Smoked, grilled, and available with sauces ranging from BBQ to Orange Hoisin, these jumbo wings from Chow in Raleigh will get you out of your Buffalo rut.

A search for the best wings in the Triangle

Buffalo-style is just a point of departure for our flight plan, which takes us to destinations as far-flung as Korea. Apex Wings 518 E. Williams St., Apex 919-387-0082 facebook.com/Apexwings/ Like ‘em spicy? Try the Shearon Harris wings – if you dare. Note: You can also find Shearon Harris wings at the recently opened Springs Pizza…

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A dozen delicious donut shops in the Triangle

This month we go out in search of donuts and come back with – you guessed it – a dozen Baker’s Dozen Donuts Two Raleigh locations: 1307 Buck Jones Road and 6320-123 Capital Blvd. 919-377-1221 (Buck Jones Road); 919-803-0837 (Capital Boulevard) nando.com/3v3 Dunk this: apple fritter   Carolina Glazed Donuts 5400 S. Miami Blvd., Durham…

The classic Maine lobster roll from Cousins Maine Lobster truck delivers chunks of chilled sweet lobster meat in such abundance that you can barely see the buttered and toasted New England style top-split hot dog roll it's served on.

Food truck: Cousins Maine Lobster

Food truck review: Cousins Maine Lobster always draws a crowd By Greg Cox Review originally published 2/12/16 Cousins Maine Lobster defies the typical food truck stereotype. It’s a franchise – a term that at first blush seems antithetical to the food truck ethic. But, as the long lines that form nearly everywhere the truck parks…

The fried chicken biscuit at Sunrise Biscuit Kitchen is deservedly famous.

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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…

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Cheap Eats: A world tour of ethnic eats in the Triangle

By Greg Cox Originally published May 2015 A monthly roundup of ethnic eats, counter service chow and other tasty bargains. This month, we embark on a world tour in search of kebabs, satés and other flame-grilled morsels. Asian Bistro 1318 S. Main St., Wake Forest 919-435-8880 asianbistronc.com Try: Thai chicken saté Bosphorus 329-A N. Harrison…