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Latin Quarters, Raleigh

Latin Quarters, Raleigh NC

3 out of 5 stars My quest continues unfulfilled for a new go-to Latin food restaurant that is not Mexican food. I was psyched to see Latin Quarters open up on Six Forks road not …
Havana Grill, Cary

Havana Grill, Cary NC

2 out of 5 stars The Triangle is desperately in need of more Cuban or other Latin American food that is not Mexican. Unfortunately, Havana Grill is not it. I stopped by with some folks …
Guasaca

Guasaca

5 out of 5 stars Now that I’ve relocated to a new and exciting place of work in Raleigh (yay!), I’ll be spending time getting to know the hidden gems closer to home. I’ve already …
Gonza Tacos y Tequila

Gonza Tacos y Tequila

4 out of 5 stars Gonza Tacos y Tequila has a really hard-to-remember name, but the experience is memorable. The lighting is low, with pretty lanterns hanging above. Don’t worry, it’s not like at Dos …
Nanataco

Nanataco

4 out of 5 stars Nanataco (@nanatacodurham), brought to us by the owner of Nana’s, Scott Howell, has recently opened in Durham on University Drive by Q-Shack. I stopped in with some colleagues to check …
Mami Nora's

Mami Nora’s

4 out of 5 stars On yet another occasion, I am doing the hungry dance in front of Sharon’s desk. At 11:31pm. 11:31pm is generally as late as I can stand to wait to leave …
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 …
Sarah's Empanadas

Sarah’s Empanadas

2 out of 5 stars RTP is definitely not an area I have explored much of yet. But when @GwynneMurphy invited me out to try some empanadas, I just couldn’t resist, despite that it’s a …
Pahuatlan

Panaderia Pahuatlan

No Rating Feeling cocky after recent success at Los Comales, I decided take on another Spanish-language challenge. This time my travels brought me to Panaderia Pahuatlan, a bakery and tortilleria along my commute. The neon …
Los Comales

Los Comales

4 out of 5 stars Finally after a few months working in Durham I have gotten a chance to check out one of the rumored authentic Mexican places in town. Los Comales is located, like …
Guajillos

Guajillo’s – Closed

4 out of 5 stars Co-workers billed this simple eatery a Mexican place but upon closer inspection I found that the restaurant also offers Columbian food. You place your order at the front counter, take …