Tag Archives: Restaurant Reviews Raleigh NC

Close to Home: Rudino’s Sports Corner

Rudino’s Sports Corner recently opened at 3101 Edwards Mill Rd., Raleigh, N.C.  27612, and I couldn’t be happier. Having enjoyed the North Raleigh Rooftop location off of Strickland Rd. for many years, this new location is approximately 2 ½ miles … Continue reading

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Close to Home: Chubby’s Tacos

“Close to Home” is a new category on my blog and will feature reviews of restaurants within a 3-mile radius of my home. Luckily, there’s a wide variety of them (such as McCormick and Schmick’s, which I reviewed earlier this year), so … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Café Tiramisu – Raleigh, N.C.

One of my favorite Italian restaurants in Raleigh is Café Tiramisu. Located in the North Ridge shopping center off of Falls of the Neuse Rd., this small and cozy café has some of the best Northern Italian cuisine around. Chef Paul … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Mura – Raleigh, N.C.

We recently had an unexpected night away from the kids and decided to go to Mura at the last minute. This is becoming one of my favorite restaurants in Raleigh. Located in the once again trendy North Hills shopping center … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Azitra, Raleigh, N.C.

The kids were invited to sleepovers the other night, so Brad and I took advantage and went to one of our favorite Indian restaurants in Raleigh. Located in Raleigh’s Brier Creek shopping center, Azitra’s décor is upscale and sleek. The service has … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Coquette Brasserie, Raleigh, N.C. – Ooh La La!

“A coquette is like a recruiting sergeant, always on the lookout for fresh victims” – Douglas Jerrold Located in Raleigh’s North Hills shopping area, Coquette Brasserie is a great French restaurant owned by Kevin and Stacey Jennings of the Urban Food … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: McCormick & Schmick’s (Raleigh location)

Usually when Brad and I have a free night away from the kids we like to try out an area restaurant that is new to us. However, last Saturday instead of choosing a new place, we went to McCormick & … Continue reading

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Player’s Retreat: 60 years old and still going strong

Been to the Player’s Retreat (PR) lately? If not, it is worth a visit. Across from N.C. State’s campus on the corner of Hillsborough St. and Oberlin Rd., the PR is a Raleigh institution since 1951, when Bernie and Mickey … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: The Artisan, Raleigh, N.C.

****Update (August 2011) – I rode by the Artisan the other night and it has been replaced by another restaurant. Judging by some reviews I’ve read since I posted this one, I guess I’m not surprised. Too bad, it was … Continue reading

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