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  • Rye Bar and Southern Kitchen in Raleigh
    11 romantic dinner date ideas for Valentine's Day 2015
    1. For the foodie: StanburyI’ve recommended Stanbury in the past and I’ll continue to recommend the fare at the cozy little restaurant nestled inside the Mordecai/Oakwood neighborhood. The food is innovative and fun, and with dishes...
  • Best noodle soups in Raleigh and Durham.
    4 of the best noodle soups for the soul (or to battle the cold weather)
    When the temperature dips below the freezing mark, I crave one specific food: noodle soup. In my humble opinion, noodle soup provides the perfect antidote to cold weather—there’s no better feeling than cradling a warm bowl of the good...
  • 2015 Restaurant and Food Trends to Watch
    6 food and restaurant trends to watch in 2015
    2015 is in full swing. So, what restaurant and food trends can we expect in 2015? Technomic, a restaurant and food service consulting firm, recently released its list of 2015 Food Trends. Here is a closer look at some of the restaurant and food...
  • Raleigh's Tupelo Honey Cafe
    The straight buzz: Raleigh's Tupelo Honey Cafe is sweet, but old memories sting
    I’ll admit it. I am a little biased towards the original Tupelo Honey Café location in downtown Asheville.It is about waxing nostalgic on post-college road trips nursing hangovers with honey-drizzled biscuits in between gulps of saccharine...
  • Raleigh's Organic Festival
    Three new Raleigh restaurants that will help you eat healthier
    As the New Year is quickly approaching, deciding on those pesky resolutions will be on the mind of many.And for those many, the goals of eating healthier and losing weight will likely once again be amongst the resolutions list. Fortunately, in...
  • Kids can eat free at these Raleigh restaurants.
    Raleigh restaurants where kids can eat for free
    As most parents know, feeding kids can be expensive especially around the holiday season when money can be tight.Luckily, for parents, many Raleigh and Triangle-area restaurants offer “kids eat free” deals during the week.Below is a...
  • Raleigh is a great place to visit during the holidays
    5 festive reasons to visit Raleigh, N.C. during the holidays
    Raleigh,N.C. is filled with rich Southern history and small-town city charm in a very big way. Raleigh was founded in 1792 as North Carolina’s capital city. It was named for Sir Walter Raleigh, who attempted to establish the first English...
  • Raleigh's Boulted Bread bakery.
    Raleigh's hot bakery scene continues to rise
    Those with an unrelenting sweet tooth will be happy to receive news that there is a quartet of new artisanal bakeries that have cropped up this past year in downtown Raleigh.The sudden influx of bakeries into the City of Oaks certainly comes at a...
  • Restaurants open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2014
    Restaurants open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2014
    Not in the cooking mood this Christmas? No worries. Plenty of restaurants in the Triangle area are open for Christmas Eve. A select few restaurants are open on Christmas Day. And, as always, it might be best to check your favorite local Chinese...
  • Tupelo Honey Cafe set to open in Raleigh, N.C.
    Good Eats: Raleigh, N.C. gets ready to welcome Tupelo Honey Cafe on Dec. 1
    Tupelo Honey Cafe, a popular N.C. based restaurant, is set to open Monday in Raleigh's Cameron Village. Yesterday, the restaurant gave media and VIP guests a private tour and a rundown on what to expect when it opens its doors for the first...
  • Top hidden gem restaurants in Raleigh
    7 of the best hidden gem restaurants in Raleigh
    Good restaurants can sometimes be dismissed by outward appearances. We have all seen the sort of establishment—languishing in a desolate strip mall with bad lighting encircled by a sketchy parking lot. Restaurants can also suffer from...
  • Thanksgiving 2014
    Restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day
    Don’t have time to cook this Thanksgiving?No problem. Plenty of restaurants in Raleigh and the Triangle area will be open for Thanksgiving. Many of these restaurants get packed on Thanksgiving, so reservations are strongly recommended. Some...
  • Wilco setlist: N.C. Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC 10/25/14
    Wilco setlist: N.C. Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC 10/25/14
    Wilco's over two and a half hour, 31-song performance at the Joseph M. Bryan, Jr., Theater in the Museum Park at the N.C. Art Museum in Raleigh last night was one of the all-time best shows I've ever seen by the band.There were many...
  • Another Broken Egg Cafe's Baked Brie Delight and Blackberry Grits
    Eat appetizers for breakfast
    If you pride yourself on serving your family breakfast for dinner every once in awhile, why not take them to a brunch spot to feed them appetizers for breakfast?That’s just one of the many unique options on the table at Another Broken Egg...
  • Triangle Top Ten Events October 24-26, 2014
    Triangle Top Ten Events October 24-26, 2014
    This week's Triangle Top Ten includes great attractions and activities that have been featured all month and some special events happening this weekend only. Residents throughout the Triangle are sure to find something entertaining to do this...