Raleigh, N.C. — Oak City Roasters, which we first told you about a few weeks ago, has begun renovations on their warehouse on Hargett Street. They are still brewing coffee out of there, so make sure to stop by and enjoy the aroma. They opened their online store on Monday and it is free delivery on all Raleigh orders. You can also get their coffee by going to the Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market and Midtown Farmers Market. Owner Bill Landahl say they also hope to start selling coffee out of their garage.
Crank Arm Brewing is officially opening its doors in downtown Raleigh on July 29, according to their website. The party starts at 4 p.m.
Chuy's, a chain known for made from scratch Tex-Mex inspired dishes, is planning to open a North Hills location this fall. It will be located in Park District and be a standalone building with an outdoor patio overlooking Midtown Park,
Quail Ridge Books has a new owner. Longtime owner Nancy Olson announced last week that Lisa Poole has purchased the west Raleigh store.
Retailer Wine 101 is opening its doors today. It is located off of Duraleigh Road in Raleigh. Their grand opening celebration continues into this weekend.
And these pieces of info come from The Herald Sun:
- Panera Bread is headed to the Shops at Erwin Mill.
- Spicy Nine, a sushi bar and Asian fusion restaurant, is set to open in the new 140 West Franklin development in Chapel Hill next year.
- Bread and Kabob, on Main St. in Durham, has been sold and is expected to reopen next month as Skewers Bar and Grill. The menu is expected to stay the same. (Triangle Food Guy also reported this one.)
- Mixed Casual Korean Bistro has opened on Franklin Street in the location Tedesco's used to be. They opened this week.
A few other places that opened this week or recently:
Downtown Raleigh's new juice bar, Cold Off the Press, opened on Monday.
Pogo, the new restaurant at the Marbles Kids Museum, opened Thursday.
Also now open, Unvine'd, a wine and tapas bar in Cary.
And a new bakery to tell you about. Artylicious Cakes opened its doors in Raleigh on July 2.
One delay to note: Jimmy V's Osteria and Bar in downtown Raleigh was supposed to have a media preview next week, but it has been pushed back until next month after delays in construction. We will keep you posted on their progress!