You don't need a passport to tour the globe. Sample internationally inspired cuisine right here in Durham. From upscale Japanese restaurants to a casual Cuban sandwich shop, Durham has it all.
Enjoy Peruvian rotisserie chicken and sides like maduros and yucca at Alpaca, where food is available for dine in or take out.
Enjoy Chinese dumplings from Chirba Chirba, a food truck that you can find at various Durham locations.
Dashi is home to a ramen shop on its ground floor, with an Izakaya - Japanese pub - on the second floor.
Guglhupf Café & Biergarten focuses on local and seasonal ingredients prepared with a contemporary southwestern German twist. The eclectic, architecturally striking building and biergarten patio are the perfect backdrop for a casual yet unique outing with family or friends.
For jerk chicken, plantains, and oxtails, head to Jamaica Jamaica in South Durham.
Juju Asian Tapas serves fusion small plates, sake, and cocktails on Ninth Street.
KoKyu Na'Mean is is the brick-and-mortar iteration of the KoKyu food truck that serves global street food, such as the Korean-inspired Baht Mi sandwich and Mexican-inspired Carnitas Shoyu.
Li Ming's Food Court, an Asian grocery store, offers a variety of Asian cuisines at its hot bar.
M Sushi, located in an industrial-chic building in downtown, serves classic Japanese dishes, including multi-course Omakase dinners.
COPA serves farm-to-table Cuban fare, including slow-roasted pork sandwiches and tapas dishes.
Enjoy East African cuisine at The Palace International, where you can order items like curried goat, vegetable samosas, and chicken karanga.
Super Taqueria serves tacos, gorditas, and other Mexican items. There's also a salsa bar.
Taqueria la Vaquita is a no-frills taqueria stand where you can order staples like tacos, tamales, and tortas.
Tonali serves contemporary Mexican cuisine with an emphasis on using local ingredients.
Twisted Noodles offers casual Thai Cuisine for lunch and dinner.
Yamazushi offers an authentic eight-course Kaiseki dining experience. This high-end Japanese restaurant is reservation only.