Raleigh based restaurant sets goal to raise money to benefit Ukraine

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Raleigh-based LM Restaurants is working to support Ukrainian refugees by setting a goal for the month of July to raise $100,000 for World Central Kitchen, a non-profit feeding those displaced by crises. “Our philosophy here at LM restaurants is to nourish our community and our neighbors,” said Katherine Goldfaden, Sr. Director ofRead More

Peak Sunflower Blooms, Prom Redo, and Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival Giveaway

July 14, 2022 GOOD EATS + SWEET TREATS. Raleigh’s Vidrio restaurant continues its monthly “Taste Tour of the Mediterranean” monthly dinner series on Thursday, July 28, 6:30–9 p.m., “Next Destination: Croatia!” features authentic and elevated Croation cuisine prepared by chef Saif Rahman. The entree options include slow roasted chicken with sausage, peppers and a seasonalRead More

NC restaurant group focuses on World Central Kitchen

Another area business is hoping to make an impact for the greater good. LM Restaurants, which operates Carolina Ale House, Oceanic Restaurant, Hops Supply Company and Bluewater in the area, has a goal to raise $100,000 by the end of July for national nonprofit World Central Kitchen.  WCK was founded by celebrity chef José AndresRead More

LM Restaurants helps raise money for Ukraine

Morgan MccarthyJuly 12, 2022 Buying a drink to support the crisis in Ukraine? That’s a happy hour we can get over with. It’s been almost five months since Russia invaded Ukraine, but many local businesses are still doing what they can to provide aid to the country. Recently, LM Restaurants (of Carolina Ale House, a’VerdeRead More

Buy a drink to help aid the crisis in Ukraine? Now that’s a happy hour we can get behind. 

Heart for Hospitality In Eat, July 2022/August 2022, Web Exclusive by Lauren KruchtenJul 11, 2022 It’s been almost five months since Russia invaded Ukraine, but many local businesses are still doing what they can to provide aid to the country. Most recently, LM Restaurants (of Carolina Ale House, a’Verde and Vidrio fame, to name a few) committed to a companywide goal of raising $100,000 for World CentralRead More


EXPERIENCE ACCLAIMED MEDITERRANEAN DISHES AMID ELEGANT INTERIORS BY ELLIOT ACOSTA  |  PHOTOS BY MASH PHOTOGRAPHY  Vidrio introduced a refined state of dining to the rowdy streets of Glenwood South when its doors opened in 2017. The eatery earned instant acclaim by stunning diners with an awe-inspiring glass art wall and Mediterranean-focused menu.  At the helm ofRead More

Restaurant Profile: Vidrio

Raleigh’s Glenwood South neighborhood might have a reputation as more of a bar scene, but it only takes a moment upon stepping inside Vidrio to realize that this space transcends stereotypes. The soaring ceilings and multilevel dining room invite guests to sit down and enjoy a culinary tour through the Mediterranean region, led by ChefRead More

Foodie news: Durham chef wins big, plus gelato and donut news (June 17, 2022)

Posted June 17, 2022 8:29 a.m. EDT Vidrio restaurant on Glenwood Avenue in downtown Raleigh will host a family-style Ukrainian Dinner on June 23 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. to benefit World Central Kitchen’s efforts to feed people displaced by the Russian war in Ukraine. One-hundred percent of the dinner’s proceeds will be donated. After watching the news coverageRead More