Durham dining delights! Morehead Manor Bed and Breakfast is proud to be located in Durham, "The Tastiest Town in the South" according to Southern Living in 2013. Guests of our local bed and breakfast can savor farm fresh and delicious local cuisine near to our award-winning inn.
Basan has a menu which features modern Japanese appetizers, entrees, and a wide variety of specialty rolls as well as an extensive sake selection that are all inspired by the West Coast style of modern Japanese cuisine in a comfortable atmosphere.
According to Southern Living Magazine, Bull City Burger and Brewery, "takes its locally sourced agenda seriously." Almost everything served here comes from within a 75-mile radius. Beef is pasture-raised with no added hormones or anitbiotics. The brewery part takes place right on the premises with the brew tanks visible from the dining room. Eight of the resulting brews are available on tap, and rotate seasonally.
Dame's Chicken and Waffles is Southern comfort food. According to Oxford American, Dames does it with, "perfectly fried chicken." Southern Living loves their "tender fluffy waffles." Dame's uses various kinds of waffles (from classic to gingerbread to blueberry) and a flavored shmear (a kind of buttery spread).
Mateo Bar de Tapas was opened by Chef Matthew Kelly who is also the executive chef at local Durham French Bistro, Vin Rouge. This restaurant blends Spanish flavors with traditional Southern ingredients and dishes into a rotating menu of marvelous food.
The Parlour opened originally as a modifed, pink-painted mini-school bus and they added their brick and mortar location in 2013. Serves handmade ice cream sourced from local farmers whenever possible and often what they serve is related to what is in season. Guests enjoy unique flavors like orange spice cake and girl scout mint. The New York Times praised them saying, "Their ice cream sandwiches made with soft chocolate chip cookies and hand-made salted butter caramel ice cream are superb."
Revolution serves seasonal contemporary global cuisine to Downtown Durham. Chef Jim Arise's menu features both small plates and entree-sized portions, offers a special tasting menu, allows diners to create their own dining experience, and offers fifty bar options under fifty dollars.
Toast is a paninoteca, which is an authentic Italian sandwich shop modeled after those found in the towns and cities of Italy. Inspired by the Italian tradition of simple cooking using seasonal, local ingredients paired with cured meats and cheeses from Italy. Toast creates sandwiches, soups, and salads. The New York Times raved about Toast for its, "cheerful turquoise walls and prompt, friendly service." While Food and Wine celebrated its, "inventive crostini."
Metro magazine noted that Tobacco Road Sports Cafe, "serves more than your standard bar food. Menu includes crab cakes, lettuce wraps, Cajun po'boy, and more." Thrillist named this a must hit sports bar before a Duke-UNC game. They recommend having their fried catfish while sitting on their patio which overlooks the Durham Bulls Athletic Park and the iconic left field bull.
Each morning, guests of Morehead Manor Bed and Breakfast in Durham receive a delicious, complimentary gourmet breakfast. We (Monica and Daniel) look forward to your Bull City visit and your stay at our luxurious bed and breakfast.
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Tuesday, June 23, 2015
The Durham Farmers' Market offers locally grown fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, cut flowers, potted plants, artisanal cheeses and breads, home-baked pies, honey, handmade chocolates, preserves, local wines, hand-made soaps, pottery, jewelry and artwork of all sorts.
The Durham Farmers' Market takes place every Saturday morning at Durham Central Park located at 501 Foster Street in Durham. The Durham Farmers Market is a producer-only market featuring the produce and wares of more than 50 vendors, all of whom are located within 70 miles of the market. Call 919-667-3099 for any questions.
Durham Farmers' Market Hours:
From April to November, Saturdays from 8am to Noon.
From December to March, Saturdays from 10am to Noon.
From May to September, Wednesdays from 3:30pm to 6:30pm.
There are a few local Durham farms that offer small tours. Guests can select some of their delicious farm fresh food.
Directions to the Durham Farmers' Market from Morehead Manor Bed and Breakfast:
Start out going SOUTH on VICKERS AVE toward MOREHEAD AVE (.02 miles)
Take the FIRST LEFT onto S DUKE STREET (.8 miles)
TURN RIGHT onto W CORPORATION STREET (.3 miles)
TURN RIGHT onto FOSTER STREET (.1 mile)
501 FOSTER STREET is on the RIGHT
Elodie Farms, owned and operated by Dave Artigues, is located on 21 acres in the Carolina Piedmont. The farm is named after Dave's mother Elodie. Dave started building the dairy in 2002, converting a tobacco barn. The farms sells goat cheese to the public at the Durham Farmers Market.
Many local restaurants and specialty stores serve the cheese, which is known for its quality and variety. In 2006, Elodie Farms introduced Dinners on the Porch, inviting local chefs to create meals that feature their cheeses.
Elodie Farms is located at 9522 Hampton Road in Rougemont, NC.
Call (919) 479-4606 for questions.
Directions to the Farm from I-85:
Take the DUKE ST / US-501 N exit- EXIT 176B- toward ROXBORO.
Stay STRAIGHT on US-501 N / N DUKE ST for 9.3 miles
Turn RIGHT onto BAHAMA RD. for 4.2 miles. You will cross over Lake Michie.
Turn RIGHT onto HALL RD. for 1.4 miles
End at 9522 Hampton Rd.
Elodie Farms is across the street from the stop sign.
Directions to the Farm from Morehead Manor Bed and Breakfast:
Start out going SOUTH on VICKERS AVE toward MOREHEAD AVE (.02 miles)
Take the FIRST LEFT onto MOREHEAD AVE (.2 miles)
Take the FIRST LEFT onto S DUKE STREET (4.5 miles)
S DUKE STREET becomes US-501 N (6.9 miles)
Turn RIGHT onto BAHAMA ROAD (4.2 miles)
Turn RIGHT onto HALL ROAD (portions unpaved) (1.5 miles)
Turn RIGHT onto HAMPTON ROAD (portions unpaved) (.05 miles)
9522 HAMPTON ROAD is ON THE LEFT.
Herndon Hills Farm is a small, sustainable family farm growing blueberries and blackberries
as well as ten varieties of muscadine and scuppernong grapes in September.
They are just a few miles from the Research Triangle Park.
All their crops are pick-your-own.
In the summer they are open for picking delicious blueberries and blackberries!
Their berries are grown using only natural methods. They are in transition to certified organic.
Their hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays 7 a.m. - 12 noon.
Blueberries are $3/lb. Blackberries are $4/lb.
There is a minimum charge of $3 per person or $5 per family.
Their farm is their home so they can only accommodate individuals and families, not groups.
For a daily update, please call (919) 544-3313 or their Facebook page.
Directions to the Herndon Hills Farm from I-40:
Take the Fayetteville Road exit (Exit 276) and go south.
Take the first left on Herndon Road. Go 1/2 mile.
Take a right on Barbee Road.
Go 1/4 mile to farm on right.
In addition to having fresh blueberries, Snikroc Farm offers soft-serve ice cream on summer
evenings. They are located at 5220 Wake Forest Road in Durham, NC.
Directions from Morehead Manor Bed and Breakfast:
Start out going SOUTH on VICKERS AVE toward MOREHEAD AVE. (.02 miles)
Take the FIRST LEFT onto MOREHEAD AVE. (.2 miles)
MOREHEAD AVE becomes S SERVICE ROAD W (.4 miles)
TURN LEFT onto S ROXBORO STREET/US-15 BUS N/US 501 Business (.5 miles)
TURN RIGHT ontoo HOLLOWAY STREET/US 70 BUS E/NC-98 (6.2 miles)
Continue to FOLLOW NC-98.
5220 WAKE FOREST ROAD is on the RIGHT.
Morehead Manor Bed and Breakfast uses only the freshest of ingredients when we prepare
our yummy gourmet breakfasts. Durham is also home to award-winning restaurants as well as
food trucks. In fact, Southern Living magazine named Durham the Tastiest Town in the South!