Mar 22 — Tonight at Poole's: Braised White Oak Pastures lamb neck tart with Fromage Blanc, chimichurri, and a sunny egg! Also, our first halibut of the season has hit, and it's gorgeous.
Feb 28 — Poole's will be closed for a private event on Sunday, March 2. We think it's a great chance for you to check out Joule, located at 223 S. Wilmington St. You can check it out here: Joule.
Feb 6 — This month marks the 21st anniversary of the Triangle Wine Experience, a three-day event benefitting the wonderful children of the Frankie Lemmon School. This is an incredible cause, providing tuition-free, life-changing education for developmentally challenged children. As huge fans of this cause, Poole’s will be closed this Thursday for a special dinner benefitting the event. We apologize for any inconvenience, but we can’t resist being a part of such a heartwarming cause.
Jan 13 — We will be closed on Monday January 13th so that we can celebrate the holidays as one big (and getting bigger) family. We thank you for a great 2013 and can't wait to cook for you in 2014. CHEERS!
Dec 27 — On December 31 we will feature a special New Year's Eve three-course menu for $65 per person, with the option of additional supplemental wine pairings. The menu-which includes brown butter roasted Japanese sea bass, prime "heart of ribeye" with braised beef cheek Yorkshire pudding, and fresh truffle gnocchi-includes multiple choices within each course. For reservations to the Poole's Diner New Year's Eve dinner, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Poole's Diner will be closed on New Year's Day.
Dec 18 — Poole's will be open for our first Christmas Eve dinner ever! We'll be serving dinner from 5:30pm to 9pm, with a full seasonal menu as well as a few Christmas Eve features (look out for a rev'd up oyster stew and spiked egg nog!). We're looking forward to welcoming friends home, and giving all of you "Santas" a break from your Christmas shopping.
Dec 17 — We would like to officially welcome Raleigh's Trophy Brewing and Ponysaurus Brewing of Durham to our taps! We will be featuring "Trophy Wife" and "Biere de Garde" through the holiday season, and we think you're going to love them as much as we do.
Nov 25 — Happy Thanksgiving! Poole's will be open for regular business hours all week, with the exception of Thursday. We will be closed on Thanksgiving Day to be thankful in the company of our loved ones. As always, we are thankful to be a part of your community.
Nov 7 — In the spirit of fall, we are featuring some lovely menu items: Butternut squash soup with local honey and preserved black truffle. Also, local lettuces with charred brussels sprouts, Pecorino, pomegranate, red onion and white balsamic vinaigrette.
Nov 7 — This weekend we will be featuring Heritage Farm's bone-in pork loin with creamed turnip and mustard greens, apples and Brandy. We recommend you enjoy it with Beauregard sweet potatoes, served with thyme and local honey.
Nov 7 — Sweater weather is upon us...here is a sipper for you! A Classic Palmetto- Mount Gay Extra Old aged rum, Carpano Antica sweet vermouth and orange bitters.
Oct 13 — Hi Friends. We want to let you know that Poole's will be closed on Sunday, October 13th so that we can celebrate the wedding of our own Matt Fern and Laura Collier . We will re-open on Monday at 5:00.
Sep 27 — The Poole's dinner menu is known for its seasonality, but we don't stop there. Tonight we will unveil some great new cocktails as well: Aereo-Mexicano - Tequila, lime, honey, Avinyo Cava; Sir Isaac Newton - Apple Brandy, house made apple-cinnamon syrup, lemon, bitters; Little Italy - Bulleit Rye Whiskey, Dolin Dry Vermouth, Di Sarrono Amaretto; Rum Plum Punch Pitcher - Mount Gay Rum, NC Plum Puree, fresh citrus
Jun 27 — Great chefs from NYC, Atlanta, Charleston, and Boston will be cooking at Poole's July 15 in support of No Kid Hungry. Please join us for this amazing cause!
Jun 26 — If you haven't already, try Fern's latest Sangria masterpiece: macerated NC strawberries with fresh ginger and white wine, topped with a splash of ginger ale and served over ice. Best served on a late and wonderfully humid Raleigh evening.
Apr 14 — As of today, we are officially open seven nights a week! Tonight will be our first Monday dinner and we can't wait to cook for you.
Mar 4 — Sunday Night dinner service is coming to Poole's! Our last Brunch will be March 24 and we'll begin Sunday dinner service March 31. Loyal brunch folk, worry not! Our new project, Joule Coffee, will be offering a brunch featuring some of the Poole's brunch menu classics.