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The Carolina Inn’s Carolina Crossroads Restaurant Celebrates North Carolina Beer Month with Special April Dinner Menu

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (March 2015) – April is North Carolina Beer Month and there are an array of special events and activities on tap from the mountains to the coast.

The Carolina Inn, A Destination Hotel that opened in 1924, announces that its award-winning Carolina Crossroads Restaurant will offer a special month-long dinner menu.

Executive Chef James Clark will prepare a delicious 3-course dinner paired with local craft beers from Carolina Brewery, Foothills Brewing Company and Lonerider Brewery.

The First Course offers Grilled Scallops served with Grilled Asparagus, Toasted Almonds, Crème Fraiche & Trout Caviar and paired with Carolina Brewery’s Sky Blue Golden Ale. The Second Course showcases North Carolina Spring Rabbit accompanied by Pea Shoots, Shaved Fennel & Radishes, Grilled Ramps & Pappardelle and paired with Foothills Brewing Company’s Jade IPA. For dessert, the Key Lime Pie is topped with Caramelized Pineapple & Toasted Coconut and paired with Lonerider Brewery’s Shotgun Betty Hefeweizen.

$50 per person (adults 21 and up). For reservations, please call 919-918-2735 or email

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About The Carolina Inn, A Destination Hotel
Built on the campus of UNC Chapel Hill in 1924 by John Sprunt Hill – distinguished alumnus, successful businessman and University trustee – The Carolina Inn’s original concept was “to provide for the special wants and comforts of the University alumni...and University visitors.” The historical Carolina Inn, A Destination Hotel, features 185 charming and well-appointed guestrooms including 7 luxury suites. The Carolina Inn and its Carolina Crossroads Restaurant were awarded AAA’s prestigious 2015 Four Diamond ratings, marking the 18th consecutive hotel honor and 13th straight restaurant recognition.  This is also the 15th straight year that Carolina Crossroads has been awarded Four-Stars by the Forbes Travel Guide. Follow us on Twitter: @CarolinaInn, Instagram: @TheCarolinaInn, Pinterest: #TheCarolinaInn, and Google+: TheCarolinaInn. Like us on Facebook: CarolinaInn.

About Destination Hotels
Destination Hotels (Destination) is a collection of luxury and upscale independent hotels, resorts and residences across the United States. Offering authentically-immersed and enriching experiences, each property is individual at heart, yet connected by a commitment to drawing upon the best of each location. Highly distinct, the Destination experience is always memorable and matchless; guests will feel the locale in a genuine way through each property and during the engaging moments cultivated both in and outside of them. Continuously growing with more than 40 properties from coast to coast, the award-winning portfolio features 20 renowned golf courses, 19 indigenous spas, and 105 exceptional bars and restaurants. Destination Hotels are true to our place; diverse by design. For more information, visit Follow us on Twitter: @Destination. Like us on Facebook: DestinationHotels.