May 2017

Southern Comforts

May 8, 2017 Cameron Walker 0
An old fashioned sparked a fresh focus for the newly renamed Relish Craft Kitchen and Bourbon Bar. About a year ago at Bida Manda downtown, owner Sharon May ordered the classic cocktail for the first […]
April 2017

Standard Time

Apr 3, 2017 Cameron Walker 0
Changes in the weather, a farm truck breaking down or a fisherman’s luck can all influence what makes it onto the plate at Standard Foods. The combination eatery/butcher- shop/market in the Mordecai neighborhood is farm-to-table […]
March 2017

Cowfish: Menu Mashup

Mar 6, 2017 Cameron Walker 0
Surf meets turf and east meets west at Cowfish, proving opposites really do attract Every evening, right around 6:30 p.m., the heady aroma of grilling burgers wafts across Six Forks Road. Drivers roll down their […]
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February 2017

The Sound of Spices

Feb 6, 2017 Cameron Walker 0
Cheetie Kumar is fueled by twin passions: food and music. In a three-story building on Martin Street downtown, her dreams are stacked like a layer cake—basement-level bar Neptune’s Parlour, third-floor music venue Kings and, sandwiched […]
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December 2016 / January 2017

Art Defender

Dec 7, 2016 Cameron Walker 0
Name: Noelle Ocon Title: Conservator of Paintings Company: North Carolina Museum of Art Noelle Ocon does invisible work. As Conservator of Paintings at the North Carolina Museum of Art, she is tasked behind the scenes with caring for […]
December 2016 / January 2017

Global Gourmet

Dec 2, 2016 Cameron Walker 0
The first time Buku Executive Chef Amanda Haisley cooked solo, she almost set the kitchen on fire. “My sister was babysitting and my parents were out of the house,” she says. “My mom had this […]
November 2016

Tastemaker: French Connection

Nov 7, 2016 Cameron Walker 0
Chef Serge Falcoz-Vigne seasons his dishes with love “When I was a kid, I was happy when all the family was together around the table,” says Serge Falcoz-Vigne, who took over as chef and General […]
November 2016

Real Estate 2.0

Nov 7, 2016 Cameron Walker 0
The next frontier of homebuying apps In the old days of real estate, buyers often had to wait two weeks to learn of new homes on the market. Even in the late 1990s, properties for […]
October 2016

The Bone Doctor

Oct 10, 2016 Cameron Walker 0
There are stories written in our bones, and forensic anthropologist—and speaker for the dead—Dr. Ann Ross has made it her life’s work to tell them. However, her path wasn’t always so straightforward. “I started out […]
September 2016


Sep 6, 2016 Cameron Walker 0
The number one rule when locking oneself in a room with a zombie? Wear practical shoes. John Raines was playing one of the undead during a team-building event at Raleigh Room Escapes, which he runs […]
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