Category Archives: Raleigh’s Best

Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series Returns to Raleigh July 11 to 24!

I am so excited to announce that The Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series, a single-elimination tournament highlighting the best of the state’s food, agriculture and culinary talent, returns to Raleigh with interactive battles July 11, 12, 14, 18, … Continue reading

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Fired Up About Fire in the Triangle

  I had the great fortune to be a media judge this week at the Fire in the Triangle Competition Dining Series quarterfinal battle (lucky, lucky, lucky me!) If you’re not familiar with this Iron Chef-style competition, it is part … Continue reading

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Hey Raleigh, Soup’s On!

Back in January, I asked my readers where to get the best soup in the Raleigh area. I must have tried 50-plus different soups in at least 30 different places. Before I knew it, the days were getting warmer so … Continue reading

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Raleigh’s Five Best Grilled Pimento Cheese Sandwiches

I love pimento cheese and chances are if you’re from the South, you do, too. There’s nothing more comforting than a warm and gooey grilled pimento cheese sandwich and a bowl of yummy soup or some homemade chips. I recently … Continue reading

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Raleigh’s Best Brunches: Part 2 — Menu-Only Ordering

In May I asked my readers what were their favorite places in the Raleigh area for brunch. I received numerous recommendations and have tried to eat at most of the places suggested. So finally, after many months of research, I’ve … Continue reading

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Raleigh’s Best Brunches: Part 1 — Buffets

In May I asked my readers what their favorite places in the Raleigh area for brunch are (and congratulations to Jennifer K. for winning the $25 gift card to Target for her suggestion.) I received numerous recommendations and have tried … Continue reading

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Raleigh’s Best Creamy Chicken Salads

  There’s just something about creamy chicken salad that makes it one of my favorite sandwich fillings. I like mine mixed with fresh chicken (preferably white meat) celery, onion, lite mayo, salt and pepper – that’s about it, although every … Continue reading

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