customer for longer than four hours at a
time. Complex tattoos may require several
visits, with a 30-day healing period
Tar Heel Tattoos, 106 N. Graham St.,
Chapel Hill, (919) 240-5452
Moves Into House
After Delta Zeta sorority moved out in
2001, the brick building at 420 Hillsborough
St. sat empty for nearly 10 years. In 2009,
James Shortridge bought the place, built in
1990, with the idea of renting it out for
events and startup offices. But the Chapel
Hill permitting process proved too arduous,
and Shortridge leased the 10,000-square-
foot-plus edifice to Phi Beta Chi Christian
sorority in 2011. The sisters won’t move in
until later this year. Until then, they’ll use
the space for meetings and social events,
and generate revenue by renting out the 40
Phi Beta Chi, 420 Hillsborough St.,
On the Move
■ Front Porch closed its beach dive bar at
143 E. Franklin St. in February and is
looking for space in a local shopping
■ Camos Bros. Pizza, formerly of The
Courtyard, has plans to reopen at 1704
E. Franklin St. in Gateway Center, the
shopping center anchored by Staples and
■ Mellow Mushroom, after leaving a spot
at 1502 E. Franklin St. in 2005, is moving into the space that used to be Ham’s,
at 310 W. Franklin St.
■ Scout & Molly’s, a women’s clothing
and accessories shop with five independently owned stores in the Triangle,
has closed its Meadowmont outlet and
moved to University Mall, in a space
that used to be part of Spice Street.
■ Maple View Farms has sold its Carrboro
store, at 100 E. Weaver St., across from
Weaver Street Market. But the new
store, called Fresh.taste, still sells Maple
View Farms ice cream. And whereas the
previous store closed from November
through March, new owner Chris
McCracken plans to keep Fresh.taste
— Nancy E. Oates
LOCAL INGREDIENTS BY THE FORKFUL
1116 BROAD STREET DURHAM
Vespa prides itself
on serving the
best Italian and
in Chapel Hill.
accessible downtown location and charming atmosphere all make for an
ideal lunch and dinner spot. All wines offered at half price on Sunday.
306-D W. FRANKLIN ST., CHAPEL HILL • 919.969.6600
The Carolina Club
The Carolina Club, a private dining and
social club, has become a home for its
members since 1993. Join us for fine and
casual dining, football tailgates, educational
programs, business entertaining and more.
GEORGE WATTS HILL ALUMNI CENTER, STADIUM DRIVE
AT RIDGE ROAD, CHAPEL HILL • 919.962.1101
Roberts at the Franklin in downtown Chapel Hill offers a seasonal bistro menu, decadent desserts, extensive wine list and specialty cocktails. Enjoy Mojito Mondays, Martini Tuesdays and Firefly Fridays. Features local live music three nights per week. Patio dining with charming views of Franklin Street.
Condé Nast Johansens Recommended.
311 W. FRANKLIN ST., CHAPEL HILL • 919.442.9000
only Four Diamond
1505 E. FRANKLIN ST., CHAPEL HILL • 919.918.2545
The award-winning Carolina Crossroads Restaurant joins
the graceful traditions of the South with progressive new American cuisine.
Executive Chef Jimmy Reale updates his menus seasonally to emphasize
regional trends and to incorporate the freshest local ingredients.
211 PIT TSBORO ST., CHAPEL HILL • 919.918.2735
Watts Grocery features local foods
by the forkful. Chef and alumna Amy
Tornquist ’ 88 offers a menu of classic
favorites and Carolina tradition with a
heavy emphasis on local and seasonal ingredients. Come enjoy a
distinctive take on North Carolina cuisine for lunch and dinner, with
brunch on weekends.
1116 BROAD ST., DURHAM • 919.416.5040
On the west end of Franklin
Street, look for the pink pig
perched above Crook’s.
Featured in Food & Wine, Mid-Atlantic
and The New York Times, chef Bill Smith
creates a unique Southern menu that changes
daily. Full bar.
610 W. FRANKLIN ST., CHAPEL HILL • 919.929.7643
The inviting restaurant at A Southern Season,
the nationally acclaimed landmark gourmet market,
offers a seasonal menu, an open kitchen, coffee and wine bar,
private dining options and a beautiful all-weather patio.
201 S. ESTES DRIVE, UNIVERSI TY MALL
CHAPELHILL • 919.929.9466
Whether you live around town or are coming back home, check out Delectable Dining,
which features some of the best dining options in the area.Bon Appetit!