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Triangle Chefs Will Compete in The NCRLA Chef Showdown Competition in Charlotte

No one person from the Triangle has ever brought home the coveted titles of Chef of the Year, Pastry Chef of the Year or Mixologist of the Year, but maybe this is the year...

The Haymaker Cocktail Bar — It May Very Well Knock You Out!

Tucked away discreetly in the back of the newly built Charter Square Building in Downtown Raleigh's City Plaza, you’ll find The Haymaker, one of Raleigh’s most unique new cocktail bars which recently celebrated its...

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...

Best Local Bakeries in Western Wake County & Cary Area

A drop-by visit to a bakery awakens all of the senses, doesn't it? The smells are so enticing, and the anticipation of a tasty treat is palpable. Suddenly, we are all transformed into children...

Poole’s Diner – Really That Good or Super Hyped Up? Lets See!

The famous Poole's Diner, previously known as "Poole's Downtown Diner" celebrated its 10th year anniversary on Dec 13, 2017. It's a massive milestone for anyone in the restaurant business. Now, unless you live under...

Raleigh’s Craft Beer Scene is Booming & Worth Checking Out

There are over 25 craft breweries in the Raleigh area and every year seems to bring new players to the local craft beer scene. In 2017, the Raleigh brewing community welcomed Brewery Bhavana and...

Best Downtown Raleigh Restaurants Open Late

It’s Saturday night, and you have been partying hard with your crew in Downtown Raleigh. Suddenly, you realize it’s past midnight, and you are STARVING! Though many restaurants in the area close its kitchens...

Popular Downtown Raleigh Restaurants with Accommodations for Large Groups

Going out with a large group in Downtown Raleigh is lots of fun, but can be a hassle logistically. Groups of eight or more can be difficult to seat in a small restaurant, or...

7 Totally Awesome Must Attend Events in Downtown Raleigh

Downtown Raleigh locals often joke that the city opened Fayetteville Street only to shut it down every weekend for events. While the road closures can be a slight inconvenience, it’s worth it to experience...

Downtown Raleigh: Cool New Places & Attractions to Visit

Downtown Raleigh is a growing and vibrant place that’s never boring! Even long-time residents find new sites, attractions, events, and eateries popping up all the time. From critically-acclaimed restaurants to unique exhibits in Downtown...

In Durham, 21C Museum Hotels Serves Up The Ultimate All-Inclusive Leisure Experience

In various parts of the country, there is a unique hospitality venture that incorporates hotel amenities, activities, and dining in one cohesive and artful experience. The 21c Museum Hotel properties allow a stay in a boutique hotel while contemporary art is just steps away -- and resides on multiple floors generally right below or above...