NowOpen: Rosewater Kitchen & Bar + Johnson Street Yacht Club


Rosewater Kitchen + Bar

Two new local neighborhood joints are now open a restaurant with serious garden vibes + a no-frills dive bar – and we’re excited about both. 🙌

Rosewater Kitchen & Bar

The newest restaurant from Giorgios Bakatsias, owner of Durham’s Vin Rouge — opens today in North Hills.

📍110 Park at North Hills St., Raleigh

Breakfast, lunch + dinner daily; weekend brunch starting at 10 a.m.

🍽️ The menu features Mediterranean starters, seasonal shareables + American bistro fare. TryThis: Baked french toast, fine herb omelet, smoked salmon tartine for brunch. Carrot harissa hummus, day boat eggplant, porchetta for dinner. Plus a pistachio cheesecake + a flourless chocolate hazelnut cake for dessert. Full menu here.


Johnson Street Yacht Club

This dive bar is right off Boylan St., in the former home of Office Tavern – with an added outdoor patio. The sister-bar to Bittersweet Raleigh (16 E. Martin St.). Bonus: Check out their website – a real throwback of our 90s dreams.

📍710 W Johnson St., Raleigh

Mon. - Fri. 3 p.m. - 2 a.m.; Sat. + Sun., 12 p.m.-2 p.m.

🍻 Serving up classic + local beers, Bloody’s + a large liquor selection. TryThis: House-infused peach sweet tea vodka.


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