“I find a great deal of joy and inspiration working right here in Raleigh, N.C. There is something about being in a certain place at a certain time.”
Top two photos: Angie Mosier; bottom photo: Lauren V. Allen
Chef Ashley Christensen's drinking, dining and event spaces are smart, stylish and inviting, the sort of places where you're just as likely to see tuxedos as T-shirts. Focus is on the food, which is seasonal, simple and precisely executed, using a bounty of fresh ingredients, many grown on artisanal farms or harvested from the nearby coast.