Restaurant News & Reviews

Greg's Hot List: Christmas Day Dining

You say Thanksgiving burned you out on the whole turkey-and-all-the-homemade-fixings-not-to-mention-the-monster-cleanup-afterward thing? Relax. Book reservations at one of these restaurants, among those open Christmas Day. If you discover others, let me know on my blog ( I'll post a list there.

Carolina Crossroads

The Carolina Inn, 211 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill, 918-2777

Crabtree Grill

4500 Crabtree Drive, in the Marriott Crabtree Valley, Raleigh, 781-7000 /raleigh_marriott_crabtree_valley /crabtree_grill


The Washington Duke Inn, 3001 Cameron Blvd., Durham, 490-0999


8411-105 Brier Creek Pkwy., in Brier Creek Commons, Raleigh, 806-2888

The Grove Café

421 S. Salisbury St., in the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel, Raleigh, 834-9900

Irregardless Café

901 W. Morgan St., Raleigh, 833-8898


431 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, 933-2288

Posta Tuscan Grille

500 Fayetteville St., in the Marriott City Center, Raleigh, 227-3370