Recent Reviews

Kung Fu Tea: the latest spot in Cary to get your bubble tea fix

Bubble tea lovers, rejoice! You now have a new spot to get your bubble tea fix in Cary at the newly-opened Kung Fu Tea located […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Revel in the ramen at Charlotte’s Futo Buta

Right off the Bland Street light rail station in Charlotte lies Futo Buta, a hip, idiosyncratic ramen-ya that serves some of the best ramen in […]

An urban Italian oasis at Raleigh’s Mulino Kitchen and Bar

What once was Babylon in downtown Raleigh has recently transformed into Mulino Kitchen and Bar, a rebranding that has changed the space from a Moroccan […]

The Tater Tot waffle debuted in 2017 at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park as one of the newest concession food items.

So, how was the new Tater Tot waffle at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park?

The Tater Tot waffle debuted this year at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park (DBAP) as one its hottest and newest concession items during games. It’s […]

Pulled pork sandwich and house made chips at Raleigh's Driftwood Southern Kitchen.

Finding terra firma at Raleigh’s Driftwood Southern Kitchen

My husband and I enter Raleigh’s Driftwood Southern Kitchen restaurant by happenstance. Our original plans to find comfort food in North Raleigh fell through, and […]