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Triangle Restaurant News: Rise expands, Kings North Hills opening

Posted October 17, 2014

A look at the doughnuts at Rise in Durham.

— A lot of tasty news ahead. 

Kings Bowl will open its North Hills location to the public at 5 p.m. Monday. This retro-inspired bowling alley will also feature games, cocktails and an expansive menu. The first 250 patrons through the door will get free bowling for a year. 

b.good in North Hills is opening its first North Carolina location on Wednesday, Oct. 22. The restaurant serves up fresh and handmade burgers, sandwiches and more.

Rise, a popular doughnut shop near the Streets of Southpoint mall in Durham, announced last week that it has closed on its first two franchise locations. The stores will be in Raleigh and Cary. They are targeting a summer 2015 opening date for the first one. 

Faire, a new steak and seafood restaurant from Eschelon Experiences, opened this week in Raleigh's Cameron Village. On Monday, the restaurant will begin lunch service. Faire's regular hours are Monday-Thursday 11 a.m. - 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. and Sundays 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. for brunch. 

Italian restaurant Schiano's is opening a Wake Forest location in the Gateway Commons shopping center. No word on an opening date. Schiano's has one location already on Strickland Road in Raleigh.

Southern Season, a gourmet food retailer, is planning to open a pop-up shop in Raleigh's Cameron Village on Nov. 8, Triangle Business Journal reports. The small shop, located in the old home of Victorian Rose Bridal, will remain open through Jan. 15. Cameron Village reps told TBJ that if the store does well, it could become a permanent location. Southern Season has its flagship store in Chapel Hill.

A new pub is opening in the old location of Cafe 121 in Cary, according to Triangle Business Journal. Crosstown Pub & Grill will have a relaxed pub atmosphere, a decent selection of craft beer and fine wine, and reasonably-price food, according to their Facebook page. They are planning to open in December.

TBJ is reporting another opening in the Triangle. Richmond, Va.-based burger bar Burger Bach is expanding to Durham and plans to open in early 2015. Burger Bach sources all of its grass-fed beef and lambs from New Zealand. The bar will be located at 737 Ninth St.

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  • babylaceycarpenter Oct 17, 2014

    All I have ever dreamed of, is a doughnut with bacon. Let's see how many heart attacks we can have.

  • runsracks2 Oct 17, 2014

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    If you're broke, stay home;)

  • Ishitonthewralcorncobdesk Oct 17, 2014

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    Sparians went out of business - Kings bowling is taking their spot.

  • PowderedToastMan Oct 17, 2014

    2 overpriced bowling places at N.Hills?!?

  • Ishitonthewralcorncobdesk Oct 17, 2014

    I wonder how long Kings Bowling will be in business. It's going to have the same fate as Sparians. Who has a Greek Salad and Pan Seared Salmon with grilled asparagus when they go bowling?