What's on Tap

What's on Tap

New barbecue restaurant moving into Carrboro

Posted January 25, 2016

CrossTies Barbecue

— A new barbecue joint is headed to downtown Carrboro.

CrossTies Barbecue will be moving into the old home of Southern Rail in downtown Carrboro, owners announced Monday. ​

"CrossTies will serve authentic Carolina ‘que with all the fixin’s and feature a variety of smoked meats in a full service menu that features appetizers, salads, entrees and desserts. Diners can choose to be seated in a larger central dining room, in one of two historic train cars or on the outdoor patio," according to a press release.

The restaurant is under construction and expects to open in May.

CrossTies is the last project from chef Andrew Moore who also owns Venable Rotisserie Bistro its adjacent B-Side Lounge, also in Carrboro.

The lease also includes the former Station and The Tiger Room businesses. Moore plans to re-open the station as a bar and live music venue in March. The Tiger Room will be converted into a smokehouse and prep-kitchen.


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