Upcoming food events: Frances Mayes, Under the Tuscan Sun cookbook author, and more

Posted by Andrea Weigl on November 19, 2013 

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Wine tastings are among the many upcoming food events across the Triangle.

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Events

Culinary Historians Of Piedmont NC Gathering

Featuring Frances Mayes, author of “Under the Tuscan Sun Cookbook.” 7 p.m. Nov. 20. Free. Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd., Chapel Hill. 919-942-7373. flyleafbooks.com.

Book Signing: Lionel Vatinet, “A Passion for Bread”

12 p.m. Nov. 23. Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-929-7133, southernseason.com

Food Bank Outreach

2 p.m. Nov. 23. Providence Baptist Church, 6339 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh. 919-326-3000. pray.org/event-sections/children/food-bank-outeach/.

Book Signing: Debbie Moose, “Buttermilk”

2 p.m. Nov. 24. Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-929-7133, southernseason.com

Patricia Wells, “The French Kitchen Cookbook”

12 p.m. Nov. 26. Free. Quail Ridge Books & Music, 3522 Wade Ave., Raleigh. 919-828-1588. quailridgebooks.com/event/patricia-wells-french-kitchen-cookbook.

Dean’s Seafood Grill & Bar Thanksgiving Dinner

12 p.m. Nov. 28. Dean’s Seafood Grill & Bar, 1080 Darrington Drive, Cary. 919-459-5875.

Ole Time Baked Goods

8 a.m. Nov. 30. cooking demo, Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-929-7133, southernseason.com

Classes

Tantalizing Turkish Cuisine

5 p.m. Nov. 21. Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-929-7133, southernseason.com

Espresso 101

11 a.m. Nov. 23. $15. Carrboro Coffee Roasters, 101 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro. 919-968-4760. carrborocoffee.com/carrborocoffee/education/workshops/.

Taste of the Triangle: La Farm Bakery

3 p.m. Nov. 23. Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-929-7133, southernseason.com.

Basic Knife Skills

3 p.m. Nov. 24. Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-929-7133. 12 p.m. Nov. 24. Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-929-7133, southernseason.com

Kids in the Kitchen: All American Food

4 p.m. Nov. 25. $35. Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-929-7133, southernseason.com

Turkey Part Deux

4 p.m. Nov. 26. $35. Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-929-7133, southernseason.com

Gingerbread House Decorating

Noon and 4 p.m. Nov. 30., Noon and 4 p.m. Dec. 1, 5 p.m. Dec. 2, $45, Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-929-7133, southernseason.com.

Farmers Markets

Pre-Thanksgiving Market in Carrboro

3 p.m. Nov. 26. free. Carrboro Farmers’ Market, 301 W. Main St., Carrboro. 919-280-3326. carrborofarmersmarket.com.

Durham Farmers’ Market

8 a.m. Nov. 23. Durham Central Park’s Farmer’s Market Pavillion, 501 Foster St., Durham. 919-667-3099. DurhamFarmersMarket.com.

The Saturday Market

9:30 a.m. Nov. 23, 9:30 a.m. Nov. 30, 9:30 a.m. Dec. 7, 9:30 a.m. Dec. 14, 9:30 a.m. Dec. 21, 9:30 a.m. Dec. 28. $ Cheap!. Rebus Works, 301 Kinsey St., Raleigh. 919-754-8452. thesaturdaymarket.us.

Wake Forest Farmers’ Market

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. OneCare Parking Lot, 150 N. White St., Wake Forest. 919-671-9269. wakeforestfarmersmarket.org.

Western Wake Farmers’ Market

8 a.m. Nov. 23, 8 a.m. Nov. 30. Free. Western Wake Farmers’ Market, 1225 Morrisville Carpenter Rd., Cary. 540-230-6697. westernwakefarmersmarket.org.

Western Wake Farmers’ Market Pre-Thanksgiving Market

2 p.m. Nov. 26. Western Wake Farmers’ Market, 1225 Morrisville Carpenter Rd., Cary. 540-230-6697. westernwakefarmersmarket.org.

Food Tours

Chapel Hill / Carrboro Walking Food Tour

11 a.m. Nov. 23, 3 p.m. Nov. 23, 11 a.m. Nov. 30, 3 p.m. Nov. 30, 11 a.m. Dec. 7, 3 p.m. Dec. 7, 11 a.m. Dec. 14. $45-$65. Open Eye Cafe, 101 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro. 919-237-2254. tastecarolina.com.

Durham Walking Food Tour

1:45 p.m. Nov. 23, 2:45 p.m. Nov. 23, 1:45 p.m. Nov. 30, 2:45 p.m. Nov. 30, 1:45 p.m. Dec. 7, 2:45 p.m. Dec. 7, 1:45 p.m. Dec. 14. $50-$65. Meet at The Pinhook, 117 W. Main St., Durham. 919-237-2254. tastecarolina.com

Durham Pub Crawl and Haunted Adventure

7:30 p.m. Nov. 23, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 28, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 4, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11. $19. American Tobacco Campus, 318 Blackwell St., Durham. 800-979-3370. TobaccoRoadTours.com.

Hillsborough Walking Tour

11 a.m. Nov. 30, 11 a.m. Dec. 14, 11 a.m. Dec. 28. $42.50. Saratoga Grill, 108 S. Churton St., Hillsborough. 919-237-2254. tastecarolina.com

Raleigh Walking Tour

1:45 p.m. Nov. 22, 1:45 p.m. Nov. 23, 3:15 p.m. Nov. 23, 1:45 p.m. Nov. 29, 1:45 p.m. Nov. 30, 4 p.m. Nov. 30, 1:45 p.m. Dec. 6. $50-$65. Briggs Hardware Store Building, 220 Fayetteville St., Raleigh. 919-237-2254. tastecarolina.com

Raleigh Walking Food Tour

2:30 p.m. Nov. 23, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 30, 2:30 p.m. Dec. 7, 2:30 p.m. Dec. 14. $35 (plus 2.50 service charge). Jose and Sons Bar and Kitchen, 327 W. Davie St., Raleigh. 319-5674. trianglefoodtour.com.

Raleigh Pub Crawl & Haunted Adventure Tour

7:30 p.m. Nov. 23, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 28, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 4, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11. $19. Mecca Restaurant, 13 E. Martin St., Raleigh. 800-979-3370. TobaccoRoadTours.com.

Wine Tastings

Fridays Uncorked: Wines of Napa Valley

Join our Wine Staff this evening to explore the wines of Napa Valley 5-8 p.m. Nov. 22. $15, Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-929-7133, southernseason.com

Capri Restaurant Wine Tasting 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. 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 Rd., Raleigh. 919-741-9548. caprirest.com.

Cloer Family Vineyards

12 p.m. Nov. 22, 11 a.m. Nov. 23, 12 p.m. Nov. 29, 11 a.m. Nov. 30, 12 p.m. Dec. 6, 11 a.m. Dec. 7, 12 p.m. Dec. 13. 11 a.m. Dec. 14, 12 p.m. Dec. 20, 11 a.m. Dec. 21, 12 p.m. Dec. 27, 11 a.m. Dec. 28. $5. Cloer Family Vineyards, 8624 Castleberry Road, Apex. 919-387-5760. cloerfamilyvineyards.com.

Beaujolais Nouveau with Hors d’oeuvres, Whisk Drinks & Eats

6 p.m. Nov. 22. $39. Whisk, Waverly Place shopping center, Cary. 919-322-2458. whiskcarolina.com.

Fridays Uncorked: Wines of Santa Barbara

5 p.m. Nov. 29. $15. Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-929-7133, southernseason.com

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