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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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Durham’s

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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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

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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.

Cinelli’s Pizza

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 Cantina’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.

Crook’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 Crook’s Corner consistently offers some of Bill Neal’s classic recipes including Shrimp and Grits, Mount Airy Chocolate Souffle Cake, Princess Pamela’s Buttermilk Pie, Hoppin’ John and Jalapeno Hushpuppies. Crook’s also features Bill Smith’s famous seasonal dishes such as Soft Shell Crabs, Fried Oysters, Aunt Hi’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, don’t miss Bill Smith’s desserts—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 Crook’s a new look each month. Crook’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 Gaston’s fountain in the bamboo lined patio and, of course, his Pink Pig on the roof. See our ad on page 9.

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Cuban Revolution 318 Blackwell St., On the American Tobacco Campus 919-687-4300 Sun–Thurs 11am–Midnight; Fri & Sat 11am–2am www.thecubanrevolution.com We offer a spirited counter-culture environment reminiscent of a 1960s coffee house with the passion of a Latin beat...offering our own version of what we call Revolution Fusion Cuisine. Our menu features homemade Cuban staples like Ropa Vieja, Pressed Sandwiches and Pork Platters, award-winning tapas, combined with a touch of 60s Americana such as Red Square Velvet Cake or a personal Baby Banana Cream Pie...all wrapped up in a swanky setting that propels you back in time. We always serve our full menu until closing. Enjoy! See our ad on page 8.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit 5318 New Hope Commons Drive (off 15/501 & Mt. Moriah Rd), Durham 919-419-1101 200 Crossroads Blvd, Cary 919-233-5801 Coming Soon to 170 East Davie St., Raleigh Open 7 days 11am – 9pm Lunch, Dinner, Take Out, Catering, Order Online www.dickeys.com

NE -CHINA Indulge yourself in the unique culinary art, distinctive decor, soothing atmosphere, and unparalleled service. Nightly Specials include: Grouper in Garlic Sauce, Hunan Seafood Trio, Oriental Shrimp Marinara, and Grouper, Shrimp and Scallops with Tofu.

Since 1941 Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has Slow Smoked and Served Fast 8 juicy meats. Add to that 16 fresh sides and you could dine with us everyday and have something different. Try our lean Southern Pulled Pork, Texas Beef Brisket, St. Louis Ribs, Polish Sausage, Turkey, Chicken Breast, Ham, and Hot Links. See our menu online for specials. We even have a three vegetable plate so you can bring everyone! Free Ice Cream everyday with purchase, and Kids 12 and under always eat free every Sunday*. (*See Dickeys.com for details.) Simple or fancy, call us for all your catering needs. See our ad on page 8.

Dragon Gate Chinese Restaurant

www.neochina.net | neo.china@yahoo.com 4015 University Dr., Durham | (919) 489-2828

2000 Chapel Hill Rd. 919-490-0229 Delivery On Points Mon-Sat 11am-midnight; Sun 12pm-midnight Offering a full Chinese menu featuring such delicious dishes as Sesame Chicken, Shrimp Lo Mein and Tofu Broccoli. We also have a healthy diet menu that includes Chicken, Shrimp and Vegetables (no added oil, cornstarch or salt). Food cooked fresh, no MSG. Specialty Sushi Rolls and Party Trays available. Daily specials served for fast delivery (20-25 minutes) or dine-in. Open late. See our ad on page 12.

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if you get up early

5832 Fayetteville Rd., Suite 107 919-544-2795 Mon-Fri 8am-7pm; Sat 8am-5pm; Sun 10am-3pm www.ediblearrangements.com

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Whether you need an elegant centerpiece, a quick gift, or a delicious appetizer, Edible Arrangements fresh-fruit arrangements are perfect for any occasion. We specialize in creating delicious bouquets filled with fresh, hand sculpted fruit including: strawberries, pineapples, grapes, apples, oranges, bananas, cantaloupe and honeydew. We also offer hand-dipped chocolate fruit, which can be added to any fruit arrangement or boxed for an exceptionally decadent treat. Same day delivery and pick-up available. See our ad on page 13.

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Elaine’s on Franklin 454 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill 919-960-2770 Tues-Thurs 5:30pm-9:30pm; Fri-Sat 5:30pm-10pm www.elainesonfranklin.com at A Southern Season

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For regional American cuisine featuring bold flavors, classical preparation, and local ingredients, come to Elaine’s on Franklin. We’ve received rave reviews from Southern Living, Delta Airlines Sky Magazine, Metro Magazine, and the Raleigh News & Observer, who gave the restaurant a four-star review. We also feature an extensive wine list that won’t disappoint. Stop in early and try the optional 3-course prix-fixe dinner menu from 5:30-6:30pm every Tuesday through Saturday. Perfect for a pre-theatre dinner. Reservations recommended. See our ad on page 9.

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The Fish Shack 2512 University Drive 919-401-HOOK (4665) Mon-Sun 11am-9pm Catering Available www.thefishshackdurham.com Whether you try the clam chowder, fried jumbo shrimp, or a catfish po boy, you will get hooked on The Fish Shack. And you can have your favorite hushpuppies from our sister restaurant, The Original Q Shack, here too. If you’re really hungry, opt for “the hook up” which comes with catfish, jumbo shrimp, oysters, and flounder. We also offer take out and catering. See our ad on page 4, which features a 15% off coupon.

Francesca’s Dessert Café 706 Ninth St. 919-286-4177 Mon-Thurs 11am-11pm; Fri-Sat 11am-12am; Sun 11am-10pm Francesca’s has an expanded dining area that will be host to several events, like music and art shows. Francesca’s café atmosphere invites you to take your time enjoying our handmade gelatos (Italian ice creams), sorbettos (ices), cappuccinos, chais and lattes, in addition to our cases full of cakes, tortes, tarts, cookies, biscotti, and bars. Also serving sandwiches, wraps, and vegan BBQ. Since 1995, we have been serving and supporting the Duke Community. Come taste the difference! See our ad on page 3.

Mama Dip’s Kitchen Put a little south in your mouth. Serving Real Down-Home

Grayson’s Cafe

Country Cooking

3211 Shannon Rd. Ste. 125 919-403-9220 Lunch: Mon- Sat 10am-3pm

Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner

Grayson’s Cafe is the place to go for Durham’s widest selection of sandwiches, wraps, and paninis. The sandwiches are superb, served on freshly baked Foccacia bread. And Vegetarians, this is the place for you since the menu features a range of veggie options from hummus wraps to vegetarian paninis to the egg salad sandwich. In a hurry? Order online! Take out and boxed lunch catering also available. See our ad on page 5.

Hours: M-Sat 8am - 9:30pm Sun 8am- 9pm Open all day

408 W. Rosemary St. Chapel Hill www.mamadips.com (919) 942-5837

Honey’s Restaurant 2700 Guess Rd. 919-477-2181 Open 7 days a week, 24 hours per day Catering Available off premises Originally opened in 1961 as a drive-in restaurant and known for its delicious country cooking, Honey’s has since become a favorite among long-time Durham residents and college students alike. Being from the area, the owners intimately know how to cook real southern cuisine. With specials like country steak, hot grits, hash brown potato casserole, and Honey’s famous biscuits, it’s easy to see why so many people come to Honey’s! We serve breakfast 24 hours a day. Offering discounts to students and seniors. Let us cater your next function. See our ad on page 12.

James Joyce Irish Pub & Restaurant 912 W. Main St. 919-683-3022 Mon-Sat 11:30am-2am, Sun Noon-2am All ABC Permits, Catering Available www.jamesjoyceirishpub.com Welcome to the James Joyce, a place to gather with friends, neighbors and co-workers for great food drink and conversation. The menu features Irish and American dishes and specials rotate daily. The $7.95 daily lunch special features homemade soup, sandwich of the day and fries. Join us on Facebook today. See our ad on page 2.

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Joe Van Gogh Coffeehouse East Campus: 1104-B Broad St. 919-286-4800 Mon-Fri 6:30am-9pm, Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 8am-6pm West Campus: Bryan Center, adjacent to the Gothic Bookstore 919-660-5078 Mon-Fri 7:30am-7:30pm, Sat 10am-4:30pm, Sun closed www.JoeVanGogh.com Enjoy the entire coffee experience with Joe Van Gogh! Beginning with Freshly roasted coffee beans from our Hillsborough roastery to having your drinks prepared by our trained baristas, we are committed to roast, brew and share a menu of classic espresso drinks and high-quality coffee from around the world. After choosing from our delicious selection of pastries from local vendors, relax by our outdoor patio or study inside while using our free wireless internet. Custom whole bean orders and catering options available! See ad on page 6.

Mama Dip’s 408 W. Rosemary St., Chapel Hill 919-942-5837 Mon-Sat 8am-9:30pm; Sun 8am-9pm www.mamadips.com

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There’s no place like Mama Dip’s. Opened in November 1976 by Mama Dip herself, we have been serving traditional and authentic Southern cuisine to the Triangle area ever since. Mama Dip’s offers real country breakfasts like biscuits and gravy, pancakes, and french toast; as well as Southern favorites like fried pickles, chittlins, BBQ, and chicken & dumplings. Sandwiches and soups are also available. Come to Mama Dip’s and enjoy real country cooking! See our ad on page 7.

Margaret’s Cantina 1129 Weaver Dairy Rd., Chapel Hill 919-942-4745 Lunch: Mon-Fri 11:30am-2:30pm Dinner: Mon-Thurs 5pm-9:30pm; Fri-Sat 5pm-10pm Chef-owner Margaret Lundy creates her cuisine featuring seasonal, local and fresh foods, including many vegetarian options. Dishes range from traditional pozole, NC sweet potato chips, Southwest grits and Caesar salad to unique quesadillas, grilled salmon over local greens, Caribbean catfish, chipotle pork chops, and since 1990, her famous grilled chicken and chicken chowder! See our ad on page 10.

Mellow Mushroom 410 Blackwell St., Suite 100 919-680-8500 Mon 11am-9pm; Tue-Thurs 11am-10pm; Fri-Sat 11am-11pm; Sun 11:30pm-9pm 15 beers on tap and all ABC Permits Catering Available www.mellowmushroom.com Downtown Durham’s best Pizza and Beer Joint. Come see for yourself why Mellow Mushroom was voted “The best Pizza in the Triangle” and “Best Outdoor Dining” by Metro Magazine, Independent Newspaper, CitySearch and AOL online. At Mellow Mushroom, we offer a wide selection of gourmet pizzas, sandwiches and salads all prepared with the freshest ingredients available in an eclectic and laid back atmosphere. We also have a huge full service bar with 15 beers on tap with many more by the bottle and a nice wine selection. GlutenFree Menu Available. See our ad on page 4.

Mt. Fuji 905 W. Main St. #21B 919-680-4968 Lunch: Mon-Fri 11am-3pm Dinner: Sun-Wed 5pm-10pm; Thurs-Sat 5pm-2am If you have an appetite for Thai, Japanese, Chinese, or Sushi, the new Mount Fuji Asian Bistro and Bar will surely satisfy your needs. Mount Fuji is a unique blend of old class and new chic: from their private Tatami room to their house DJs spinning trendy new sounds; their classic wine and drink listings to their wide screen plasma TVs. Located in revamped Brightleaf Square, Mount Fuji offers a large sushi bar with a wide variety of Japanese Sake. Great outdoor seating available along the Square’s lively courtyard - perfect for a cool lunch or a romantic dinner. See our ad on page 5.

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Neo-China

The Original Q-Shack

4015 University Dr. 919-489-2828 Lunch: Mon-Sun 11a-2:30p Dinner: Mon-Thurs 4:30p-10p, Fri-Sat 4:30p-10:30p, Sun 4:30p-9:30p Large parties welcome. www.neochina.net

2510 University Dr. 919-402-4227 Mon-Sun 11am-9pm Catering Available www.theqshackoriginal.com

Neo-China offers unique culinary art, distinctive décor, soothing atmosphere, and unparalleled service. Our nightly specials include Grouper in Garlic Sauce, Hunan Seafood Trio, Oriental Shrimp Marinara, and Grouper, Shrimp and Scallops with Tofu. Reservations are accepted for large parties, and special dietary needs are available upon request (no salt, sugar, no MSG, starch, etc). Neo-China uses 100% vegetable oil in all of our dishes. Our chefs will add a special label to your dish; this will enable you to verify that you have received your requested dish. We will gladly prepare special dishes for large parties, see management for details. See ad on page 6.

The Original Q Shack creates a full on BBQ experience in Durham. The menu features hand pulled, hickory smoked pork butt, slow roasted ribs,“build your own” burgers and a Texas brisket that literally melts in your mouth all at affordable prices. The Original Q Shack caters any sized party and has plenty of room inside or outside on the patio for almost any sized gathering. Watch the games, catch live bluegrass on the patio or just grab a beer and a sandwich. For “BBQ tender as a mother’s love,” nothing beats The Original Q Shack. See our ad on page 4.

NOSH “eclectic foodstuffs” 2812 Erwin Rd. (Erwin Terrace-lower level) 919-383-4747 Mon-Fri 7:30am-9pm; Sat-Sun 8am-3pm - serving breakfast all day long Beer & Wine; Catering available Now delivering on Points Mon-Fri 3pm-9pm www.noshfood.com NOSH “eclectic foodstuffs” is a place where all are welcome. The atmosphere is relaxed whether you are meeting business colleagues, studying for that exam, dining alone while using the free wi-fi services or sitting on the outdoor patio under shady umbrellas with friends and family. The regular menu features a huge variety of made from scratch dishes, including sandwiches and salads but try one of the delectable daily specials like lump crab cakes, spicy hand rolled empanadas, chicken pesto sandwich with goat cheese and grilled southwestern chicken with mango salsa. Specials change daily depending on what is fresh in the market and what inspirations feel right. While visiting the restaurant try the wide assortment of smoothies, our freshly ground coffee, espresso drinks, and baked goods. See our ad on the inside back cover.

“At first glance, the Crook’s Corner menu remains mostly vintage Bill Neal... but a closer look reveals the personal stamp of Bill Smith. The combination is a winner.” —Mid-Atlantic Country

Crook’s Corner

Casual Southern Dining

Reservations Accepted • Walk-ins Welcome Open for dinner Tuesday-Sunday at 5:30 pm, Sunday Brunch 10:30 am-2 pm 610 W. Franklin St. • Chapel Hill • 929-7643

www.crookscorner.com

Eat Right At Elaine's Truffles

Heirloom Herbs Artisanal Cheeses

Fresh Coastal Seafood

Wild Game Vinaigrettes & Sauces

Local Organic Produce

House Cured Meats

Bold Flavors. Classical Preparation. Local Ingredients. 454 W. FRANKLIN ST. • CHAPEL HILL • 960.2770 • www.elainesonfranklin.com

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The Palace International

Penang

1104A Broad St. 919-416-4922 Lunch: Tues-Sat 11am-2pm Dinner: Tues-Thurs 5pm-10pm; Fri-Sat till Midnight Sunday Lunch Buffet 11am-4pm featuring Live Jazz Available for private events and catering; patio seating with Wi-Fi www.thepalaceinternational.com

431 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill 919-933-2288 11am-10:30pm seven days a week Sushi Bar Tues-Sun www.penangnc.com

The Palace International has been offering authentic Kenyan cuisine for more than 10 years. Owned by a native Kenyan, the menu features favorites like Kilamanjaro Beef Ribs, Chicken Karanga, and Oxtails. There are also several vegetarian options including the famous Maharagwe Ya Nazi (African beans and rice) and Ground Nut Butter. The Palace menu is a melting pot of influences. East African breads like ugali and chapatti and spicy and mild condiments complete any meal. The Palace is also a hot nightspot where people from all backgrounds come to hear exotic music. Students, residents from nearby neighborhoods, people of African and Caribbean descent, and many others often enjoy international bands and DJs at the Palace. Come and enjoy the delicious food and wonderful music in a colorful, welcoming environment! See our ad on page 3.

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Pomodoro 1811 Hillandale Rd. 919-382-2915 Mon-Thurs 11am-10pm; Fri & Sat 11am-10:30pm; Sun 11am-9:30pm www.pomodoroitaliankitchen.info Pomodoro Italian Kitchen is family-owned and operated by husband and wife team, Carlo and Josephine Finazzo. The authentic smells and tastes of Italy are always evident here. Carlo arrives early each day to get the homemade sauces and soups simmering, while stuffing the manicotti shells and preparing the pizza dough. Josephineâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s freshly-made Italian desserts are just as irresistible and, with advance notice, she will make a cake for your birthday or other special occasion celebration. Just call ahead to organize. We now offer a new full-service bar and specials. Also, please request a catering menu for all of your catering needs. See our ad on page 13.

Timberlyne Shopping Center

1129 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill = 919-942-4745 www.margaretscantina.com Serving lunch weekdays and dinner Monday-Saturday

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Fri & Sat Evenings:

Live Sitar & Grand Buffet (20% discount with Duke ID after 9pm)

Serving g Lunch and Dinner Mon - Sun at the Great Hall Lunches Tues - Thurs at the Fuqua School of Business ,UNCH"UFFET-ON &RIAM PM 3AT3UNPM PM $INNER"UFFET&RI 3ATPM PM $INNER!LA#ARTE-ON 4HURSPM PM 3UNPM PM Special Rate for Birthday Celebrations and Groups!

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Satisfaction

Six Plates Wine Bar

905 W Main St. 919-683-3853 (DUKE) Mon-Sat 11am-2am; Sun 12pm-10pm All ABC Permits www.satisfactionrestaurant.com

2812 Erwin Rd. (Erwin Terrace-lower level) 919-321-0203 Mon-Sat 4pm-12am (serving food the entire time) Beer & Wine www.sixplates.com

“The best pizza in town” plus freshly made gourmet burgers, subs, salads and chicken sandwiches combined with 16 beers on tap, 87 beers in a bottle, and a great drink list to make Satisfaction the choice of locals and students since 1982. Twenty-four HDTVs show all major sporting events-especially Duke basketballand the wood paneled walls and brick floors make everyone feel comfortable in any type of attire. This really is “Duke’s favorite off-campus hangout!” 1/2 Off all 1-topping pizzas midnight-1am every night. See our ad on page 11.

Sitar India Palace 3630 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd. 919-490-1326 Lunch Buffet: Mon-Fri 11am-2:30pm; Sat-Sun Noon-3pm Dinner Buffet: Fri-Sat 5pm-10pm Dinner A’la carte: Mon-Thurs 5:30pm-9:30pm; Sun 5pm-9pm Catering Available www.sitarindiapalace.net

An upscale wine bar featuring small plates and wine Farm to Table cuisine built on local food changes bi-weekly. 200 wines by the bottle, 10-20 wines by the glass changing daily. Monday special bottle night, one red and one white bottle for $12 each. Tuesday special 4 for $4, four wines by the glass all four dollars a piece. Wednesday special Lamby Joes and Flatbread for $5. Thursday is beer special night with different live music from 9-11pm. Dj Dae and Dancing every Saturday from 10 p.m. -2 a.m., and the first Friday of every month. Two 50” HDTV and one 37” HDTV in the rentable back room. Great for viewing all sporting events in a very comfortable non-smoking atmosphere. See our ad on the inside back cover.

Visit our new location on Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd. Sitar India Palace is the only Indian Restaurant in the Triangle serving South Indian and North Indian delicacies, which also are available on weekend buffets. Enjoy live Sitar and Tabla every Friday and Saturday night. Private party room available. Ample parking. Catering available. Sitar is serving in the Great Hall for lunch and dinner, and also in the Fuqua School of Business for lunches Tuesday-Thursday. See our ad on page 10.

Picturesque Dining at...

The Terrace Cafe

Duke’s Favorite • For Pizza (delivery available!)

by The Picnic Basket

• For Sports (24 High Definition TVs)

offers:

• For Fun (cool atmosphere)

• Freshly baked desserts • Assorted teas and gourmet coffees • Ice cream • Soft drinks, water • Assorted sandwiches • Soups • Catering ...and more to come!

Pizza • Subs • Burgers • Salads • 87 Bottled Beers • 16 Draft Beers

Located in the Duke Gardens Historic Terraces, in the Bartter Family Terrace House. Open Monday - Sunday

Half a mile from East Campus!! Open til 2am Thurs.-Sat. • Sun. 12-10pm 1/2 Off all 1-topping pizzas midnight-1 am every night

For information, go to sarahpdukegardens.org or call 919.660.3957. Food and Flex accepted.

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Spartacus Restaurant

Sushi Love

4139 Chapel Hill Blvd. (In front of Super Target) 919-489-2848 Mon-Thurs 11am-10pm; Fri-Sat 11am-11pm; Sun 12-9pm Reservations Accepted; Private Room; All ABC Permits Catering Available; Campus-wide delivery on points and flex www.spartacusrestaurant.com

2812 Erwin Rd., Suite 204 (Erwin Terrace-upper level) 919-309-2401 Mon-Wed 11am-10pm; Thurs-Sat 11am-11pm; Sun 5pm-10pm www.sushilove.org

The Spartacus dining room has a trendy yet comfortable feel. Focusing on steaks, seafood, pasta, lighter fare, low carb, American, and Greek favorites, Spartacus has something for everyone. Private parties available for all staff and student groups. Celebrating over 27 years of great food and friendly service. Campuswide delivery 7 days a week. See our ad on page 5.

At Sushi Love, we serve everything from creative rolls from our sushi bar to steak and seafood. Let us show you what nine years of experience can do for your taste buds. In addition to dining, we also offer a large selection of specialty drinks and wines at our full-service bar. For your entertainment, we frequently show sports games on our flat-screen television. Don’t forget to choose us to cater your next special event. We offer a special menu for catering services and we’ll gladly create custom rolls for you and your guests. Please give us one week of advance notice for catering. See our ad on the inside back cover.

Sutton Station 5836 Fayetteville Rd., Suite 201 919-484-1053 www.suttonstation.com We d o c a te r in to o ! g

Free WiF i

Receive a

10% DISCOUNT

We serve Breakfast anytime.

Sutton Station is an exciting mix of retail businesses, offices, and luxury apartments attractively situated on 16 acres just north of The Streets at Southpoint Mall on Fayetteville Road in Durham. Managed by Ticon Properties, this development includes a unique mix of local businesses, great shopping, and delicious food. Restaurants include Bocci Trattoria and Pizzeria, Nantucket Café and Grill and Sunset Grille. Also located in Sutton Station is The Wine Cellar, Carolina Nutrition (delicious healthy meal replacement shakes), InsideOut Pilates, and Bella Trio Day Spa. See our ad on page 13.

w/ Duke ID (Mon-Fri).

A Duke late night favorite.

Open 24 hours for your dining pleasure.

ON ! NTS POI

Tel: (919) 490-0229 Fax: (919) 490-1019

DRAGON GATE Chinese Restaurant

The Triangle’s Best Brick Oven pizza, pasta and salads! 24 Great beers on Tap 14 Wines by the Glass Open Late Night! Great Patio Dining Chapel Hill 501 Meadowmont Village Circle 919.929.1942

Raleigh 8511 Briercreek Parkway 919.246.0640

Open Mon-Sat 11am - Midnight Sunday 12pm - Midnight 2000 Chapel Hill Rd. Durham, NC 27707 (Shoppes at Lakewood)

Special Diet Menu Available We now have Bubble Tea and Specialty Sushi Rolls Also serving Zero Trans Fat Salad Oil Party Trays Available Fast Delivery (Min. $8.00)

www.brixxpizza.com

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Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

Terrace Café by The Picnic Basket 426 Anderson St. 919-660-3957 Mon-Fri 11am-3pm; Sat 10am-4pm; Sun 12pm-4pm Food and Flex Accepted www.sarahpdukegardens.org The Terrace Café is located in the Bartter Family Terrace House in Sarah P. Duke Gardens’ Historic Terraces. The café offers freshly baked desserts, teas and coffees, ice cream, cold soft drinks and water, assorted sandwiches and soups, catering and more. A small grotto with outdoor seating provides an ideal setting to enjoy the scents and sounds of nature. See our ad on page 11.

Torero’s 800 W Main St. 919-682-4197 4600 Chapel Hill Blvd. 919-489-6468 Sun-Thurs 11am-10pm; Fri-Sat 11am-11pm All ABC Permits; Catering Available www.torerosmexicanrestaurants.com

3001 Cameron Blvd. 919-490-0999 Vista Restaurant: Breakfast 7am-10:30am daily Fairview Dining Room: 11:30am-10pm daily, Sat & Sun Brunch 10:30am-2pm, Afternoon Tea: Wed–Sun 2:30-4:30pm Bull Durham Bar: Lunch & all-day light menu Reservations suggested; Duke Points Accepted www.washingtondukeinn.com Long regarded as one of Durham’s finest restaurants, the Fairview Dining Room features glorious vistas of the Duke University Golf Club, al fresco dining, attractive décor and wonderful specialty dishes. Fairview’s weekend brunch, served both Saturday and Sunday, presents a delectable menu, piano entertainment and signature Fairview service. The Fairview is the recipient of both the AAA Four-Diamond Award and the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. Vista offers a bountiful breakfast, served kiosk style daily. The Bull Durham Bar features a light menu throughout the day. Meet your friends for fine food, great views and good times at one of Durham’s favorite destinations. The Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club is a smoke-free facility. Menus at washingtondukeinn.com/Dining/dining.asp. See our ad on page 14.

Authentic Italian Restaurant

Torero’s offers an authentic Mexican cuisine along with vegetarian and seafood entrees. Enjoy daily food and drink specials. Join us for lunch and dinner and receive a 25% discount with Duke ID. Call us at 641-3872 to cater your next event. Voted “2010 Best of the Triangle” by The Independent. See our ad on page 8.

Putting The Love Back Into The Kitchen

Monday $2 draft beer Tuesday $4 Martinis Wednesday $4 glass house wine Every day $3.75 House Margaritas Every day $5 homemade Sangria 1811 Hillandale Rd • Durham 382-2915 • Free Wi-Fi

New Lunch Menu! Dine In or Take Out Menu Average $8 - $14

Open 7 Days A Week for Lunch & Dinner Catering Available Check out our menu online at 10% OFF with Duke ID www.pomodoroitaliankitchen.com

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Weathervane 201 S. Estes Dr., University Mall, Chapel Hill 919-929-9466 Mon-Thurs 7am-9pm; Fri-Sat 7am-10pm; Sun 10am-7pm www.southernseason.com/cafe.asp

Cosmic Burrito

The

The inviting restaurant at A Southern Season, the nationally acclaimed landmark gourmet market, offers an open kitchen, coffee and wine bar, private dining options and an award-winning, all-weather patio. Enjoy a seasonal menu reflecting the taste and service of A Southern Season. See our ad on page 6.

Yamazushi 4711 Hope Valley Rd. 919-493-7748 Tues-Fri 11am-1:45pm; Tues-Thurs 5pm-9:30pm; Fri-Sat 5pm-10pm; Sun 5pm-9pm www.yamazushirestaurant.com

not just any burrito MENU SAMPLING Old School Veggie Burrito Regular Chicken Burrito Cheese Quesadilla Chicken Quesadilla Veggie Nachos Chips & Salsa

$2.86 $5.65 $1.41 $3.59 $4.12 $2.06

great food. low price. open late.

1920 1⁄2 Perry St. at Ninth St.

George and Mayumi Yamazawa originally from Osaka Japan, opened Yamazushi in March, 1986. We are now introducing the traditional Japanese Kaiseki dinner. Centuries ago, Kaiseki was a multi-course dinner originally served before tea ceremonies in Japan. It starts with a small appetizer and soup, followed by a variety of small dishes that are steamed, simmered, deep fried, and more. Although Sashimi and Nigiri play an important role in Kaiseki, Japanese cuisine is unlimited in other savory dishes and artistic presentation of ingredients. Yamazushi’s menu represents our ideal and passion to introduce new and unique ways of enjoying Japanese cuisine. Dishes in this menu may vary from Kaiseki dishes; however, we still honor the concept of enjoying small plates. We also offer very healthy (macrobiotics) dishes and vegan dishes as well as gluten free dishes. Plates, cups, and bowls in Japanese cuisine are called “Kimono (robe) of Food” because they are indispensable for presentation similar to how robes beautify people. Most of our tea cups, plates, and bowls are either imported from Japan or handmade by the owner and chef, George Yamazawa. Please enjoy! See our ad on page 7.

just a block from East Campus

Duke They’re your dining points. Give them extra f lavor.

4-diamond dining, golf-view terrace, saturday & sunday brunch

bountiful breakfast buffet lively atmosphere monday–saturday 7-10:30 am delicious menu sunday 7-10:00 am all your favorite beverages

light fare & beverages overlooking the course golfers & non-golfers welcome

Students always welcome • Dining Plan Points accepted • Reservations recommended for Fairview • Follow us on Facebook and Twitter

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 Visit us at:

ERWIN

TERRACE

Where you can feed your cravings, any time of the day or night 2812 Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27708

Near West Campus, Duke Hospital, and on the bus line.

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Grand Opening

Special!

20%

off of your meal with Duke ID*

Through the month of September *dine in only

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Casual Chic ~ Now Open ~

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Less than 3 miles from Duke in historic West Village

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Published September 17, 2010 by the Duke Chronicle

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