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Re: “Neighborly Affection Springs from the Soil of a Bountiful Garden in Raleigh

I certain hope he is SURE that the soil or compost or fertilizer that he is using in his garden is FREE of CONCENTRATED TOXIC SEWAGE SLUDGE... not all bags of these products are labelled with "sludge" or "biosolids".... bags of toxic waste can even be legally labelled as ORGANIC....
www.sewagesludgeactionnetwork.com SEE sewage sludge action network on Facbook..

Posted by mmdotson on 09/28/2016 at 10:04 AM

Re: “Where to Find Black-Owned Restaurants in The Triangle

Big Bob's City Grill in Hillsborough! Goodness gracious, it is good!

Posted by Margaret Wood Cannell on 09/16/2016 at 11:22 AM

Re: “Halgo Deli Brings All the Polish Treats from New Jersey to Alston Avenue

yup love this place, highly recommended.

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Posted by pizza lord on 09/14/2016 at 9:59 PM

Re: “Halgo Deli Brings All the Polish Treats from New Jersey to Alston Avenue

Should've mentioned that you have to call *a couple hours* ahead for the pierogis

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Posted by J.P. McPickleshitter on 09/14/2016 at 2:48 PM

Re: “Halgo Deli Brings All the Polish Treats from New Jersey to Alston Avenue

LOVE this place. My polish Wigilia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wigilia) wouldn't be possible without this place.

Posted by Gladdek on 09/14/2016 at 11:04 AM

Re: “Where Have Durham’s Black-Owned Restaurants Gone?

Where was the triangle steak house? I don't recall a steak house owned by anyone in that area?

Posted by Mary Scott on 09/13/2016 at 12:08 AM

Re: “Where to Find Black-Owned Restaurants in The Triangle

Watkins Grill is not black-owned; neither is the Barbecue Lodge. Apparently, the Indy reporter didn't do her homework.

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Posted by Karl Larson on 09/08/2016 at 1:43 AM

Re: “Koumi’s Fish Sauce Wings Soar Above the Usual Hibachi Fare

I _love_ this place -- great food and very good service!

I know the building was an Italian restaurant before it was Koumi. Don't know if any fast food places had been in it, but I wouldn't doubt it.

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Posted by Jon Howell on 09/07/2016 at 11:27 AM

Re: “Where to Find Black-Owned Restaurants in The Triangle

Are y'all sure Watkins Grill is Black-owned? Their Facebook profile picture certainly doesn't emphasize that...

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Posted by kpridge on 09/03/2016 at 9:21 PM

Re: “Where to Find Black-Owned Restaurants in The Triangle

Joe's Diner! Angier and Driver in East Durham: http://www.joesbigdog.com/

Posted by Sam M-B on 09/03/2016 at 7:44 PM

Re: “Where Have Durham’s Black-Owned Restaurants Gone?

Thanks for the extra history, Raymond.

I didn't come across either of those restaurants in my research, but I imagine that there are many places just like them that either escapes peoples' memories or just weren't as documented and/or popular as other restaurants. For instance, no one that I talked to or nothing that I read mentioned Coleman's, which was also off of Alston Avenue near the Durham Freeway. In fact, it may have been in the same space as the Doug's Seafood and Chicken spot that you mentioned. I remember Mr. Coleman used to make a very tasty, serious sweet tea/ punch concoction. Haven't had anything better since he closed up shop several years ago.

Thanks again for your contribution.

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Posted by Eric Tullis on 09/02/2016 at 4:27 PM

Re: “Where Have Durham’s Black-Owned Restaurants Gone?

Another great black owned and black operated establishment was Doug's Seafood Box and also under Doug's Seafood and Chicken that was not mention in this article. At one time was located on Ridgeway Avenue and later moved his establishment to Alston Avenue near the Durham Freeway that was across from the Gulf Service Station which is now BP/Family Fare. Then he moved over to Lakewood Shopping Center for a brief while. Also mentioned was another black owned restaurant the Triangle Steak House that was at the corner of Fayetteville and Pilot Street across from the Chicken Hut that opened in the mid-1970's and was closed sometime in 1980 where it sat in the vacant shopping center at one time anchored the A&P Supermarket and Dry Cleaners(where Food Lion is now).

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Posted by Raymond Caple on 09/02/2016 at 1:40 PM

Re: “Where to Find Black-Owned Restaurants in The Triangle

Doug's Seafood Box and Doug's Seafood and Chicken that was located on Ridgeway Avenue and later moved to Lakewood Shopping Center has closed.

J&J Chicken and Fish at Phoenix Square Shopping Center

Posted by Raymond Caple on 09/02/2016 at 1:32 PM

Re: “Where to Find Black-Owned Restaurants in The Triangle

Pop's Backdoor Shannon Rd. in Durham!

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Posted by Kathryn Moore on 09/01/2016 at 7:43 PM

Re: “Where to Find Black-Owned Restaurants in The Triangle

Walt's Grill in Chapel Hill

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Posted by Pickles 1 on 09/01/2016 at 4:09 AM

Re: “Where Have Durham’s Black-Owned Restaurants Gone?

I loved Dillard's BBQ. One of my first real Durham experiences when my wife and I moved here 25 years ago. We walked in on our first visit and Mr. Dillard thinking we might be lost, asked us if we needed directions. When we answered that no, we just needed something to eat, he made us feel at home and personally took us on a tour of the buffet. I even swung by there to pick up lunch on the way to Duke for the birth of my first child. I miss them—and their plates at the DBAP as well.

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Posted by Geoff Dunkak on 08/31/2016 at 4:55 PM

Re: “Where to Find Black-Owned Restaurants in The Triangle

Flavor Desserts on 55
Bull City Street Food
Saltbox Seafood Joint

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Posted by Durhamight on 08/31/2016 at 2:55 PM

Re: “Embrace the Heat at Szechuan Garden

What are you other favorite Chinese restaurants in the triangle?

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Posted by chappa hillian on 08/24/2016 at 8:02 PM

Re: “Women Brewing It for Themselves at Bombshell Beer Company

Thank you to Sayaka Matsuoka for such a great article about craft beer and the community it helps to create! Jackie, Ellen and I would also like to acknowledge Devin Singley, our Head Brewer for his hard work and the wonderful beers he brews! Cheers!

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Posted by Michelle Miniutti on 08/10/2016 at 10:11 AM

Re: “Lucky’s Makes Durham Feel More Like New Jersey Than Any Other Local Deli

A whole deli to choose from and you chose pink liver and beets? You shouldn't be allowed to write a food column.

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Posted by JeffG on 08/04/2016 at 8:11 AM

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