110 E. Main St., Carrboro.
Cuisine: New American.
Prices: Entrees average from $17 to $25.
Atmosphere: warmly inviting contemporary bistro.
Recommended: fried oyster salad, pork empanada, weekend specials.
Open: brunch Sunday, dinner nightly.
Other: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Diners Club; full bar (excellent wine list); smoke-free; kid-tolerant; patio.
The N&O's critic dines anonymously; the newspaper pays for all meals. We rank restaurants in five categories:
Zero stars: Poor.
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