Some of our favorite Triangle food and drink places

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Thursday, July 13, 2017
126 tables were set up on Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh
126 tables were set up on Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh
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New to town or just looking for a new place to visit? Check out some of the places recently featured on ABC11!

First, how good is the food in the Triangle? Well, Alton Brown has some bold opinions on Durham's food scene.

Second, barbecue... you're going to hear a lot about it. Here's what you need to know about the great debate of East versus West.

A charcoal-infused lemonade from Sir Walter Coffee.

Sir Walter Coffee in Raleigh serving up charcoal-infused drinks

- The recently-opened Sir Walter Coffee in downtown Raleigh is serving drinks containing activated charcoal.

Honeysuckle Tea House in Chapel Hill celebrates farm-to-table

Chapel Hill tea house takes farm-to-table to new level

- Located in Chapel Hill on a 100-acre farm, Honeysuckle Tea House uses five acres. Aside from just tea, Honeysuckle Tea House sells beer, wine, pastries, smoothies, smoothie bowls, and cheeses. Some evenings there is live music, speakers, local artists, and yoga classes on the small stage located on the grounds. There is also a playground and sandbox for the kids.

Photo Credit: Tim Lytvinenko

Hottest ticket in town: Pop-up dinners

- Don't want to head out to a restaurant? No worries, the Triangle's latest trend involved pup-up dinners in unique places.

Raleigh food truck rodeo.

Food trucks!

- Every week there seems to be a food truck rodeo taking place somewhere in the Triangle.

A tossed, chilled, four-bean salad from Parker & Otis

Vegetarian? Vegan? Give Durham a try

- Fifteen local chefs recently faced off to create the best vegan dish for the Bull City Vegan Challenge.


Six Triangle hot spots for a great grilled cheese

- Vegan not really your choice? No worries, we got you covered.

Yahoo picks one restaurant in each state for the best pie, Scratch in Durham takes the cake for NC

Best pie in the Triangle?

- A local company made Yahoo's top pie list in the country.