Dining Out

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 […]

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 […]

Raleigh Happening This Weekend: June 19-21st

Raleigh Happening This Weekend: June 19-21st

Happy Weekend! Be sure to pack your umbrella if you plan on being out this weekend, if the weather continues to hold up like the past few days you are going to need it. We know that won’t hold you up from celebrating Father’s Day weekend though, there are plenty of fun family events happening around […]

Construction Underway at CinéBistro in Cary

Construction Underway at CinéBistro in Cary

Luxurious “Dinner-and-a-Movie” Destination to Hire More than 60 Employees Cobb Theaters, a Birmingham, Alabama-based operator of high-end movie theaters across the Southeast and Colorado, has announced that construction is underway at its newest CinéBistro location at Waverly Place in Cary. Cobb Theaters has retained Rodney L. Sartain – Architect as the architect for the 35,000-square-foot […]