Restaurant: Himalayan Nepali Cuisine

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Cary, NC — A couple of weeks ago, we talked about a Salvadoran restaurant in Cary. Today, let’s turn our attention to a place that serves Himalayan Nepali cuisine. Read more

Restaurants: Oysters at Dean’s Seafood

Allen Aldridge of Jarrett Bay Oyster Co talks about his farm

Allen Aldridge of Jarrett Bay Oyster Co talks about his farm.

Cary, NC — Last week, I had the pleasure of enjoying some North Carolina farm-raised oysters and locally brewed beer at Dean’s Seafood. The evening was part of Dean’s Oystoberfest – a month-long celebration of oysters. Read more

Restaurants: Taipei Cafe

Taipei

Morrisville, NC — Hidden in a small shopping center beside Park West Village is Taipei Cafe, a Taiwanese restaurant with authentic food and a cozy atmosphere. Read more

Tra’Li – Local Touch of The Emerald Isle

Tra'Li

Morrisville, NC — Last week, I sat down with the owners of Tra’Li Irish Pub to learn more about the restaurant and to talk food, culture and authenticity.  Read more

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

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

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

Restaurants: Pho 919

Pho  - Vietnamese beef noodle soup

Morrisville, NC — Who couldn’t use a hot, satisfying bowl of Pho on a cold winter day? Fortunately, we have Pho 919, a new place to get the classic Vietnamese soup right on Davis Drive in Morrisville. Read more

Restaurants: Red Hot & Blue Returns to Cary

Red Hot & Blue

Cary, NC — If you’ve been in Cary long enough, like me, then you might remember the old Red Hot & Blue that used to reside in Waverly Place. The restaurant closed down even before Waverly’s renovation, but word has it that a new Red Hot & Blue will open there again this month. Read more