In 2001, after extensive renovations to an old Piggly Wiggly grocery store building, NOFO @ the Pig opened in Raleigh’s Historic Five Points shopping district. The building still retains design elements that maintain the original character of the space, including a full service bar created from Piggly Wiggly food cans and dairy case displays; but the hand blown glass chandelier encircled with pigs is all NOFO. In 2002, NOFO was awarded the Sir Walter Raleigh Award for Community Appearance, for Outstanding Contribution Toward Enhancing the Beauty of the City of Raleigh.
The NOFO Gift Store carries an eclectic mix of funky furniture, kids stuff, lamps, linens, kitchen wares, mirrors, pet accessories, CD’s, picture frames, gardening stuff, baby things, antiques, pillows, chandeliers, bed and bath products, books, & gifts for anyone and everyone.
The NOFO Cafe serves lunch, dinner and Saturday/Sunday brunch. The menu includes soups, salads, sandwiches, entrees, and daily specials. Outside dining is available on the deck and NOFO has all ABC permits.
The NOFO Food Market features specialty groceries such as fine chocolates, novelty candies, beer and wine, cookies, crackers, nuts, sauces, pickles, condiments, whole bean coffees and tea.
NOFO gift baskets are particularly interesting because they contain a mixture of packaged foods, freshly prepared foods, wine, beer & gift items from the retail store. Particular attention is paid to presentation.
NOFO @ the Pig is located in Raleigh in the Historic Five Points Business District very near Downtown and Glenwood South. Featured in Metro, Our State , The Independent and Southern Living magazines, NOFO has been described as wacky, unique, clever, cheerful, quirky, fun and delicious. Readers have voted NOFO: Best Brunch, Best Bloody Mary, Best Eggs Benedict, Best Gift Shop & Best Salads. Southern Living named NOFO “one of the 50 best gift shops in the South.”NOFO’s focus is on all things made in North Carolina and the South. It promotes “Love Living Local” with a wealth of carefully chosen products to eat, drink, wear, read, listen to, use and enjoy from Tarheel and Southern food artisans, entrepreneurs, designers, farmers, craftsmen, musicians and artists. NOFO is home to Five Points Farmer’s Market on Saturday mornings from May to October.
Retail & Market Hours
Tuesday – Saturday: 10am – 6pm
Sunday: 10am – 3pm
Lunch: Tuesday – Friday 11am – 3pm
Dinner: Tuesday-Saturday 5 – 9pm
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday 10am-3pm
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