Here is a list of upcoming cooking classes, wine dinners and food tours:
Chase the Grape
Join runners and walkers for exercise and then end around 7 p.m.for a short wine tastings. A great way to celebrate your effort and to socialize. 6 p.m. first Wednesday of the month. $3 for a glass. SIP...A WINE STORE, 1055 Darrington Dr., Cary. 467-7880. www.sipawinestore.com.
Hungry for Change -- a food justice discussion group
Come explore the true meaning of the phrase "You are what you eat." Hungry for Change is a six-week small group discussion course sponsored by Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship and South Durham Green Neighbors that challenges participants to examine their roles, not only as consumers of food, but also as creators of food, of systems, and of the world we all live in. 7 p.m. Wednesdays until Feb. 15. $22 (for workshop reading book). Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4907 Garrett Rd., Durham. 489-2575. http://www.sdgn.net/?page_id=6.
Kids in the Kitchen: Let's Roll
Who says food can''t be fun? We'll take traditional dishes and rock-and-roll them to make some entertaining, delicious and innovative rolled foods. Ages 9-12. Menu: Palmiers, Biscuit and Sausage Rolls, Party Pinwheels, Milk Chocolate Truffles rolled in Three Toppings 4 p.m. today. $35 . A Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 929-7133. http://bit.ly/xENnFz
Learn at Lunch: Hearty Winter Meal
Winter is a great time for preparing slow-cooked meats that melt in your mouth and provide the base for quick weeknight meals. Join her for this hearty but elegant meal.Menu: Spinach Salad with Warm Ginger Vinaigrette, Beef Daube with Buttered Noodles, Hazelnut, Caramel, and Chocolate Tartlets. Noon.. Thursday. $25. A Southern Season, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill. 929-7133. http://bit.ly/ycdFAX
Triangle Wine Experience
The 19th annual Triangle Wine Experience is a world-class, weekend-long charity event featuring iconic wines, sublime foods, like-minded wine fanatics and three spirited auctions, both live and silent. 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. $125-$150. Frankie Lemmon Foundation, 2301 Stonehenge Dr., Raleigh. 845-8880. www.trianglewineexperience.org.
Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Country Breakfast
Country Ham, Sausage, Bacon, Eggs, Grits,Gravy, Stewed Apples, Homemade Biscuits, Jams and Jellies, Coffee, Juice. A breakfast that grandma would be proud to serve!7:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday. Adults: $10 Children under 12: $5. 2016 Mt Carmel Church Rd., Chapel Hill. 933-8565. www.mount-carmel-baptist.org.
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