This Black History Month (and beyond,) you might want to check out some of these Black-owned restaurants across Orange County. CHAPEL HILL BLACK-OWNED RESTAURANTS Blend of Soul Juice 919-338-6281 Cosmic Cantina 128 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill Dame’s Chicken & Waffles 147 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill 919-240-4228 Mama Dip’s Kitchen 408 […]

DRA’s 2021 Restaurant Week kicks off this year on First Friday, November 5 and concludes Sunday, November 14. Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week is a great time to support all your favorite places—and discover new ones. The challenges of the past year and a half have greatly impacted the restaurant community, so let’s continue to show love and […]

Here’s your chance to help out a Black-owned restaurant that you love anywhere in the United States!   More details here. How to Nominate a Restaurant: During the Program Period, enter via Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram (each, a “Social Media Platform”), as instructed below for a chance to have the Restaurant you nominated receive a $25,000 […]

Have you heard about the North Carolina Restaurant Workers Relief Fund? It can provide qualified applicants with $500 to help with the immediate expenses faced by many who have suddenly found themselves without work. Get more info here.       Facebook: The Karen Clark Instagram: @TheKarenClark Twitter/Snapchat: @The_KarenClark YouTube: The Karen Clark

Don’t want to cook? Still want to eat at your favorite restaurant or support local business? Here’s the list of area restaurants who are offering takeout and delivery. Gonza Tacos: Offers takeout and catering options Willie Mae’s Country Kitchen, 107 D 1st Avenue, Knightdale, NC 919.944.1888 COPA: Offering curbside pickup Lucky’s Delicatessen: Offering curbside takeout and delivery Toast: Moving […]

Trying to figure out a new restaurant in the area to try out? Bon Appetit has just nominated 50 restaurants in their quest to name the Best New Restaurant of 2019. Four of the 50 nominees are right here in our backyard! M Tempura in Durham is known for their fried tempura.   Sister Liu’s […]

Greg Cox, the dining critic for the News & Observer, has released his Top 10 Best New Restaurants Of 2018 list. See if your fave made the list! Read More: Triangle Restaurant Week Is Back!!     Copa 107 W. Main St., Durham 919-973-0111 Cuisine: Cuban   Cucciolo Osteria 601 W. Main St., Suite C, Durham […]

A local restaurant in Morrisville is allowing TSA workers to eat for free during the shutdown. The Thai/Lao restaurant, Yin Dee, is only about 5 minutes from the RDU airport. The owners are allowing TSA workers who present their badge to eat a meal up to $8 for free. The owner, Patti Graham, says most meals […]

The hate is strong in Houston. Ayesha Curry, wife of Golden State Warriors Steph Curry, is receiving horrible reviews on her new restaurant that hasn’t even opened yet. Seems that Houston Rockets fans already hate the food at the restaurant slated to open next month. And they are taking their negative reviews to the internet. […]

A Virginia woman entered a restaurant in hopes of getting a steak dinner, instead she got a snake bite.       Facebook: The Karen Clark Instagram: @TheKarenClark Twitter/Snapchat: @The_KarenClark

An African-American waitress received an inspiring note from three White male customers during inauguration weekend in Washington, D.C. The message included the words "not race, not gender, just American."

Rapper T.I. is learning that the restaurant business just might be tougher than the music business. The rap mogul has been hit with a lawsuit by former employees of his new downtown restaurant Scales 925. According to, twelve employees claim the restaurant refused to give them their final paychecks and they were not paid […]