The Beer Garden Aims for Early April Opening Date

The News & Observer posted a great inside look at Niall Hanley's latest Glenwood South pub concept, The Raleigh Beer Garden, last week. Niall tells me that he's aiming for an early April opening and that while the concept will obviously feature an … [Read more...]

Pho Pho Pho Could Be Open This Weekend

According to this nice feature in the N&O, Quy Duong's latest restaurant concept, Pho Pho Pho, could be open as early as this upcoming weekend (March 6). Duong also owns Glenwood South's Sushi Blues Cafe. Pho Pho Pho is located in the 510 Glenwood … [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...]

Pho Pho Pho Coming to Glenwood South

Several local outlets have reported on the future addition of a pho restaurant called "Pho Pho Pho" on Glenwood South in the former Oryx space. The restaurant will be lead by Quy Duong, owner/chef of Sushi Blues - another Glenwood staple. Raleigh … [Read more...]

The History and Future of City Market

The N&O published a great full-length article on Sunday detailing the history of Historic City Market in Downtown Raleigh and what's in store for the property in the future. It includes comments from the current property owner, Michael Hakan, and … [Read more...]

News & Observer’s Shop Talk features new Wine Authorities store in Downtown Raleigh

Virginia Johnson, the News & Observer's editor of the Shop Talk column, published a nice full-length feature on Downtown Raleigh's latest wine retailer, Wine Authorities, yesterday: The East Franklin Street store, which opened near the Oakwood … [Read more...]

Christensen back in the running for James Beard Foundation award

Thew News & Observer's Andrea Weigl is that Poole's Diner/Chuck's/Beasley's/Fox's Liquor Bar, etc. owner Ashley Christensen is a finalist for a second year in a row for the James Beard Foundation "Best Chef Southeast" award. Raleigh chef Ashley … [Read more...]

City of Raleigh seeks bold ideas for future

via NewsObserver.com: http://www.newsobserver.com/2014/03/14/3701585/three-bold-ideas-for-downtown.html Raleigh’s new downtown planning process has barely begun, but big ideas for the city center are already flowing in. Consultants working on … [Read more...]