One of The Best Asian Fusion Restaurants is Located in Cary – Eighty8 Asian Bistro

Dai Nguyen, owner of Eighty8 Asian Bistro in Cary, has already made a name for himself in North Carolina with over a decade experience under his belt. His previous restaurant, Wasabi 88 in Greenville, was the only Asian restaurant featured in Our State Magazine’s 100 Foods You Must Eat in 100 Counties. In 2016, Nguyen decided to move to Cary, NC to be closer to his family and start from scratch yet again on a fresh new concept. He’s...

Explore Unique Desserts & Timeless Traditions at Mithai Indian Cafe in Cary

Did you know that Cary is home to the only local Indian confectioner in North Carolina? The desserts at Mithai Indian Cafe are all made fresh in-house. The owners of Mithai are committed to purity, so the confections contain no preservatives, no fillers, no high-fructose corn syrup, no emulsifiers, no synthetics, no trans-fat, no citric acid, no modified milk products, no stabilizers or thickeners, and no MSG. All of the scratch-made Indian desserts are vegetarian and eggless, and some...

Raleigh’s Hottest New Event Space “Whitaker & Atlantic” Helps Launch New Red Bull Organics Drink Line in Style

Energy drinks giant Red Bull selected Raleigh, North Carolina as one of the two exclusive markets for the launch of their new line of refreshing beverages called "ORGANICS -- authentic organic refreshment captured and canned." The other US city chosen was San Diego. The Raleigh crowd was most definitely thrilled to represent the east coast and did so to the fullest! The well-attended event took place at Whitaker & Atlantic, a new, hip event space located near Lynnwood Brewing...

Two New Local Businesses Opening Soon in Downtown Wake Forest

In just a couple of months, there will be two new locally owned businesses opening their doors in the charming downtown area of Wake Forest also known as the White Street historic business district. Unwined on White, a wine lounge + yoga studio & the Tonic bar + social club will be opening late Spring. Expect a lot of social activities/fun events, live music, good times and of course can't forget the local beer, wine, etc. There is a...

New Asian Fusion Restaurant Open For Business in North Hills – CO’s 7th Location

Located on the ground floor of the recently opened AC Hotel in North Hills, is CO - Raleigh’s newest, hippest Asian fusion restaurant! This is the 7th CO location to open since its initial founding in Charleston, SC in 2012. With its sleek, modern furnishings and upscale vibe, CO fits right in here in North Hills. CO features a variety of Southeast Asian dishes, with a focus on Vietnamese cuisine. Its impressive menu includes dumplings, pho, bahn mi, noodle...

New Pizza Food Truck Debuting in Raleigh – Enjoy Italian “Pizza-in-a-Cone” On The Go…

Kono Pizza will be officially launching in Raleigh this weekend. The authentic Italian mobile food truck will be the first of its kind in North Carolina, offering a menu of creative Pizza cones for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and of course dessert. The fun & unique menu at Kono includes over a dozen of the most popular all-time pizza varieties and legendary Italian desserts as well, all stuffed into a thick deliciously unique cone. Their flavors will include meat kones, veggie kones,...

Modern & Trendy Southeast Asian Restaurant “CO” Opening Soon in Raleigh

The eagerly anticipated CO Asian fusion restaurant which announced that it was coming to The Triangle in early 2017, will be finally opening in a couple of weeks at the new AC Hotel in Raleigh's bustling North Hills area! Starting sometime in March, guests will be able to enjoy a modern take on traditional Southeast Asian & Vietnamese cuisine. The menu will feature lunch & dinner options such as pho, banh mi, sushi, broth noodles, dumplings, shareable small plates, wok noodles...

10+ of The Very Best Local Food Trucks in Durham – Worth Hunting Down!!

Of all of the cities in the Triangle area, Durham most definitely has been dominating the food truck scene for the longest. Since food truck operators do not need to obtain a special permit and there are few regulations on where they can operate, Durham is an easy place to get up and running. Several Durham-based food trucks were so successful in their operations that they expanded into permanent physical locations in the Bull City. Check out our list of...

Most Trendy & Sophisticated Fine Dining Restaurants in Durham & Chapel Hill

Sometimes you just need a “next level” experience when dining out. Maybe you just got a bonus or a promotion, and you want to splurge just because you can, right? Whether you are looking to celebrate, impress a date or a business client, there are many restaurants in Durham and Chapel Hill that do fine dining like no other place. Check out this list of the top seven most trendy, sophisticated fine dining restaurants in the entire Durham and Chapel...

Most Popular Local Farm-to-Table Restaurants in Durham & Chapel Hill

People living in Durham and Chapel Hill take healthy eating seriously and love to support the local farming community as much as possible. The farm-to-table food movement has been incredibly successful here, and that is reflected in the restaurant selection. Farm-to-table, also known as farm-to-fork, refers to the process your food takes to get from the farm to your plate. The shorter the distance, always the better! There are many farms in and around Durham and Orange Counties, and we...

Best Asian Restaurants in All of Durham & Chapel Hill – 10+ Must-Visit Local Spots!

Asian cuisine has always been extremely popular in The Triangle area. There are so many great Asian restaurants to choose from especially in Durham and Chapel Hill. Whether you prefer Chinese, Japanese, Malaysian, Vietnamese, Korean, Mongolian, or Thai food... There’s a pretty good mix of authentic & old-school restaurants, traditional affordable joints, along with high-end trendy and modern, fusion options. If you are craving Asian food one night, the number of choices can sometimes be overwhelming but fear not...

10+ Popular Hole in the Wall Delicious Spots in Durham – Worth the Drive!

Over the recent years, the city of Durham has exploded in popularity and is experiencing a full-blown renaissance. The downtown area, especially, got a complete makeover and steadily continues to evolve. Though there are lots of cool new restaurants to experience in Durham, there are also lots of gems, hidden amongst older strip malls and smaller shopping areas tucked away that have definitely seen their better days. It may be easy to just pass by these restaurants since they...

Durham’s Ethnic Food Scene Rocks! 10+ Local Spots Worth Checking Out…

Diversity has always been a strong point for the city of Durham. With its proximity to RTP and it being home to Duke, one of the country’s most prestigious universities, people from all over the world come to Durham for career opportunities and education. This diversity manifests itself in the many ethnic restaurants and markets that exist today in the Bull City. Check out these top ten restaurants and markets that are defining Durham’s ethnic food scene: Parizade Parizade is a much-celebrated...

Chapel Hill’s Most Highly Acclaimed & Famous Local Restaurants

Though Chapel Hill is mostly known for its prestigious university (Go Heels!) and its many winning college sports teams, it is also quickly becoming known as a foodie town all over the country. With so many people moving to Chapel Hill and the surrounding areas for school and career opportunities, it’s no wonder the restaurant scene has exploded over the years! Of course, there are a few standout restaurants that make Chapel Hill a can't miss destination for foodie...

Downtown Durham’s Most Popular & Highly Celebrated Local Restaurants

Durham is quickly becoming known as one of the most popular "foodie destinations in the entire South" with good reason. The restaurant scene, especially in the Downtown Durham area, has exploded over the years, thanks to a few standout restaurants that have received national attention. Foodie travelers take note... These are the restaurants you will want to hit up on your next trip to the Bull City! Check out our list of some of Downtown Durham’s most popular and highly...

Durham & Chapel Hill’s Local Craft Beer Scene Rocks

There are plenty of bottle shops and traditional beer bars in Durham and Chapel Hill to please just about any beer aficionado. Durham is even home to the annual World Beer Festival! But what really makes Durham and Chapel Hill’s beer scene uniquely popular are the craft breweries. Sure, there are plenty of guided beer tours offered, but why not create your own? Check out this list of the most popular breweries in all of Durham and Chapel Hill that...

New Poke Burri Opening in Raleigh – Sushi Burritos, Poke Bowls & More…

In about a month or so, you will be able to get your hands on freshly made Sushi Burritos, Sushi Donuts, Poke Bowls, Sushi Corndogs, Sushi Nachos, and more from Poke Burri. The innovative & award-winning Atlanta based Sushi restaurant is expanding to Raleigh this Spring. The menu will also include more traditional items, along with an option to make-your-own roll or bowl with your choice of a protein, veggies, sauces, and toppings. Fun & unique secret menu items and...

Hottest New Restaurants That Recently Opened in Durham & Chapel Hill

Foodies of The Triangle are always hungry for new restaurants! Fortunately, there are new restaurants popping up all the time, especially in Durham & Chapel Hill. It seems like there are new spots to try out, everywhere you look, as brand new commercial developments of mixed-use projects or re-development of existing properties are booming and going up quick! Just as one space gets finished and opens its doors for business officially, another one not so far away begins its...

Famous & Highly Celebrated Local Chefs/Restaurateurs in Durham & Chapel Hill

Both Durham and Chapel Hill have solidly established themselves as foodie destinations over the past decade. These cities are home to incredible restaurants of all kinds! Naturally so, Durham and Chapel Hill have attracted talented chefs from all over the country to make their mark on these popular destinations that are renowned for being open-minded and diverse. These few chefs we spotlight are celebrated and revered locally, in addition to having been acknowledged nationally for their creativity and continued...

10+ Awesome Western Wake Restaurants/Cafes – Perfect For Breakfast or Lunch!

There is nothing more relaxing than dining in a small cafe, where you can order a quick hot meal and your favorite beverage while reading a book or catching up with a friend or colleague. It’s a perfect short escape from the house, work-desk at the office, or from whatever else may be causing you to stress out. Below you will find some of the very best local restaurants & cafes in the Cary area. They are sure to provide...

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One of The Best Asian Fusion Restaurants is Located in Cary – Eighty8 Asian Bistro

Dai Nguyen, owner of Eighty8 Asian Bistro in Cary, has already made a name for himself in North Carolina with over a decade experience under his belt. His previous restaurant, Wasabi 88 in Greenville, was the only Asian restaurant featured in Our State Magazine’s 100 Foods You Must Eat in 100 Counties. In 2016,...

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