kō•än's main dining room
October 2019

A Restaurant Reimagined

Sep 30, 2019 Lauren Kruchten 0
kō•än opens this month in the old ãn location in Cary At owner Sean Degnan’s and chef Andrew Smith’s new Southeast Asian restaurant, kō•än, we’d encourage you not to sit at a cozy two-top off […]
Ashley Christensen's new fast casual chicken sandwich
July/August 2019

Eat More Chicken Sandwiches

Jul 16, 2019 Rachyl Jones 1
Chick-fil-A who? Last week, award-winning Raleigh chef Ashley Christensen announced she’ll be opening a fast-casual chicken sandwich restaurant chain in the Triangle. The chain will look pretty different to Christensen’s other restaurants—Poole’s Diner, Beasley’s Chicken […]
Jenessa Mitchell and Todd Henderson, Parkside’s co-owners and co-founders
July/August 2019

Back to their Roots

Jun 30, 2019 Lauren Kruchten 0
Downtown’s Parkside keeps it (hyper) local. It’s 3 p.m. on a Friday afternoon and Jenessa Mitchell and Todd Henderson are cozied up together in a corner booth in downtown’s Parkside, brightly lit by the restaurant’s giant, […]
"Where's Mine" graphic
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 […]
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