Triangle's Hot Spots

Tell us whether the city’s most talked about places are worth the hype.

Updated: May 24, 2001

Hyped Restaurants


Fearrington Granary

2000 Fearrington Village, Pittsboro, NC 27312

"Blows away Magnolia Grill" ... "Great service, very upscale" ... "Beautiful but disappointing" ...


Carolina Crossroads Rstrnt

211 Pittsboro St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

"Food was consistently excellent" ... "Service to be lacking" ... "That place needs help" ...


Four Square Restaurant

2701 Chapel Hill Rd, Durham, NC 27707

"Service was spot on" ... "Overpriced hooplah" ... "Innovative, beautiful, and delicious" ...


Hyped Nightlife


West End Wine Bar

450 W Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

"The crowd is always attractive!" ... "I love this bar" ... "Ruined by the mediocre wine" ...


Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery

100 E Franklin St 3rd Floor, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

"This place has great beer" ... "There are much better places!" ... "The beer is terrible" ...


Hyped Attractions


Sarah P Duke Gardens

426 Anderson St, Durham, NC 27708

"Absolutely romantic" ... "High parking charges" ... "Wonderful landscape" ...


Museum-Life & Science

433 W Murray Ave, Durham, NC 27704

"One of the BEST" ... "Super in teaching kids" ... "Not much information" ...


Durham Bulls Baseball Club

409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701

"Had a great time!" ... "Best view of downtown Durham" ... "Impressed by the design" ...