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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Dig Into Dumplings & More at MOFU Shoppe
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MOFU Shoppe
321 S Blount St

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 189 bookmarks and 1267 views.
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Indulge at St. Roch Fine Oysters + Bar
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St. Roch Fine Oysters + Bar
223 S Wilmington St

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

This experience has 108 bookmarks and 883 views.
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Grab a Larger Than Life Slice at Benny Capitale's
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Benny Capitale's
121 Fayetteville St

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 175 bookmarks and 861 views.
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Feast on Fresh Oysters at The Cortez Seafood + Cocktail
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The Cortez Seafood + Cocktail
413 Glenwood Ave

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 169 bookmarks and 1380 views.
Partake at Parliament
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The Parliament
322 Glenwood Ave

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 138 bookmarks and 1478 views.
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Visit the NC Museum of Art’s Masterworks
Free
North Carolina Museum of Art
2110 Blue Ridge Rd

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 2228 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 137 bookmarks and 3602 views.
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Get a Scoop at Two Roosters Ice Cream
$
Two Roosters Ice Cream
7713 Lead Mine Rd

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 212 bookmarks and 1402 views.
DURHAM
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Check Out Durham's Swankiest New Hotel
Free
202 Corcoran St
202 Corcoran St

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 144 bookmarks and 2961 views.
The Triangle's First Virtual Reality Arcade
$$
Augmentality Labs | Virtual Reality Arcade
207 N Church St

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 188 bookmarks and 2308 views.
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Find Good Food & the Perfect Patio at Grub
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Grub Durham
1200 W Chapel Hill St

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 154 bookmarks and 967 views.
Game at Quarter Horse Bar & Arcade
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Quarter Horse Bar & Arcade
108 S Mangum St

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

This experience has 147 bookmarks and 1118 views.
Sip By The Ounce at Pour Taproom
$
Pour Taproom: Durham
202 N. Corcoran St., #200, Durham, NC 27701

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 139 bookmarks and 418 views.
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Grab a Donut at Daybreak at Early Bird
$
Early Bird Donuts
2816 Erwin Rd, Suite 101

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 108 bookmarks and 569 views.
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Enjoy the Neighborhood Vibe at The Lakewood
$$
The Lakewood Restaurant
2022 Chapel Hill Rd

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 185 bookmarks and 1733 views.
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Chomp Down Poké at ZenFish
$
ZenFish
810 9th St

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 94 bookmarks and 528 views.
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Try Ethiopian at Goorsha
$$
Goorsha
910 W Main St

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

This experience has 62 bookmarks and 216 views.
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COMING SOON: Raleigh's Tallest Rooftop Bar
$
10th & Terrace
616 S Salisbury St

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

This experience has 417 bookmarks and 5455 views.
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COMING SOON: The Pie Hole
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The Pie Hole
810 9th St

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 155 bookmarks and 1043 views.
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Coming Soon: Morgan Street Food Hall & Market
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Morgan Street Food Hall & Market
411 W Morgan St

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 141 bookmarks and 501 views.
Coming Soon: Transfer Co. Olde East Food Hall
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Transfer Co. - Olde East
500 E Davie St

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 80 bookmarks and 297 views.
COMING SOON: County Fare, A Daily Food Truck Rodeo & Bar
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1920 Chapel Hill Rd
1920 Chapel Hill Rd

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 114 bookmarks and 766 views.
Past Experiences
Taste Signature Korean Dishes at the Namu Grand Opening
$
Namu
5420 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd
Wed August 16, 7:00a

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 384 views.
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