a'Verde Cocina and Tequila Library
a’Verde is a Mexican restaurant inspired by “Top Chef” alum Katsuji Tanabe’s desire to bring fresh, vibrant, delicious, and fun flavors to the table. Drawing on his Mexican heritage, the menu is full of memories and stories of family recipes and experiences. Don’t expect traditional Mexican fare, while dishes will be familiar and comforting, these flavors will be on trend with North Carolina’s best seasonal ingredients or the latest hot culinary or beverage movement. a’Verde’s desire is to give friends a relaxed, creative, and exciting experience.
a'Verde is bringing its unique, exquisite dining experience to the City of Raleigh Museum as we celebrate our 30th Anniversary.
- Menu -
- Tijuana Caesar -
panko croutons, anchovy dressing, parmesan
- Chicken Enchiladas -
gooey cheese, cotija cheese, creamy verde tomatillo sauce
- Adobo Fried Rice -
crispy pork belly, fried egg, sweet adobo glaze
- MX Street Corn -
Mexican style corn, cotija cheese, lime juice, togarashi pepper, and Mexican mayo
- Mom’s Beans -
pork, love, gooey cheese
- Churros -
oreo fried dough, cinnamon
Corsets and Cravats
When the capital of North Carolina moved to Raleigh in 1792 some might have thought of the city as a backwoods wilderness. But as the city grew and changed, Raleigh's citizens aimed to keep up the fashionable silhouette. You might think of fashion as a fairly modern invention, but in the 19th century men and women were even more fastidious about following the changing shape of fashion to prove their value and place in society. Being properly dressed was a measure of respectability and status.
Please join the staff and friends of Corsets & Cravats as we explore what the people of Raleigh were wearing during the city's first 100 years.