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RESTAURANT&BAR DURHAM NC
Relive the ‘60s (Without the government-sponsored trip to Vietnam)
318 BLACKWELL ST. DURHAM AMERICAN TOBACCO CAMPUS
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Prove to your parents how smart you’ve become at Duke, by making graduation weekend an event at Vin Rouge. Now is the time to plan for your graduation celebration.
WITH DUKE STUDENT ID
We’ll cater to your every whim. (Starting at just $8 per person.) Fresh, wholesome ingredients made to order. Pizza, pasta, seafood and meat dishes.
Open for Lunch and Dinner, Mon.-Sat.
Enjoy Provincial French cooking by Chef Matt Kelly. Along with the perfect wine to accompany your meal. And recognition from your parents that you’ve learned a lot. Mediterranean flavors at play
Call now to make graduation reservations.
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2010 Hillsborough Rd | Durham (919) 416-0466 | vinrougerestaurant.com
Life. Well served. 2200 W. Main St. | Durham 919.286.9755 | vitanc.com Daily specials | Great Take Home Menu
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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 12.
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
716 Ninth St. 919-286-9600 Mon-Thurs 11:30am-9pm; Fri-Sat 11:30am-9:30pm www.bluecorndurham.com The Blue Corn Café, Durham’s only Latin-American Restaurant, is right at home in the eclectic surroundings of Ninth Street. Chefs and owners Danielle Martini-Rios and husband, Antonio Rios, are as adventuresome and fearless in the kitchen as they are in their worldly travels and schooling. Danielle’s love and knowledge of both Cuban and Puerto Rican cuisine are evident in all the dishes, while Antonio brings “true” Mexican flavors to the table, especially in his homemade sauces and salsas. Weather permitting, there is limited outdoor café seating available. However, the cozy inside is just as appealing, with local artists providing an ever-changing display of work for sale. For parties we have an expanded dining area that can accommodate up to 50 people. And there is also a kids’ play area. See our ad on page 9.
Blue Note Grill
4125 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd. 919-401-1979 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 Mon,Wed,Thurs 11:30am-9pm; Tues 11:30am-11pm; Fri 11:30am-12am; & Grits, Fried Oysters and Low Country Flounder are house favorites along Sat 4pm-12am with Pasta Carbonara, slow-roasted Black Jack Pork and Buckhead Angus beef. www.thebluenotegrill.com 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 on Hillsborough Road, 1.5 miles past the Durham Hilton. See our ad on page 13.
For the serious food connoisseur, schedule your traditional Kaiseki style full course tasting dinner for a truly unique experience.
The Blue Note Grill combines blues-style entertainment with burgers, barbecue, and ribs for a great dining experience. Every Tuesday we host an open Blues jam, and Wednesdays and Thursdays feature live music in a no cover, kid friendly setting. Fridays and Saturdays have live music for more of a night out on the town. Don’t worry though, we do feature a late-night menu for the after dinner hours. Be sure to stop by for our weekday lunch special, only $6.99 from 11:30am-2pm. See our ad on page 3.
Fresh, local organic fare from our kitchen to you
Sake tastings are available. Please call for details.
Yamazushi is a distinguished Japanese restaurant offering dishes that are seasonal and authentic to Japanese tradition. 4711 Hope Valley Road Woodcroft Shopping Center Durham, NC 27707 919-493-7748
Lunch: Tuesday through Friday 11:30am to 2pm Dinner: Tuesday through Saturday 5pm - 9:30pm Sunday 5pm - 9pm Closed Monday
Lunch: Tuesday through Friday 11:30am to 2pm 4711 Hope Valley Road Dinner: Tuesday through Saturday 5pm - 9:30pm Woodcroft Shopping Center Sunday 5pm - 9pm Durham, NC 27707 B919-493-7748 B Q - B U R G E R S - B LClosed U E SMonday - BEER
www.yamazushirestaurant.com HOME OF THE FRESH GROUND TR
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10% Discount with Duke ID
LIVE MUSIC AND FULL BAR
SEE WEBSITE FOR WEEKLY SCHEDULE AND MENU 10% DISCOUNT WITH DUKE ID M 11:30-9 • TU 11:30-11 • W-TH 11:30-9 • F 11:30-12 • SAT 4-12 THEBLUENOTEGRILL.COM 4125 DURHAM/CHAPEL HILL BLVD, DURHAM (919) 401-1979
We’re happy to help you have a healthy lifestyle. Our open kitchen allows you to see all that goes on in the only Persian vegetarian and vegan kitchen in Durham. Come try some of our unique exotic flavors such as pomegranate stew. Comfortable seating in our beautiful courtyard. Biodegradable eco-friendly packaging.
Daily specials under
Outside Seating, Take-out & Catering Available Free Delivery for 10 or more orders
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11:30 am - 6:30 pm
5504 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd. Suite 102, Durham NC 27707 www.pomkitchen.com (next to Once & Again off email@example.com New Hope Commons Drive)
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Brixx Wood Fired Pizza
501 Meadowmont Village Circle, Chapel Hill 919-929-1942 8511 Briercreek Pkwy Suite 100, Raleigh 919-246-0640 Mon-Sat 11am-1am; Sun 11am-11pm www.brixxpizza.com
1920 Perry St. 919-286-1875 Open Daily 11am-4am All ABC Permits; Catering Available
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 14.
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, our full liquor license makes it hard to leave and our low-fat, high flavor menu will keep you coming back. See our ad on page 9.
318 Blackwell St., On the American Tobacco Campus 919-687-4300 Sun-Thurs 11am-Midnight; Fri-Sat 11am-2am www.thecubanrevolution.com
1125 W. NC Highway 54, Durham 919-489-6900 3635 SW Cary Parkway, Cary 919-461-7112 Open daily 10am-10:30pm www.chargrillusa.com The mouthwatering hamburger steaks, grilled to perfection over charcoal flames, are made right when you order. Add the toppings of your choice—from melted cheese, crispy lettuce, sliced garden-fresh tomatoes, to crispy bacon— and you’ve got a burger that takes you back to carefree 4th of July picnics under the summer sun… To 57 Chevys and T-birds… To sock hops and soda shops… This is the taste of simpler times and simpler choices… This is Char-Grill. For over five decades, we’ve kept our devoted fans coming back for the best hamburger steak sandwiches around—not to mention our famous shakes, hot dogs, Bar B Que, and fried apple turnovers, too! Stop by one of our locations and taste why Char-Grill consistently wins “Best in Class” for our food and our service! See our ad on page 4.
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 60’s Americana such as Red Velvet Square 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 2.
754 9th St. 919-416-8800 Tues-Sat 11am-2am; Sun 12pm-2am www.dainsplace.com
Welcome to Durham’s favorite local pub, conveniently located on the 9th Street strip. We are ranked #10 in the 50 best college bars in America and we were on the hit Travel Channel show, Man vs. Food! We feature lunch and dinner at all hours, take out, 80+ American microbrews, a full bar, 4 HD TVs, free WiFi, and a nonsmoking environment. Dain’s Place is well known for having the best burger in the Triangle. We offer a variety of sandwiches, hotdogs, soups and other goodies. We also have live music on Tuesdays and trivia on Wednesdays. See our ad on page 9.
Mon - Sat 9am - 7pm Sunday 11am-6pm
The The Sweet Sweet Tea Tea Cafe, Cafe, Co. Co. is is located located in in Northgate Northgate Mall adjacent to the train. It serves Mall adjacent to the train. It serves sweet sweet teas, teas, coffees, coffees, pastries, pastries, soups, soups, salads salads and and sandwiches. sandwiches.
Char-Grill Cary Telephone (919) 461-7112 3635 SW Cary Parkway Cary NC 27513
1058 W Club Blvd (in Northgate Mall)
Indulge yourself in the unique culinary art, distinctive decor, soothing atmosphere, and unparalleled service. Nightly Specials include:
Char-Grill Durham Telephone (919) 489-6900 1125 W. NC Highway 54 - Durham Hope Valley Commons Shopping Center
Grouper in Garlic Sauce, Hunan Seafood Trio, Oriental Shrimp Marinara, and Grouper, Shrimp and Scallops with Tofu. www.neochina.net | firstname.lastname@example.org 4015 University Dr., Durham | (919) 489-2828 4 | the menu
Devil’s Bistro – Bon Appetit
1917 Yearby Ave. Next to the Central Campus Pool 919-660-3753 Mon-Fri 10am-9pm; Sat-Sun 5pm-9pm Brunch: Sat-Sun 10am-2pm Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Brunch http://dining.duke.edu/where/oncampus/devils_bistro.php Devil’s Bistro features a full service coffee/espresso bar and beer/wine bar with a variety of local beverages bottled and on tap, as well as omelets, pancakes, assorted pastries, bagels, soups, salads, burgers and brick-oven pizzas. See our ad on page 14.
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
5318 New Hope Commons Dr. (off 15/501 & Mt. Moriah Rd), Durham 919-419-1101 200 Crossroads Blvd., Cary 919-233-5801 170 East Davie St., Raleigh 919-809-8830 Open 7 days 11am – 9pm; Raleigh open for Breakfast Mon-Fri at 7AM Lunch, Dinner, Take Out, Catering, Call Ahead www.dickeys.com 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 every day 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 every day with purchase, and Kids 12 and under eat free every Sunday*. (*See Dickeys.com for details.) Simple or fancy, call us for all your catering needs. See our ad on page 11.
Enzo’s Pizza Company
2694 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd., Durham 919-489-3944 750 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill 919-967-3663 7:30am-8pm Daily www.fostersmarket.com Owned by renowned chef Sara Foster, Foster’s Market offers house-made soups, salads, sandwiches and casseroles; all made using only the freshest ingredients. Foster’s Market also offers its gourmet products for sale, along with wines, gift baskets, catering services, and an espresso bar that serves locally roasted coffee. Visit our website at www.fostersmarket.com and click on Family Dinners for more information on how to receive a week’s worth of meals for two for $100. Now serving hot plated lunch specials and Friday night dinner specials. Weekly menu online. See our ad on page 5.
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
Learn more about us: www.thepalaceinternational.com
2608 Erwin Rd., Ste. 140 919-309-3696 Store Hours: Mon-Sun 11am-11pm Delivery Hours: Mon-Sun 11am-12am Accepting Duke Points www.enzospizzaco.com
Let us CATER for you! Patio seating with Wi-Fi
1104-A Broad St., Durham • 416-4922
Tues-Sat 11am-2pm, 5pm-10pm Fri & Sat till 12mid
FOSTER’S MARKET Local for 20 years
When planning Enzo’s, every ingredient, from sauce to crust, was put to the test to make sure it would be the best. Enzo’s is committed to maintaining the best of 19th century family tradition with a 21st century taste experience, all while caring for the environment. Try one of our delicious, innovative pizzas or create your own just how you like it. Not in the mood for pizza? Try a sub or fresh salad. And don’t forget to finish your meal off with our cinna-zo’s! We also offer late night delivery, catering, payment with Duke points, and online ordering. See our ad on page 7.
is freshly brewed and from Durham-based Counter Culture
THE MUFFINS & SCONES are hot from our oven
THE BREAKFAST SPECIALS
Terrace Cafe at Duke Gardens
are to die for, and we’re open at 7:30am every day
is made on site, from scratch.
JUST LIKE HOME.
Serving a HOT PLATED LUNCH SPECIAL every day as well as a FRIDAY NIGHT DINNER PLATE.
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Open-air dining in one of Duke’s most picturesque locations, the Bartter Family Terrace House. Serving sandwiches, drinks + more. Open early spring through mid-fall. Food + Flex accepted. 660-3957; gardens.duke.edu the chronicle
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James Joyce Irish Pub & Restaurant
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.
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 12.
2700 Guess Rd. 919-477-2181 Open 7 days a week, 24 hours per day Catering Available off premises
“ BBQ ,
MOTHER’S LOVE” • PORK
www.THEQSHACKORIGINAL.COM 2510 UNIVERSITY DRIVE, DURHAM 919.402.4BBQ (4227)
Monday - Sunday 11 am - 9 pm
• CHICKEN • TURKEY • RIBS • BEEF
912 W. Main St. 919-683-3022 Mon-Sat 11:30am-2am; Sun 12pm-2am All ABC Permits, Catering Available www.jamesjoyceirishpub.com
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-8pm; Sat 9am-5pm; 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 our ad on page 8.
SAUSAGE • BEEF BRISKET
Eat-In • Take-Out • Catering
Come to Sitar where you are treated “Like a Blue Devil!” 10% Discount for Students with Duke ID
Fri & Sat Evenings:
Live Sitar & Grand Buffet (20% discount with Duke ID after 9pm)
Serving Lunch and Dinner Mon - Sun at the Great Hall Lunches Tues - Thurs at the Fuqua School of Business
Lunch Buffet: Mon-Fri 11am-2:30pm, Sat & Sun 12pm-3pm Dinner Buffet: Fri-Sat 5pm-10pm Dinner A’la Carte: Mon-Thurs 5:30pm-9:30pm, Sun 5pm-9pm Sun -Thurs Birthday parties of 12 or more receive the birthday meal free! (Excludes: Buffet and beverages. Reservations recommended.)
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Kanki Japanese House of Steaks and Sushi
3504 Mt. Moriah Rd. 919-401-6908 Lunch: Fri 11:30am-2pm; Sat-Sun 12pm-3pm Dinner: Mon-Thurs 4:30pm-9:30pm; Fri 4:30pm-10:30pm; Sat 3pm-10:30pm; Sun 3pm-9:30pm Reservations Accepted, All ABC Permits, Catering (Sushi only) www.kanki.com Kanki offers teppanyaki cuisine and the Triangle’s freshest sushi. Enjoy the lively atmosphere of the teppanyaki tables, where skilled chefs prepare sizzling steak, succulent shrimp and chicken, mouth watering lobster, fried rice and an assortment of vegetables diced and sliced right at your table. Sit back and enjoy the “Best Tasting Show in Town!” Sushi lovers can enjoy the freshest, most delicately prepared sushi in our show case sushi bar. Specialty drinks are available in our full service lounge where you can relax and enjoy the view of our award winning 1,700 gallon aquarium. Visit KANKI.COM for daily specials and features! Entire menu available for take-out. Call 403-TOGO. See our ad on page 10.
HOURS: Tues-Thurs Friday Saturday Sunday
At MediTerra Grill, you’ll enjoy the freshest, healthiest Greek and Lebanese dishes in a casual, inviting atmosphere. Conveniently located right off Duke’s West campus, you’re very close to the most flavorful meals with true Mediterranean flair. MediTerra offers authentic kabobs, sandwiches, vegetarian meals, Mediterranean entrées, salads and sides, as well as fountain drinks and beer. MediTerra’s cuisine fits healthy diet guidelines without sacrificing authentic taste. We accept Duke Points and deliver to campus. Catering for a small group or larger party is also available. See our ad on page 8.
(now accepting reservations)
2505 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd. Durham
Durham - Chapel Hill Blvd
Open Feb. 14 for Valentine’s Day!
indo chinese, chinese, malaysian, thai James St.
Pavilion East, 2608 Erwin Rd., Ste. 136 919-383-0066 Mon-Fri 11am-9pm; Sat-Sun 12pm-9pm www.mediterragrill.com
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM 11:30 AM - 10:00 PM 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM 12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Q Shack Dr.
10% Duke ID Discount
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NOSH “eclectic foodstuffs”
410 Blackwell St., Ste. 100 919-680-8500 Mon 11am-9pm; Tue-Th 11am-10pm; Fri-Sat 11am-11pm; Sun 11:30am-11:30pm 15 beers on tap and all ABC Permits Catering Available www.mellowmushroom.com
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
We are 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. Gluten-Free Menu Available. See our ad on page 2.
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 back cover.
4015 University Dr. 919-489-2828 Lunch: Mon-Fri 11am-2:30pm; Sat-Sun 11:30am-2:30pm Dinner: Mon-Thurs 4:30pm-10pm; Fri-Sat 4:30pm-10:30pm; Sun 4:30pm-9:30pm Large parties welcome www.neochina.net Neo-China offers unique culinary art, distinctive décor, a 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, 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 our ad on page 4.
Panera Bread Bakery-Café
6702 Fayetteville Rd. (The Streets at Southpoint) 919-544-8360 Mon-Fri 7am-9pm; Sat 8am-9pm; Sun 8am-7pm 3601 Witherspoon Blvd. (Patterson Place) 919-419-6300 Mon-Sat 6:30am-9pm; Sun 7:30am-9pm Catering Available www.panerabread.com At Panera Bread, freshly baked bread is the centerpiece of every meal, from our hearty sandwiches and fresh tossed salads to delicious soups served in bread bowls. Hot Breakfast Sandwiches and Soufflés are available until 10:30am. Catering, including delivery, features boxed lunches, sandwich assortments, breakfast assortments, pastry assortments and group-sized salads. See our ad on page 13.
Duke Points Accepted. You can eat the best Greek and Lebanese food without ever leaving your room.
We deliver. Freshly-made, healthy and delicious. Steak, lamb and chicken kabobs. Gyros. Vegetarian dishes. Humus. Baba ghanouj. Falafel. We serve Greek and Lebanese food like your Mom would. If she were Greek or Lebanese and a really good cook.
seven days a week
Delivery to Duke. Duke Points accepted.
mediterragrill.com • 2608 Erwin Road • Durham • (919) 383-0066 • Delivery/Duke Points
to enjoy yourself
at A Southern Season
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Our burritos make even the craziest crazier.
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Old School Veggie Burrito Regular Chicken Burrito Cheese Quesadilla Chicken Quesadilla Chips & Salsa
$2.86 $5.65 $1.41 $3.59 $2.06
Dain’s Place “10th best college bar
80+ American Microbrews
11am-2am Tues-Sat 12pm-12am Sun Gone Fishing on Mondays 754 9th St. Durham, NC 27705 | 919.416.8800
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1018 West Main St. 919-682-7272 Mon-Thurs 10am-2am; Fri-Sat 10am-3am; Sun 11am-1am Carry Out & Delivery on Duke Points www.papajohns.com
2200 W. Main St., Erwin Square 919-286-9712 Lunch: Mon-Fri 11:30am-2pm Dinner: Mon-Thurs 5:30pm-10pm; Fri-Sat 5:30pm-11pm; Sun 5:30pm-9pm www.parizade-ghg.com
Papa John’s strives to make quality pizza by using better ingredients. We provide a full range of services including delivery and take out of our delicious specialty pizzas. Delivery is available with Duke points. Plates, napkins, cups, parmesan cheese, and crushed red peppers are available. See our ad on page 11.
From our Angus Ribeye in basil-tarragon butter to duck breast in star anise thyme sauce, and from seared salmon with cucumber-mint tzatziki to angel hair pasta with shrimp and sun-dried tomatoes, Parizade’s chefs have brought exquisite harmony to food for twenty years. Renowned restaurateur Giorgios Bakatsias’s gem continues to delight today. We offer a full bar, café dining, al fresco dining, and private dining facilities. Classic Mediterranean favorites and new creative surprises. We cordially invite you to join our Lunch Club and our Loyalty Program for prized customers. See our ad on page 2.
5504 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd., Ste. 102 919-886-0356 Tues-Sat 11:30am-6:30pm www.pomkitchen.com Fresh, local North Carolina produce with an international twist of flavors. That’s the concept of Pomegranate Kitchen. Succulent food and a passion for quality come together at Pomegranate Kitchen. Enjoy your meal in our beautiful courtyard at our Durham location. Or, if you’d prefer, we’ll cater your next event. Either way, you will have a tasty and memorable dining experience. Our fresh, seasonal menu changes daily and we create unique menus for each catering occasion. No two events are alike, so why should the food be? See our ad on page 3.
Welcome Duke Students and Employees � �
Daily Drink Specials Catering Available
Call us at 641-3872 to cater your next event. The Dining Place for Students
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Authentic Mexican Cuisine Voted “2010 Best of the Triangle”
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~ The Independent 800 W. Main St. • 682-4197 4600 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd • 489-6468 (next to TJ Maxx)
*Discount for Main St. & Chapel Hill Blvd only. Excludes alcohol and Fiesta Platter. Dine in only.
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4139 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd, Durham, NC 27707 919.489.2848 SpartacusRestaurant.com phunco 11-016
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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. Josephine’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 12.
905 W Main St. 919-683-3853 (683-DUKE) Mon-Sat 11am-2am; Sun 12pm-10pm All ABC Permits www.satisfactionrestaurant.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 make Satisfaction the choice of locals and students since 1982. Twenty-four HDTVs show all major sporting events-especially Duke basketball-and 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!” Half off all 1-topping pizzas from midnight-1am every night. See our ad on page 11.
2502 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd. 919-419-1771 Tues-Thurs 11:30am-9:30pm; Fri 11:30am-10pm; Sat 12pm-10pm; Sun 12pm-9:30pm Red Zen is an elegant Pan Asian Restaurant offering Chinese, Malaysian, and Thai dishes. Our unique menu of fusion cuisine is made with the freshest ingredients available blending authentic flavors from the Pacific Rim. Come dine with us for lunch or dinner and receive 10% off with your Duke ID. Large parties are welcome. Please see our ad on page 7.
View our full menu and special offers at
Duke’s Favorite • For Pizza (delivery available!) • For Sports (24 High Definition TVs) • For Fun (cool atmosphere)
Pizza • Subs • Burgers • Salads • 87 Bottled Beers • 16 Draft Beers Half a mile from East Campus!!
For Delivery & Carry Out
Open til 2am Thurs.-Sat. • Sun. 12-10pm 1/2 Off all 1-topping pizzas midnight-1 am every night
Brightleaf Square Main St. Durham 683-DUKE or 682-7397 www.zspotlight.com/satisfaction email: email@example.com
1018 W. Main St. Mon.-Thurs. (hours may vary) 10am-2am Fri. & Sat. 10am-3am • Sun. 11am-1am the chronicle
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Sitar India Palace
Authentic Italian Restaurant
New Lunch Menu!
Putting The Love Back Into The Kitchen
Monday: Tuesday: Wednesday: Thursday: Friday: Saturday: Sunday:
Dine In or Take Out Menu Average $8 - $14
$2 Draft Beer • $3 House Margarita $4 House Martinis • $3 House Margarita $1.75 Domestic Bottled Beer • $3.00 House Sangria $2 House Margarita • $5 House Sangria $3 House Margarita • $5 House Martinis $4 House Sangria • $5 Long Island Iced Tea $5 Bloody Mary • $8 Mimosa
1811 Hillandale Rd • Durham 382-2915 • Free Wi-Fi
10% OFF with Duke ID
Open 7 Days A Week for Lunch & Dinner Check out our menu online at www.pomodoroitaliankitchen.com Catering Available
3630 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd. 919-490-1326 Lunch Buffet: Mon-Fri 11am-2:30pm; Sat-Sun 12pm-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
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 6.
Six Plates Wine Bar
2812 Erwin Rd. (Erwin Terrace-lower level) 919-321-0203 Mon-Sat 4pm-12am (serving food the entire time) Beer & Wine www.sixplates.com
We are 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 is special bottle night, one red and one white bottle for $12 each. Tuesday’s special is 4 for $4, four wines by the glass all four dollars a piece. Wednesday’s special is Lamby Joes and Flatbread for $5. Thursday is beer special night with different live music from 9-11pm. Friday is Fritesday with $5 truffle Frites. Saturday is 4 plates for $33. 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 back cover.
Original Irish Pub Try our
NEW U MTEoN o!
I’ll raise a pint to that... maybe two.
912 W Main St, Durham 277o1 jamesjoyceirishpub.com 919-683-3o22
weekend brunch lunch TRY OUR dinner late night catering 900 W Main St, Durham 27701 events aliviasdurhambistro.com
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Sweet Tea Cafe
1058 W. Club Blvd., Northgate Mall 919-416-9100 Mon-Sat 9am-7pm; Sun 11am-6pm www.thesweetteacafe.com
4139 Chapel Hill Blvd. (In front of Super Target) 919-489-2848 Mon-Thurs 11am-10pm; Fri-Sat 11am-11pm; Sun 12pm-9pm Reservations Accepted, Private Room, All ABC Permits Catering Available, Campus-wide delivery on points and flex www.spartacusrestaurant.com
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. Campus-wide delivery 7 days a week. See our ad on page 10.
Durham’s newest cafe, The Sweet Tea Cafe, Co., just opened in Northgate Mall adjacent to the train. We serve sweet teas, coffees, pastries, soups, salads and sandwiches. We offer four specialty teas with new fresh flavors each day. If you love sweet tea, this is the place for you. We’d be happy to cater your next event, so please call us for more details. See our ad on page 4.
2812 Erwin Rd., Ste. 204 (Erwin Terrace-upper level) 919-309-2401 Mon-Wed 11am-10pm; Thurs-Sat 11am-11pm; Sun 5pm-10pm www.sushilove.org
Come to Sushi Love for the most creative rolls in the Triangle and great specialty drinks at the bar. We also offer a full menu from the kitchen in addition to our sushi menu, featuring all of your favorite Asian dishes. Just off of Duke’s West Campus, we serve the freshest, most convenient sushi for the Duke Community. Try the Blue Devil roll, featuring shrimp tempura, cucumber, and spicy mayo topped with seared filet mignon, ponzu sauce, and scallions. And our sushi is buy one get one free all day every day! We offer half price beer on Mondays, half price wine on Wednesdays, half price martinis on Thursdays, and half price hot sake on Fridays. See our ad on the back cover.
2501 University Dr. 919-493-9794 Mon-Thurs 11:30am-3pm & 5pm-10pm; Fri 11:30am-3pm & 5pm-11pm; Sat 12pm-11pm; Sun 12pm-10pm www.thaicafenc.com The authentic Thai recipes prepared by Oddy and Kanchana are based on the common fare available in and around their home village of Bangpoo, southeast of Bangkok on the Gulf of Thailand. These recipes include the balance of the four basic tastes found in all Thai food - salty, sweet, sour and bitter; plus hot. And of course, fresh ingredients are used in every recipe. We offer all of your favorite Thai dishes, however spicy or mild you prefer. We also feature a full sushi menu. For your convenience, we offer online ordering and carry out options. Whether it’s noodles, curry, or soup, you will love your meal at Thai Cafe. See our ad on page 7.
Full Service Private e G t Dining Bar n r i N ill o & tt P Ba e n r n BWe Est. E 1997
chill with your friends
Patterson Place 15-501 & Mt. Moriah
In Home Depot & Kohl’s Shopping Center
Bagels, Breads and Pastries!
Freshly Tossed Salads! Breakfast Sandwiches!
10% off food w/valid Duke I.D.
Delicious Soups! Espresso Drinks! Hearty Sandwiches!
Mon-Sat: 6:30am-9:00pm Sun: 7:30am-9:00pm Phone: 419-6300 | Fax: 419-6334
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The Original Q-Shack
426 Anderson St. 919-660-3957 Reopens in the spring. Food and Flex Accepted www.sarahpdukegardens.org
2510 University Dr. 919-402-4227 Mon-Sun 11am-9pm Catering Available www.theqshackoriginal.com
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 6.
The Palace International
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
The Terrace Café is located in the Bartter Family Terrace House in Sarah P. Duke Gardens’ Historic Terraces. Enjoy lunch in the beautiful surroundings of Duke Gardens, with an expanded menu. The menu varies but usually includes a variety of salads, sandwiches, cold beverages, coffee and snacks. Groups may arrange lunches at least three days in advance by calling 919-660-3957. See our ad on page 5.
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
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 10.
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 5.
2010 Hillsborough Rd. 919-416-0466 Dinner: Tues-Thurs 5:30pm-10pm; Fri-Sat 5:30pm-11pm; Sun 5:30pm-9pm Brunch: Sun 10:30am-2pm www.vinrougerestaurant.com
From the moment you step inside this authentic French bistro, you’ll think you’re in Southern France. As one of The Triangle’s most critically acclaimed restaurants, Vin Rouge has consistently ranked in the top tier of “Best Of” lists by the press. The interior is warm and inviting, the menu a treasure of Provincial French cooking by Executive Chef Matt Kelly. Vin Rouge is the perfect place for an intimate dinner for two or the restaurant to choose when you entertain out of town guests. We can accommodate private parties and, when weather permits, we offer al fresco dining in our courtyard garden. See our ad on page 2.
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
8511 Briercreek Parkway 919.246.0640
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Vita Pizzeria is based on the concept of fresh, honest, simple food. Giorgios Bakatsias and Chef Yianni have put together a menu of homestyle Italian favorites using local ingredients. Offering Italian café-style dining, pizzeria and full bar, Vita serves delicious food at a price that is almost cheaper than you can cook for yourself. Our specialty is a unique oval pizza with handmixed and hand rolled dough. Vita also offers take out, catering and late night, as well as patio dining. We can cater for a party of 10 to 1,000 starting at just $8 per person. Visit us online to see our daily drink specials and menu. See our ad on page 2.
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 8.
2200 W. Main St., Erwin Square 919-286-9755 Mon-Thurs 11am-10pm; Fri-Sat 11am-11pm; Bar open until 2am Mon-Sat www.vitanc.com
Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club
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 2:30pm-4:30pm Bull Durham Bar: Lunch & all-day light menu Reservations suggested; Duke Points Accepted www.washingtondukeinn.com
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
4711 Hope Valley Rd. 919-493-7748 Tues-Fri 11:30am-2pm; Tues-Sat 5pm-9:30pm; Sun 5pm-9pm www.yamazushirestaurant.com
Yamazushi was opened in March 1986 by George and Mayumi Yamazawa, who are originally from Osaka, Japan. Our authentic Japanese cuisine offers regional and seasonal specialties. It applies several cooking styles: dishes may be raw, grilled, simmered, deep-fried and more. Sushi and Sashimi are just a part of Japanese cuisine and Yamazushi strives to offer many other unique Japanese dishes, appealing to the American palate while serving “close to home” dishes to Japanese customers. Please enjoy. See our ad on page 12.
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 the inside back cover.
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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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and • Comprehensive catering menus available bottle Monday: one red & one white for $12 4 for $4 wines by the glass on tuesday $5 lamby joes and flatbread on wednesday Thursday is beer special night Friday Fritesday: $5 Truffle Frites 4 plates for $33 on Saturday
Delivery on Points! Monday - Friday 3 - 9pm
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ERWIN TERRACE 2812 Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27708
Near West Campus, Duke Hospital, and on the bus line.
Half Price All Draft Beer Half Price Sushi* & $5 Call Highballs & Large Sapporro and Small Sake Combo for $10 Wednesday: Half Price Bottles of Wine & $4 Appletinis Thursday: Half Price Sushi* & Half Price Specialty Martini Friday: Half Price Hot Sake Satu Saturday: $2 Domestic Bottles, $3 Drafts, $3 House Highballs *Daily food specials begin at 5:00 PM each day * Half Priced Sushi cannot be combined with buy 1, get 1 free special
309 - 2401 • www.sushilove.org