FOOD


10/3/2017 7:37pm

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Pizza places abound on Franklin Street

 MidiCi will join the eight pizza restaurants on Franklin Street. The California-based pizza chain is to open in the winter under Top of the Hill and across the street from the newly established pizza restaurant Lotsa. In addition to Lotsa, the area is already home to Italian Pizzeria III, Benny Cappella’s, Artisan Pizza Kitchen, Mellow Mushroom, Toppers Pizza, Papa Johns and I Love NY Pizza.


9/21/2017 8:32pm

The new Al's Burger Shack location in Southern Village had their first business day Monday.

Al takes a bite out of Chapel Hill business scene

From the moment he got behind a grill, Al Bowers knew he had a love for the food industry. Years after discovering his passion, Bowers is now the owner of Al's Burger Shack in two locations and Mel's Commissary in Carrboro.  


7/6/2017 12:37pm

Chapel Hill resident Richard Crump competes in the 2017 DSI Watermelon Eating Contest. 

Chapel Hill holds watermelon eating contest

Richard Crump slogged through watermelon guts to find glory as the winner of this year's DSI Watermelon Eating Contest, held in Kenan Memorial Stadium as a part of the The Town of Chapel Hill’s Fourth of July Celebration.


4/21/2017 12:41am

The campus organization, Q for the Kids, put on a fundraiser to raise funds for the “No Kid Hungry” project which is striving to alleviate hunger across North Carolina.

Eats 101 continues barbecue event to fight food insecurity

One in four kids face food insecurity in North Carolina, according to No Kid Hungry North Carolina. To educate and help solve this issue, the Eats 101 class, an honors seminar in food and culture, joined forces with No Kid Hungry North Carolina to raise money and awareness of this issue with their event, Q for the Kids, on Thursday.