Durham’s COPA, a Cuban restaurant from the owners of Old Havana Sandwich Shop, still serves a mean Cuban sandwich. But the expanded menu allows the chef to spread his culinary wings and explore his native cuisine.
Southern Charred in Raleigh and Maverick’s Smokehouse in Durham don’t limit their repertoire to a single region’s barbecue style. They cook North Carolina pork, Texas brisket, and everything in-between.
Restaurant inspections help identify potential food safety problems, safeguard public health and ensure food retail establishments are in compliance with sanitation and food safety procedures. Here’s the top ten violations found in Wake County.
“Food Truck Nation” on the Cooking Channel will follow four local food trucks Saturday in Durham and Raleigh. American Meltdown, SoomSoom Pita, Belgian Waffle Crafters and Barone Meatball will appear on the show.