Growing up, an Italian American chef learned the importance of cooking with patience, laughter, and love. His trattoria in Durham, built on those same principles, is a tribute to the mothers — and mother figures — who taught him.
Growing up near Fort Bragg instilled in one young nurse a sense of duty to community and country. She’d go on to reach the rank of lieutenant general, eventually assuming command as Army Surgeon General — the first woman ever to do so.
When the furniture designers, buyers, and browsers who swarm the annual High Point Market want to escape the crowds, they head to the basement of First United Methodist Church, where the best lunch in town comes with a heaping helping of charm.