What's on Tap

What's on Tap

Triangle restaurant news (Sept. 6, 2013)

Posted September 6, 2013

Warm, fluffy beignets are sprinkled with powdered sugar at Rue Cler in Durham.

— Two openings this week to report. 

First up, Jibarra's new concept Jose and Sons opened on Labor Day. Tucked in the Raleigh Depot in the warehouse district, this place serves traditional Mexican and Southern cuisine with a Mexican flare. 

The Stanbury opened its doors on Tuesday. It is located in the spot where Market Restaurant used to be on North Blount Street. 

Yellow Dog Bread Company, located on East Franklin Street in Raleigh, is holding its grand opening party Friday from 6-9 p.m. They will have samples of their bread, coffee and more.

One more opening morsel to tell you about. Mattie B's Public House has officially opened for business in in the Hope Valley Commons area of Durham. Burgers, pizza and 12 taps with more than 100 beer and cider choices! It is the latest venture from Matthew Beason and the rest of the gang who brought us Six Plates Wine Bar, Nana's, Pop's, Rue Cler and Nana's. 

The Berkeley Cafe, one of this year's Hopscotch Music Fest venues, will close on Oct. 1 for three-months of renovations, according to the News and Observer. They are expected to reopen in January. 

The Triangle Business Journal is reporting that chef Jason Smith, who owns 18 Seaboard and Cantina 18, is planning a third restaurant. Harvest 18 will be located in the Renaissance Village area of Durham and is expected to be open by early January.  It is said to have cuisine similar to 18 Seaboard. 

Rudino's in the Tryon Village Shopping Center in Cary is no more. According to Triangle Food Guy, it is now Craft Public House.

Provence, a Carrboro restaurant known for its French and Mediterranean cuisine, will start serving lunch on Tuesday. They have served dinner only for years. Lunch will be served 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. 

Do you have any tips on restaurants coming to or closing in the Triangle? Tell us in the comments section below.


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