Restaurants: A Food Tour of Downtown Cary

Food Tour

Cary, NC — Last weekend, on Saturday, March 28, 2015, I participated in a Triangle Food Tour of Downtown Cary. On the tour, I visited six downtown restaurants, sampled food from each and, with the help of a tour guide, learned some interesting facts about Cary’s history. Read more

Earth Fare at Park West: An Inside Look

Earth Fare

Morrisville, NC — Earth Fare, a brand new addition to Cary supermarkets, opened today, March 25, 2015 in Park West Village. I met with New Store Marketing Manager Amanda Arnet to take a tour of the market and to see what kinds of products it will offer shoppers. Read more

Earth Fare Supermarket Set to Open March 25

Earth Fare

Morrisville, NC — The Supermarket Wars continue on March 25, 2015 with the grand opening of Earth Fare, an organic, natural food market in Park West Village at the corner of Morrisville Parkway and Chapel Hill Road.  Read more

The Newest Thing: Downtown Food & Flea

Downtown Cary Food & Flea

Cary, NC — The newest thing to do in Cary on a Sunday afternoon? – Downtown Food & Flea. We’ve got some pictures and all the info so you can check it out for yourself. Read more

The Family Behind the Firewurst Hotdogs

Chas and Dan Morgenstern along with their dad, Bill, started Firewurst in Cary

Chas and Dan Morgenstern along with their dad, Bill, started Firewurst in Cary

Cary, NC — Cary’s Firewurst, a spot for flame-grilled sausages, burgers, and hot dogs, looks like a big chain but, in reality, it’s two family-owned restaurants that are poised to expand throughout the Triangle with a unique franchise concept. Read more

Koffee Kafe: Now Serving at the Cary Train Station


Cary, NC — The Koffee Kafe–a friendly, grab-and-go coffee service–just opened in the Cary Amtrak station downtown, and it’s serving the community in more ways than one. I met with the owner, CoCo McMillan, to get more details. Read more

Duck Donuts: Now Open in Cary

Duck Donuts

Cary, NC — A made-to-order doughnut shop now calls Cary home. At the new Duck Donuts on Wrenn Drive, customers can have their choice of toppings and watch as their doughnut is made right in front of them. Read more

Publix Opens In Cary


Publix officially opened Oct 29, 2014 in the Bradford development in Cary.

Cary, NC- After much anticipation, Publix supermarket has opened in Cary at the corner of Davis and High House Roads. A development that started with controversy in 2007, has come full circle to be embraced by the community in 2014. Read more

Family Closes Mahoney’s, Opens Crosstown Pub

Sheila Ryan and her son Sean will be opening Crosstown Pub soon in Downtown Cary

Sheila Ryan and her son Sean will be opening Crosstown Pub soon in Downtown Cary

Cary, NC — Sheila Ryan has owned and operated Mahoney’s Irish Pub on SW Cary Parkway for four years. Next month, she will close Mahoney’s and relocate the business to Downtown Cary with a new name: Crosstown Pub. Read more

Restaurants: T.Mac Opens in Waverly Place


Photo of interior at new T.Mac restaurant showing rotating booth in foreground.

Cary, NC- Back in January, Waverly Place announced that among their soon-to-be new tenants would be a restaurant called Taco Mac. (CaryCitizen story) Now, the chain has been rebranded as T.Mac and their newest addition finally opened October 5th, 2014, upping the craft beer wars going on across Cary and the Triangle. Read more