Ted’s Montana Grill – Bison Burgers and Gumbo

Cindy and Mike (@runnersthoughts) took me on my first trip to the edge of Durham to visit Ted’s Montana Grill one of their favourite local spots. They come here a lot midweek, it was like being greeted by family as we walked in, and the lovely Carmen, who knew them by name, guided us towards…

Paddy O’Beers – “Good Beer. Good Times. Happy People.”

Paddy O’Beers in Raleigh is a ‘Bottle Shop & Tasting’ Room located up on Fayetteville St near to the State Capitol building. I have found myself frequenting this place on occasion as I check out the Triangle. It is a pretty friendly place and they certainly seem to know and care a lot about the beers that…

Tasty 8’s Gourmet Hot Dogs – The DogFather

Tasty 8’s Gourmet Hot Dogs in Raleigh is located on Fayettville Street up at the end near to the State Capitol building. I like a hot dog and I am always intrigued when someone says that they have a ‘gourmet’ dog, it sounds like a oxymoron. I am always willing to take a chance and I…