Cary Archive

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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 …
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 …
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Christmas Lights Map for Raleigh, NC, 2014

Find the Christmas lights! I’ve put together a Google Map that you can use, using unconfirmed data from: http://www.christmascarolina.com/ WRAL Yelp http://www.susoutter.com/2012/12/the-best-neighborhoods-for-christmas.html https://localwiki.org/raleigh/Christmas_Lights_List See the map at Google Maps here. Where relevant, I’ve included the …
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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 …
Baker's Dozen Donuts

Baker’s Dozen

4 out of 5 stars I agree wholeheartedly with Foodalicious Follies, that Baker’s Dozen is a great addition to the Cary sweets scene. The donuts are reasonably priced for a Baker’s Dozen (of course) and …
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 …
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 …
Bosphorus

Bosphorus

5 out of 5 stars If you wander aimlessly away from the Cary Amtrak station in just the right direction (North on Harrison), you could easily end up at Bosphorus. And I think that would …
My Triangle Top Ten

Top Ten List

I’m always asked where are my favorite places to eat, so it’s time to finally share my current top ten list. Dame’s Almost Famous Chicken and Waffles (Durham) Fluffy and light sweet potato waffles, your …