23 Most Buzzed About New Openings In The Triangle
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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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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.

This experience has 197 bookmarks and 1406 views.
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Indulge at St. Roch Fine Oysters + Bar
$$, St. Roch Fine Oysters + Bar, Raleigh

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

This experience has 115 bookmarks and 980 views.
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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.

This experience has 193 bookmarks and 960 views.
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Feast on Fresh Oysters at The Cortez Seafood + Cocktail
$$, The Cortez Seafood + Cocktail, Raleigh

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.

This experience has 171 bookmarks and 1510 views.
Partake at Parliament
$, The Parliament, Raleigh

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.

This experience has 152 bookmarks and 1671 views.
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Visit the NC Museum of Art’s Masterworks
Free, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

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

This experience has 417 bookmarks and 2372 views.

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.

This experience has 142 bookmarks and 3733 views.
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Get a Scoop at Two Roosters Ice Cream
$, Two Roosters Ice Cream, Raleigh

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.

This experience has 220 bookmarks and 1551 views.
DURHAM
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Check Out Durham's Swankiest New Hotel
Free, 202 Corcoran St, Durham

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.

This experience has 150 bookmarks and 3072 views.
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The Triangle's First Virtual Reality Arcade
$$, Augmentality Labs | Virtual Reality Arcade, Durham

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

This experience has 205 bookmarks and 2740 views.
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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!

This experience has 159 bookmarks and 1094 views.
Game at Quarter Horse Bar & Arcade
$, Quarter Horse Bar & Arcade, Durham

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

This experience has 152 bookmarks and 1260 views.
Sip By The Ounce at Pour Taproom
$, Pour Taproom: Durham, Durham

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.

This experience has 145 bookmarks and 495 views.
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Grab a Donut at Daybreak at Early Bird
$, Early Bird Donuts, Durham

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

This experience has 110 bookmarks and 653 views.
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Enjoy the Neighborhood Vibe at The Lakewood
$$, The Lakewood Restaurant, Durham

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.

This experience has 187 bookmarks and 1836 views.
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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!

This experience has 97 bookmarks and 578 views.
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Try Ethiopian at Goorsha
$$, Goorsha, Durham

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

This experience has 67 bookmarks and 264 views.
KEEP YOUR EYE OUT FOR
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10th & Terrace bar is soon to be your new favorite spot for views, brews and booze.

This experience has 424 bookmarks and 5799 views.
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COMING SOON: The Pie Hole
$, The Pie Hole, Durham

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!

This experience has 175 bookmarks and 1286 views.
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Coming Soon: Morgan Street Food Hall & Market
-, Morgan Street Food Hall & Market, Raleigh

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.

This experience has 145 bookmarks and 575 views.
Coming Soon: Transfer Co. Olde East Food Hall
-, Transfer Co. - Olde East, Raleigh

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!

This experience has 84 bookmarks and 379 views.

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.

This experience has 116 bookmarks and 842 views.
Past Experiences

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.

This experience has 34 bookmarks and 476 views.
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