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Fateful Day in May Ushered in Triangle Restaurant Renaissance


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During the 1970s there were few quality restaurants in the Research Triangle Area; however, an event in the 1979 North Carolina General Assembly would soon change all that. It was the passage of an act to allow local jurisdictions to vote on whether they would allow the sale of mixed drinks. At the time most of the state counties were dry, but in wet counties restaurant diners were allow to \"brown bag,\" or bring their own liquor to the restaurant.
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