Cheap Eats: Local longstanding favorites

Cheap Eats: Local longstanding favorites Originally published on 12/25/2015 By Greg Cox A monthly roundup of ethnic eats, counter service chow and other tasty bargains. This month, we close out the year with a tour of longstanding local favorites. Allen & Son BBQ 6203 Millhouse Road, Chapel Hill; 919-942-7576 nando.com/32r Cooking NC pork barbecue the…

Cheap Eats: A roundup of old school diner burgers

  By Greg Cox Originally published 7/24/2015 In this roundup, we seek out some of the area’s best  burgers – and while loaded half-pound bar burgers certainly have their place, this time around we’re betting on the welterweight: old school diner burgers. Barry’s Café 2851 Jones Franklin Road, Raleigh 919-859-3555 barryscafe.com Buns 107 N. Columbia…

Poole’s Diner

By Greg Cox Original review published: 4/8/2008 Among the items on the chalkboard menu at Poole’s Downtown Diner the night it opened in December were calf’s liver with rosemary pan gravy, Russian tea-brined pork belly, venison meatloaf, and duck hearts with sherry and bacon. That’s right, duck hearts. And while the board also listed plenty…

True Flavors Diner now open in Durham

By Greg Cox, Correspondent Sidney Coves, a familiar presence on the Durham catering scene since 2004, has opened his first restaurant. True Flavors Diner, which Coves opened earlier this month in Greenwood Commons Shopping Center, allows the chef greater freedom to venture beyond the limits of catering fare and explore an idea he’s been developing…