Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Get a Taste of Durham at the Bull City Food and Beer Experience

As you may have heard recently food and beer are a big deal in Durham. So big that on February 24th Durham’s restaurants and breweries are coming together to help you enjoy all the flavors of our city with the Bull City Food and Beer Experience.

Hosted at the Durham Performing Arts Center this four-hour event will bring you delicious eats from 20 local restaurants as well as beer from 50 local and national breweries. Vendors will help you savor the full flavor of their offerings by pairing food with beer.

Additionally, representatives from three of the nation’s premier craft breweries, Sierra Nevada, New Belgium, and Oskar Blues will serve as keynote speakers. Tickets are on sale now, ask your innkeeper to help you arrange a memorable weekend that lets you get a taste of Durham!

Gloria & Phil Teber Your Innkeeper and Chef at the Arrowhead Inn, Durham, NC

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Discover What the New York Times Recommends for 36 Hours in Durham

We know there’s lots to love about Durham and it can be hard to decide just what to do during your visit. It can be a challenge to decide what do and where to eat with so many options, but the New York Times accepted that challenge and they have some suggestions on how best to spend 36 hours in Durham.

Their itinerary highlights some great activities in Durham including touring Duke Campus to see the Sarah Duke Gardens or the Nasher Museum of Art and making a morning stop at the Durham Farmer’s Market. They’ve even found time for you to enjoy the emerging art scene in Durham at the Bull City Arts Collaborative or Golden Belt.

We know its difficult to pick the best restaurants in Durham, where exciting new menus are popping up all the time. Those featured in the New York Times article do represent the variety of cuisine that the Bull City has to offer. Everything from food trucks to Fullsteam Brewery to chicken and waffles has helped define the dining scene in Durham, so be sure to savor all the flavors of Durham during your visit.

Gloria & Phil Teber Your Innkeeper and Chef at the Arrowhead Inn, Durham, NC

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Love Is In the Air At the Arrowhead Inn

Are you looking for a way to make this Valentine’s day extra special for your loved one? Then follow Cupid’s cue and check out the Arrowhead Inn’s Valentine Special, available throughout the month of February. We’ll provide everything you need to create a romantic weekend with the one you love, right here in the beautiful Arrowhead Inn.

With the Valentine Special your memorable weekend begins as soon as you enter your elegant suite. There you’ll find a bottle of champagne and chocolate covered strawberries awaiting you. Our suites, Garden Cottage, and Carolina Log Cabin are designed for romance with their cozy fireplaces and soothing whirlpool tubs. You won’t want to leave your lovely suite for dinner, but with filet mignon with caramelized shallot sauce, garlic crusted rack of lamb, fresh crab cakes with diablo sauce, or wild salmon with ginger and Asian sweet chili sauce waiting in the Keeping Room you may be tempted to join us for a five-course meal.

Please visit our website to find more information about the Valentine Special and start planning a romantic weekend that you and your sweetheart will never forget!

Gloria & Phil Teber Your Innkeeper and Chef at the Arrowhead Inn, Durham, NC

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Edvard Munch Exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of Art

Through February 10th the North Carolina Museum of Art is hosting the exhibit Edvard Munch: Symbolism in Print. Though best known for his painting, The Scream, Munch used a variety of media to capture his perspective on humanity. This collection of 26 works of art includes lithographs and woodcuts which provide excellent examples Munch’s exploration of printmaking techniques. These powerful, graphic images have been borrowed from The Museum of Modern Art, and will only remain in the Triangle for a few more weeks.

This exhibit is just one of several currently at the NCMA. Others include explorations of the use of video in art as well as text. And of course the permanent collection of the NCMA and the outdoor sculpture garden provide an opportunity to enjoy great works of art, free of cost!

Gloria & Phil Teber Your Innkeeper and Chef at the Arrowhead Inn, Durham, NC

Friday, January 4, 2013

Arrowhead Inn Guests Ring in 2013 in Style

We hope that you enjoyed your New Year’s celebrations and that 2013 has treated you well so far. Here at the Arrowhead Inn our guests welcomed the New Year in style with our Relax and Ring in the New Year Special. Frank, Gloria, Salle, and Scott, seen here in front of one of our festive Christmas trees, met at the Inn, developed an ongoing friendship, and spent the holiday weekend together. Upon arrival at the Inn, they found a sweet ending to 2012 awaiting them in their rooms--sparkling wine and chocolate-covered strawberries. And as a delicious wrap up to 2012, Chef Phil prepared a five-course tasting feast for the couples to enjoy featuring garlic-crusted rack of lamb, filet mignon, wild salmon and fresh crab cakes.

Frank, Gloria, Salle, and Scott started 2013 by creating wonderful memories that they will share for years to come!

Gloria & Phil Teber Your Innkeeper and Chef at the Arrowhead Inn, Durham, NC

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

January 2013 Events in Durham

Happy New Year! Have you made your resolution yet? If you haven’t we have some suggestions for you, and you can get started on them right here in the Triangle.

Learn a New Skill

If you’re looking to pick up a new skill in 2013 the Southern Season cooking school is offering classes to teach you how to make everything from pasta, to crepes, to winter soups, and southern classics.

Take in Some Culture

If you’re looking to bring a little more culture into your life in 2013 don’t miss the Wicked Divas performance at Raleigh’s Meymandi Concert Hall. This show brings together big names from Broadway, opera, and popular music to perform your favorite tunes from shows such as Gypsy, Ragtime, Titanic and Carmen.

Get in Shape

Take part in the Little River Trail run, a 7K or 10 mile trail run whose proceeds benefit the Little River Park and Natural Area. Join area runners on January 19, 2013 to kick off your New Years resolution and benefit a beautiful part of the Durham community.

Gloria & Phil Teber Your Innkeeper and Chef at the Arrowhead Inn, Durham, NC