Forbes has ranked Raleigh as the 3rd least toxic city in the United States. Good news: #1 in water quality. Bad: # 41 in air. Forbes created the ranking of 80 US metro areas based upon five equally-weighted factors: the Air Quality Index and the Toxic Release Inventory compiled by the EPA; Sperling’s Health Index […]
Tribeca Tavern has opened in the old Michael Dean’s location. Tribeca serves casual American food in a tavern atmosphere.
Fai Thai has opened in the old Duck and Dumpling location. Fai Thai promises a seasonal menu focused on sampling bites and entrees coming off the fire (“fai”) grill. Fai Thai is an Empire Eats Restaurant. Empire Eats other Raleigh restaurants are Gravy, Sitti, the Pit, Morning Times, and Raleigh Times.
Growing up in Raleigh in the 1970s and early 80s, my options for Japanese cuisine began and ended with Kanki. The image of Kanki as anything but a steak house was hard for me to shake. I knew that years ago Kanki went through a major remodel and added a large modern sushi bar. Still, […]
The Supreme Court of North Carolina has declined to review a case that challenged the constitutionality of tax incentives promised to Google to induce the company to establish a facility in Caldwell County. The North Carolina Institute for Constitutional Law filed the case. From its website, NCICL offered this summary: Representing three individual plaintiffs, NCICL […]
Market’s lunch menu announces first thing: Market is committed to serving only fresh, all-natural, unprocessed foods and features select products from Animal Welfare Approved farms. We are proud to support many local farmers, including: Ben’s Produce, Captain John S. Pope Farm, Rare Earth Farms, Long After Farms, Saltwater Seafood, and Wells Pork and Beef. Market […]
Michael Dean’s will close after Valentine’s Day, February 14. The Restaurant will re-open in March as Tribeca Tavern and will be “offering microbrews, 20 North Carolina drafts, and casual, family-friendly and affordable fare.”
The Duck and Dumpling has closed its doors. From its website, there is a glimmer of hope of a re-opening: