August 25, 2014
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What the Truck? - Foodies Love These "Nonstraunts"


Food Trucks - Sanitary Meals on Wheels?: OK, it's official. A recent study by the Institute for Justice concluded that meals from food trucks are as safe as - or safer than - a sit-down restaurant.  That debunks every myth you've ever heard about "roach coaches". A true foodie has moved beyond the B&M (traditional brick & mortar restaurant) and is now on the hunt for these "Nonstraunts" with the funny names. Here are a few locals worth tracking - just log into their websites for daily locations.


Chirba Chirba Dumpling Truck - Durham: "Chirba Chirba" literally means "Eat eat!" in  Mandarin Chinese when you're speaking to another person. However, the expression also embodies a very warm, hospitable feeling.  With freshly made dumplings, amazing sauces, and a warm, inviting atmosphere, you'll be sure to enjoy your time with the Chirba Chirba Dumpling family.  Just look for the yellow trucks. Website 


Baguettaboutit - Chapel Hill & Durham: Forget about hot dog buns, Baguettaboutit's sausages come in a freshly baked French baguette along with your sauce of choice deliciously created from ingredients hand-picked from local farmers markets. Baguettaboutit features six flavors of NC-made sausage, choice of eight hand-crafted sauces as well as a vegetarian selection. Baguettaboutit now has a brick and mortar location in Durham in addition to the food truck. Website  


Porchetta - Raleigh: Behind the cool orange and brown, grafitti-like farmhouse  graphics  you will find the Mediterranean sandwich which is their savory, slow-roasted pork with mozzarella, carmelized onions, peppers and aioli. A side of rosemary potatoes completes the meal. Website 


American Meltdown - Raleigh & the Triangle: American Meltdown is the place to get  the best grilled cheese in Raleigh and the Triangle. If you are looking for quality and variety in your melts, then look no further than this food truck. With fresh ingredients and friendly personalities, you're sure to enjoy your time with American Meltdown. Website 


Stoke & Smoke BBQ - Triangle: Stoke & Smoke is a state of the art mobile barbecue food unit. They've been cooking and serving barbecue in North Carolina for over 20 years. Their meats are hand rubbed with their own special blend of spices and slowly smoked for 12-14 hours with apple and cherry wood to create an exquisite flavor. They also have ribs, pulled pork, beef brisket and chicken. Website 



Citizen Pops - Triangle: Citizen Pops (from Citizen Yogurt) is home to some of the  best frozen yogurt and frozen popsicles in the Triangle area! For example, their handmade popsicles are made with 100% natural ingredients like fresh fruits. They also have a variety of drink options including their bubble tea which can be made over ice or blended like a shake! Website 


Captain Ponchos Tacos - Triangle: Referred to by many as the "real deal", Captain Ponchos focuses on serving authentic Mexican cuisine. Started in 2009 by the husband and wife team Carolina and Hector Escobar, they proudly serve only the food from old family traditions, and are excited to share that knowledge with the community. Website 





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Ride On! Raleigh, Your Uber-XL Has Arrived  
For those of you who've been living under a rock, you may ask what's Uber all about? Uber is an on-demand car service that allows you to request private drivers through apps for iPhone and Android devices. The service utilizes dispatch software to send the nearest driver to your location. Don't be fooled into thinking this is some sort of shared ride or cab service - Uber will send you a taxi-style car. The service provides a no-cash-payment solution that charges your ride directly to the credit card on file with your account.

Click here for a step by step "How to Use Uber" directions for signing up. And learn more about Uber apps for faster, cheaper transportation.

Something even bigger just rolled into Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill. Uber has announce the arrival of Uber-XL, the most affordable high capacity vehicle option in town. With room for up to six passengers, Uber-XL is spacious, convenient and low-cost. Think Toyota Highlanders, Honda Odysseys and Ford Explorers.

Try it during their low cost specials - And right now, Uber-XL and Uber-X are still 25% cheaper
Use your referral code & score free rides (up to $30) when your friends take their first ride!
for the summer but this promotion is ending soon, so take your ride today and see what Uber is all about.

The best thing about Uber-XL - With room for friends, it's the perfect vehicle option for fare-splitting.

What Are Uber-XL Rates? Uber-XL offers the affordability of UberX, with the room to move your party all over the Triangle. 
                         UberX     UberXL 
Base Fare           $1.95      $3.40 
Per Minute         $0.20      $0.30 
Per Mile             $1.50      $2.25 
Minimum Fare   $4.00       $7.00

Uber-XL availability may be limited to start. If you don't see an SUV immediately, close the app and check back in a few minutes!

Questions about the newest Uber family member? Shoot them an email but first sign up for Uber. Uber website.

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Acquisitions LTD - Pop-up Shop at the Beach!
If you're in the Atlantic Beach, NC area, please stop by Acquistions LTD's pop up shop. Located at 1010 Fort Macon Rd. Unit #9. Hours: Mon.-Sat. 11am-5pm, Sun. 1-4pm. 
Acquisitions LTD: In Raleigh at Five Points and Atlantic Beach, NC. Website

Homes For Sale -Olde Raleigh Real Estate 

  Under Contract 3221 Anderson Dr. $525,000 MLS # 1958631
2523 SF /4bdrs /3 baths 
Reduced 4123 Gardenlake Dr $700,000 
4222 SF /3bdrs / 3.5bath / Fin Basement
  2842 Wycliff Rd $225,000 MLS #1959993 2130 SF /3bdrs / 2.5bath


Contact: Jill Rekuc, Olde Raleigh Real Estate, Phone: 919.389.0555, Email:, Website: 


1.99% Home Equity Line of Credit -Use for Home Improvements, Debt Consolidation, College Tuition and more. Call Stephen J. Waters, III, Personal Banker. 2101 Clark Avenue, Cameron Village Raleigh, NC 27605.     

Email: Phone: 919-755-2401 and 24-hr Client Care: 800-SUNTRUST(786-8787). 


Jitty's Boutique - The Gals at Jitty's are there to help you complete your back to school checklist. 30% off any 1 item. Hurry in. Good today thru Sat. Aug. 30. 2014  

Jitty's Boutique:2014 Cameron Street-2 doors down from Baskin-Robbins in Cameron Village. Phone: 919-839-6161, Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10-7, Sun. 1-5. Website.


Kenna Custom Painting is available to tackle your residential painting needs.  With their 

multi-paint-cans.jpg great crews that perform very professional jobs on residential homes, you won't believe how quiet and unobtrusive they are.  So if you have that "itch" to freshen up your home, interior or exterior before springtime, contact them now.  Call 919-855-0082 or Email:  Website.




Would love to share all the new trends and designs we've seen and created after our week at the High Point Furniture Market. Zaytoun Interiors can help put together a home you'll love, one room at a time. Whether you're starting out or starting over, call for help. Visit our blog Simply-Refined for inspiration. This Interior Design team will inspire and help you with your designs and decorating needs. Website. Email, Ph: 305-793-8510.    



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