Poole’s on Dos Taquito Centro’s Saturday Brunch

July, 04, 2011
Poole’s on Dos Taquito Centro’s Saturday Brunch

A love letter from one chef to another.

Ashley Christensen to Take on Bobby Flay on Iron Chef America

June, 10, 2011
Ashley Christensen to Take on Bobby Flay on Iron Chef America

One of our favorite local chefs will battle television’s Bobby Flay.

Ashley Christensen opening 3 new Restaurants on Wilmington Street

February, 20, 2011
Ashley Christensen opening 3 new Restaurants on Wilmington Street

This spring the corner of Wilmington and Martin Streets lights up with 3 new establishments from Ashley Christensen.

Ashley Christensen, Scott Crawford Semifinalists for 2011 James Beard Best Chef Southeast

February, 20, 2011
Ashley Christensen, Scott Crawford Semifinalists for 2011 James Beard Best Chef Southeast

Ashley Christensen, Scott Crawford Semifinalists for 2011 James Beard Best Chef Southeast

Poole’s Diner Thanksgiving Recipe Featured in GQ Magazine

November, 22, 2010
Poole’s Diner Thanksgiving Recipe Featured in GQ Magazine

Twice-Baked Sweet Potato Goodness.

Two Special Events with Poole’s

August, 06, 2010
Two Special Events with Poole’s

Poole’s brings the food experience as usual.  Two special events, not to be missed for Basque fans.

Ashley Christensen: Semi Finalist for Prestigious James Beard Award

February, 18, 2010
Ashley Christensen: Semi Finalist for Prestigious James Beard Award

Here’s hoping for a win.

Downtown Raleigh New Years Eve Events

December, 30, 2009
Downtown Raleigh New Years Eve Events

First night is a given and this year it’s going to be great, but its also going to be crowded, cold and booze free.  Raleigh has several other things going on for New Years Eve that we are really excited about.

Poole’s Diner in Gourmet Magazine Again

September, 21, 2009
Poole’s Diner in Gourmet Magazine Again

“Rashers of bacon gave way to a jelly roll of pork belly.”

SPARKcon Picnic

July, 20, 2009

Get together with SparkCon folks and get involved.

Poole’s Diner Featured in Gourmet Magazine

April, 13, 2009
Poole’s Diner Featured in Gourmet Magazine

She can flat-out cook.

Poole’s Diner Begins Sunday Brunch in March

February, 15, 2009
Poole’s Diner Begins Sunday Brunch in March

Ashley fills the Sunday brunch void left by her former restaurant, Vin’s closure.

FashionSpark in Windows Around City, Fundraiser Brunch Sunday

September, 05, 2008

FashionSpark is one of the biggest, most well attended parts of SparkCon.  Raleigh’s fashion scene struts its stuff and it is always a highlight of the conference.  Leading up to the main event you can help fund the fashion show by attending a brunch this Sunday morning at Poole’s.  Also, starting tonight check out the window displays around the city, showcasing some of the designers from the show. Shop listing and Brunch Invitation Below the Fold

Ashley Christensen’s Poole’s: Open Thursday

December, 10, 2007
Ashley Christensen’s Poole’s: Open Thursday

Update: Now opening ThursdayWednesday Thursday will mark the highly anticipated reopening of Poole’s. The longtime diner has seen several iterations in the last years, but this latest incarnation is one built on the kind of experience and market sensitivity that almost assures its success.  Ashley Christensen, most notable for her tenure and evolution of Vin, has constructed a diner that will appeal to the longtime Poole’s customer as well as a much larger audience. More on Poole’s below the Fold