Barrett’s Cookie & Biscuit Bar was founded as an in-home bakery, located in Raleigh, NC. Its co-founders are two Southern girls whose go-to foods are biscuits and cookies. With compliments from everyone in their lives, Ellen (from VA) and Laurel (an NC native) decided to share their love for the Southern staples with others. Consequently, Barrett’s Cookies & Biscuits was born the spread the perfect chocolate chip cookie with Raleigh. Their goal? To create delicious cookies and buttery biscuits that taste like they came out of Grandma’s kitchen…and enjoy doing it!
If you’ve ever driven down E. Williams Street in Apex NC, between Route 1 and Salem Street, you may have noticed a perpetual abundance of taco trucks. There are four […]
Growing up in Eastern NC, my family cook outs were a must almost every weekend in the summer. My dad would fire up the charcoal grill and throw on whatever meat we had in the fridge. My absolute favorite meal was grilled cheeseburgers and hot dogs, and that remains true today. When I walk into a Raleigh-area Char-grill, the smells, sounds, and the food, takes me back to those wonderful memories.
In today’s social and economic climate, it is more important than ever to #shoplocal for gifts and support small Raleigh NC businesses this Father’s Day. The Raleigh area is rich with local artisans who can craft the perfect gift for Dad! Scroll down for just a glimpse into the local Father’s Day gifts Raleigh NC has to offer.
Slathered in Tradition Ever cook a whole pig? Greg Hatem has. He grew up in Roanoke Rapids in Halifax county making Eastern North Carolina barbecue. If you ever get the […]
According to a study conducted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 2013, Americans produced 254 million pounds of trash but only recycled about 30% of that. The EPA also estimates that approximately 75% of trash is recyclable, This means that about 45% of what we throw away could be recycled, but end up crowding our landfills instead. Reborn Clothing Co in Raleigh NC seeks to combat this problem head on.
Owner, Kelley Kennedy, has been a designer for 20 years. Before opening Teacup Floral in Garner NC, she started her journey at The Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. Kelley then worked in the fashion industry and taught design at her alma mater before discovering a passion for floral design at The Flower School New York.
Here at Raleigh In & Out, our goal is to promote local business and share their stories. This is the story of Crosstown Pub in downtown Cary NC and owners Sheila and Sean Ryan, the most dynamic mother/son duo around.
If you have ever tried to make pralines, you know it’s not an easy task. Between tedious measuring and constant stirring, these pecan candies are usually a dish I avoid making, but not one I avoid eating. I fondly remember enjoying these treats as a child, an usually pick up a bag whenever I can get my hands on one. So, you can imagine my excitement when I discovered Miss Renee’ & The 2 J’s. Miss Renee’ brought a taste of her native Louisiana to the heart of NC with her home-based family business.