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10.1.06 // Endurance Magazine features Chef Sarig Agasi

After qualifying for Boston with a 3:01 in his first marathon (New York City, 2004), Sarig Agasi set out to create a dish that would prime him for the storied 26.2-miler. [Full article]

9.15.06 // News 14 Carolina: Call it Fear Factor meets Iron Chef

Local chefs faced-off to create tasty dishes using insects – grasshoppers, ants, meal worms and crickets – as ingredients Friday, at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. [Full story]

4.1.06 // Zely & Ritz Featured in Natural Awakenings Magazine

Saluting Our Local Farm to Restaurant Connection: Coon Rock Farm and Zely & Ritz. Famous restaurants across the country are enriching their menus with a delightful, earth-friendly innovation– they’re growing their own organic produce, either on site or in partnership with local organic farmers. Happily, the Triangle can brag about being part of this trend via the vision of the dedicated owners of Zely & Ritz, an award-winning all-organic restaurant in Raleigh’s popular Glenwood South. [Full story]

10.1.05 // Best Organic Restaurants in America

The October issue of Organic Style Magazine has named Zely & Ritz as one of the 20 Best Organic Restaurants in America. To read the article on line click here.

9.3.05 // Zely & Ritz Wins Wine Spectator “Award of Excellence”

It is an incredible honor to win this award but it is even more amazing for a restaurant that has only been open a few months to win such an award. Please join me in congratulating Nancy for such an incredible achievement by joining us for one of our monthly wine dinners or just taking an extra good look at the wine list that Wine Spectator not only said was excellent but also inexpensive. Anyone can build a great list by filling it with expensive, well known brands, but at Zely & Ritz we like to find special, small vintage,… read more
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