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2 July, 2013

Tweat-Up at An

Posted in : Cary, NC, Cocktails, Spirits, Bars, Events, Restaurants on by : becca
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When An’s (2800 Renaissance Park Place, Cary) promotional team invited me to a blogger night to sample some cocktails and appetizers, I was thrilled. An’s beautifully presented dishes, photographs of which are always on rotation at the RDU baggage claim screens, have tempted me for years, but I had not managed to visit the restaurant
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19 June, 2013

Triangle Foodie Happenings

Posted in : Beer, Wine, Sake, Cocktails, Spirits, Bars, Events, Restaurants on by : becca
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The exciting events for Triangle-based foodies are piling up yet again! Honestly, I’m not sure they ever stop piling — we seem to support an awful lot of delishness for a relatively small metro area. I think that means all us eaters deserve a round of applause … or of digestives. Ouzo, anyone? I’ve cherry-picked
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22 March, 2013

Maximillian’s Grill

Posted in : Cary, NC, Cocktails, Spirits, Bars, Research Triangle, NC, Bars, Restaurants on by : becca
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Maximillian’s Grill 8314 Chapel Hill Road Cary Website $19-$35 Maximillian’s Grill, not to be confused with Maximillian’s Pizza Kitchen next door though I’m going out on a limb and saying they’re related, appeared this year on Greg Cox’s annual list of top 20 Triangle restaurants. It always flies under my radar; I keep forgetting people
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6 March, 2013

Firehouse Subs Sampling and Talk with the Founder

Posted in : Cary, NC, Events, Restaurants on by : becca
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Firehouse Subs Sampling and Talk with the Founder Two weeks ago, I was invited to the Firehouse Subs on Kildaire Farms Road in Cary for a night of sub sandwich and soda tasting with my blogging peers. The real draw for me was the chance to hear Robin Sorenson, who founded Firehouse Subs with his
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15 October, 2012

KoMo KoMo Afternoon Tea

Posted in : Cary, NC, Restaurants on by : becca
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KoMo KoMo Afternoon Tea 1305 NW Maynard Rd. Maynard Crossing, Cary Website Tea Service: $14 plus the cost of tea or coffee Komo Komo calls itself a Korean French kitchen, and it’s having a lot of fun with the idea of fusion cooking, at least in terms of afternoon tea. They offer it for only
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26 March, 2012

Biryani House

Posted in : Cary, NC, Restaurants on by : becca
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Biryani House 744-A East Chatham Street Chatham Square, Downtown Cary Website Entrees: $8 to $13 I’m always looking for Indian food that blows me away in the Triangle, and Biryani House made a pretty good attempt at that. Only Saffron has done better, and because it’s on the pricier side, my quest for more affordable,
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12 April, 2011

Tribeca Tavern

Posted in : Cary, NC, Restaurants on by : becca
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Tribeca Tavern 500 Ledgestone Way Cary Website $9–$15 Tribeca Tavern, mainly a burger and sports venue, is an impressive view from the outside. It dominated the entry to this cute shopping center. There are two floors inside with lots of space and outdoor dining, too. Televisions are everywhere, including small ones in individual booths. The
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4 April, 2011

Unaabi Grill

Posted in : Cary, NC, Restaurants on by : becca
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Unaabi Grill 914 Kildaire Farm Road Cary Website Entrees: $10—14 This is a restaurant with a lot of potential, but the service and food timing is definitely not doing the food justice. The ambience is pretty nice—it’s amazing how some track lighting and gold sheers can really transform an old Pizza Hut. There’s an Afghan-styled
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18 January, 2011

Triangle Foodie Happenings

Posted in : Events, Restaurants on by : becca
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Press releases are running rampant lately! Triangle Restaurant Week is nearly here, and we’ve both a huge wine event coming up in February and the opening of a new butcher’s shop in April. First up, dining! The 4th Triangle Restaurant Week will run from 1/24 to 1/30, which has moved up to January from March
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1 September, 2010

Triangle Foodie Tweetup at Posta Tuscan Grille 8.27.10

Posted in : Raleigh, NC, Restaurants on by : becca
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This is the second Triangle-area foodie tweetup that Andrea Weigl (@andreaweigl), food writer for the News and Observer, and Johanna Kramer of local foodie renown (@durhamfoodie and seriously, she’ everywhere!) have put together. This time, they opted for a more formal foodie setup, appealing to those of us that love a prix fixe meal with
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