We love Carolina Crossroads and will drive there from Raleigh just for their delicious salmon dishes. It is always worth the drive! I am having our dinner club and would love to make their salmon. Do you mind seeing if they would share a recipe or two? -- AHP, Raleigh
Nestled in the historic Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill, Carolina Crossroads (211 Pittsboro St.; 918-2777; www.carolinainn.com) serves a seasonally changing menu of contemporary cuisine in an elegant traditional setting. Executive chef Jimmy Reale shares the secrets of one of his many salmon variations, along with his recipe for Spicy Green Tomato and Basil Soup.