Author: Kristen Baughman

Kristen Baughman is the founder of Tabletop Media Group, a boutique media agency based in Raleigh and serving clients in the food, beverage and agriculture industries. Her company offers consulting services in the fields of social media, graphic design, illustration, special events, website design and videography. In her free time, you can find her relaxing outside with her dog Cheerwine, writing about food and drink, or at one of the many breweries in the region sipping on a N.C. beer.

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Update (Oct. 10, 2018, 4pm): The N.C. State Fair opening date has been postponed to Oct. 12 due to Hurricane Michael. More info High-flying rides and deep-fried pies—the N.C. State Fair is back in Raleigh, N.C.! The 151st annual N.C. State Fair, in town Oct. 12-21, adds 25+ new foods to the
With Fall comes lots of great events around Raleigh, N.C.! And those not only include signature events in the capital city like PNC presents Wide Open Bluegrass and the N.C. State Fair but also fun festivals in Raleigh's surrounding towns. Apex , Cary , Fuquay-Varina , Holly Springs ,...
Fall is quickly approaching, and we’ve rounded up some of the best classic autumn activities in the Raleigh area . From pumpkin patches to haunted mazes, there’s an activity for everyone in the family to have a little fun in the crisp fall air! Ken’s Korny Corn Maze Get lost in...
It's no surprise that the origins of fried chicken can be traced to the South. In the Raleigh area you'll find some version of it on seemingly every street corner—usually paired with biscuits, barbecue, beer and more. Here's a roundup of some of our go-to spots for a crispy,...

Six New Restaurants in Raleigh, N.C.

Wednesday, August 08, 2018, 4pm by Kristen Baughman

From food halls to street food, cocktails to coffee, here’s everything you need to know about six of the best new restaurants in the City of Oaks! Ready to try them all? Go, go, go! Morgan Street Food Hall Now open in downtown Raleigh , Morgan Street Food Hall, measuring 22,000 square feet...
Have your shake and spike it too! Indulge in these five spiked shakes in the Raleigh area , because what’s a better combination than sugar and booze? Cheers! Alamo Drafthouse and Cinema If you’re looking for a great date night spot, plan a visit to Alamo Drafthouse, a combination movie...
Create your own food truck rodeo by visiting eight of the best food trucks in the Raleigh area ! With so many delicious options, these food trucks are sure to appease your appetite. The Wandering Moose (slow-cooked meats) The Wandering Moose serves up delicious slow-cooked meats and scratch-made