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1.4.13 // Zely & Ritz featured on VisitRaleigh blog

Zely & Ritz was recently featured on VisitRaleigh’s blog.  Check it out here:

12.10.12 // Zely & Ritz now featured on

Zely & Ritz events are now listed on the WineDiningFun.comEvent Calendar, a comprehensive listing of local wine dinners, tastings and events. Our friends Lana and Rowland are regulars at Zely & Ritz wine dinners and like wine dining so much they have built a comprehensive calendar of local wine dinners, tastings and events at  Join their website and mailing list and the next time you dine at Z&R, upload some pictures in their Community section and share them on Facebook.  The more friends, the more fun!

3.6.12 // UNICEF Tap Project

We are now proud to be participating in the UNICEF Tap Project, a life-saving initiative that provides safe water to children around the world through the generous support of restaurant diners. The UNICEF Tap Project incorporates participating restaurants who ask their patrons to donate $1 for the tap water that they normally enjoy for free, and those proceeds benefit UNICEF water, sanitation and hygiene programs. Nearly $3 million raised for UNICEF water and sanitation programs – saving the lives of countless children 5000 participating restaurants 11,000 registered volunteers 350 volunteer-run events More than 6 billion media impressions The 2012 UNICEF Tap Project donations funded water… read more

12.27.11 // Zely & Ritz featured on WRAL

Restaurant sales can be sign of the economic times RALEIGH, N.C. — The tale of the tape is still being tallied for the 2011 holiday season, and with it the data on consumer sentiment about the economy. Retailers cashed in with record Black Friday sales, then saw a few weeks of slump before last-minute shoppers again boosted store traffic. For those with tight budgets, holiday shopping may force a choice to cut back in other areas. “Right now sales are not up,” said Sarig Agasi, owner of Zely and Ritz restaurant in Raleigh. “I wish they were, but there’s too many… read more

1.26.07 // News 14 Carolina: Party benefits needy children in Zimbabwe

Good food, African wine and beautiful photography will help dozens of children and orphans in Africa. Zely & Ritz, an organic restaurant in Raleigh, played host to an African wine tasting party and photo exhibit Wednesday night. [Full story]
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