What's on Tap

What's on Tap

Triangle restaurant news (July 12, 2013)

Posted July 12, 2013

— When we heard about this a few months ago, things still weren't finalized, but now it is official Dave and Busters is coming to the Cary Towne Center! This arcade/bar/restaurant is expected to open this fall, according to the Triangle Business Journal. 

Sushi Lulu, a tapas and sushi restaurant, has opened in the Shoppes at Bedford, according to Triangle Food Guy. 

Another item from our favorite food guy: Crafty Beer Shop, a new beer retailer, is planning to open in the Five Points neighborhood in Raleigh. They will be located in the spot that Hayes Barton Furniture Co. used to occupy.

Pop-up Ice Cream Parlour, which is open this summer next to Gravy in downtown Raleigh, is planning a second location next to Pie Bird on Person Street. Owners told me this week that the location should be open by next week. It is all part of a bigger plan to open a full-fledged creamery in downtown Raleigh. They are still searching for a location for the creamery, and hope the Person Street shop will be a seasonal shop. 

Corbett's Burgers and Soda Bar is hoping to open soon in Cary! According to their Facebook page, they are waiting on some fixes and could be open soon!

Downtown Raleigh is getting a new juice bar. Cold Off the Press will be located at 219 Fayetteville St. According to their Facebook page, they are planning to open on Monday, July 15. 

Also opening next week, Pogo, the new restaurant at the Marbles Kids Museum. They are scheduled to open on Thursday, July 18.

Congrats to Triangle Raw Foods for reaching the $25,000 goal for their Indiegogo campaign. They sought the money to open a cafe and restaurant named Cafe L.O.V.E.: Live Organic Vegan Eats.

The new Apricot Lane boutique is opening at The Streets at Southpoint mall in Durham on Saturday, July 13. To celebrate the opening, they will have a prize wheel in the afternoon and a fashion show around 7 p.m. All day, they are donating 15 percent of sales to Transforming Hope, a Durham-based nonprofit that helps human trafficking victims. Community members are also asked to bring personal goods and home products like toilet paper, shampoo, soap, cleaning supplies and toiletries to help stock the Transforming Hope safe house in the Triangle. Just bring the unopened items to Apricot Lane at Southpoint on opening day.


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