There’s a lot to like about Blue Mango, which just opened on Glenwood South. In focusing my reviews on new restaurants, I’ve seen a lot of places open up, with varying degrees of success. Blue Mango has done a really superb job. Everything about the restaurant is quality; the interior design, the service, and the […]
blueMANGO Indian Cuisine has opened on Glenwood Avenue between Lane and Jones Street. We have not had a chance to try it out, but it looks like an exciting addition to Glenwood South. blueMANGO has an extensive dinner menu featuring chicken, shrimp, and lamb biryani, classic curry and numerous vegetarian and vegan dishes. blueMANGO has […]
Our Best Places to Watch the Superbowl article was so popular that we decided to help out those in need of suggestions for Valentine’s Day. These restaurants were chosen because of their consistency of excellent food and service and atmosphere appropriate for the occasion. Our picks: 42nd Street Oyster Bar 508 West Jones Street • […]
We’ve updated our list for the Best Places in Raleigh to watch the Super Bowl in 2013. The Giants play the Patriots this Sunday in Superbowl XLVI at 6:30 pm. If you don’t want to stay home, there are a lot of places around town that you could watch the game. The Citizen has scoped […]
A few years ago, the New York Times ran an article that observed the decline of the delicatessen. At that time, there was no New York-style deli in Raleigh. I was pleased to hear that Weinberg’s Deli was going to change that. I was even more pleased to hear that Neil Horwitz would be consulting […]
“Bean to bar” organic chocolate maker Videri Chocolate Factory will hold a grand opening on Friday, January 13, 2012.
Mandolin Restaurant occupies a place that is home to some old Raleigh history. But, in recent times the restaurants that have operated there have quickly become history. While Red Dragon has continued to thrive next door, EVOO and the other incarnations of 2519 Fairview Road have opened and then quietly disappeared. Raleigh native Sean Fowler […]
World of Beer is opening on Friday, November 18, 2011 at noon. World of Beer offers over 500 beers from around the world. There is no kitchen, but one can bring in food and can order from Zoës Kitchen, Sparians, Piola, Cinelli’s, Jimmy John’s, Q Shack, Wang’s Kitchen, and Spring Rolls. World of Beer is […]