Jimmy’s Famous Hot Dogs – Two Dog Combo Carolina Style

Jimmy’s Famous Hot Dogs on HWY 55 is one of two dog shack locations in the South Durham area. The one we visited is the newer one moving to its current location inside an old waffle house building earlier in the year I have been told. The sign out front says that they serve burgers,…

Salsa Fresh Original Mexican Grill – Time for some Taco’s!

Salsa Fresh ‘original Mexican Grill’ at Morrisville Market is one of three locations in the Triangle, the other two are in Raleigh. They say they serve everything as Fresh (every day), no freezers, no microwaves, this all sounded really promising. They also say that “Salsa Fresh offers the best California-style Mexican food in Raleigh”. Ok so to…

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…