Yearly Archive: 2011

Dec 31 2011

Out with the Old, In with the New!

2011 has been a great year for me and Foodalicious Follies! The Triangle dining scene has been growing by leaps and bounds, and all for the better. Blink and there’ll be some new, cool eatery opening up around the corner someplace in the Triangle. But of course that means saying good-bye to old favorites like …

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Dec 27 2011

Cheap Eats with Lots of Meats: Char-Grill, Cook Out, Roast Grill…

You’ve got $10 in your pocket and you’re starving, what to do? While you could hit the drive-though at McBurger Hut, why not spend your hard earned cash on something local and delicious? Look, I’ve been guilty of eating a chicken McNugget or White Castle sliders in my day but I always feel badly about …

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Dec 11 2011

Favorite Kitchen Gifts for the Holidays…

Even though Foodalicious Follies is all about dining and eating out, I have to admit that there’s really nothing better than a home-cooked meal. Breaking out the bowls, measuring spoons and a sharp knife is my idea of fun at home! And with the holiday season coming up, there’s nothing better for the home cook …

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Dec 02 2011

More Pub than Brewery, Natty Greene’s in Raleigh!

Over the past three years in the Triangle, we’ve seen the emergence of several new breweries: Fullsteam, Lonerider and Roth to name a few. And while I love to quaff down a fresh beer at one of these spots, I’m always about the food and eats which is why Natty Greene’s Pub and Brewing Co. …

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Nov 22 2011

Soothing and Savory Czech Food at Klara’s Restaurant in Cary

(Klara’s has closed as of December 2013) Ok, I have to confess. I have a bit of a blind-spot in my food rear-view mirror and Eastern European cuisine sometimes gets missed. Why? I’m not sure exactly why, I’ve been to Budapest, Hungary and really enjoyed the culture and restaurants there. I guess when I think …

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Nov 20 2011

Much to be Thankful For, Unless You’re a Turkey…

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, along with plenty of turkey, stuffing, green beans and pie, I wanted to wish everyone out there, a warm and wonderful holiday season. I know I focus on food quite a bit but it’s really about the entire meal and who you’re sharing it with. In the end, it’s …

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