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The Mecca in Walter Magazine

Thanks so much to Dean McCord and Walter Magazine for featuring us in their article Local Roots, Local Eats.

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Great Feature on Paul D

Many thanks to the Raleigh Public Record, who paid us a visit on Halloween, for the great post about the Mecca.    Raleigh Public Record is one of the absolute best sources of pertinent, need-to-know information for Raleigh/Wake County residents.  We especially enjoy reading their Raleigh City Council section and impressing our friends with our detailed knowledge of […]

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Downtown Raleigh Web Run, Friday the 13th Edition

N&O: Raleigh parking spots to become tiny “Parklets” When people complain about downtown being too crowded, we remind them that downtown Raleigh used to be a bad neighborhood.  We love the idea of parklets because we feel like they will bring a little vibrance to our street-level experience.  We’re also big fans of Deco.  As a fledgling retail establishment, they […]

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The Mecca nominated as historic landmark!

Come show your support for the Mecca on Tuesday, June 3, at the City Council Chambers.  The Mecca has been nominated as a historic landmark (see the N&O’s entry here), and this public hearing is everyone’s chance to provide input to City Council.  This is not the final vote.  However, according to the N&O, the […]

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Mecca Featured on Raleigh Food Pics!

We just got a fantastic write-up from Raleigh Food Pics, a blog maintained by Ashley Freeman.  Ashley is quite the food enthusiast, with a great eye for food photography.  Many thanks to her for the kind words and the free pub.   Check out her latest entry on the Mecca at Raleigh Food Pics. Also, be sure to follow Raleigh Food […]

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The Mecca Featured on NC Weekend

Many thanks to Deborah Holt Noel, Scott Marsh and the rest of the crew at UNC-TV for the wonderful feature that aired last night on the Mecca.  Last night’s episode is re-airing tonight at 8:30 on UNC TV.  Scott and his videographer, Mike Burke, spent several weeks on our 5-minute segment, and we couldn’t be more excited […]

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Welcome to the new mecca-restaurant.com Blog

When we decided to redesign our website, it was extremely important to us that we celebrate our rich history.  We’ve been around a long time and we have a great story to tell. Our history, however, while rich, is still being written.  For that reason among others, we’ve decided to create this blog.  The main […]