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 I decided to wait until this fall to publish my favorites. Without a doubt,… Continue reading Hey Raleigh, Soup’s On!

Whisk Me Away to Whisk

  If you haven’t been to Whisk yet, put down whatever you are doing and go. What a wonderful, wonderful kitchen store and more. And yes, all of you Cary-haters (you know who you are), it is worth the trip to the revived Waverly Place shopping center (316 Colonades Way, Suite 214, Cary, NC 27518)… Continue reading Whisk Me Away to Whisk

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, gourmet pizzas, desserts, wines, beer and microbrews in this deli/café/wine bar. In addition to the… Continue reading Poppyseed Market Café and Wine Bar, a North-Raleigh Favorite

Glenlake Café

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, 8am to 3pm. Unless you work in the office park or live in the area,… Continue reading Glenlake Café

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 glad you did! According to Guasaca’s website, the restaurant was “born out of the belief… Continue reading Restaurant Review: Guasaca Arepa & Salsa Grill, Raleigh, N.C.