First 18 Restaurant Group Opening in Cary-Morrisville Area

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Morrisville, NC – For the past 10 years, diners in the Triangle have known the restaurants of the 18 Restaurant Group. Now, the local area gets a taste as chef and owner Jason Smith opens his Cantina 18 in Park West Village.

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Specialty Stores: Awazé Ethiopian and Eritrean

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Cary, NC – Cary is full of great restaurants and many of us likely have our favorites we go to over and over again. But if you are looking from a break in repetition and you aren’t familiar with Ethiopian or Eritrean food, then Awazé is an excellent dining destination.

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Chef Ryan Summers after winning.

Cary Chef’s Team Wins Cooking Competition

Cary, NC – In their first round in the Got To Be NC Competition Dining Series, Team Mirepoix won, meaning Cary chef Ryan Summers is advancing to the semi-finals. Read more


Summer Recipes: Summer Samosas

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Cary, NC – Summer is a more relaxed time which means amateur cooks can use those extra moments of the day to try out new recipes. CaryCitizen has asked chefs from local restaurants to contribute summertime recipes. This week, it’s Syed Yousuf from Kababish Café with a recipe for Summer Samosas. Read more

The Famous Toastery, formerly known as Toast Café, location on Colonnades Way.

Second Location for Famous Toastery Coming to West Cary

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Cary, NC – Famous Toastery has been enjoying its location at Colonnades Way in Cary for a while now. And evidently, residents have been enjoying it too because the breakfast restaurant is opening a second location in West Cary.

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Chanticleer: Cary’s Best Coffeehouse?

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Cary, NC – By accident, we tried Chanticleer, the café and bakery at the corner of Cary Parkway and Tryon Road. It might be the best coffeehouse in Cary. Read more


Summer Recipes: Citrus Chili Tequila NC Shrimp

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Cary, NC – Here’s a recipe from one of our favorite Cary chefs for marinated shrimp on the grill. Quick and easy, thrill your guests with this restaurant-quality dish.
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Another Broken Egg Café Adds Cary Location

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Cary, NC – With surrounding locations already in Raleigh and Morrisville, Another Broken Egg Café is now opening its fast-growing breakfast restaurant in West Cary. Read more


Restaurants: Nazara Indian Bistro

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Cary, NC — We had lunch recently at Nazara Indian Bistro. Great room, delicious food, you must go.

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