Upcoming food events in the Triangle

Posted on October 9, 2013 

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Thousands came out for the Downtown Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo in May. There’s another one Sunday plus many other upcoming food events across the Triangle.

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Events

Eggalicious

Local chickens. Local eggs. Local restaurants. Eggalicious! is a showcase for local culinary creativity and local eggs.11 a.m. Oct. 9-19. Bull City Burger and Brewery: 107 E. Parrish St., Durham. 919-680-2333. bullcityburgerandbrewery.com; www.bullcitychickens.com.

Expressions: A Celebration of Food and Art

A benefit for Lucy Daniels Center, the Triangle’s largest nonprofit provider of mental health services for children. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 11. $250 ($100 is tax-deductible). Umstead Hotel. 100 Woodland Pond Drive, Cary. 919-459-1611. bit.ly/17Kj6fy.

Food Truck and Beer Pairing with New Belgium

This event is unique because we have paired the various New Belgium beers with food trucks. There are a total of seven pairings and all the trucks will offer a $4 sample dish to go along with the $4 beers. Trucks and beers: Chirba Chirba Dumpling with Ranger IPA,Blue Sky Dining with Shift Pale Lager,The Urban Street Grill with 1554, The Great Escape with Rampant IPA, Baton Rouge Cuisinewith Trippel, and GerDan Chocolates with Accumulation.11:30 a.m. Oct. 12. Free. 301 Kinsey St., Raleigh. 919-754-8452. www.rebusworks.us.

Downtown Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo

Over 50 confirmed food trucks on Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh.12 p.m. Oct. 13. Fayetteville Street, Raleigh. downtownraleighfoodtruckrodeo.com/

Classes

Falling for Apples Cooking Class

The North Carolina mountains are known for there variety of apples, and with fall upon us, the time has come to start picking your own and start cooking!6 p.m. Oct. 9. $59. Durham Spirits Company, 311 E. Trinity Ave., Durham. 425-463-5430. www.durhamspiritscompany.com.

Spanish Nights

Join us for this hands-on cooking class! Barcelona, Madrid, Grenada...we want to take you there...and you don’t even have to leave Bull City.6 p.m. Oct. 11. $59. Durham Spirits Company, 311 E. Trinity Ave., Durham. 425-463-5430. www.durhamspiritscompany.com.

Milk Steaming & Latte Art

Your local barista may make pouring a beautiful rosetta seem magically effortless, but what does it really take? Join us to learn the science & art behind steaming & pouring.11 a.m. Oct. 12. $15. Carrboro Coffee Roasters, 101 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro. 919-968-4760. carrborocoffee.com.

A Taste of Spain Cooking Class

Travel to Spain with Joan as we pair tapas with regional Spanish wines. Fresh roasted romesco sauce with crostini and dippers, manchego cheese stuffed dates with honey.6 p.m. Oct. 18. $39. Whisk, Waverly Place shopping center, Cary. 919-322-2458. www.whiskcarolina.com.

Cooking Classes: Chef Arthur

Experience the Irregardless philosophy, learn cooking techniques and be nourished in many ways.6:30 p.m. Oct. 22, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 5. $60. Irregardless Cafe, 901 W. Morgan St., Raleigh. 919-833-8898. bit.ly/Ta49gy.

Farmers Markets

Carrboro Farmers’ Market

The Carrboro Farmers’ Market has a huge variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables as well as meats, cheeses, eggs, baked goods, prepared foods, flowers, plants, crafts, and more.3:30 p.m. Oct. 9; 7 a.m. Oct. 12; 3:30 p.m., Oct. 16; 7 a.m., Oct. 19; 3:30 p.m., Oct. 23; 7 a.m., Oct. 26; 3:30 p.m., Oct. 30; 9 a.m., Nov. 2; 3:30 p.m., Nov. 6; 9 a.m., Nov. 9. 3:30 p.m., Nov. 13; 3:30 p.m., Nov. 20; 3:30 p.m., Nov. 27. Free. 301 W. Main St., Carrboro. 919-280-3326. www.carrborofarmersmarket.com.

Durham Farmers’ Market

The Durham Farmers’ Market is an all local and producer only market. All of the products sold at the Market are grown and produced within 70 miles of Durham.8 a.m. Oct. 12; 8 a.m., Oct. 19; 8 a.m., Oct. 26; 8 a.m., Nov. 2; 8 a.m., Nov. 9; 8 a.m., Nov. 16; 8 a.m., Nov. 23. 501 Foster St., Durham. 919-667-3099. www.DurhamFarmersMarket.com

Fuquay-Varina Growers Market

The FV Growers Market is held May 4- October 26th. Located at Centennial Square at the corner of N. Main Street and E. Academy St.9 a.m. Oct. 12; 9 a.m., Oct. 19; 9 a.m., Oct. 26. South Main and West Academy streets, Fuquay-Varina. bit.ly/hBo96P

The Saturday Market

9:30 a.m. Oct. 12, 9:30 a.m. Oct. 19, 9:30 a.m. Oct. 26, 9:30 a.m. Nov. 2, 9:30 a.m. Nov. 9, 9:30 a.m. Nov. 16. Rebus Works, 301 Kinsey St., Raleigh. 919-754-8452. www.thesaturdaymarket.us.

Wake Forest Farmers’ Market

8 a.m. Oct. 12; 8 a.m., Oct. 19; 8 a.m., Oct. 26; 10 a.m., Nov. 2; 10 a.m., Nov. 9; 10 a.m., Nov. 16; 10 a.m., Nov. 23; 10 a.m., Nov. 30; 10 a.m., Dec. 7; 10 a.m., Dec. 14; 10 a.m., Dec. 21; 10 a.m., Dec. 28; 10 a.m., Jan. 4; 10 a.m., Jan. 11; 10 a.m., Jan. 18. 919-671-9269. 150 N. White St., Wake Forest. 919-671-9269. www.wakeforestmarket.org

Waverly Farmers’ Market

This community market features fresh, local produce, baked goods, meats, preserves, juice, candles, baskets, jewelry, crafts, artwork, music and much more!9 a.m. Oct. 12; 9 a.m., Oct. 19; 9 a.m., Oct. 26; 9 a.m., Nov. 2; 9 a.m., Nov. 9. 102 New Waverly Pl, Cary. www.waverlyfm.com

Western Wake Farmers’ Market

Western Wake Farmers’ Market (WWFM) is open each Saturday, rain or shine, to the public. WWFM is a growers only market and the produce is within a 120-mile radius of the market.8 a.m. Oct. 12; 8 a.m., Oct. 19; 8 a.m., Oct. 26; 8 a.m., Nov. 2; 8 a.m., Nov. 9; 8 a.m., Nov. 16; 8 a.m., Nov. 23; 8 a.m., Nov. 30. Free. 1225 Morrisville Carpenter Road, Cary. 540-230-6697. www.WesternWakeFarmersMarket.org

Food Tours

Chapel Hill / Carrboro Walking Food Tour

Go behind the scenes of Chapel Hill and Carrboro restaurants to experience where farm-to-table cuisine comes to life. 11 a.m. Oct. 12, 3 p.m. Oct. 12, 11 a.m. Oct. 19, 3 p.m. Oct. 19, 11 a.m. Oct. 26. $42.50-$62.50. Open Eye Cafe, 101 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro. 919-237-2254. www.tastecarolina.com.

Durham Walking Food Tour

1:30 p.m. Oct. 12, 2 p.m. Oct. 12, 1:30 p.m. Oct. 19, 2 p.m. Oct. 19, 1:30 p.m. Oct. 26. $47.50. Meet at The Pinhook, 117 W. Main St., Durham. 919-237-2254. www.tastecarolina.com.

Durham Pub Crawl & Haunted Adventure

7:30 p.m. Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16. $19. Tyler’s Restaurant & Taproom, 324 Blackwell St. Suite 400, Durham. 919-371-2653. www.tobaccoroadtours.com.

Raleigh Walking Tour

1:45 p.m. Oct. 12, 3:15 p.m. Oct. 12, 1:45 p.m. Oct. 19, 4 p.m. Oct. 19, 1:45 p.m. Oct. 26. $47.50-$62.50. Briggs Hardware Store Building, 220 Fayetteville St., Raleigh. 919-237-2254. www.tastecarolina.com.

Raleigh Walking Food Tour

2:30 p.m. Oct. 12, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 19, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 26, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 2, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 9, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 16. $35 (plus 2.50 service charge). Jibarra, 327 W. Davie St., Raleigh. 319-5674. www.trianglefoodtour.com.

Raleigh Pub Crawl & Haunted Adventure Tour

7:30 p.m. Oct. 12, 8 p.m. Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9. $19. Mecca Restaurant, 13 E. Martin St., Raleigh. 800-979-3370. www.TobaccoRoadTours.com.

Wine Tastings

Cloer Family Vineyards Tastings

12 p.m. Oct. 11, 11 a.m. Oct. 12, 12 p.m. Oct. 18, 11 a.m. Oct. 19, 12 p.m. Oct. 25, 11 a.m. Oct. 26, 12 p.m. Nov. 1, 11 a.m. Nov. 2, 12 p.m. Nov. 8, 11 a.m. Nov. 9, 12 p.m. Nov. 15, 11 a.m. Nov. 16, 12 p.m. Nov. 22, 11 a.m. Nov. 23. $5. Cloer Family Vineyards, 8624 Castleberry Road, Apex. 919-387-5760. www.cloerfamilyvineyards.com.

Capri Wine Dinner

Join us at Capri Restaurant for our monthly wine tasting dinner. This event is held the third Wednesday of every month featuring five courses paired with five wines. 7 p.m. Oct. 16; 7 p.m., Nov. 20; 7 p.m., Dec. 18; 7 p.m., Jan. 15; 7 p.m., Feb. 19; 7 p.m., March 19. $50. Capri Restaurant. 6325 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. 919-878-4424. CapriRestaurant.net.

BrandyWine Cellars Mix and Mingle

Please join us for a Wine Tasting Mix and Mingle. 6 p.m. Oct. 17. $10 advance, $15 door. BrandyWine Cellars, 6905 Fayetteville Rd. Suite 101, Durham. 919-405-3838.

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