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Go Ahead, Y'all. Brag About Durham.

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Haven’t you heard? Durham is dope.

Posted By Ashley Strahm on Apr 25, 2019

Yes — we knew that already — and we’re delighted that the secret is out. Pardon us while we acknowledge the obvious (they said it, not us)! Here, we're taking the time to offer the most compelling arguments from national media outlets for believing the hype about our beloved Bull City.

Delicious Distinctions

Eat your heart out.

If our community and culture are the bones of Durham, our beating heart is, without doubt, our restaurants, breweries and craft beverages. Believe the locals and the press — Durham’s food scene gives us life, every single day.

Many brag that they’re the foodie capital or tastiest town, but we actually are. Don't worry, there’s more than enough to go around; read on to discover why food and drink are Durham’s bread and butter.

Visiting Durham, N.C.? Here's Where to Stay, Eat, and Drink (Marie Claire)

NC delicacies nab Good Food Awards for the best in craft beer, cheese, pork and chocolate

These are the 10 best new restaurants of 2018, and the best of everything else

Pit Stop: 27 Essential North Carolina Barbecue Joints

US: Zweli’s Piri Piri Kitchen Brings Zimbabwean Food to Durham

The South's Best Pizza

This Ramshackle Fish Shack Hiding In North Carolina Serves The Best Seafood Around

Remarkable Rankings

We're making lists all over the country. Looking for the best place to put down roots in a tech career? How about buy a house? We like to think we're not just a great place to explore (we're a great place to live). We're not the only ones.

Durham Earns National Accreditation in Parks and Recreation

"The Best of Enemies" on Good Morning America

Enjoy the View

Check out the video below to see even more of the headlines Durham has made in previous months.

About the Author

Ashley Strahm

Jersey roots, Durham fruits. Lover of all things edible, egalitarian and true. Find me clad in Birkenstocks, seeking Bull City Beautiful stories by trail, wheel and spoke.