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19 December, 2013

Food Writing Bragging: A Food Tour Through the South’s Tastiest Town at WRAL

Posted in : Durham, NC, Durham, NC, Research Triangle, NC, Bars, Restaurants, Travel, Writing on by : becca
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Imagine my shock when I realized I never posted here on this article I wrote for WRAL’s Out and About back in May! I do try to make sure you all know when I have new writing out for your perusing eyes, but this one slipped through my fingers. It’s surprising because it’s actually one
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15 July, 2013

Dishcrawl Durham

Posted in : Durham, NC, Durham, NC, Events, Restaurants, Travel on by : becca
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Dishcrawl, based in San Jose, has spread its food-tour wings throughout the US and Canada. Their expansion into the Triangle is new, with the first Dishcrawl being held in Raleigh last February. Durham’s Dishcrawl debuted last week over two separate evenings due to high demand.  I attended the first night on a press pass (which
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8 July, 2013

Triangle Foodie Happenings

Posted in : Cocktails, Spirits, Bars, Coffee Shops, Events, Restaurants on by : becca
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It’s time for another Triangle Foodie Happening post, in large part because Dishcrawl is going crazy in the Bull City this week! What is Dishcrawl? It is a nationwide company that puts together one night events with the goal of focusing on a city or neighborhood’s cuisines. If you are thinking food tourism, you are
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3 July, 2013

Summer Menu at the Washington Duke Inn

Posted in : Durham, NC, Restaurants on by : becca
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Over the past year, I’ve had the pleasure of previewing the seasonal menus at the Washington Duke Inn multiple times. I am absolutely biased at this point, because the staff at the Inn has been amazing each and every time, from the waitstaff to the executive team (that means you, Don Ball, Danielle Kaspar, Wendy
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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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18 June, 2013

Prix Fixe Fridays at Parizade

Posted in : Cocktails, Spirits, Bars, Durham, NC, Events, Restaurants on by : becca
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Parizade 2200 West Main Street Erwin Square, Durham Website $35 + tax & tip The last time I blogged about Parizade, a Giorgios Group restaurant, was all the way back in 2007, so I was due for a revisit even if they had not approached me to try out their new prix fixe menu. It’s
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7 June, 2013

Food Writing Bragging: New Post at WRAL

Posted in : Announcements, Coffee Shops, Restaurants, WRAL on by : becca
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If you were on vacation last week, you may have missed my newest post at WRAL’s Out and About blog. I was, and I almost missed it myself! This one is on all the amazing foodstuffs you can find within a block of what I call Durham’s Bermuda Triangle for foodies, also known as the
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5 June, 2013

Brunch at City Beverage

Posted in : Cocktails, Spirits, Bars, Durham, NC, Research Triangle, NC, Bars, Restaurants on by : becca
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City Beverage 4810 Hope Valley Road Woodcroft, Durham Website Brunch: $5 – $15 Sundays, 10:30 – 2:30 I first posted this review on Carpe Durham a few days ago. City Beverage started offering Sunday brunch (the menu) about a month ago, so it was time for a revisit. As evident from the comments on Carpe
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29 May, 2013

Bring Me That Restaurant Delivery Service

Posted in : Durham, NC, Food, Product Reviews, Restaurants on by : becca
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Bring Me That, a Web-based service for ordering food, is a startup with the Triangle Startup Factory in Durham. This is of particular interest to you, the readers of my blog, because you tend to like food from local restaurants and Bring Me That is making it easier for their food to end up in
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27 May, 2013

Day One Pop-Up Restaurant

Posted in : Durham, NC, Restaurants on by : becca
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Day One Pop-Up Restaurant at Ninth Street Bakery 136 E Chapel Hill St Downtown Durham Website Saturdays, 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm   Ninth Street Bakery is getting into the pop-up restaurant fun in a slightly different manner than most. On Saturday nights, dinner is now being served inside the bakery. So it’s not the
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