Northside Station, 329-A N. Harrison Ave., Cary.
Prices: entrees average less than $10.
Atmosphere: travel posters and a deli case.
Service: eager to please (counter service).
Recommended: pirzola, manti, lahmajun, homemade pita.
Open: lunch and dinner daily.
Other: Visa, MasterCard; no alcohol; smoke-free; vegetarian-friendly; kid-friendly.
The N&O's critic dines anonymously; the newspaper pays for all meals. We rank restaurants in four categories:
**** Among the Triangle's very best.
*** Rewarding experience.
** Generally acceptable.
See Greg Cox's weekly
e-picurean column and check out the searchable restaurant database at http://triangle.com/dining/.