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Makus is an Argentinian restaurant that prepares many types of empanadas in their new home in Hope Valley Commons. The owners, Hernan & Santiago Moyano and Ricky Yofre use their grandparents’ recipes to fill the stomachs of the Bull City’s … Continue reading

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Primal, owned by Tim Lyons of Blu Seafood, opened in Spring 2014. The restaurant’s cuisine is a step above the paleo diet– they serve dairy products, for example. However, everything is gluten-free.

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True Flavors Diner

True Flavors Diner, located west of Research Triangle Park, opened earlier this year. Half diner, half catering company, this restaurant offers breakfast, brunch, and lunch options.

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Rise was opened in late 2012 after Chef Tom Ferguson traveled the United States, sampling the nation’s most highly rated donuts and biscuits.

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Only Burger

Only Burger, once simply an impressively successful food truck, built a brick and mortar restaurant in late 2010. Since then, they have recently opened a second location near the Durham Bulls stadium.

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