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The Carolina Inn’s Carolina Crossroads Restaurant Participates in July 14-23 “Dig into Local” Restaurant Week

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (July 2014) – The Carolina Inn, by Destination Hotels & Resorts, announces that its award-winning Carolina Crossroads Restaurant is participating in the July 14-23 “Dig into Local” Restaurant Week.

Carolina Crossroads is among many region restaurants showcasing North Carolina’s best grown products during the peak of the summer harvest season.

“The Restaurant Week concept is one that consumers and our many loyal restaurant patrons understand since it promotes value,” said Executive Chef James Clark. “Dig into Local Restaurant Week marries that value with a local food connection … which happens to be one of the hottest trends in today’s restaurant industry. The timing for this type promotion could not be better!”

The historic hotel’s “Dig into Local” menu features three entrees and two appetizers paired with Biltmore red and white wine.

The three entrees are Sunburst Trout served with Corn Pudding, Bacon & Corn Ragout and Oyster Mushrooms; Crispy Whole Catfish served with Benne Seed Steamed Carolina Gold Rice and Garlic Chili Vinaigrette; and Pork Tenderloin & Confit Suckling Pig served with Quince Puree, Sage Pork Jus & Tart Cherries. As for the appetizers, the Tuna & Watermelon is accompanied by Lemongrass Ginger Dressing, Watercress and Lotus Chips, while Yellow Tomato Gazpacho is served with. Kefir Lime Pickled Shrimp.

Please call 919-918-2735 to make your reservation.

The July 14-23 “Dig into Local” Restaurant Week is a program of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and the official slogan: For the Best on the Menu….It’s Got to be NC.

About The Carolina Inn, by Destination Hotels & Resorts

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, by Destination Hotels & Resorts, features 185 charming and well-appointed guestrooms including 7 luxury suites. The Carolina Inn and its Carolina Crossroads Restaurant were awarded AAA’s prestigious 2014 Four Diamond ratings, marking the 17th consecutive hotel honor and 12th straight restaurant recognition.  This is also the 14th straight year that Carolina Crossroads has been awarded Four-Stars by the Forbes Travel Guide. www.CarolinaInn.com. Follow us on Twitter: @CarolinaInn, Instagram: @TheCarolinaInn, Pinterest: #TheCarolinaInn, and Google+: TheCarolinaInn. Like us on Facebook: CarolinaInn.

About Destination Hotels & Resorts

Destination Hotels & Resorts is a collection of luxury and upscale independent hotels and resorts across the United States. Offering authentic, locally-inspired experiences from alpine adventures and stunning beachfronts to urban landmarks, each property embodies the natural surroundings and culture of its distinctive locale. With more than 40 properties in premier destinations, including Aspen, Chicago, Denver, Lake Tahoe, Los Angeles, Maui, Miami, New Orleans, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Diego, Santa Fe, Seattle, Vail and Washington D.C., the award-winning portfolio features renowned golf courses, indigenous spas, and exceptional culinary venues. For more information on Destination Hotels & Resorts, visit www.destinationhotels.com. Follow us on Twitter: @Destination. Like us on Facebook: DestinationHotels.