Tag Archives: Restaurant Reviews Raleigh NC

Smashburger, Take Two

  For those of you who follow this blog, you may recall my post earlier this year about Smashburger’s debut in Durham. In that post I wished that owners Ketan and Jayshri Patel would open a location in Raleigh, and … Continue reading

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Treat Yourself to Tarbouch for a Tasty Mediterranean Meal

A few weeks ago I finally made it to Tarbouch, a great little Mediterranean place in Creedmoor Crossings shopping center, on the corner of Millbrook and Creedmoor Roads (5645 Creedmoor Rd., Raleigh, N.C. 27612.) My only disappointment is that I … 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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Poppyseed Market Café and Wine Bar, a North-Raleigh Favorite

If you’ve never been to Poppyseed Market Café & Wine Bar (8801 Lead Mine Rd., Raleigh, N.C. 27615) I totally recommend it – either for takeout or dine-in. Chef/owner Julia McGovern offers a number of specialty sandwiches, fresh salads, entrees, … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Glenlake Café, Raleigh, N.C.

Nestled in an office park off of Edwards Mill Road, behind Stough Elementary School and the back entrance of Crabtree Valley Mall, is Glenlake Café (4141 Parklake Ave Raleigh, N.C. 27612), a small place that serves breakfast and lunch, M-F, … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Guasaca Arepa & Salsa Grill, Raleigh, N.C.

If you live in Raleigh and want to try some fresh and wonderful food based on Venezuelan cuisine, head on over to Guasaca, which recently opened off of Lake Boone Trail, right down from Rex Hospital. Believe me; you’ll be … 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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Restaurant Review: Community Deli, Raleigh, N.C.

“Don’t judge a book by its cover”  ~  old English idiom I probably drove by the Community Deli (901 Oberlin Rd., Raleigh, N.C.) a thousand times before finally stopping in a couple of weeks ago. The building itself is fairly … 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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