Breakfast Archive

Barry's Cafe

Barry’s Cafe

Attempting to describe the breakfast at Barry’s without getting mouth-wateringly hungry is futile. For instance, the Firehouse Platter. A pancake the size of a plate, accompanied by two eggs and meat (bacon or patty or …
Tropical Smoothie Veggie Smoothies

Motivated Monday – Smoothies

Finding the Best Fast Food Smoothies During my fitness “journey” I’ve struggled with keeping my protein up and my calories within range, but one thing that really helps is to grab a quick smoothie. There …
Ole Time Barbeque

Ole Time Barbeque

Sometimes when the weather is dreary, the only way to feel warm inside is to have some good ole Southern comfort food. I knew about Pam’s Farmhouse, but some Capstratters introduced me to another down-home …
Hummingbird Cafe

Hummingbird Cafe

4 out of 5 stars Hummingbird Cafe is a tiny new eatery on Broad Street in Durham, located in a shiny modern silver building which also houses some art exhibits and more to come. There …
Sola Coffee Cafe

Sola Coffee Cafe

5 out of 5 stars Thank heavens for the opening of Sola Coffee Cafe, which is not far from my house at the intersection of Lead Mine and Sawmill roads in North Raleigh. Sola is …
Fairview Dining Room at Washington Duke Inn

Washington Duke Inn

I was invited to attend the Spring Blogger’s lunch at Washington Duke’s Fairview Room not too long ago, to unveil the new spring menu. It was a great opportunity to not only munch on some …
Benelux Cafe

Benelux Cafe

4 out of 5 stars Whether you are just visiting Moore Square to hit some museums or want a break in one of Raleigh’s historic areas, it’s worth stopping by City Market. Benelux Cafe is …
Oakwood Cafe

Oakwood Cafe

4 out of 5 stars Located only a few blocks from a number of frou-frou downtown Raleigh yuppie hangouts is the quaint Oakwood Cafe. Don’t get me wrong, I can dig on some local slow …
Cakes

Mad Hatter Bake Shop

4 out of 5 stars With such an appetizing menu, it really is hard to decide what to order at the Mad Hatter. I went in thinking I would most certainly choose one of the …
Inside View

Parker & Otis

4 out of 5 stars Occupying an interesting old space inside Brightleaf Square, Parker & Otis is part funky gourmet shop, part deli. It’s a great place to bring out-of-town guests or to stroll to …
Frizzled Fowl

Dame’s Chicken & Waffles

5 out of 5 stars I’ll admit, this is the first time I have tried chicken and waffles as a combination meal. I know I enjoy chicken, and I certainly love waffles. But would I …
UpCakes

Dixie Picnic

5 out of 5 stars Finding a new breakfast place gets me all atwitter like nothing else can. The discovery of Dixie Picnic (@DixiePicnic) was like striking gold! Not only do they have breakfast, they …
Coquette

Coquette Brasserie

3 out of 5 stars UPDATE: I’ve since been back to Coquette for lunch, and it was quite enjoyable. I would recommend trying Coquette for your first time at lunch, as the prices are more …