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Ralph Macklin

Ralph Macklin is a restauranteur; he ran Harry’s and the first Poet’s Corner, and is now consulting the owners of an about-to-be-opened Chapel Hill delicatessen on the difference between real rye bread and bankruptcy.

— From April 1977
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories


I’m happy to say that the three natural foods restaurants in the Triangle area, Wildflower Kitchen in Chapel Hill, Somethyme in Durham and Irregardless Cafe in Raleigh serve nutritional foods that are a treat instead of a treatment.

April 1977
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories


Twenty years ago Duncan Hines described North Carolina as a gastronomical desert. Although far from the culinary equal of New York or San Francisco, Chapel Hill has come a long way since 1957. There are now six ethnic restaurants in town.

March 1977
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