Tag: Raleigh

Food & Drink

Hot temps call for ice cream at Two Roosters Ice Cream in Raleigh

From camper to storefront, Two Roosters Ice Cream has found a new permanent home in a North Raleigh brick-and-mortar location, nestled next to craft beer […]

Food & Drink, Restaurant

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. […]

Food & Drink, Restaurant

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 […]

Pulled pork sandwich and house made chips at Raleigh's Driftwood Southern Kitchen.
Food & Drink, Restaurant

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 […]

Food & Drink, Restaurant

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 […]

Food & Drink

5 hot food trends for 2017

The prognostications for 2017 food trends are already out. Eater recently aggregated a mega-list of 81 food trends from various blogs and publications that predicted […]

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What I want to eat in 2017

The year 2016 will soon be on the back burner. I had some great and memorable meals this year, throughout North Carolina, and in everywhere […]

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Raleigh’s City Market gets the Royale treatment

On a maudlin Monday night that seemed to encapsulate the emotional trappings of a holiday hangover, I convened with a pair of old friends in […]

Food & Drink, Restaurant

Chinese restaurants in the Triangle open on Christmas Day 2016

Families that don’t want to cook on Christmas Day have another tried and true option for dining: Chinese restaurants. It’s an option for when you […]