Chapel Hill, NC - West End Wine Bar. Features a variety of interesting wines from all over the globe at all price points. They get equal props for their beer list, with several microbrews on tap and great bottled beer. Their Tapas menu is perfect for snacking, a light meal, or a late night bite. The rooftop patio is the perfect place to spend the evening, the main floor wine bar features couches and intimate seating, and The Cellar is the spot for late night.
Pittsboro, NC - The Fearrington House Inn. Located south of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Fearrington House Inn represents old-fashioned Southern hospitality. Built around a white clapboard farmhouse constructed in 1927, the inn has 32 rooms and suites, each individually decorated with antiques, original artwork, and fresh flowers. Afternoon tea and a full breakfast are included in the room rates.
*Chapel Hill, NC - A Southern Season. A gourmet emporium and mail-order store. The store offers a large selection of gift baskets, specialty foods, wines, cheeses, coffees, teas, gourmet delicatessen foods, condiments, confections, cookware, utensils, and dinnerware. The store contains a cooking school, a restaurant, and a card and flower shop. Southern Season also offers free daily gourmet food “tastings” to its walk-in customers.
Pittsboro, NC - McIntyre’s Books. Fearrington Village's book store is comfy and inviting with a Southern feel. The books are well-organized with handwritten staff recommendations mixed in. If you're a fan of mystery, drama or crime novels, you should check out their entire room dedicated to the genre. McIntyre's also hosts author events and readings every week.