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Triangle restaurant news (July 4, 2014)

Posted July 4, 2014

Beer Durham - a craft beer store (Image from Facebook)

— A new growler and bottle shop has opened in Durham. Beer Durham opened last week off of Hunt Street. That's not the only piece of beer news we have for you this week. 

We are learning more about the Raleigh Beer Garden, which is scheduled to open in Spring 2015 on Glenwood Avenue. Former Epic games developer Cliff Bieszinski is teaming up with Hibernian Irish Pub owner Niall Hanley for the venture, Triangle Business Journal reports. As the name implies, they will have a large beer selection. They will also be serving thin crust pizza, homemade sausages and gourmet salads.

Sarges Chef on Wheels will officially open its brick-and-mortar location on Monday. The restaurant is located at 400 Southtown Circle in Rolesville. They will be open 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

More restaurant news: 

A farm-to-table restaurant, coffee shop and bakery is planning to open next month in the Jones House in Cary, the News and Observer reports. Belle will be located in the historic building. Right now, they are working on renovations to the building. In the mornings, Belle will be a bakery and cafe serving pastries and coffees featuring Carrboro Coffee Roasters. At night, the restaurant will be serving farm-to-table cuisine using items grown in their own garden. 

Sandwich shop Which Wich has opened a location in Raleigh's Crabtree Valley Mall food court. 

A new Krispy Kreme is opening in the former home of George's Diner, at 3536 Hillsborough Road in Durham, The Herald Sun reports.

Panera Bread will be opening a new bakery and cafe on Glenwood Avenue in Raleigh. It will be located in the former home of Fat Daddy's, Triangle Business Journal reports. The location will also serve as the chain's first regional catering hub. 

The oldest Dunkin' Donuts in the state closed this week. The location at 1801 Capital Blvd. in Raleigh had been in operation since 1967. 

Lorraine's Coffee House and Music has opened at Timber Drive and Vandora Springs Road in Garner. They are open seven days a week and have a drive-thru. They host live music on Friday and Saturday nights. 

Breakfast chain The Egg & I will be moving into the space formerly occupied by Piola in Chapel Hill, Triangle Food Guy reports. No word on when they will open.

Valentino's food truck is running a Kickstarter to help pay for truck repairs and an upcoming cookbook and web series centering on the creations of local brewmasters across the state. They are trying to raise $6,000 by the end of August. 


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