A new private tavern, Dram & Draught, is coming to 623 Hillsborough Street (across from the original Char-Grill in Raleigh. The bar is being developed by Drew Schenck, owner of RallyPoint Sport Grill in Cary. The location is a 1,473 square foot former auto body shop. Follow the progress on Dram & Draught’s Facebook Page! […]

What is going in the Downtown Raleigh space on the corner of East Martin and Wilmington? Lisa Southern Real Estate, located at 15 East Martin St. in the heart of Downtown Raleigh has been asked this question ever since our neighbors moved out two months ago. It has been announced that Raleigh restaurateur Lou Moshakos plans to open […]

BugFest 2015 Saturday, September 19, 2015 9am – 7pm COST: FREE   Each year, over 35,000 visitors come to BugFest to experience over 100 exhibits, crafts, games and activities. The NC Museum of Natural Sciences & Nature Research provides the opportunity for the public to interact with entomologists and other scientists so you can continue […]

  First Friday is a free self-guided tour of Downtown Raleigh’s cutting edge cultural hot spots. Local art galleries, art studios, and museums stay open late the first Friday of every month to welcome thousands of art enthusiasts. The event runs from 6pm – 9pm. For a detailed list of Galleries, Retailers, Exhibitors and Restaurants […]

Raleigh Voted 5th Best City For ‘Local Food Scene’ The votes are in, and Raleigh edges out Asheville for Number 5 among the 10 cities with the “best local food scene” according to USA Today Travel. USA Today’s Panel of experts chose the initial 20 cities, which was narrowed to 10 by reader voting. Here […]

How to Tip Around the World In the U.S., it’s customary to tip servers at least 15% at both bars and restaurants. That’s not always the case in the rest of the world. In some countries, tip is included in the bill, splitting the bill is considered unsophisticated, and tipping can even cause confusion for […]

  The Square Rabbit, a bakery and take-out restaurant in Downtown Raleigh, always has delicious food! They have the best frosted cookies! You can always tell what time of the year it is by what frosted cookies they have available! Today, it was a Spring Chick, so you know that Spring has officially arrived in Downtown […]

Mar 25, 2015 | Filed under: Downtown Raleigh Restaurants by Team Southern