Hunka Hunka Love burger at Cowfish Sushi and Burger Bar at North Hills in Raleigh (March 9, 2018)
I’m pretty sure Elvis Presley would have approved of this burger! 1/2 lb. of beef topped with peanut butter, banana and bacon, oof!
Cronie at Rise Cameron Village in Raleigh (March 2, 2018)
A donut and croissant cross, layered pastry with vanilla cream inside, topped with raspberry icing. Delicious and a special treat…
The Texan Burger at Only Burger in Durham (March 1, 2018)
A single patty, topped with brisket, pepper jack cheese, onion ring and pickled jalapeno! Totally satisfying and tasty with lots of textures.
Szechuan hot peppercorn chicken at Jack Tar and the Colonel’s Daughter in Durham (February 10, 2018)
A perfectly done chicken featuring spice and the numbness of Szechuan pepper corns. Served with bread and butter pickles and soft rolls, this dish is really a creative take.
The Mama Mia pizza at Capp’s Pizzeria in Chapel Hill (February 4, 2018)
Wonderful Neapolitan pizza with luscious meatball, slivers of red onion and jalapeno slices make for a fantastic pie. A hidden gem for pizza hidden in southwest Chapel Hill.
Butterscotch sticky bun at Hummingbird in Raleigh (December 22, 2017)
A large and soft rolled bun doused in a rich buttery-sweet sauce and spiked with pecans! A fun and tastier version of a cinnamon roll for breakfast or dessert IMO>
Duck confit with sweet potato hash and parsnips at J Betskis in Raleigh (December 14, 2017)
Perfectly cooked duck that showed off a crisp skin, melt in your mouth fat and tender dark meat, yum. Served over a tender sweet-potato hash, sausage and parsnips along with fruit sauce…
Cinnamon sugar and maple-bacon beaver tail at Bottledog Bites and Brews in Cary (September 24, 2017)
First time I tried this Canadian fried dough and it was FAN-tastic! A crispy and crunchy exterior dusted with sugar and topped with cinnamon on one side, maple-bacon on the other. And then drizzled with some icing, wow!