Crook’s Corner, a Southern Institution, Embarks on a New Era


After 35 years running one of the most iconic restaurants in the South, the two men at the helm of Crook’s Corner are handing their Chapel Hill institution over to capable hands. Owner Gene Hamer and executive chef , who took over Crook’s Corner in 1982, announced their retirement on Wednesday, naming Gary Crunkleton and Shannon Healy as new owners. (Food & Wine)

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