Raleigh Restaurant: Margaux’s

Though I’ve lived in Raleigh a fair amount of time, I haven’t explored nearly as many of the restaurants as I would have liked to. Thankfully, my girlfriend is more than happy to help me do that! Margaux’s has an interesting offering with heavy French influences, and it goes well beyond its name. The menu … Continue reading “Raleigh Restaurant: Margaux’s”

Raleigh Restaurant: Capital Grille – Easter Brunch

After my initial visit to the Capital Grille in Raleigh, I was sure to sign up for their mailing list for any fun events that they might be hosting. Though I had received invitations to a few that we weren’t able to attend, when we were presented with an invitation to a prix fixe Easter … Continue reading “Raleigh Restaurant: Capital Grille – Easter Brunch”

@Delta to Upgrade RDU-CDG Flight

Google Now just informed me that there has been talk of Delta replacing the 757 that is currently being used to connect Raleigh-Durham, NC (RDU) to Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG) with a 767. This would be a pretty big improvement in the quality of flight for passengers. Delta’s Pink Force One is an example of … Continue reading “@Delta to Upgrade RDU-CDG Flight”

Recap – Beer, Bourbon, and BBQ in Cary, NC

The wristband for the attendees of the 10th anniversary of the Beer, Bourbon, and BBQ festival. Love the slogan! I took an Uber there and back to be safe, and couldn’t help but wear this shirt from Woot. It was too perfect for a BBQ related festival! There were quite a few proprietors in attendance, … Continue reading “Recap – Beer, Bourbon, and BBQ in Cary, NC”

Triangle Weekend Happenings – Beer, Bourbon, and BBQ in Cary, NC

For those in the Research Triangle area of NC, the Beer, Bourbon, and BBQ festival will be visiting Cary on Friday August 5th and Saturday August 6th. There is a full schedule for the year on the site, as well, if you aren’t nearby. Tickets are still available for those interested! I’ll be visiting for … Continue reading “Triangle Weekend Happenings – Beer, Bourbon, and BBQ in Cary, NC”

Raleigh Restaurant: Capital Grille

The Capital Grille national chain has come to Raleigh, and American Express sent me an invitation to sample their menu during a special event. Naturally, I was more than happy to take advantage of the opportunity! Menu For this event, only a small portion of their full menu was available to the guests, but it … Continue reading “Raleigh Restaurant: Capital Grille”

Raleigh Gem: Tasca Brava

On December 30th, my brother and his girlfriend drove up from South Carolina to spend New Years with my girlfriend and myself. After some poking about online, we agreed on Spanish tapas for dinner at Tasca Brava. Tasca Brava is a delightful hole-in-the-wall owned and operated by a very passionate married couple: Juan and Marta. … Continue reading “Raleigh Gem: Tasca Brava”