The Anchor Bar Coming to Fayetteville Street

According to New Raleigh, a new bar called The Anchor Bar will open near Foundation and Downtown Dental on Fayetteville Street later this month and is billed as "cocktails without the attitude". Follow along with the pre-opening buzz on social … [Read more...]

Glenwood South Carolina Ale House to Open Monday, Jan. 12

According to TBJ, the Glenwood South Carolina Ale House will open Monday, Jan. 12, 2015. Carolina Ale House sets open date in Raleigh’s Glenwood South The restaurant and bar is having a private friends and family event on Saturday, Jan. 10, and … [Read more...]

Mo’s Diner Gets New Name for the New Year

According to a TBJ blog post this week, "Raleigh's Mo's Diner is now 'Holly's on Hargett'", after owner and chef namesake Holly Mohajer. The website remains MosDiner.net. The Mo's Diner Facebook page is still being updated regularly at … [Read more...]

December Openings and Closings – So Far

Dec. 13 - via @Runologie: Runologie open next to State of Beer on Hillsborough Street (400 block) Dec. 15 - via @NewRaleigh: State of Beer Bottle Shop, Bar and Sandwich Counter now open at 401 Hillsborough Street (I wrote about this earlier, but … [Read more...]

Two New Drink-Related Shops Open in Downtown

Two nice features to see in TBJ recently: New bottle shop now open near downtown Raleigh Drink, Drank, Drunk is located next to Irregardless Cafe on Morgan Street and offers coffee, beer, and more. It is owned by Shannon Lamm (co-owner of next door … [Read more...]

Lucette Grace Now Open

Hat tip to @TriangleExplorer for posting a picture this morning letting the Instagram world know that Downtown Raleigh patisserie from former Umstead pastry chef Daniel Benjamin is now open! Hours are 7 a.m. until 7 p.m., Monday through … [Read more...]

New Bar Coming to Five Points: Proof

Nov. 18: No details yet due to Google coming up short, but I have some texts in to Churchill's, Ryan Boone, and WNFIV to inquire. Early sources say "high-end liquor bar and jazz club". Nov. 19 Update: This morning's TBJ shared a link to the … [Read more...]

PieBird to Accept Bitcoin

TBJ has an article today about the first Downtown Raleigh article to accept Bitcoin, PieBird: Raleigh's Pie Bird to Accept Bitcoin For now, the business will only accept the digital currency for online orders as they have not implemented a point … [Read more...]

Rye Bar & Southern Kitchen Coming to Former Posta Location

The paper is up on the windows and the Twitter account is active, recently promoting a Nov. 11 job fair. We've got to be inching closer to seeing what's in store for the restaurant located in the Marriott City Center hotel on Fayetteville Street. The … [Read more...]

214 Martin Street Now Open for Special Events, Catering

214 Martin Street, located at the front of City Market facing Moore Square, has officially opened as of last weekend hosting their first private special event in the space. At the helm of culinary services is Executive Chef Matt Thompson, formerly … [Read more...]