Little City Brewing + Provisions Presents Blocktober Fest

By Sarah Mausert Little City Brewing + Provisions is celebrating its one year anniversary with a block party on Saturday, October 7, from 12 to 10 PM.  Blocktober Fest will take over North Street in Raleigh between West and Harrington Streets.  Proceeds from corporate sponsors, attendee donations, and beer sales will be donated to Blocktober Fest’s charity partner, Dynamic Water. Little City Brewing + Provisions … Continue reading Little City Brewing + Provisions Presents Blocktober Fest

The Fifth Annual Salt & Smoke Festival

By Sarah Mausert It’s time to celebrate fall so Chef Kevin Callaghan and his team at Acme Food & Beverage Co. are ready to party at the fifth annual Salt & Smoke Festival on Saturday, November 4th.  The event takes place at Rock Quarry Farm in Orange County from 3 to 8PM. The first Salt & Smoke, in 2013, at John Soehner’s Eco Farm, started … Continue reading The Fifth Annual Salt & Smoke Festival

Celebrate Bourbon Heritage Month at 21c and Counting House

By Sarah Mausert and Johanna Kramer Counting House, in the 21c Hotel Durham, is continuing its Fork + Bottle series this Thursday, September 21, at 6 PM, with a Pork + Bottle: Bourbon Heritage Month Celebration dinner featuring Heritage Farms Cheshire Pork.  Last month, the first time I visited Counting House, I was lucky enough to attend the Fork + Bottle dinner with Lombard Champagne; … Continue reading Celebrate Bourbon Heritage Month at 21c and Counting House

Tenth Annual Pepper Festival

By Sarah Mausert Sunday, September 24 marks the date for Abundance NC’s 10th Annual Pepper Festival held in Briar Chapel, Chapel Hill, from 3 to 6PM.  Admission is $30 for adults, $35 at the door, kids up to seven are free, and $5 for kids up to 14 years old.  You can purchase tickets here or by calling 919-533-5181. As part of the festivities, about … Continue reading Tenth Annual Pepper Festival

An Evening with the Blind Pig

By Sarah Mausert At the beginning of May, I went to the Eve of the Eighth dinner hosted by the Blind Pig Supper Club. It was a release party for the details about October’s upcoming Terra Vita Food and Drink Festival. In case you missed my previous posts about these events, it’s Terra Vita’s 8th anniversary this year so the theme of the Blind Pig … Continue reading An Evening with the Blind Pig

The Boiled Peanut Hour Comes to Durham

By Sarah Mausert Brothers Matt and Ted Lee are bringing their live show, The Boiled Peanut Hour: A Live Cooking Show About Southern Identities to the Reynolds Industries Theater on the Duke campus during the American Dance Festival on Sunday, July 9th at 7PM.  The show debuted in Louisville with chef Ed Lee; the local production will feature Durham’s own Andrea Reusing (The Durham Hotel … Continue reading The Boiled Peanut Hour Comes to Durham

Terra Vita Food & Drink Festival Celebrates Eight Years

By Sarah Mausert Details for this fall’s Terra Vita Food and Drink Festival were released at the Blind Pig’s “Eve of the Eighth” dinner in Raleigh earlier this month (more on that dinner in another post). The festival, which focuses on food and drink sustainability, will take place this October from the 18th to the 21st in various locations around Chapel Hill.  It will be … Continue reading Terra Vita Food & Drink Festival Celebrates Eight Years