Dinner No Dishes

Jul 31, 2017 Tracy Jones
Please your party crowd with a food truck When my husband requested that our favorite food truck cater his 40th birthday party, I was intrigued, but skeptical. We’ve catered parties before and I’m not the […]

Refreshingly Rosé

Jul 24, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
In the last year sales of rosé have more than doubled, so what’s behind the rise? “Rose is the perfect wine when the weather starts warming up,” says Lindsay Rice, Owner of Vita Vite Raleigh. […]

Battle of the Bartenders

Jul 17, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Eight bartenders, a bottle of gin, three drinks and 10 minutes… those were the rules in the first round of the Raleigh/Durham U.S. Bartenders Guild’s Bartenders Challenge. The bartenders went head to head creating three […]

Urban Market

Jul 10, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
A community of food purveyors highlight local culture and cuisine at Morgan Street Food Hall This August the much-anticipated Morgan Street Food Hall & Market opens its doors, featuring a market-style atmosphere of food purveyors […]

Like a Fine Wine: Margaux’s turns 25

Jun 30, 2017 Cameron Walker
The restaurant celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. The secret to its success? Imaginative fare and extraordinary service since 1992. If you ask co-founder Steve Horowitz the origin of the name Margaux’s, he’s likely to spin […]

June Foodie News

Jun 19, 2017 Gina Stephens
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is coming to Raleigh’s Longview Shopping Center at 2026 New Bern Ave.  The 11-screen theater, bar and restaurant will have 660 seats and a beer hall with 36 local beers on tap. […]

The Lemonati

Jun 12, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Bourbon and whiskey lovers can experiment with mixing cocktails if they follow certain flavor profiles. “Whiskies, especially ryes, tend to be peppery. You don’t want to mix hot ingredients,” says Johnny Berry, master of spirits […]

Craving Cucumbers

Jun 12, 2017 Caitlin Harrison
On the heels of winning five medals at the prestigious San Francisco World Spirits Competition, Durham Distillery has launched a cucumber vodka. During the process, locally sourced cucumbers are hand-selected for ripeness and then cold-distilled […]

Picnic Primer

May 31, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
For North Carolina author Ashley English picnics are an integral part of family life.  “My husband Glenn and I share a love of both food and nature,” she says. “Picnicking is something that we regularly […]
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