Slurp up these 7 soups around town to keep warm this season.
“Gorgeous, gorgeous girls (and guys) love soup…” After temps in Raleigh officially dropped down to 30 degrees (brrr!), we can officially declare that it’s #SoupSzn. And nothing makes miso happy on a cold day than a big ol’ bowl of hot soup. Here, we roundup some of the most delicious soups in town to keep you warm even when the degrees drop below freezing.
Union Special’s Tomato Soup + Grilled Cheese
Nothing takes you back to your childhood like a tomato soup and grilled cheese combo, which gets an adult upgrade at Union Special. And, yes, dipping is encouraged.
Wye Hill’s Loaded Sweet Potato Soup
Everything you love about a baked potato is put into soup form via Wye Hill’s loaded sweet potato soup, a cozy soup starring fried sweet potato skins, country ham crumbles, smoked gouda and creme. Served on Wye Hill’s heated and covered patio, it’s a sure way to cure the winter blues.
St. Roch’s Gumbo
Cold-weather comfort—New Orleans style. St. Roch’s hearty gumbo stars andouille, chicken, red potato salad and trout roe—and is guaranteed to warm you up, no matter how cold your heart may be.
Carroll’s Kitchen’s Chicken Velvet Soup
Comfort meets kindness with a cup or bowl of Carroll’s Kitchen’s chicken velvet soup—made with a creamy chicken broth, grilled chicken and fresh herbs—makes for a soup-erb lunch, not only because it’s delicious, but also because it helps support the nonprofit’s mission of providing employment for women overcoming traumas like addiction, homelessness, incarceration and domestic violence.
Sola Coffee Cafe’s Chicken Chili
When it’s a little chili out, turn to Sola’s nourishing chicken chili served with your choice of gluten-free whole grain chips or a baguette.
Noodle Boulevard’s Chicken Curry Ramen
Noodle Boulevard’s ramens are pure comfort in a bowl. Our current fave is the chicken curry ramen, which combines everything you love about curry with a big, hot bowl of noodle soup. Ahh, we’re feeling warmer already!
My Way Tavern’s Soup of the Week
The best surprise is one that involves soup. My Way Tavern keeps things interesting with a rotating soup of the week—the broccoli cheddar is a hit (just look at how gooey and cheesy!), but loaded potato soup and clam chowder have also been known to grace the menu.