About Jason Frye

Driven by his need to know what's around the next turn, Jason Frye became a travel and food writer. He is the author of two travel guides - Moon North Carolina Handbook (2014) and Moon North Carolina Coast Handbook (2014) - and is a food blogger, columnist, and frequent contributor to publications across the Southeastern United States. He lives in Wilmington, North Carolina, with his wife, Lauren.

Gaurav Patel’s guide to dining in Raleigh-Durham

Ask for a dinner recommendation in Raleigh and, guaranteed, one of Gaurav Patel’s (otherwise known as, “G”) will be on the list. He’s no chef, but as the founder and President of Eschelon Experiences, he knows his way around a restaurant. Since founding Eschelon in … Continue reading
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Bennett Place: Durham and the American Civil War

When the first Confederate cannon were fired on South Carolina’s Fort Sumpter in 1861, the American Civil War had begun. The war would rage until 1865, claiming 620,000 lives and seeing President Abraham Lincoln assassinated by a Confederate sympathiser.   While the history books tell … Continue reading

Seth Gross: Durham’s Locally Sourced Chef

A new restaurant in Durham, North Carolina, is turning up the heat on pizza pies by taking a fine-dining approach to this oft-believed-to-be-anything-but cuisine. Pompieri Pizza, under the guidance of Chef-Owner Seth Gross, make everything they use on their pizzas in-house, using locally sourced ingredients … Continue reading