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Banana Leaf, Cary NC

Banana Leaf’s carousel of food 4 out of 5 stars One thing that really makes a meal more fun is the expectation of everyone sharing. And Banana Leaf encourages sharing with the typical family-style ordering …
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Pho Vietnam in Cary, NC

4 out of 5 stars Service is pretty organized, you can go and order at the register, get a number, and then they will bring the food out to you. You can order a drink …
Captain J's International Buffet

Captain J’s Restaurant, Raleigh, NC

4 out of 5 stars UPDATE: Captain J’s have sent their new menu! Captain J’s Seasonal menu Captain J’s Chinese menu Captain J’s American menu ORIGINAL POST: Acting on a Chowhound tip, we ventured over …
Super Wok

Super Wok

4 out of 5 stars My revolving fling with asian food continues. I have problems with it because it contributes to my lil’ paunch. I can’t blame the hangover from these tasty afternoon delights on …
Korean Fried Chicken

Soo Cafe

NOTE: Soo Cafe recently relocated to a new location along Capital Blvd. They now have grills for cooking your own meat, as well. 5 out of 5 stars From my first step in the door …
Kadhai Indian Wok

Kadhai The Indian Wok

4 out of 5 stars UPDATE: I’ve been back, 3/22/13 and had the lunch buffet during the week, and it was just as good as I remembered. They still carry three chicken dishes in the …
Pad Thai - Durham

Pad Thai

4 out of 5 stars Most of the folks who I work with are familiar with Thai Cafe but not Pad Thai, which is in North Durham on Guess Road. In a humble building near …
Bun Pork

Saigon Grill

Based on a long-ago tip from @durhamfoodie, and encouragement from my stylista co-worker Janie, we managed to get up the road (along Roxboro) to Durham’s Saigon Grill. We started with spring rolls (#2), which were …
Pho 9n9

Pho 9n9

4 out of 5 stars One of my recent discoveries has been Pho 9n9, located in a strip mall in Durham/RTP by the Sheetz at Miami and Alexander Boulevards. I have not had a lot …
Ninth Street Bakery

Ninth Street Bakery

4 out of 5 stars In desperation I headed over to Ninth Street Bakery after my search for some donuts on a Monday went unfulfilled. My favorite donut place is not open on Mondays (Daylight) …
Tandoor Indian

Tandoor Indian

3 out of 5 stars As far as my exploration so far as shown me, you have to leave Raleigh altogether (Morrisville or Cary being the ideal destination) to find some decent Indian food. Hubs …