There are so many food events this week that I thought I would share a quick roundup:
• The Root Cellar Cafe, formerly Foster’s Market Chapel Hill, is hosting its annualPorkapalooza Farm Dinner
at 6:30 p.m. Friday. Tickets cost $55. To see menu, go to
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. For reservations, call 919-967-3663.
• TheEastern Triangle Farm Tour
is 1-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The tour offers visits to 27 sustainable farms in Durham, Wake, Franklin, Granville and Person counties. Tickets are $25 per car or cycle group in advance or $30 on the tour weekend. (Those tickets allow you to visit all the farms on both days.) Or you can pay $10 per farm to visit just a couple. Tickets and info:carolinafarmstewards.org/etft/
• Raleigh’s Flights restaurant is hosting a six-courseWhite Street Brewery Co. beer dinner
on Thursday night. Tickets cost $55. For a reservation, call 919-278-1478.
• Cary’s Whisk kitchen store and cooking school is celebrating its one-year anniversary with aspecial international cooking class
at 6:30 p.m. Friday. The “Global Tastes” class will be taught by instructors Sonali Birla, Deniz Ender and Nohemi Parron, who will teach how to make Venezuelan, Turkish and Indian dishes. The class costs $69. To register for the class, call 919-322-2458.
• The South Durham Farmers’ Market is hosting aFall Harvest Dinner
at 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Herndon Hill Farms in Durham. Tickets cost $50 for the four-course dinner prepared by chef Isaiah Allen of the Eddy Pub in Saxapahaw. Proceeds from the dinner will benefit the market’s efforts that accepts food stamps and help those families stretch their dollars at the market with matching funds. To see menu and order tickets, goHERE
• The annualLa Fiesta del Pueblo
is noon-7 p.m. Sunday in downtown Raleigh. (They are blocking off Fayetteville Street.) The event includes music, dance and food from Latin America. Info:elpueblo.org
If you missed my earlier blog posts about other events, here are a few more:
• The next two books in the“Savor the South” cookbook series
are out: “Sweet Potatoes,” and “Southern Holidays.” Thebook launch party is Thursday night
at Raleigh’s Quail Ridge Books & Music.
•UNC professor Marcie Cohen Ferris
has thebook launch party
for her latest book, “The Edible South,” also Thursday night at Fearrington Village.
•The International Festival
is Friday-Sunday at the Raleigh Convention Center.
• TheDinner in the Meadow
farm-to-table feast is Sunday at Meadow Lane Farm in Louisburg. Read my story about the impetus and cause behind this event,HERE