Restaurant

Triangle Luck Cat Tells You Whats Up In The Restaurant Scene

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Find ultimate contentment at Raleigh’s Crawford and Son

Admittedly, I walk into the doors of Raleigh’s Crawford and Son with guarded skepticism. I walk out of the restaurant ninety minutes later like I […]

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Pizza La Stella: glints of good Neapolitan pizza in DT Raleigh

The owners of Raleigh’s Pizza La Stella recently announced that they would take over the renovated space that recently housed Hillsborough Street’s H Street Kitchen […]

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J. Alexander’s in Raleigh: a chain above the rest

I’ll admit: J. Alexander’s in Raleigh surprised me—in a good way. I’m one of those diners that have an annoying, inherent bias against chain restaurants. […]

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Rocky’s Hot Chicken Shack: some like it hot in West Asheville

Ever since Nashville hot chicken institutions like Prince’s Hot Chicken started garnering national press coverage, I’ve been curious about the spicy food and its allure. Is […]

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Durham’s Hong Kong Restaurant: the area’s dim sum stalwart

A little backstory: I used to regularly visit Hong Kong Restaurant in Durham for dim sum on the weekends with my family, including my grandparents, […]

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Sunday brunch at Standard Foods in Raleigh

The thought of Sunday brunch makes me occasionally wince. Can I stomach another subpar version of a country breakfast? Am I in the mood for […]

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The Bull and Beggar: a celebratory dinner in Asheville

Admittedly, I wasn’t sure what to expect out of The Bull and Beggar, the industrial-chic French-influenced eatery wedged (pun intended) in its furtive location next […]

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Hole Doughnuts: donut know if there’s better in Asheville

Fried, sweet dough is always hard to resist. And, it’s that tantalizing allure that beckons me to drag my bleary-eyed husband to Hole Doughnuts in […]

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Pizza Mind: first stop in West Asheville

To get into the state of Pizza Mind, it might take some wait time on a Friday night to snag a table at the hip, […]