Recent Reviews

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 […]

Tackling Tokyo: exploring the best food city in the world (Part 3)

This is the last part of a three-part series that recaps my recent vacation to Tokyo. You can see part one here and part two here.  […]

Tackling Tokyo: exploring the best food city in the world (Part 2)

This is part two of a three-part series that recaps my recent vacation to Tokyo. You can see part one here.  FISH ‘N DIPS My […]

Tackling Tokyo: exploring the best food city in the world (Part 1)

One trip to Tokyo is hardly enough time to fully grasp the massive city. But, with six full days in our vacation, my husband and […]

A Greek tragedy at Raleigh’s Taverna Agora

The first clue was the table. Despite securing reservations, my party of four was sat at possibly the worst table at Taverna Agora in downtown […]