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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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Authentic Bites for Your 2021 Cinco de Mayo

Cary, NC — Whether you celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a history lesson on the Battle of Puebla or by drinking your favorite margarita, I’m not here to judge.

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Salvio’s Pizza: Cooking is in Their DNA

Cary, NC — After spending an hour with the folks who run Salvio’s Pizza I left with two things—the story of a business rooted in family and a whole lot of pasta and New York-style pizza.

Considering the food’s long gone, I suppose the one thing I can share is their story.

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Pizzapalooza: One Man’s Quest for the Perfect Slice

Cary, NC — I recently concluded Pizzapalooza, my personal quest to find the slice of pizza in Cary/Apex that most reminded me of the slice of pizza experience I had growing up in Brooklyn.

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Sweeten Up Your At-Home Valentine’s Day with these Desserts

Cary, NC — Valentine’s Day has mixed reviews, but one aspect of the day that many enjoy is the element of a sweet treat.

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5 Cary Businesses Take Part in Triangle Restaurant Week

Cary, NC — Four days remain in the weeklong takeout edition of an occasion loved by local foodies — Triangle Restaurant Week.

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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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Food Traditions for a Lucky 2021

Cary, NC — Even though I grew up in the south, I’ve never partaken in the traditional “good luck” New Year’s meal with collard greens, black-eyed peas and other luck and fortune-symbolizing foods.

Though, after the happenings of 2020, this may be the first New Year’s Day I cook up a meal full of good juju.

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Classic Recipes and Traditions of Hanukkah

Cary, NC — For years, At-Large Town Council Member Lori Bush has been a champion for the representation and celebration of the Jewish community in Cary.

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