Restaurants

Top Choice Bakery in Raleigh

La Farm Bakery

This much-loved French bakery is hard to find, halfway to Chapel Hill and inconspicuous even once you spot the right strip mall. Its breads and pastries are truly out of this world, though – whether you grab a class…
Laotian in Raleigh

Bida Manda

The food at this artfully decorated establishment – one of very few Laotian restaurants in the US – looks as gorgeous as the space itself. Enhanced with Thai, Vietnamese and Chinese flavors, it tastes wonderful too.…
Southern US in Raleigh

Beasley's Chicken & Honey

You’ll need to loosen your belt after a meal at this crispy venture from James Beard Award–winning chef Ashley Christensen. Inside her airy downtown canteen, fried chicken is the star – on a biscuit, with waffles, i…
Pub Food in Raleigh

Raleigh Times

Chase plates of BBQ nachos or (cat)fish ’n’ chips with pints of North Carolina craft brews at this popular and very central downtown pub.