23 Most Buzzed About New Openings In The Triangle
Thursday, Aug 10 2017

The spring and summer have been slammed with new opening after new opening. Stay updated on the Triangle's most exciting openings from the last couple of months and get acquainted with the most buzzed about places that'll open their doors soon!

RALEIGH
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Dig Into Dumplings & More at MOFU Shoppe

Brought to you by the winning woman trio behind Pho Nomenal Dumpling food truck, MOFU Shoppe brings a variety of Asian cuisine—from dumplings to noodles—to Raleigh's City Market.

Dig Into Dumplings & More at MOFU Shoppe
$$   .  MOFU Shoppe   .  Raleigh
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Indulge at St. Roch Fine Oysters + Bar

St. Roch brings North Carolina shellfish, seafood and produce to downtown Raleigh with a dash of creole inspiration.

Indulge at St. Roch Fine Oysters + Bar
$$   .  St. Roch Fine Oysters + Bar   .  Raleigh
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Grab a Larger Than Life Slice at Benny Capitale's

Benny's is a special spot—there are not many places you can find a slice of pizza in such an absurd, yet beautiful size. Bonus, Benny Capitale's will fill the late night pizza void in DTR.

Grab a Larger Than Life Slice at Benny Capitale's
$   .  Benny Capitale's   .  Raleigh
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Feast on Fresh Oysters at The Cortez Seafood + Cocktail

The Cortez Seafood + Cocktail brings a chef-driven seafood restaurant to the former Cafe Helios location on Glenwood. Dive into fresh ceviche, oysters and gorgeous cocktails.

Feast on Fresh Oysters at The Cortez Seafood + Cocktail
$$   .  The Cortez Seafood + Cocktail   .  Raleigh
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Partake at Parliament

Perched on the corner of Glenwood and North, Parliament is hard to miss with its glowing neon "P". The product of local nightlife alums, it promises the perfect place to drink for almost any occasion.

Partake at Parliament
$   .  The Parliament   .  Raleigh
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Visit the NC Museum of Art’s Masterworks

The NCMA's newly opened and expanded African art gallery is a must visit. Go explore works from contemporary to centuries old.

Visit the NC Museum of Art’s Masterworks
Free   .  North Carolina Museum of Art   .  Raleigh
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(Booze) Cruise Around Raleigh in a Retrofitted Fire Truck

Axes & Ales will take you and the rest of your party (bachelor/bachelorette, birthday or just 'cause) on a cruise around Raleigh. Booze is optional, fun is not.

(Booze) Cruise Around Raleigh in a Retrofitted Fire Truck
-   .  Lucky 13's   .  Raleigh
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Get a Scoop at Two Roosters Ice Cream

Two Roosters, the team that dishes out homemade ice cream from a picture perfect teal truck, has its first brick-and-mortar in North Raleigh! Stop by for seasonally driven scoops.

Get a Scoop at Two Roosters Ice Cream
$   .  Two Roosters Ice Cream   .  Raleigh
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DURHAM
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Check Out Durham's Swankiest New Hotel

Take a dip on the rooftop pool, grab an exclusive Fullsteam brew, and take in the wonder of North Carolina's coolest new hotel, located in the heart of downtown Durham.

Check Out Durham's Swankiest New Hotel
$$$   .  Unscripted Durham   .  Durham
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The Triangle's First Virtual Reality Arcade 212 fire icon

Augmentality Labs features six fully-immersive virtual reality stations, retro games, and plenty of space to host an out-of-this-world shindig.

Check Out the Triangle's First Virtual Reality Arcade
$$   .  Augmentality Labs | Virtual Reality Arcade   .  Durham
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Find Good Food & the Perfect Patio at Grub

The owners of NOSH and Piper's in the Park are bringing an upscale diner to the Burch Avenue neighborhood. Beautiful rooftop patio dining included!

Find Good Food & the Perfect Patio at Grub
$   .  Grub Durham   .  Durham
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Game at Quarter Horse Bar & Arcade

Quarter Horse Bar & Arcade is a private club bringing arcade games and craft beverages to downtown Durham.

Game at Quarter Horse Bar & Arcade
$   .  Quarter Horse Bar & Arcade   .  Durham
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Sip By The Ounce at Pour Taproom

The indecisive should steer clear of Pour—with over 60 taps to choose from and a pay-by-the-ounce model, you can sip on as many beers, ciders and wines as you'd like with just a swipe of your wrist.

Sip By The Ounce at Pour Taproom
$   .  Pour Taproom: Durham   .  Durham
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Grab a Donut at Daybreak at Early Bird

This bakery on Erwin Rd. is making your early mornings a whole lot better with donuts, biscuits and croissant sandwiches made from scratch.

Grab a Donut at Daybreak at Early Bird
$   .  Early Bird Donuts   .  Durham
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Enjoy the Neighborhood Vibe at The Lakewood 165 fire icon

The Lakewood is a restaurant and rooftop bar owned by James Beard-nominated baker Phoebe Lawless—you may know her from Scratch! Imbibe on delicious food with Southern flair in a gorgeous space.

Enjoy the Neighborhood Vibe at The Lakewood
$$   .  The Lakewood Restaurant   .  Durham
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Chomp Down Poké at ZenFish

Durham has hopped on the poké craze, creating delicious, healthy bowls of fresh raw fish with all the fixings on 9th Street. Your taste buds and stomach will definitely find their zen at ZenFish!

Chomp Down Poké at ZenFish
$   .  ZenFish   .  Durham
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Try Ethiopian at Goorsha

Goorsha will serve an authentic Ethiopian experience in downtown Durham, with a few signature dishes to spice up the menu.

Try Ethiopian at Goorsha
$$   .  Goorsha   .  Durham
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COMING SOON: Raleigh's Tallest Rooftop Bar

10th & Terrace bar is soon to be your new favorite spot for views, brews and booze.

Have a Drink at Raleigh's Tallest Rooftop Bar
$   .  10th & Terrace   .  Raleigh
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COMING SOON: The Pie Hole

Pie is love! Fill your belly with The Pie Hole's delicious sweet & savory baked goods. Pair a slice with their freshly brewed coffee and you've got the perfect treat, any time of day!

Enjoy Sweet and Savory Slices at The Pie Hole
$   .  The Pie Hole   .  Durham
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Coming Soon: Morgan Street Food Hall & Market

A huge food hall is coming to downtown Raleigh. Think 22,000 sq.ft dedicated to amazing local food ventures. You can mix up your meal between spots, shop local food vendors and hang on a pretty patio.

Coming Soon: Morgan Street Food Hall & Market
-   .  Morgan Street Food Hall & Market   .  Raleigh
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Coming Soon: Transfer Co. Olde East Food Hall

Transfer Co. will bring a bustling food hall to a once abandoned building five minutes from Fayetteville St. Expect it to be filled with local food vendors, plus space for you to sit and enjoy!

COMING SOON: Transfer Co. Olde East Food Hall
-   .  Transfer Co. - Olde East   .  Raleigh
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COMING SOON: County Fare, A Daily Food Truck Rodeo & Bar

The owner of Mattie B's and Black Twig Cider House is building County Fare in Lakewood. The 150 capacity barn will unite four Triangle food trucks with 30 beer taps, wine and cider.

COMING SOON: County Fare, A Daily Food Truck Rodeo & Bar
-   .  1920 Chapel Hill Rd   .  Durham
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Past Experiences
Taste Signature Korean Dishes at the Namu Grand Opening

A collab between Bulkogi Truck and Bo's Kitchen, Namu brings casual Korean eats, local craft beer, fine wine and a specialty coffee bar to a hide out in Durham.

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Taste Signature Korean Dishes at the Namu Grand Opening
$   .  Namu   .  Durham
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