Raleigh, N.C. — We are hearing about two new places in Raleigh. First up, Paddy O'Beers bottle shop and tasting room is expected to open this fall on Fayetteville Street across from Isaac Hunter's Oak City Tavern. No specific info on when they will be opening, but we will keep an eye on their website.
Saxbys Coffee is planning to open in the North Hills shopping area in Raleigh this fall, according to the North Hills website. This chain serve the typical coffee house fare and frozen yogurt, smoothie and loose leaf teas. No word on their exact opening date.
More North Hills news: It was announced yesterday that women's retailer Anthropologie will be opening there in spring 2014.
Bali Hai on Wake Forest Road in north Raleigh is closed after being heavily damaged in a fire early Monday. Owners plan to rebuild.
The Berkeley Cafe, which is closing this week for remodeling, will reopen next year under new ownership, according to the News and Observer. Sadlack's Heroes' owner Rose Schwetz will be taking over. Sadlack's is one of several Hillsborough Street businesses having to relocate by the end of the year due to a hotel and retail project. Schwetz told the N&O that she plans to enlarge the Berkeley kitchen and fix up the back patio. Bands will continue to play there. It is expected to keep the name - The Berkeley Cafe.
Triangle Food Guy is reporting that Dave and Buster's will open its location at Cary Towne Center on Nov. 6. For those who have never been to a Dave and Buster's, it is basically a Chucky Cheese with beer! I challenge all of you to a game of skee-ball!
Al's Burger Shack has opened on West Franklin Street in Chapel Hill, according to the Herald Sun. It is located in the space formerly occupied by The Chocolate Door.
Carpe Durham is reporting that Motorco in Durham will start serving food later this fall.
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