5610 Atlantic Ave., Raleigh.
Cuisine: Caribbean, soul food.
Rating: ** 1/2.
Prices: entrees average $11 to $16.
Atmosphere: New York supper club, with a retro accent.
Service: always friendly, usually efficient.
Recommended: Caribbean curries, brown stew chicken, chicken and waffle, fried chicken or pork chop, collards, yams.
Open: lunch and dinner Tuesday-Sunday.
Other: Visa, MasterCard, American Express; full bar; kid-friendly; live music Wednesday-Sunday.
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Zero stars: Poor.
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