Celebrate Whole Hog Bbq at Inaugural NC Bbq Revival

In celebration of North Carolinas most revered food, Barbecue,  PICNIC and Green Button Farm are hosting the inaugural Bbq Revival, October 28th – 30th. The idea is to celebrate and honor the tradition of wood-smoked, whole hog Bbq.  The event spans a three day weekend full of great food, educational classes, and culminates with Bbq Church (yes, that’s right) and a Pig Pickin’ on Sunday. Proceeds will … Continue reading Celebrate Whole Hog Bbq at Inaugural NC Bbq Revival

Get Inspired by Peppers at the 9th Annual Pepper Festival

It is the end of the summer season and peppers, sweet and spicy, are in abundance. What better way to celebrate the diversity of the pepper then with a Pepper Festival at Briar Chapel? Best of all, the proceeds benefit Abundance NC, a nonprofit committed to sustainable fuels and local agriculture. What is Pepper Fest? “Abundance North Carolina presents The Ninth Annual Amazing Pepper Festival, Sunday, … Continue reading Get Inspired by Peppers at the 9th Annual Pepper Festival

It’s a Pepper Festival

My favorite time of the year; End of Summer beginning of Fall and time again for the Abundance NC’s Annual Pepper Festival. One of my favorites!! Abundance North Carolina presents The Ninth Annual Amazing Pepper Festival, Sunday, October 2, 2016! PepperFest is a celebration of sustainable agriculture, farmers, and the creativity of the Piedmont’s chefs, brewers and artisans. And what a celebration it is. The Pepper … Continue reading It’s a Pepper Festival

Lilly’s Pizza to Donate 10% of Sales to Second Chance Pet Adoptions, Monday, Septemer 12.

  On Monday, September 12, be sure to grab lunch or dinner with your friends or family at Lilly’s Pizza–all day, 10% of all sales will benefit Second Chance Pet Adoptions! (Lilly’s is name after a four-legged friend, after all.) Find them in Raleigh at 1813 Glenwood Avenue (Five Points), and in Durham, find them at 810 West Peabody Street. Lilly’s serves award-winning pizza with organic and … Continue reading Lilly’s Pizza to Donate 10% of Sales to Second Chance Pet Adoptions, Monday, Septemer 12.

Come see Whole Foods Market’s cheesemongers cut open an 85 pound wheel of cheese on 3/7!

Ever noticed those huge wheels of Parmigiano Reggiano in the Whole Foods Market cheese department? Come see one of these 85-pound wheels get “cracked” in the cheese section on Saturday, March 7, at 3 p.m (Durham event is at 2pm) when the Whole Foods Market cheesemongers will simultaneously crack into more than 85-pound wheels of authentic Parmigiano Reggiano company wide. These cheesemongers are true experts, and they … Continue reading Come see Whole Foods Market’s cheesemongers cut open an 85 pound wheel of cheese on 3/7!

Empty Bowls 2015 to benefit Urban Ministries of Durham

United Therapeutics presents Empty Bowls 2015 to benefit Urban Ministries of Durham Thursday, March 5, 2015 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (EST) Durham Convention Center 301 West Morgan Street Durham, NC 27701 Get your tickets now…online at: Empty Bowls 2015. Time is running out!! Join us to fill empty bowls with hope! Empty Bowls is the signature event for Urban Ministries of Durham, the private, non-sectarian downtown … Continue reading Empty Bowls 2015 to benefit Urban Ministries of Durham

“Bubbles: Sip into the Season” at the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

‘Tis the season for entertaining and the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club’s Fairview Dining Room is offering an evening full of festive fizz.   Join this elegant holiday soiree — appropriately named “Bubbles: Sip into the Season” — to sample a flight of four sparkling wines perfect for entertaining and gift-giving during this festive time of year. In addition to tasting bubbly from around … Continue reading “Bubbles: Sip into the Season” at the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club