February 2019

Raleigh’s Best Bars 2018

Feb 4, 2019 Lauren Kruchten 0
By Lauren Kruchten & Jane Porter A fireside glass of red at Vita Vite. Craft beer in a plastic cup at The Goat. A whiskey highball in the dark cave that’s Foundation, or a brew […]
October 2018

Sipping Light

Oct 15, 2018 Lauren Kruchten 0
“One tequila, two tequila, three tequila, floor…” Despite our best intentions, a casual outing at a bar or brewery can occasionally turn into a booze-soaked evening that we barely remember the next day. It happens […]
Canned cocktails from Durham Distillery
July 2018 / August 2018

A G&T that’s DIY

Jul 1, 2018 Jane Porter 0
Durham Distiller launches ready-to-drink cocktails “Hassle-free” is not the phrase that comes to mind when you’re dreaming of enjoying a G&T on a North Carolina beach. This month, that all changes with Durham Distillery’s release of […]
March 2018

The Tipsy Gypsy

Mar 19, 2018 Gina Stephens 0
Raleigh’s first mobile bar for hire is hitting the streets and looking for a party. Esmeralda, the vintage 1962 Shasta camper, is the culmination of a two-year project for Tipsy Gypsy Caravan owner Cami Bell. “I saw a similar […]
February 2018

Cocktail Bars

Jan 31, 2018 Gina Stephens 0
At C. Grace, the fizzy gin creations are shaken to puffy perfection. At Hummingbird, the pink and orange hues of cocktails in vintage high ball and gimlet glasses are almost too pretty to drink. A […]
Hummingbird Fizz
December 2017/January 2018

A Sip of Nectar

Dec 22, 2017 Gina Stephens 0
Hummingbird, the first brick and mortar restaurant from Posh Nosh Catering owner Coleen Speaks, opened in a converted warehouse at Dock 1053 on Whitaker Mill Road last month. The cafe’s signature vodka cocktail is Hibiscus-infused […]