Straw Valley Food and Drink now open

Straw Valley Cafe has been transformed into a sprawling dining complex and reopened as Straw Valley Food & Drink.

The folks behind the transformation are chef Adam Rose, formerly of Il Palio in Chapel Hill, and Fred Dexheimer, a master sommelier who relocated from New York and previously worked for BLT restaurants, part of ESquared Hospitality.

The complex has three components:

The complex is off U.S. 15-501 between Durham and Chapel Hill. The address is 5240 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd. Info: