Hey Raleigh & North Carolina!

YOU are part of the reason I started this blog. I love exploring my city along with the rest of North Carolina and finding daily inspiration for my blog. I am a big supporter of  local businesses- you are the backbone of our economy. Here you’ll find some of my favorite local restaurants, bars, events, and businesses in the Raleigh & surrounding areas. Hope you enjoy!


Hey everyone!

This week we focused on reaching out to some local friends to highlight their services and business. Today’s feature is the talented Sydney Durrett, owner, artist, and creative mind behind Durrett Designs(more…)

B U K U : Global Street Food – Downtown Raleigh

Sundays are like mini holidays; they’re best spent with friends and family around the table, often filled with food and festive libations. With warm weather approaching, enjoying all that food and conversation on a great patio is a little piece of heaven, especially when there is a fully stocked buffet and room full of champagne waiting for you inside.


BARTACO : Chapel Hill


What’s better than tacos?  How about enjoying tacos & tequila at the hottest new taco bar in town? Last week we ventured out to Chapel Hill to celebrate a birthday with family and friends. Our lunch pick was the notorious BARTACO. Recommended by a close friend, BARTACO is the ideal spot for any taco & tequila lovers. The atmosphere is inspired by the beach culture of Brazil, Uruguay and Southern California. (more…)


Spring has finally arrived in North Carolina…or at least we think it has.   The excitement of transitioning from cold to warm weather has all of us going crazy. For us humans, this means tanning, laying by the pool, and warm nights out. But for our furry best friends this means more outdoor quality time with you!

So-  if you’re like us here at OAK+PINE- you want to have drink out with friends and your favorite pup too. That is why we have highlighted our TOP 5 dog-friendly bars in the Raleigh/Durham areas for you to check out this Spring/Summer!


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