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Are you a wine lover or a sake fan? On May 2nd, come vote for your favorite beverage in Basan’s first Wine vs. Sake dinner. Tickets for this special event are $60 and are all inclusive, which means your dinner experience, drink pairings, tax & gratuity are all taken care of in the price. Tickets are limited, 20 of them to be exact, so be sure to get yours today!
Celebrate Tre Forni’s one year anniversary in Durham with pizza samples, raffle prizes, demos & ingredients along with swag and samples from Ballast Point Brewery! Whether you’re a regular or you haven’t yet tried Tre Forni’s authentic, wood-fired Neapolitan pizza, be sure to come in for lunch on May 6th and take part in the fun! (They have great gluten-free options as well.)
Pompieri Pizza hosts a family-friendly food and Lambrusco wine street festival in the heart of Downtown Durham! This fun street festival will include a cappella music supporting the Fallen Firefighters Foundation, along with great food , wine, a bounce house for the kids, and fire truck on site. Purchase a ticket online by May 1st and save.
Come on down to the lawn at Bull McCabe’s where you can help yourself to all you can eat crawfish! $15 gets you a wristband and you can go to town! There will be live music featuring the Lynn Grissett Quartet with lots of awesome brass tunes. Proceeds will go to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (Raleigh Chapter). There will also be a vegan boil available!
“Where the Wild Beers May Potentially Be” is a 2-day event taking place Sat. at The Glass Jug and continuing Sun. at Sam’s Bottle Shop in Durham. Each day will feature over a dozen of the best limited-release wild-fermented and/or sour beers on draft at each location from breweries right here in NC and around the world. The Glass Jug will also be the only place outside of the Bond Brother’s Brewery taproom where shoppers can get their hands on the first sour beer bottles released by the Cary brewery. Bottles will be available on Saturday. Attendance is free – simply pay for the beers you drink. Various pour sizes available. There will likely be limits on growler fills to ensure sure everyone is able to try these specialty beers.
The DOUGHMAN is the world’s premiere quadrathlon! A self-propelled culinary tour of Durham, it will guide your 4-person relay team through the tastes and sites of our incredible city. Combining the elements of a triathlon with competitive eating, each team member will down a delicious treat from a Durham culinary gem, followed with a bike, run or “water activity” challenge of varying distances.
Farm to Fork is an amazing weekend celebrating our region’s rich bounty of local foods and honoring the skillful farmers and chefs who artfully produce and prepare them – and this year is its 10th anniversary! The final event on Sunday at Fearrington Village in Pittsboro is a farm to fork picnic featuring bites from over three dozen chefs using local, seasonal ingredients.
TerraVita has grown from one tasting event into a four-day festival led by James Beard Foundation-nominated chefs, nationally-acclaimed cookbook authors, award-winning journalists and food artisans, winemakers, baristas, craft brewers and distillers. Several hallmark features of past TerraVita festivals are returning this year. Tickets to this Chapel Hill-based food festival will go on sale in May, 2017.