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A favorite Raleigh brewery is adding another restaurant You could call  Lynnwood Grill and Brewing Concern's latest addition coming full circle, but chances are they're not done yet.  Lynnwood will soon add Wilson's Eatery, a new restaurant, to the … Click to Continue »
Review: Bawarchi Grill & Spirits takes diners on unintimidating tour of Indian cuisine The first time you walk through the door at Bawarchi Grill & Spirits, you may well think you’ve got the wrong address. The decor yields virtually no clue that this … Click to Continue »
Cary gets another New York import, a new downtown bagel shop For months last fall, the owners of downtown Cary's Pizzeria Faulisi sold bagels, biscuits and doughnuts at pop-ups on weekends. After growing a following, the owners have decided to give … Click to Continue »
Where to Savor Our Favorites from the Got to Be NC Festival Year-Round For one weekend each May, the N.C. State Fairgrounds becomes the happiest place on earth for fans of local food.…
The Time Is Ripe for Picking and Eating North Carolina Strawberries—and the Brilliant Concoctions Local Chefs Make With Them Governor Cooper declared May to be Strawberry Month in North Carolina. In this case, believe the hype. In case you missed it, like we almost did, Governor Cooper declared May 2018 Strawberry Month in North Carolina. This is my first spring in the state, and at first, I didn't believe the hype.…
Ashley Christensen Didn’t Win the James Beard Award This Year, but Her Moral Leadership Is Still Reshaping the Restaurant Industry At the awards in Chicago, we spoke with the Raleigh chef about how to make the most of the seismic shifts currently rocking the industry's ethical structures. On May 7, after the final medal of the evening was draped around the winner's neck, an explosive energy radiated from the cavalcade of people spilling into the lobby of the Lyric Opera of Chicago. As post-ceremony nerves deflated faster than soufflé and the frantic anticipation of finally getting to eat, drink, and celebrate kicked in, there was a pervasive sense of optimism at the end of the twenty-eighth-annual James Beard Awards.…
Mildred Council, owner of famed Mama Dip's Kitchen in Chapel Hill, has died Mildred Council, the Chapel Hill culinary matriarch known by her nickname Mama Dip, died Sunday, leaving a legacy that extends well beyond her food. Council was the founder and cook … Click to Continue »
Mildred Council, owner of famed Mama Dip's Kitchen and matriarch of Southern cooking Mildred Council, the Chapel Hill culinary matriarch known by everyone else as Mama Dip, has died. She was 89. … Click to Continue »
Cheers! Trophy Brewing expanding original Morgan Street location. It's about to get wild and funky at Trophy Brewing's Morgan Street location, at least when it comes to its beer. Over the next year, the Raleigh brewery will build … Click to Continue »
Amuse-Bouche: Celebrity-Owned Burger Chain Wahlburgers Comes to Downtown Raleigh Wahlburgers
319 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh

Wahlburgers, one of the Triangle’s most buzzed about restaurant openings of 2018, is now open on Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh.…
Thrive NC Taps Top Culinary Talent to Drive Critical Food Conversations On May 10 and 11, chefs, activists, and volunteers will gather at City Market in downtown Raleigh for the inaugural Thrive NC, a two-day event that will feature a summit, day of service, and a two-night culinary festival of tastings, chef demonstrations, and live music. The event is presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, which created it in the belief that communities thrive when they are healthy and active.…
Taste the Rainbow: lucettegrace Brings Back the Gay Bar for Out! Raleigh to Raise Money for the LGBT Center of Raleigh Lucettegrace has earned a reputation for its whimsical and meticulously crafted pastries, and while you can find macarons in every hue of the rainbow year-round, every year, pastry chef-owner Daniel Benjamin creates a special rainbow-inspired treat for Out! Raleigh.…

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