To ensure its coffee is fresh, the business roasts its Kind Coffee beans on site.
The crew in the kitchen produces breakfast sandwiches on scratch-made biscuits,
quiche, slow-cooked beef brisket,
Nathan’s hot dogs, flat-bread pizza and
And as of November, the cart is back,
this time at UNC’s Bioinformatics Build-
ing, selling sandwiches made that morning
in the cafe and coffee made on the cart.
Jessee’s Coffee and Roastery, 401 E. Main
St., Carrboro, (919) 929-0445
Ham’s Still Open
The Chapel Hill branch of Ham’s
Restaurant will remain open despite its
parent company reorganizing under Chapter 11 bankruptcy rules. Ryan Faircloth,
who bought the Franklin Street franchise
outlet in spring 2008, said business has
been up, even through the economic
downturn. The Ham’s chain has been in
operation since 1935. It recently closed
restaurants in Charlotte, Burlington and
Ham’s of Chapel Hill, 310 W. Franklin St.,
Chapel Hill, (919) 933-3767
community offers you
a broad palette of
Life at Carolina Meadows can be as active or as laid back as you
prefer. Either way, you’ll be enjoying a community that’s warm,
vibrant and caring. See for yourself.
Call 800-458-6756 or visit www.carolinameadows.org.
Kerr Drug Moves to East 54
In November, Kerr Drug closed its
University Mall branch and moved to the
new mixed-use East 54 development.
Billed as “the most evolutionary and revolutionary pharmacy ever,” the new branch
is called Kerr Drug-UNC Eshelman
School of Pharmacy Research Center and
pursues clinical research initiatives in diabetes and pharmacogenomics. A health care
resource officer is on staff to answer questions on Medicare D and connect patients
to community resources. All that and free
Kerr Drug, 1106 Environ Way, Chapel
Hill, (919) 942-8737
Jim’s Famous BBQ
Get an early start on your barbecue fix.
Jim’s Famous BBQ now is open for breakfast. While the ribs are smoking, Jim’s offers
waffles, hash browns, pancakes and eggs
from 7 to 11 a.m.
Jim’s Famous BBQ, 115 S. Elliott Road,
Chapel Hill, (919) 942-7427
— Nancy E. Oates
Second Empire satisfies the highest of
standards with a delectable menu and
polished service that has earned them
the AAA Four Diamond Award,
the DiRoNA Award and the
Wine Spectator Award since 1998.
330 HILLSBOROUGH ST., RALEIGH • 919.829.3663
The Ultimate Dining Experience
In An Elegant Yet Relaxed Atmosphere
The Carolina Club
The award-winning Crossroads restaurant joins the graceful traditions
of the South with progressive new American cuisine. Chef Jimmy Reale
changes his menus seasonally to emphasize regional trends and to
incorporate the freshest local ingredients.
211 PI TTSBORO ST., CHAPEL HILL • 919.918.2777
With authentic Mexican dishes and specials every night, Cinco De Mayo
transforms your meals into something to celebrate. Come visit us, where
every day is Cinco De Mayo. Patio dining and free wifi available.
10% off with student/faculty ID
1502 E. FRANKLIN ST., CHAPEL HILL • 919.929.6566
On the west end of Franklin
Street, look for the pink pig
perched above Crook’s.
Featured in Food & Wine, Mid-Atlantic
and The New York Times, chef Bill Smith
creates a unique Southern menu that changes
daily. Full bar.
610 W. FRANKLIN ST., CHAPEL HILL • 919.929.7643
Whether you live around town or are coming
back home, check out Delectable Dining,
which features some of the best dining options
in the area. Bon Appetit!