Category: Quench

Dram & Draught

Welcome to the neighborhood  by Mimi Montgomery  photographs by Keith Isaacs “It’s really all in the name,” says Dram & Draught co-owner Kevin Barrett, looking around the interior of his new bar, housed in a 1930s-era building that sat empty on…

Greek to me

by Mimi Montgomery photographs by Eric Waters If you’re walking on Hillsborough Street toward downtown, Taverna Agora is likely to call your name. The open-air seating on the roof is often packed-to-the-brim, as is the front patio, and live Greek music (and…

Turning a blind eye

by Mimi Montgomery photographs by Eric Waters Joey Barbour and Michelle Palacios met when Barbour was a bartender at Glenwood Avenue’s Cornerstone Tavern and Palacios came in for a drink. “I played the whole cool-bartender-role type thing,” he recalls. “And I played…

Person Street Community

by Jessie Ammons photographs by Nick Pironio Person Street Bar is about community. “The cocktails are a consequence of spending time with people,” says co-owner and founder Jeff Clarke, above. He and his partners, all close friends, live in Oakwood, walking…

Not your grandmother’s cobbler

by Mimi Montgomery photographs by Kelsey Hanrahan Jake and Shannon Wolf aren’t just the owners of hot downtown restaurant Capital Club 16 – they’re also husband and wife, and they have a long North Carolina history. The couple first met in high…

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