By Greg Barbera Greg Barbera lives in Chapel Hill. He has written about anything and everything over the last twenty years. A single dad of two boys, he spends his days working on perfecting his pickling process, reading bawdy fiction and trying to write the next great rock opera for his band Chest Pains. He is also a former managing editor at All About Beer and The Spectator.
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    On the Hunt, with Greg Barbera: China Wok

    September 13, 2013 at 6:30 am

    The term take-out is synonymous with Chinese food. “You wanna get Greek take-out?” Never heard it. “Say, let’s get some Mexican take-out!” Nope.

  • On The Hunt, with Greg Barbera: Spotted Dog

    August 23, 2013 at 9:35 am

    I have lived here long enough to remember when that iconic brick building sitting on the V-island between Main St. and Weaver St. in Carrboro housed Spring Garden.

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    Something for Everyone at City Kitchen

    August 13, 2013 at 5:04 am

    University Mall’s newest culinary addition dishes up refined American cuisine with an Old World flare.

  • On The Hunt, with Greg Barbera

    August 7, 2013 at 5:08 am

    After perusing the Carrboro Farmers Market, I left with sixty cents change on a $5 bill.

  • On The Hunt, with Greg Barbera

    July 29, 2013 at 4:59 am

    It had been awhile since I went to Med Deli (as it is affectionately referred to by locals), which is surprising since I have a soft spot for souvlaki.

  • On The Hunt, with Greg Barbera

    July 18, 2013 at 5:17 am

    The days of the $5 lunch are long gone but I believe there’s still affordable food—be it a sandwich or late night tapas—available to us.