Tag: Raleigh

Food & Drink, Restaurant

Raleigh’s The Capital Grille: a traditional steakhouse for those that seek it

Raising a newborn is a 24/7 task. So when my husband and I finally get a few hours alone, we decide to treat ourselves to […]

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Raleigh’s PokéGo: poké gets the customizable treatment

Raleigh has a new poké spot: PokéGo. The new fast-casual restaurant that specializes in poké bowls, the Hawaiian exported dish that revolves around diced sushi-grade […]

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Raleigh is noodlin’ around

The noodle soup cognoscenti in town have news to be excited about: Raleigh is getting more ramen-yas and noodle shops. The News and Observer reported […]

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The Proliferation of Pizza in the Triangle

Seemingly, the craft burger trend in the Triangle restaurant scene has cooled down and has now given way to the rise of another classic, yet […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]