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Local Restaurants Team Up for “Taste of Pimento Cheese” in Cary

Cary, NC — While settling into living in Cary, one thing I found fairly whimsical was finding out there’s a large audience of pimento cheese-loving people here. So much so that the southern-style cheese got its own annual festival in 2018 and went on to make an appearance in Southern Living Magazine.

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Cary’s Newest Hangout: Hank’s Downtown Dive

Cary, NC — The creators of SideBar, Downtown Cary’s vintage and upscale cocktail lounge, have started up a new neighborhood spot just up the street called Hank’s Downtown Dive.

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Bond Brothers Eastside Taps Into Local Beer and Talent

Cary, NC — Jay and Jeremy Bond, the twin brothers and owners of Bond Brothers Beer Company that opened five years ago on East Cedar Street are hard at work again, putting the finishing touches on their second location in Cary called Bond Brothers Eastside.

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Di Fara Pizza Tavern Opening Soon in Downtown Cary

Cary, NC — Husband and wife, Greg and Valerie Norton moved south with their three daughters in search of a better quality of life and a great location for their business.

Now, after six years of location shopping, renovating and factoring in a pandemic, the Norton’s are excited to serve up their top-notch New York style pizza to their Cary customers by the end of January.

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Daybreak: Cary’s Newest Breakfast Spot

Cary, NC — A recent addition to Downtown Cary is an eclectic, family-run breakfast joint called Daybreak.

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Downtown Chili Contest Returns as Cold Weather Comes In

Cary, NC – For the fourth year, Cary residents can try some of the best chili in the state and vote for their favorites in this new annual tradition. Read more

Di Fara Pizza Tavern Bringing Brooklyn Style Pizza to Downtown Cary

Cary, NC – Opening in early 2020, Di Fara Pizza Tavern is a new restaurant in Downtown Cary with by-the-slice pizza and specially treated water to give it the authentic New York Pizza taste. Read more

Downtown Food and Flea Celebrates Its Fifth Year This Weekend

Cary, NC – As Downtown Cary has grown these past several years, Downtown Cary Food and Flea has grown right along side it. This month’s market marks five years it has been open and selling local goods downtown. Read more

What I Made from the Downtown Cary Farmers Market

Cary, NC – Fall is one of my favorite times of year to hit the Downtown Cary Farmers Market on Saturday. It’s fun to let the market guide what I make that weekend. This past weekend I was craving Thai food, and as always, the market provided me with plenty of inspiration to make the laziest, tastiest Coconut Eggplant Soup over Jasmine Rice. Yum! Read more