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June 2019

Dear Restaurant Guru

Jun 7, 2019 Raleigh Magazine 0
Recently a group of seven family members, all of us adults, went to dinner at a local restaurant. We ordered at the same time; in fact, I ordered the same thing my husband did, a […]
Shrimp and Grits from Wye Hill
June 2019

A New Perspective

May 31, 2019 Lauren Kruchten 0
Boylan Bridge Brewpub is getting a makeover. Sitting atop the North Carolina Railroad tracks on South Boylan Avenue is a brewery and restaurant offering one of the greatest views of downtown Raleigh. But while the […]
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

Plated Pottery

Sep 30, 2018 Addie Ladner 0
Imagine gazing at the face of Audrey Hepburn, Willie Nelson, Bill Murray or Waylon Jennings, glazed onto your plate, halfway through a helping of housemade tagliatelle. You may have had this experience if you’ve dined […]
September 2018

Back in the Kitchen

Sep 18, 2018 Tracy Jones 0
One part neighborhood bar, one part Southern kitchen and a dash of wood smoke greeted Michael Thor upon his permanent return to Raleigh last month. After spending nearly three years in Atlanta recovering from a […]
A couple of Wahlburger's burgers
June 2018

A New Burger in Town

Jun 9, 2018 Gina Stephens 0
The nearly two-year wait for Wahlburgers is finally over. Last month, the much-anticipated, celebrity-owned burger joint from Wahlberg brothers Donnie, Mark and Paul opened its Fayetteville Street doors in the space once home to The Oxford. Though […]
May 2018

The Brunch Bunch

May 1, 2018 Gina Stephens 0
The origins of that mid-day meal that’s not quite breakfast, and not quite lunch, but combines the best of both, are a little hazy. It’s safe to say, though, that the popularity of brunch has […]
April 2018

Restaurant Guru

Apr 30, 2018 Restaurant Guru 0
Dear Restaurant Guru, I love going to great restaurants with great chefs but what happened to the salt and pepper on the table? I understand chefs think their seasoning is perfect, and sometimes it is, […]
April 2018

Bar Bites

Apr 6, 2018 Layla Khoury-Hanold 0
Raleigh restaurants are raising the bar on bar snacks. “Small plates” have gone from buzz words to standard menu fare, but an even smaller plate is making its presence known: the bar snack. Restaurants around Raleigh […]
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