Restaurant Row

David Vance, a veteran of the food service distribution industry, opened Rock Harbor Grill late last year in downtown Fuquay-Varina.

Rock Harbor Grill

What happens when a passion for music collides with a desire for delicious food? In the case of West Virginia native David Vance, it…

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BREW is located in the cafe and concession area on the first floor of The Cary Theater. It offers coffee, espresso and tea from local companies, including Raleigh Coffee Company, with a light breakfast and café lunch menu, wine and craft beer. It’s open until 6 p.m. weekdays, but stays open during theater events.

Destination Downtown

The benefits of Cary’s downtown revitalization continue to emerge, and there’s no better time than now to savor its bevy of quality eating and…

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Wayne Alcaide and his wife Kristyna own The Provincial in Apex. The bistro is known for its seafood and straightforward menu.

The Provincial

Fresh. Simple. These two words epitomize the gastronomic philosophy of The Provincial, an up-and-coming eatery in downtown Apex. The owners also have inscribed them…

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Ruckus bartender Karin McDaniels prepares a drink with apricot-infused vodka. The strawberry-infused vodka, left, goes into the popular strawberry lemonade.

Still Raising a Ruckus

What began as a lone hole-in-the-wall college bar churning out hot pizza and cold beer has evolved into a multi-unit, family-friendly dining destination. Ruckus…

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Chiles en Nogada consists of poblano chilis filled with shredded meat, fruits and spices topped with a walnut-based cream sauce, called nogada, and pomegranate seeds, giving it the three colors of the Mexican flag: green, red and white.

Traditions on the Table

This holiday season, local chefs and restaurateurs will take a much-needed respite from their demanding routines and spend time with their families. We asked…

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Real estate agent Julie Woodcock visits Takeout Market regularly, especially when her schedule gets hectic. Her family likes Southern-influenced meals like this shrimp and grits entree.

Gourmet Grab and Go

As a hardworking real estate agent, Julie Woodcock’s days are long and unpredictable, leaving her little time to cook meals for her husband and…

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Great Catches

Summer is perhaps the best time of year to enjoy fresh seafood. Maybe it’s because many of us spend more time at the lake…

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