Tag Archives: Dessert

Purple Monkey

Purple Monkey is a dessert and drink restaurant that opened about six months ago on University Drive. It’s in the section of the strip mall that isn’t easily visible from the street, so take the extra minute to drive through … Continue reading

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Primal

Primal, owned by Tim Lyons of Blu Seafood, opened in Spring 2014. The restaurant’s cuisine is a step above the paleo diet– they serve dairy products, for example. However, everything is gluten-free.

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The Parlour

The Parlour is an ice cream shop downtown. Beginning in 2011, they launched a highly successful food truck (actually, it was a school bus). Two years later, they established a brick and mortar. They recently bought and expanded into the … Continue reading

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Loaf

Loaf is a bakery located downtown. Its trendy, one-word name and niche menu make it precisely the type of place downtown Durham embraces.

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