Monthly Archive: March 2012

Mar 28 2012

Great Music for a Great Cause, Band Together and the B-52′s!

Taking a break from all food-related talk, I wanted to let you know about Band Together’s upcoming B-52′s fund-raising concert on May 12!  The B-52′s will be playing Booth Amphitheatre in Cary and proceeds with benefit Urban Ministries of Wake County.  Now I loves my lobster and here’s your chance to rock with it!  Band …

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Mar 16 2012

A Little Bit of Irish in Downtown Raleigh, Napper Tandy’s Irish Pub

(Napper Tandy’s has moved to 410 Glenwood)  Coming from Boston, I’ve done my share of Irish bars over the years. What to expect? Dark polished woods, emerald decor and of course, a nice pint of Guinness (and if they’re really good, they’ll put a clover on top)! In Raleigh most people end up at the …

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Mar 09 2012

Beefy Nirvana at Chuck’s Burgers and Frites in Raleigh

  Now burgers are to me, the All-American meal. Take some freshly ground chuck, slap it on a grill and you’re good to go. Maybe some cheese, onion, pickle and condiments and it’s time to eat! But you know that local celebrity chef Ashley Christensen is not going to stop there. The burgers at Chuck’s …

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Mar 01 2012

Surviving Fast Food H-E-L-L: McDonald’s, Hardee’s, Taco Bell, KFC

We all know about how fast food can be bad for you, I mean we’re talking about saturated fats, sodium and processed foods galore. Outside of some better, local burger and grill options, most of the times you’ll end up eating fast food at a national chain. And even with the recent health-kick some fast …

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