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Good News, Raleigh: Morgan Street Food Hall's Doors Are Finally Open After a few false starts, Morgan Street Food Hall officially opened this morning at 7:00 a.m. (Note: Only two vendors with breakfast items will be serving food in the early morning hours, but a cuppa and a crepe from Morgan Street Java Crêpes makes for a compelling reason to go early.)…
Friday Night Bites: Durham Food Hall Reveals Vendors, Slingshot Slings New Coffee Sodas, Tacopalooza Takes Over Welcome to Friday Night Bites, your weekly roundup of local food and drink news and events. Have a tip for us?…
Yo Quiero WTF: Raleigh’s New Taco Bell Cantina Doesn’t Suck as Bad as You Think Just when I thought it couldn’t get any better, they put frosé and margaritas on the menu. Oh, and draft beer, too.…
Zweli's Piri Piri Kitchen Brings Zimbabwean Flavor and Local Soul to a Durham Strip Mall Dominated by Chains In Oak Creek Village Shopping Center, chef Zwelibanzi Williams and her husband opened their first brick-and-mortar restaurant in July. After spending years building a successful catering business, chef Zwelibanzi Williams (she goes by Zweli) has finally opened her first brick-and-mortar restaurant. Zweli's Piri Piri Kitchen, which Williams opened in July with her husband, Leonardo, is a hidden gem in the chain-restaurant-dominated Oak Creek Village Shopping Center (save for El Chapin, a Guatemalan spot a few doors down).…
Day Drinker: Crank Arm's Whitewall Wheat, Fullsteam's Batalager and The Glass Jug's O'Malley's Kilt Day Drinker is a recurring feature in which INDY staffers graciously accept samples of new and seasonal offerings from local breweries and tell you what we think of them. Day Drinker is a recurring feature in which INDY staffers graciously accept samples of new and seasonal offerings from local breweries and tell you what we think of them. If you'd like your beer or cider to be considered, email food editor Layla Khoury-Hanold at laylakh@indyweek.com.…
With Its New Science-Based Farm, COPA Is Out to Prove You Can Grow Local and Eat Global The restaurant formerly known as Old Havana is doubling down on farm-to-table in its mission to revive classic Cuban cuisine. In March, Old Havana Sandwich Shop relocated a few blocks west on Main Street in downtown Durham and renamed itself COPA. Old Havana's traditional Cuban fare—rice and beans, roast pork, sandwiches—followed, but the menu at COPA got a makeover.…
Friday Night Bites: The Lakewood Nominated for BA's Hot 10, Durham Distillery's Canned Cocktails, a Batalá Durham-Inspired Beer, and More Welcome to Friday Night Bites, your weekly roundup of local food and drink news and events. Have a tip for us?…

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