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The Pittsboro Roadhouse & General Store Opens August 17, 2012

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Join the Pittsboro Roadhouse & General Store for their ribbon cutting and open house Friday, August 17th with the ribbon cutting at noon and open house from12pm until 2pm with music from the Tommy Edwards Bluegrass Experience. Friday evening will be a special opening celebration beginning at 5pm, including live music from the ZamBamBooGee band at 8pm.

Earlier this year, Pittsboro community residents were heartbroken when The General Store Café closed its doors. Catering By Design’s Chef Greg Lewis, with his family, made it possible to reopen the restaurant as the Pittsboro Roadhouse & General Store on Friday, August 17, 2012.

When asked about the new restaurant, Chef Lewis said, “The General Store was such a big part of Pittsboro, and Pittsboro was a big part of the General Store. My family felt a big emptiness when it left, and we didn’t want to let it go. We wanted to do something about it.”

With new décor, floors, lighting, serving stations and chairs, the Pittsboro Roadhouse & General Store will still have the feel of what it has always been, a place for people to talk and lounge.

The new cuisine will include a tilapia po’boy sandwich; mac and cheese with smoked gouda and cheddar cheeses and black forest ham; chilled calamari, Italian egg rolls, and a classic cheeseburger with lettuce and tomato packed between two grilled cheese sandwiches.

Working with local musicians to provide jazz, bluegrass, and folk music, the Roadhouse will offer new entertainment to the area, including Open Mic nights, which will invite local talent to showcase their music.

In addition, the Pittsboro Roadhouse & General Store will sell local honey, teas, baked goods, and cheeses. As a unique specialty, the Pittsboro Roadhouse will have house labeled oil and vinegars, as well as flavored salts and sugars.

The Pittsboro Roadhouse & General Store is located at 39 West Street in Pittsboro, next to the downtown traffic circle, just west from the historic courthouse. Lunch menu features items that cost $8 and up. Dinner entrees will be offered at $10 and up.

For more information, call (919) 542-2432 or visit Pittsboro Roadhouse & General Store Facebook Page


Catering by Design offers a full array of catering services in and around Raleigh North Carolina. We deliver the highest quality fresh foods in creative styles suited to your individual needs. Whether you are hosting a simple garden picnic, a silver anniversary party, a corporate fundraiser or an extravagant multi-course dinner affair complete with fine linens and full china, we are here to ensure your special occasion is one to remember as the most perfect day ever.

In addition to the beautiful presentation of our flavorful, exquisitely prepared dishes, our professional staff (including our set-up crew, servers, and bartenders) will graciously tend to you and your guests.

Call us and find out how we can help you! (919) 481-2366.