Monthly Archives: March 2011

Pie and chefs

Includes (both in Raleigh, NC): Piebird and Solas, and my mom’s recipes for pie crust and chocolate chess pie    Tweet tweet! (No, Tobi, I am not going to start using Twitter for this blog … ) PieBird has finally opened! … Continue reading

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Bon appetit, mon ami!

Includes (both in Raleigh, NC): Simply Crepes, Upper Crust Bakery    Just a quick note to let all you North Raleighites know that sometime in May, Simply Crepes will open its doors in Lafayette Village — gracing our city with … Continue reading

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Thai X 2, Southern standards, pub grub

Includes (all in Raleigh, NC): Fai Thai, Ballymor, K&W   A mixed bag of food chat tonight — and a shortish one. I’m tired! (Too much eating, perhaps?!) Thai X 2 I ate Thai for dinner twice this week. Didn’t … Continue reading

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Downtown Raleigh miscellany

Includes (both in Raleigh, NC): The Raleigh Times, The Pit    Okay, Carol was right. The Raleigh Times does serve the Triangle’s best veggie burger. How have I not known this before? And how have have I not eaten it before? … Continue reading

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Viva la paella!

Last weekend my mom, our friend Gloria and I learned how to make paella at La Tienda, the sole retail store of Latienda.com, located in Williamsburg, Virginia. The family-owned internet business has distribution centers in Spain and Williamsburg (one in … Continue reading

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Hooray! Whole Foods North Raleigh opens this week!

North Raleigh, rejoice!! The new Whole Foods at 8710 Six Forks Road opens for business this Wednesday! I went on a by-reservation-only sneak-peek tour this afternoon, and I’m beyond excited about the new store. Most of the fresh food wasn’t … Continue reading

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Failte! (welcome)

Includes: Ballymor Irish Pub, Raleigh, NC    Uh-oh. There’s a new Irish pub right down the street. And by right down the street, I mean literally within walking distance of my house. That could be very good, or very bad, … Continue reading

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