Tag Archives: Dining

Thoughts on Duke and Durham

Duke and Durham are really different from anything I’ve experienced before or expected. As an international student and as a Fuquan, here are some things I’ve experienced and observed since being here that have really struck me: Student Life at … Continue reading

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There’s a First Time for Everything at Duke

If you’re a “How I Met Your Mother” enthusiast like me, you’ll remember one of the golden rules — “new is always better.” As someone who lived in the same city for all her life, and was working 60-hour weeks, … Continue reading

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The Best Cafes & Sweet Shops in Durham

During my time at Fuqua, I noticed that two key items became exceedingly popular to students — coffee and sweets. Durham offers a lot of unique dining and drinking options that you won’t find anywhere else. In addition to well-known … Continue reading

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What’s “Fuqua Friday?”

When’s the last time you watched a cook off, a dance off, learned about a cultural tradition you’d previously known nothing about, and had dinner with hundreds of people in a casual setting, or some combination of the above, all … Continue reading

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Where to Live in Durham

So you’ve decided that the MMS program is perfect for you and now you’re trying to decide where to live. Well, you’ve come to just the right place! I’ll be giving you the ultimate insider information about the places you’ve … Continue reading

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Too Many Iron Chefs in the Kitchen

Many moons ago before I was in business school and had time to watch television, I remember hearing about a show called Iron Chef. I never really got into the show because it seemed highly technical, and since I knew … Continue reading

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A View of Ninth Street

Ninth Street is a main attraction in Durham. It’s a strip that has a variety of different restaurants, coffee shops, and eclectic stores. Located close to Duke’s East Campus, I find myself frequenting the area pretty often. It’s got a … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Rodeo

Come one, come all to the Food Truck Rodeo! What exactly is a food truck rodeo? It’s an event that occurs a couple times a year, and all the food trucks in the Triangle area convene in Durham Central Park. … Continue reading

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It’s Flunch Time

Every term we have lunches called “flunches,” which are lunches with faculty members, sponsored by the MMSA (the MMS Association). These lunches serve as a unique opportunity to get to know our new professors outside of the classroom. Any 5 … Continue reading

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BBQ and Basketball

Fuqua has fun events all the time — sometimes it’s difficult to choose which events to attend because there are so many options! For example, the other week there was a tailgating party with Dean Bill Boulding. The event was … Continue reading

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