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.
The Carolina Club
The Carolina Club, a private dining and
social club, has become a home for its
members since 1993. Join us for Carolina
Casual and Celebration Dining, Football
Tailgates, Business Meetings and more.
GEORGE WATTS HILL ALUMNI CENTER, STADIUM DRIVE
AT RIDGE RD., CHAPEL HILL • 919.962.1101
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
Lunch • Dinner
Late Night • Game Day
Salads, Steaks, Seafood
Burgers, Wings & More
Adjacent free parking deck
370-110 EAST MAIN ST., CARRBORO • 919.942.7417
You’re Never Far from Flavor
Visit your local brewery for award-winning
craft beer, fresh food, and good times.Alumni
owned and operated for over 20 years.
460 WEST FRANKLIN ST., CHAPEL HILL • 919.942.1800
120 LOWES DR. SUI TE 100, PI T TSBORO • 919.545.2330
Experience authentic cuisine where every plate captures the magic
of Southern Soul and Carolina Spirit. Relaxed dining inside or
under the stars. Free parking at The Carolina Inn.
211 PITTSBORO ST., CHAPEL HILL • 919.918.2777
Come back to La Résidence!
Newly remodeled and open for casual
fine dining with a French flair.
202 W. ROSEMARY ST.
CHAPEL HILL • 919.967.2506
Top 100 Steakhouses
and “Best Fine Dining in the
Triangle” Open Table A wards
GLEN LENNOX SHOPPING CENTER
1201-M RALEIGH RD., CHAPEL HILL • 919.969.1155
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
and Late Night
All food made from scratch and
401 E. MAIN ST.
CARRBORO • 919.929.0445
Carolina” – is apt. Co-owners Chyenna
Heap (she grew up in California) and Phil
McLaughlin (he in North Carolina) bring
their culinary influences to the table at the
shop where Chapel Hill meets Carrboro,
including using local and sustainably raised
For example, the cafe’s Southern
Chicken Sandwich uses buttermilk
from Hillsborough’s Maple View Farm,
unbleached flour from Vermont and hand-ground spices for the breading. The menu
also includes a Going Back to Cali avocado
sandwich and the Don’t Mess with Texas
beef brisket sandwich.
“We serve only ethical meats,” said
McLaughlin, who has worked in Chapel
Hill and Durham restaurants for 21 years.
“We buy from Joyce Farms near Win-
ston-Salem, and the beef is 100 percent
grass-fed. And the poultry is free-range.”
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 6: 30 a.m.-
3 p.m. and 5 p.m.- 2 a.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m.-
Cafe Carrboro, 401 E. Main St.,
Al’s Burger Opens Another
Shack, Mel’s Closes
Al’s Burger Shack has expanded to
Southern Village. The new restaurant has
the favorites Al Bowers ’ 88 serves at the
original shop on West Franklin Street —
with a few tasty additions.
The familiar burgers are made from
hormone-free and antibiotic-free North
Carolina pasture-raised cattle. New items
include a turkey burger, a side salad and
new types of french fries as well as local
N.C. craft beer on tap.
Meanwhile, another family enterprise
is shifting gears. Melody Adams ’ 85, Al’s
wife, closed the Mel’s Commissary and
Luncheonette she opened earlier this year
in Carrboro and instead will focus on her
expanding catering service. The Review
published a profile of Al Bowers in its July/
August 2017 food issue, available at alumni.
Al’s Southern Village hours: Monday
-Saturday, 11 a.m.- 9 p.m.
Al’s Burger Shack, 708 Market St.,
Southern Village, 919-914-6694
— Don Evans ’ 80