The Daily Tar Heel

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Tuesday December 6th

Food


Weaver Street Market in Carrboro, N.C., is pictured on Nov. 1, 2022.

Column: Weaver Street Market gives me hope.

"Women flaunt their natural gray hair and stay-at-home dads with toddlers roll around in the artificial grass play area, flaunting their stay-at-homeness. Sometimes these groups meet. A little guy in a knit sweater, a future democratic socialist, teeters around on a boulder and wanders over to a gray-haired couple with a gray-haired dog, also in a sweater."

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Texas Pete hot sauce is pictured on grocery store shelves on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022.

Hot sauce on the hot seat: Texas Pete sued over false advertising claims

A class-action lawsuit filed by California resident Phillip White alleges the hot sauce bottle’s branding is deceptive and leads consumers to believe the product is from Texas, when the product is actually made in Winston-Salem, N.C.  White said the branding led him to purchase a $3 Texas Pete hot sauce bottle in 2021, a purchase he wouldn't have made otherwise according to the suit. “If they have a name of the state on the bottle, you kind of assume that’s from that state,” Daniels said. “That’s a very fair assumption, so I would have no clue that it’s from North Carolina.”

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Graphic by Shamil Luqman

Column: The chips and queso of it all

"As the girl who used to be gifted cheese from family members (we’ll leave it at that), it felt too good to be true that I’d get to drag my friends around and indulge in quite possibly the most beloved appetizer there is. Well, indulge I did, and I’m happy to announce, the results are in."

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