Category: Food

Boom town eats

by  Tina Haver Currin photographs by Christer Berg As Raleigh continues to land on Forbes lists as one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States – #1 in 2013, #2 in 2014, #4 last year – the city is, understandably,…

Not your grandmother’s cobbler

by Mimi Montgomery photographs by Kelsey Hanrahan Jake and Shannon Wolf aren’t just the owners of hot downtown restaurant Capital Club 16 – they’re also husband and wife, and they have a long North Carolina history. The couple first met in high…

Once upon a basket of cornbread…

by Fanny Slater Once upon a basket of cornbread, I made a decision that would forever change the course of my life. I slouched into the cozy, familiar booth at Margaux’s Restaurant and asked my family: “What about some kind of…

Pork for my banh mi

by Kaitlyn Goalen photographs by Jillian Clark If there’s one type of protein that’s ubiquitous in North Carolina, it’s pork. We have a rep as a hog-farming state, a tradition that holds today. Here in Raleigh, we’re lucky to have…

El cardenal

by Liza Roberts photographs by Nick Pironio Craig Rudewicz stirred up his first batch of bitters behind the bar he managed at Little Hen restaurant in Apex a few years ago. Inspired by the cinnamon and clove flavors of the…

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