Mouthful

At Cafe Caturra, Valentine’s for singles

February 12, 2013 

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New York Times reporter Kim Severson will be one of the guest speakers at the 6th Annual Writers for Readers event, a fundraiser for the Orange County Literacy Council.

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If you are single and looking for Valentine’s Day plans, Cafe Caturra at Cameron Village is hosting a singles night.

The wine bar and restaurant is serving up ladies’ night wine specials and giveaways, including gift cards for massages and Scout & Molly’s boutique. And the single men shouldn’t feel left out; manager Ryan Jones recently updated the craft beer selection.

The small restaurant chain has seven locations in Cary, Raleigh, Virginia and South Carolina. They offer two dozen boutique wines by the glass or bottle and a menu with salads, sandwiches and pizzas, none of which cost more than $11.

Beyond Thursday’s festivities, Jones shared that they have specials every night of the week: $3 beers on Mondays, half off bottles of wine on Tuesdays, a blind tasting on Wednesdays where folks who correctly guess the wine they are tasting get it for free, Gigi’s cupcakes and wine on Thursdays, a flight of three wines for $10 on Fridays, $10 reserve wines by the glass on Saturdays and $12 bottomless mimosas on Sundays.

The restaurant is at 432 Woodburn Road, near The Fresh Market. For more information, go to cafecaturra.com or call 919-835-9463.

Food writer Kim Severson coming to Chapel Hill

New York Times reporter Kim Severson will be one of the guest speakers at the 6th Annual Writers for Readers event, a fundraiser for the Orange County Literacy Council.

Severson is a former food writer for the Times and now works as the newspaper’s Atlanta bureau chief. But she recently co-authored a cookbook with New York Times food writer Julie Moskin born out of the paper’s running feature called “Cook Fight.”

The other speakers include David Hartman, the original host of “Good Morning America,” and authors Clyde Egerton and Randall Kenan.

The event is 6:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Top of the Hill’s great room in downtown Chapel Hill.

Tickets cost $75 or $125-$200 for VIP tickets. For more information, go to orangeliteracy.org/events/writers-for-readers/.

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