-2pm, 5pm-10pm Fri & Sat till 12mid
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Eat-In • Take-Out • Catering
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Big Cheese Pizza
3405 Hillsborough Rd. 919-381-6268 Sun-Thurs 11am-10:30pm; Fri-Sat 11am-Midnight Big Cheese Pizza is Durham’s newest addition with the best pizza for the best price. All day, every day, take advantage of the $5.00 large pepperoni or cheese pizza deal! With the dough made daily, Big Cheese Pizza is as fresh as can be. And you certainly won’t regret trying some breadsticks or wings on the side. Just minutes from West Campus, this is the freshest, tastiest, and most convenient pizza Dukies could ask for. See our ad on page 7.
Brixx Wood Fired Pizza
501 Meadowmont Village Circle, Chapel Hill 919-929-1942 8511 Briercreek Pkwy Suite 100, Raleigh 919-246-0640 www.brixxpizza.com Brixx is the place to go for the Triangle’s best brick oven pizza, pasta and salads. The pizza is hand crafted and served hot from the wood-burning oven while you enjoy one of 24 great beers on tap or 14 wines by the glass. Brixx is known for great outdoor dining and serving late night! (until 1:00 am). See our ad on page 12.
604 W. Morgan St. 919-416-4554 Open Daily 10am-midnight Delivery on points and flex; All ABC Permits; Catering available
Ten years of Durham tradition now in a new location. Cinelli’s has moved to historic West Village. Offering the same great food featuring brick oven pizza, this new location provides an enjoyable private patio and large new bar. Come by to watch the games. 10 beers on tap and nightly drink specials. Including: $2 domestics on Monday, 1/2 price bottles of wine on Tuesday, and $5 martinis on Wednesday. For the month of September we’re offering Duke Students and Faculty 20% off your meal when you dine-in with us. See our ad on the back cover.
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Cosmic Cantina 1920 Perry St 919-286-1875 Open Daily 11am-4am All ABC Permits; Catering Available Serving the freshest and highest quality ingredients available, Cosmic Cantinaâ€™s burritos, chimichangas, and tacos are legendary. With extremely flexible hours, Cosmic Cantina is a favorite any time of the day or night. Located on the popular Ninth Street block, their full liquor license makes it hard to leave and their low-fat, high flavor menu will keep you coming back. See our ad on page 14.
Crookâ€™s Corner 610 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill 919-929-7643 Tues-Sun at 5:30 pm Sunday Brunch 10:30am-2pm www.crookscorner.com Crookâ€™s Corner consistently offers some of Bill Nealâ€™s classic recipes including Shrimp and Grits, Mount Airy Chocolate Souffle Cake, Princess Pamelaâ€™s Buttermilk Pie, Hoppinâ€™ John and Jalapeno Hushpuppies. Crookâ€™s also features Bill Smithâ€™s famous seasonal dishes such as Soft Shell Crabs, Fried Oysters, Aunt Hiâ€™s Oyster Stew, Carolina Moon (Chapel Hill Creamery Goat Cheese served as a crotin with the freshest vegetables), Sweetbreads, Green Tabasco Chicken, and House Cured Corned Ham. Every night Flank Steaks or Filets with Bourbon Sauce are served. And of course, donâ€™t miss Bill Smithâ€™s dessertsâ€”inventive ice creams, sorbets and oldfashioned cakes, pies, and cobblers. Other favorites such as Honeysuckle Sorbet and Persimmon Pudding come and go with the seasons as the menu changes daily. Owner Gene Hamer has kept everything working for the past 25+ years, including the dining room/art gallery. The exhibits give the dining room at Crookâ€™s a new look each month. Crookâ€™s features artistic mainstays that the Chapel Hill News says are now landmarks: the hubcaps on the outside of the building, the Clyde Jones critters in the garden, Bob Gastonâ€™s fountain in the bamboo lined patio and, of course, his Pink Pig on the roof. See our ad on page 9.
MT. FUJI ASIAN BISTRO
Fresh Local Casual
SUSHI & BAR
Serving the best of Thai, Chinese, Japanese & Sushi with extra care to make sure you receive the best service in town.
LUNCH & DINNER, BUY 1 GET 1 FREE EVERYDAY * Only includes sushi rolls, excludes all other items * Items of lesser value taken off first per ticket * Not available for take-out
MONDAY & TUESDAY
1/2 PRICE BOTTLES OF WINE
Visit Website for a $5 gift card (print gift card to redeem)
$3 HOUSE LIQUOR
WEDNESDAY & SUNDAY
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