Big changes ahead for NC’s beloved – and iconic – restaurant, Crook’s Corner

Crook’s Corner, the beloved Chapel Hill restaurant that elevated shrimp and grits from a humble fisherman’s breakfast to a signature of Southern cuisine, is changing hands and beginning another chapter in its storied 36-year history. Owner Gene Hamer and executive chef , a leader in the Southern food renaissance, are handing over the restaurant. (Charlotte Observer)


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