As winter approaches and the days grow shorter, the region’s dining scene shows no signs of slowing down. Whether it’s a high-end ode to New Orleans cuisine, a solo-act from a longtime Raleigh chef, or a new location of one of the region’s most-buzzed-about (and James Beard acknowledged) restaurants, it is truly a wonderful time of year to be a hungry diner in the Triangle. As always, this map tracks the bars, restaurants, and cafes garnering the most attention across the Triangle, so dive in and check out some of the area’s newest offerings.
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New to the list:
November 2023: Cheeni, Saap
October 2023: Seraphine, Common Market, La Montaña
September 2023: Congress Bar & Cafe, the Velvet Hippo, RBF, Isaac’s Bagels
August 2023: Mike D’s BBQ, Nikos, Ajja
July 2023: Madre, the Hippo
June 2023: Szechuan Mansion Hot Pot, Little Bull
May 2023: Lula and Sadie’s, M Test Kitchen, the Mill