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The Carolina Inn's Crossroads Bar Debuts Sushi Wednesdays on August 12

Sushi Wednesdays from 5 - 9 PM at Crossroads Bar

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (August 6, 2009) - The Mobil Four Star Award-Winning Carolina Crossroads Restaurant at the Carolina Inn debuts its Crossroads Bar Sushi Wednesdays on August 19 from 5:00-9:00 pm.

There are five starters being offered: Edamame Salad, Mixed Peppers, Diakon Radish, Soy Sesame Vinaigrette for $5; Down South Wontons, Spicy Collard Greens, Shredded Pork, Buckwheat Noodle Salad, Miso Vinaigrette for $8; Crispy Calamari, Sweet Chili Glaze, Cabbage Slaw, Wasabi Aioli, Green Onion for $9; Tuna Tartare, Butter Lettuce, Hoisin BBQ Sauce, Avocado, Wasabi Drizzle for $10; Tamari and Ginger Grilled Salmon, Eel Sauce, Mesculin Greens, Julienne Red Pepper, Crispy Wontons tossed with Honey Miso Dressing for $16.

Five different rolls are featured: Carolina Inn Roll (Southern Shrimp Salad, Fried Green Tomatoes and Spicy Buttermilk Dipping Sauce) for $7; Spicy Tuna (Yellow Fin Tuna, Sriracha and Chili Powder) for $6; Inside Out Roll (BBQ Eel and Sliced Cucumber with Black & White Sesame Seeds and Eel Sauce) for $7; California Roll (Inside Out, Crabstick, Sliced Cucumber, Avocado and Tobiko) for $6; Tempura Roll (Salmon, Crabstick &, Tempura Fried with Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce) for $7.

The two-piece menu features $2.50 selections of BBQ Eel (Unagi), Lemon Shrimp and Flying Fish Roe, $3 choices of Tuna, Salmon, Steel Head Trout and Cuttlefish and $4 offering of Abalone.

Learn more by calling 919-918-2777 or visiting

About The Carolina Inn
Recognized as one of America's "cultural resources worthy of preservation," The Carolina Inn is listed on the National Register of Historic Places with elite status as a AAA Four Diamond Award Hotel and Mobil Four Star Award-Winning Dining at the Carolina Crossroads Restaurant. From the day it opened in 1924, the 184-room Inn has played an important role in the life of the University of North Carolina and the Chapel Hill community. As one of only four hotels in North Carolina built before 1925 to remain in continuous operation, it has long been one of the most popular sites in North Carolina for special events, weddings, business meetings, and academic conferences with over 13,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space. In addition to having a rich cultural history, The Carolina Inn is architecturally significant, blending elements of antebellum Southern plantation houses with Georgian and neoclassical features often found in the Northeast. The original front of the building was modeled after the Potomac River front of Mt. Vernon.  The Carolina Inn is one of more than 30 independent, upscale and luxury hotels, resorts and golf clubs in the United States managed by Destination Hotels & Resorts, the fourth largest independent hospitality management company in the country.