NanaSteak

  Durham’s NanaSteak a fresh take on the classic steakhouse By Greg Cox Review originally published 8/25/2016 Entering NanaSteak, you’re greeted by a host stationed at a stand made of salvaged industrial machine parts. Seated at a raspberry faux leather banquette set against a wall painted a rich shade of ripe plum, you look across…

The Durham

At The Durham, Andrea Reusing serves up a perfect game By Greg Cox Review originally published 4/15/16 As I’m sipping coffee at the end of my third visit to The Durham, I realize that I’ve just experienced the culinary equivalent of a perfect game in baseball. The “pitcher” in this case is Andrea Reusing, James…

Death & Taxes

Christensen has another winner with Raleigh’s Death & Taxes By Greg Cox Review originally published 10/15/2015 Any foodie who has lived in Raleigh for any length of time knows about Ashley Christensen. And no doubt has become a fan of at least one of her restaurants. Poole’s, the flagship restaurant that was key to her…

Angus Barn

Original review published 5/11/2001 By Greg Cox The hostess’ brow furrowed almost imperceptibly as she looked down at the reservation book. By the time she looked up, her welcoming smile had returned. “Was that reservation originally made for 7 o’clock?” Oops. I should have suspected something was amiss when my appointment calendar reminded me of…