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Food Town: Durham, NC — Brand New TV Documentary is Worth Watching

The newly released food-focused documentary goes behind the scenes through lunch rush and nightcaps, from midnight bakery shifts to 7 am seafood deliveries, as Durham chefs hustle through the pulse of a dynamic restaurant scene. Charting 24 hours in the life of some of the bull city's best local chefs and tastemakers, Food Town: Durham, NC gives viewers a unique behind the scenes look at the city and some of its signature cuisines. The Food Town: Durham, NC show, which...

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 and third time's the charm? In 2016, Tim VanBeek of Durham's Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club won People’s Choice Mixologist. Nobody else since has gotten their hands on any of the coveted titles. This is the first time the main NCRLA Chef Showdown event...

Time is Running Out for Local Raleigh Chef — Votes Needed to Win JBF Competition

Chef Sean Fowler Burger Raleigh NC
The prestigious James Beard Foundations' Blended Burger Project competition runs from May 28 to July 31, 2018. Currently, Mandolin restaurant chef/owner & Raleigh native, Sean Fowler's unique burger creation is not anywhere close to winning or making it to the top 20, in order to advance to the next stage of the competition which will conclude in NYC. But there is still a bit of time left for the popular Raleigh based farm-to-table restaurant operator to make some noise...

Farm Table Kitchen & Bar in Wake Forest: Staying True to The Seasonal Promise

With the highly anticipated recent grand opening of Buku's second location in Wake Forest in addition to many other foodie delights around town that have been popping up as of late, Wake Forest is well on its way to becoming a powerhouse foodie destination of its own in the Raleigh - Durham region! Helping it along is Farm Table, a unique farm-to-table kitchen & bar that has been around for four years. This unique large and well-appointed restaurant can accommodate...

Thrive Festival Showcases Local Food Scene & Importance of NC Culture

The goal of the inaugural Thrive NC event was to bring the community together through food, culture, and community. The event featured a 2-day festival featuring food and drink samples, cooking demonstrations by the area’s most popular chefs, and live music by well-established local musicians. Though the true draw was definitely the foodie festival, Thrive NC, presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield, also featured a Summit, which brought food policy thought leaders and community leaders together to address nutrition...

Countdown is On! Local Rapper Ready To Drop His Debut Album “No Excuses”!!

Wake Forest, NC based Hip-Hop/Rap music artist Nance's debut album is only days away from being released. The name of the highly anticipated new studio album is "No Excuses" which features 12 songs, and it will be dropping this Friday, April 27 on iTunes. It has been over two years in the making. The 28 year old North Carolina native has the vibes and sound of Drake. The new album was produced by Fourth Shift, mix and mastered by Brett Scott, and...

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...

Wake Forest Based Rapper NANCE Ready To Drop His Debut Album

Christian Nance, better known as just "NANCE" to thousands of his Raleigh area fans and many more virtual admirers, is an up-and-coming local rapper from Wake Forest, NC that has been putting out music for a while now primarily through social media. The name of the highly anticipated new studio album is "No Excuses," and it will be dropping on April 27, 2018. It has been over two years in the making. The album was produced by Fourth Shift, mix...

10 Local Triangle Area Blogs We Follow & You Should Too!

Lucky you. We did all the heavy lifting by hand-picking some of the most well-established and popular local bloggers from The Triangle who you should be following right now... So go ahead and browse through our pretty impressive collection, add them to your daily reading list, and enjoy. Follow their blogs and social media to get an inside look at what's going on in the Raleigh - Durham area 24/7/365. You'll also appreciate their unique raw perspectives that often cut...

Raleigh’s Most Popular & Famous Local Chefs

Raleigh has all of the hallmarks of a foodie city - a diverse population, an amazing array of restaurants featuring cuisine from all over the world, and nationally-recognized famous chefs that make it all happen! Raleigh’s amazing class of local rock-star chefs come from all over the world and include James Beard winners and nominees. Many of them have also been featured in national publications with rave reviews. Check out our list of some of Raleigh’s most popular local chefs, which...

John Kane: Real Estate Developer & Business Leader from Raleigh, NC

John Kane is a successful local real estate developer and an award-winning businessman, best known for his signature billion-dollar redevelopment project, North Hills. He has called Raleigh home for over four decades, currently residing in Raleigh, NC 27609. John founded Kane Realty Corporation 40 years ago. The mission of his company is to be a recognized leader in creating places that improve the quality of life with a team of people of strong character values and the desire to deliver excellence. As Kane Realty...

Steve Malik: Owner of Two Local Soccer Teams from Raleigh, NC

Mr. Stephen Malik, also known as Steve, is the current owner of two local professional soccer teams based in Cary, NC. The teams are North Carolina Football Club aka NCFC (men's, play in USL) & NC Courage (women's, play in NWSL). Steve currently resides in Raleigh, NC 27614. He is a well-known serial entrepreneur, venture investor, and healthcare IT innovator. Steve is the founder of Medfusion, which he started in the late 1990s. He sold the company in 2010 to...

Nancy McFarlane: City of Raleigh Mayor From Raleigh, NC

Nancy McFarlane is Raleigh's current mayor. She lives in Raleigh, NC 27609. Passionate about maintaining and improving the quality of life in the City of Raleigh, Nancy has served on the Raleigh City Council as representative of District A since 2007 and was elected mayor of Raleigh in October 2011. Nancy and her husband Ron raised three children in Raleigh, all of whom attended Wake County Public Schools and UNC-system universities. Nancy McFarlane is currently serving her third term as...

Jedidiah Gant: Digital Urbanist & Media Strategist From Raleigh, NC

Jedidiah Gant
Jedidiah Gant is a well-known community activist, digital urbanist, and media strategist living in Raleigh, NC 27604. Jed gained his local fame throughout Raleigh in the late 2000s when he worked as editor-in-chief of the popular Raleigh News Blog "NewRaleigh.com" over a period of close to 6 years from 2007 - 2013. He is married to Stacy Gant. Together they have two young kids and a dog. Currently, Jedidiah works at Myriad Media in Downtown Raleigh. About Jedidiah Gant Jed is known...

Ashley Christensen Restaurants: The Best of Raleigh

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No one has done more for Downtown Raleigh’s food scene than James Beard Award Winning Chef Ashley Christensen. She discovered her passion for food and cooking while in college, throwing dinner parties for friends. She started her first professional cooking job at the age of 21. After working in several top kitchens in the Raleigh - Durham area, Christensen opened her own restaurant, Poole’s Diner, in 2007. Since then, she’s opened several restaurants in Downtown Raleigh, delighting locals and visitors! In...

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Food Town: Durham, NC — Brand New TV Documentary is Worth Watching

The newly released food-focused documentary goes behind the scenes through lunch rush and nightcaps, from midnight bakery shifts to 7 am seafood deliveries, as Durham chefs hustle through the pulse of a dynamic restaurant scene. Charting 24 hours in the life of some of the bull city's best local chefs and tastemakers, Food Town:...