Totopos owners open Viva DF Tequila & Taco Bar in Morrisville

Originally published 8/24/2015 By Greg Cox The owners of Totopos in Cary have formed a partnership called Planet Taco Hospitality Group and opened Viva DF Tequila & Taco Bar in Morrisville’s McCrimmon Corner Shopping Center. Principal partner Joel Ibarra explains that “DF” (pronounced DAY EFF-ay) stands for Distrito Federal, the official governmental designation for Mexico…

Cheap Eats: Beat the late summer heat with wraps and salads

  Originally published 8/28/2015 By Greg Cox A monthly roundup of ethnic eats, counter-service chow and other tasty bargains. In this month’s edition, we beat the late summer heat with entree salads and wraps.   B. Good 201-100 Park at North Hills St., Raleigh. 919-916-5410 bgood.com   Cafe Symmetry 200 N. Greensboro St., in Carr…

Babymoon Cafe

Second Helpings: Greg Cox revisits some old favorites Review originally published 2/27/2015 By Greg Cox When I reviewed Babymoon Cafe a few months after the restaurant opened, I was charmed by the casually romantic atmosphere of the place. I was also impressed by owner/chef Joseph Leli’s contemporary Italian menu, an ambitious offering that included the…

2015 Best in the Triangle and Restaurant of the Year

Read our 2016 Best in the Triangle and Restaurant of the Year story.   2015 Best of the Triangle and Restaurant of the Year Originally published 1/29/2015 By Greg Cox Every year, as I’m rereading old reviews and previous editions of my annual Best Restaurants roundup in preparation for this year’s list, it feels like…