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Raleigh, N.C., in the News

Raleigh, N.C., is constantly in the news on a "Best Of" list, for our new developments or just as a great place to visit. Below, find some highlights from recent magazine, newspaper and blog articles, as well as a few familiar faces being interviewed on local and national television.

April 2017 USA TODAY called Raleigh one of "five underrated food cities on the East Coast."

April 2017 Montreal, Canada-based travel writer and blogger Jean-Michel Dufaux included Raleigh's 42 & Lawrence in a roundup of his favorite N.C. coffee shops on his blog Siège hublot.

March 2017 Travel + Leisure readers called Raleigh one of "America's Geekiest Cities" in their annual America's Favorite Places survey. Fight or Flight Comics and Boxcar Bar + Arcade received mentions in the article, and events such as Raleigh Supercon and Animazement give visitors added reason to plan a trip.

March 2017 Travel + Leisure readers called Raleigh one of their "Top 10 Favorite Cities for Brunch" in their annual America's Favorite Places survey. Local eateries Beasley's Chicken + Honey, Humble Pie and Coquette received mentions in the article.

February 2017 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution included the new Vidrio in a roundup of trip-worthy restaurants around the state of N.C.

January 2017 Forbes Travel Guide named Raleigh as one of their global "12 Top Destinations of 2017."

January 2017 AAA World magazine ran a feature story as well as created a vignette on Raleigh's museums in the Jan./Feb. issue. 

November 2016 Paste Magazine highlighted Raleigh's dining scene, putting the spotlight on their five favorite places to eat.

November 2016 Zagat ranked Raleigh #19 on its list of the "26 Hottest Food Cities of 2016."

October 2016 AAA Carolinas Go Magazine featured Raleigh "makers" in the Nov. issue.

October 2016 Toronto Star highlighted the "7 Reasons to Love Raleigh, N.C."

October 2016 The Daily Meal featured Niall Hanley's Guinness World Record-breaking Raleigh Beer Garden.

October 2016 The Daily Meal covered La Farm Bakery in an article focusing on master baker Lionel Vatinet.

October 2016 Travel writer Joe Baur writes about "Raleigh: The City You Already Knew Was Cool" on his travel blog.

October 2016 Babylon and Melrose Knitting Mill are covered in Hipstorical, a travel blog dedicated to uncovering how historic buildings have been repurposed into must-see travel spots.

August 2016 gave readers "An Insider's Guide to Raleigh in Time for the Hopscotch Music Festival."

August 2016 The Daily Meal covered The Umstead Hotel and Spa along with its signature restaurant, Herons.

August 2016 The Daily Meal highlighted the "5 Must-Try Eateries in North Carolina's Food Mecca."

August 2016 The Charlotte Observer covered "5 Reasons Why Raleigh is Perfect for a Family Day Trip" in a recent article.

August 2016 Read about Raleigh's craft brewing explosion in a recent WhereTraveler article.

July 2016 AAA Carolinas' Go Magazine features the Solas Restaurant Lounge & Roof in the article "Over the Top" in the July/Aug. issue.

July 2016
Freelancer Jason Frye chronicled his favorite stops for Matador Network in the article "24 Hours in Raleigh."

July 2016 The Toronto Sun's travel editor wrote an article on the #wearenotthis movement in response to HB2.

July 2016 Raleigh is featured in the Meetings Today article "Culinary Coordinates" highlighting how meeting and convention destinations are utilizing their culinary assets.

June 2016 SouthPark Magazine, a Charlotte-based, monthly lifestyle publication for the affluent South Park area featured Raleigh as a "Great Escape."

May 2016 Raleigh was ranked the number nine destination on Travel and Leisure's 2016 "America's Favorite Cities" list.  

March 2016 publishes "An Actually Useful Guide to Raleigh, North Carolina" featuring numerous Raleigh restaurants.

March 2016 Lifestyle blog, highlighted "