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January 8, 2014

Pancake breakfast, wine tastings, afternoon teas and more

Here is a roundup of upcoming cooking classes, food events and more across the Triangle.

Events

Pancake Breakfast at Weathervane

Set your alarms for Weathervane’s $5 Pancake Breakfast happening every Saturday from 7-10 a.m. Choose from plain, chocolate or blueberry with bacon or sausage.7 a.m. Jan. 11. $5. Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-929-7133. www.southernseason.com.

Las Vegas Night To Benefit Wheels For Heroes

Milton Barber has announced that the restaurant will host a special “Viva Las Vegas Night” finale event to close its Project: Wheels for Heroes.6 p.m. Jan. 11. $200 for 2 tickets. Carolina Wing Company, 7504 Creedmoor Rd., Raleigh. 919-676-0332.

Tea at Weathervane

3 p.m. Jan. 14. $19. The Weathervane, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-913-1221. www.southernseason.com.

Wine Tasting Dinner

Join us at Capri Restaurant for our monthly wine tasting dinner. This event is held the third Wednesday of every month. Five courses paired with five wines. 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.

Classes

Go For Whole Grains

6 p.m. Jan. 8. $40. Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-929-7133. www.southernseason.com.

Vegetarian

Whether interested in vegetarian meals for health benefits or for invigorating, new dinner options, join Cooking School Supervisor, Caitlin, for meal options that will please.5 p.m. Jan. 9. $45. Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-929-7133. www.southernseason.com.

Pasta Fresca

Pasta fresca (fresh pasta) is both gratifying to make and satisfying to eat. Kneading and rolling dough is a pleasure for the novice and accomplished cook.11 a.m. Jan. 11. $45. Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-929-7133. www.southernseason.com.

Biscottini and Crespelle

12 p.m. Jan. 11. $49. Whisk, Waverly Place shopping center, Cary. 919-322-2458. www.whiskcarolina.com.

Simple to Sublime Salmon

Join Amanda, owner of Raleigh’s Blakemere Company, for another "From Basics to Brilliant" class, and this time salmon is the star.5 p.m. Jan. 11. $45. Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-929-7133. www.southernseason.com.

Lotsa Pasta

Learn how to make fresh pasta dough, then roll it out and make different shapes! 1 p.m. Jan. 12. $59. Durham Spirits Company, 311 E. Trinity Ave., Durham. 425-463-5430. www.durhamspiritscompany.com.

Mastering Risotto

5 p.m. Jan. 13. $45. Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-929-7133. www.southernseason.com.

Knife Skills

This is the class for people wanting to improve technique. Chef Bill Donovan teaches mechanics, skills, maintenance, and knife safety. 6:15 p.m. Jan. 13. $69. Whisk, Waverly Place shopping center, Cary. 919-322-2458. www.whiskcarolina.com.

Classic Comfort Foods

The Cooking School Staff gives classic childhood comfort foods a facelift, taking the chill out of winter. This is a hands-on class. 5 p.m. Jan. 14. $45. Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 919-929-7133. www.southernseason.com.

Farmers Markets

Wake Forest Farmers’ Market

10 a.m. Jan. 11. OneCare Parking Lot, 150 N. White St., Wake Forest. 919-671-9269. www.wakeforestfar˚mersmarket.org.

Food Tours

Downtown Raleigh Walking Tour

1:45 p.m. Jan. 10, 3:30 p.m. Jan. 11, 1:45 p.m. Jan. 17, 4 p.m. Jan. 18, 1:45 p.m. Jan. 24, 1:45 p.m. Jan. 25. $50-$65. Briggs Hardware Store Building, 220 Fayetteville St., Raleigh. 919-237-2254. www.tastecarolina.com.

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