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Triangle Food Tour is a tasty way to discover Durham’s historic past and culinary present

I'm a big fan of food tours. A walking food tour is a terrific way to learn about a city while enjoying some of its best culinary offerings. Triangle Food Tour travels through downtown Durham, North Carolina introducing tour-goers to some of the delicious highlights of Durham’s culinary scene while imparting historic facts and fascinating details of the Bull City. Durham's Bright Leaf Square Durham's Culinary Scene Durham's tobacco and textile heritage is making way for the redefinition of this charming southern city. Old tobacco warehouses and textile mills are being repurposed as offices, condos, shops and restaurants. Today, Durham's [...]

The Maryland Renaissance Festival, celebrating 39 years of medieval fun

Autumn days in Annapolis, Maryland remind me of what I love about the area where I grew up. Bright, clear days on the water front, the charming historic downtown, fall festivals, and Navy football makes this time of year perfect for a trip to Annapolis. The historic port city is also the site of one of the largest and best-attended festivals in the country. For the past 39-years, the Maryland Renaissance Festival has been transporting guests back to the 16th-Century. Situated a few miles outside of ‘Naptown’ in Crownsville, shouts of, ‘Huzzah!’ may be heard echoing through the woods as [...]

Taverna Agora serves delicious Greek cuisine to Raleigh’s vibrant downtown

I wouldn’t exactly describe myself as a “foodie” per say, however, when I happen upon fare that's memorable for all the right reasons, I have to share the news. That’s precisely how I felt when I sat down to dine at Raleigh’s Taverna Agora Greek Kitchen and Bar. Taverna Agora was a landmark on Raleigh’s Glenwood Avenue, North, for years. The popular restaurant acquired a reputation for serving fine Greek cuisine at a reasonable price. In recent months, Taverna Agora has made a move from its old location and is now part of the city’s vibrant downtown dining scene at [...]

Bardot French Brasserie at The Aria in Las Vegas -Michael Mina’s take on classic French cuisine

A guest post by Michael Hepworth of Perfect Travel Today BARDOT FRENCH BRASSERIE at the swanky Aria Hotel in Las Vegas is the latest venture from San Francisco celebrity chef Michael Mina in the same spot as his now defunct American Fish. That restaurant failed due to logistical issues of flying in fish from all over the country and the high prices that were charged because of those problems. No such issues with Bardot which opened on April 11th and after a few weeks is starting to do brisk business. Service is great, the atmosphere is electric just like a [...]

Lights, camera, action – Silverspot is coming to Chapel Hill

If you live in or are considering traveling to Chapel Hill, North Carolina, the charming college town is about to get more entertaining. Florida-based Silverspot is about to open their third theater and their first in the Tar Heel State. What is Silverspot? Silverspot is a high-end movie theatre that’s 100% dedicated to the movie experience. Despite the fact we live in an era where it's possible to stream films to a multitude of devices, nothing beats watching a movie on the big screen. That being said, today’s movie-goers are looking for more than just a big screen and loud [...]