Best Pastry, Danish, Bretzel, Coffee:  Guglhupft

Best Breakfast:  Elmo’s, Wholefoods Hot bar

Best Donut: Monuts Donuts       Best pancake-Elmo’s Diner

Best Breakfast for Vegans and Vegetarians:  Wholefoods Hot Bar or Happy and Hale

Best Pancake:  Elmo’s Diner 

Best Avocado Toast: Bullstreet Gourmet

Durham Hotel Rooftop

Durham Hotel Rooftop

Best Value/quality/Taste Lunch downtown: Ninth Street Bakery

Best new lunch downtown: Neomonde

Best Cuban Sandwich:  Old Havana Sandwich Shop

Best New Mexican Green Chili cheeseburger: Bull City Burger and Brewery

Best Burgers: Bull City Burger and Brewery

Best Vegan Restaurant:  Vegan Flava

Best Empanadas:  Makus

Best Black Bean Soup: Ninth Street Bakery

Best Falafel: hands down due to proprietary red pepper sauce: MediTerra

Best Smoothie : Happy and Hale:

Best Salads for lunch: Happy and Hale

Best Udon Noodle Salad: Motorco

The Best Panini: Dulce Cafe

Best Black Bean Burger: King’s Sandwich Shop


Lucky Strike Water Tower Old Bull Aerial Image

Lucky Strike Water Tower Old Bull Aerial Image


Best Ramen Noodle House: Dashi Ramen House

 Best beetroot lassi:  Viceroy

Best Gourmet Authentic Mexican taco: Tonali Restaurant

Best old school Pizza: Bocci Italian

Best Gourmet Pizza:   Pizzerria Torro 

Best Fire Roasted Chicken: Alpaca Chicken

Best barbeque (so many excellent choices): Hog Heaven

Best Seafood for date night: Blu Seafood

Best Asian Fusion: Lantern Restaurant

Best Tapas: Mateo

Med Food

Med Food

Best new lunch downtown: Neomonde

 Best Mediterranean: International Delights


Suman's Indian Cooking class at Webb House

Sitar India Cuisine-Best buffet: Best Mango Lassi:

Best South Indian restaurant in the Triangle Tower Indian Restaurant.


Thai Food

Thai Food



Best Thai Food: Bangok 54

Best Coconut Cake: Thai Cafe





Best Pho:  Bowl of Pho

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