Food & Drink

Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series Announces 2016 Schedule with Battles in Six North Carolina Cities

Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series Announces 2016 Schedule with Battles in Six North Carolina Cities

Interactive Chef Tournament Launches Dream Team Concept for the Ultimate Dining Experience The Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series, a single-elimination tournament highlighting the best of the state’s food, agriculture and culinary talent, is back for 2016 with a total of eight tournaments across the state, each made up of four chef teams vying […]

Happening Kitchen: Caprese Caps

Happening Kitchen: Caprese Caps

We want your 2016 to be filled with laughter, love and good health! Our Caprese Caps recipe is just one step to you having a healthy start to the new year. These baked disks of tastiness are not only easy to make but can be a great leftover to chop up and toss in with […]

Raleigh Chef Ryan Conklin Wins Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series Annual Championship

The Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series, a single-elimination tournament highlighting the best of the Carolina’s food, agriculture and culinary talent applauds Chef Ryan Conklin of UNC REX Healthcare in Raleigh on his victory in the Battle of Champions. Conklin is one of 70 top chefs from across North and South Carolina who competed throughout […]

Meet the Chef: Chef Todd Warden, Greenville Series Champion

Meet the Chef: Chef Todd Warden, Greenville Series Champion

Rounding out our list of Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series champions is Chef Todd Warden all the way from South Carolina! Meet Chef Todd Warden Champion: Greenville Series From: The Cliffs – Valley in Greenville, SC In the words of Chef Todd: How would you describe your cooking style? Classically French trained, with heavy influence in new southern […]

Meet the Chefs: Chef Brent Martin & Chef Joseph Cornett, Charlotte Series Champions

Meet the Chefs: Chef Brent Martin & Chef Joseph Cornett, Charlotte Series Champions

There are two chefs coming out of the Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series Charlotte Championship! We are excited to introduce you to both Chef Brent Martin and Chef Joseph Cornett. Meet Chef Brent Martin Champion: Charlotte Series From: The Summit Room in Charlotte, NC In the words of Chef Brent: My cooking style is a refined Southern approach […]

Meet the Chef: Chef Richard Miller, Triad Series Champion

Meet the Chef: Chef Richard Miller, Triad Series Champion

Next up on our list of champions for the Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series is Chef Richard Miller. Meet Chef Richard Miller Champion: Triad Series From: Graze in Winston-Salem, NC In the words of Chef Richard: My cooking style is Southern with French influences.  I like to incorporate local products in menus. The NC ingredients I […]

Meet the Chef: Chef Ryan Conklin, Triangle Series Champion

Meet the Chef: Chef Ryan Conklin, Triangle Series Champion

If you haven’t been to a Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series competition yet, if you were lucky enough to reserve your seat for the sold out Battle of the Champions you are in for quite a treat. We are excited to fill you in on what the five competing chefs are all about. First up, […]

Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series Announces Chef Bracket and Ticket Sales for Battle of Champions in Raleigh Oct. 28 to 31

Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series Announces Chef Bracket and Ticket Sales for Battle of Champions in Raleigh Oct. 28 to 31

The Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series, a single-elimination tournament highlighting the best of the Carolina’s food, agriculture and culinary talent, is gearing up for its Battle of Champions series in which five top regional chefs will battle it out to take home the coveted annual championship title. Foodies from the Carolinas and beyond are […]

Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week 2015‏

Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week 2015‏

Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week Returns With New Options! Save-the-date for Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week: August 17-Sunday, August 23, 2015. This year, Downtown Raleigh Restaurant Week has expanded to include lunch menus and an exciting new Do-It-Yourself Progressive Dinner option. This option will encourage patrons to visit a different restaurant for each course on a tantalizing tour […]

Tobacco Road Tours Announces New Craft Cocktail Tour: Raleigh Craft Cocktail & Cultural Walking Tour

Tobacco Road Tours Announces New Craft Cocktail Tour: Raleigh Craft Cocktail & Cultural Walking Tour

After more than six exciting years, locally-owned Tobacco Road Tours and Transportation(TRT) will enrich its offerings into the area it knows best – Raleigh – by offering a new tour: “Raleigh Craft Cocktail & Cultural Walking Tour” that will kick off in downtown Raleigh Saturday, July 25,2015. Cocktail & Mixologist tourism is on the rise and the Triangle […]