Here is a list of upcoming food events, food tours, farmers markets and beer and wine tastings:
The Texas Pete and Marinade Recipe Contest
The Chef's Academy has announced it will host a competition with Texas PeteÂ®. The Texas Pete Hot Sauce must be a key flavor element in each eligible recipe. 10 a.m. Sep. 6. The Chef’s Academy, 2001 Carrington Mill Blvd., Raleigh.
Pick Your Own Grapes at Adams Vineyards
Come build memories with your family and pick some delicious grapes from an actual working vineyard. The price is only $2.00 per pound. 11 a.m. Sep. 6, 11 a.m. Sep. 7, 11 a.m. Sep. 8, 11 a.m. Sep. 9, 11 a.m. Sep. 10, 11 a.m. Sep. 11, 11 a.m. Sep. 12. $2 per pound. Pick Your Own Grapes at Adams Vineyards, 3390 John Adams Rd., Fuquay-Varina. (919) 567-1010. adamsvineyards.com.
Cooking Classes: Ethiopian Style
Friesh Dabei, owner of Queen of Sheba, is now offering cooking classes!! These single session, hands-on classes are being offered the first Saturday of each month. 10 a.m. Sep. 7, 10 a.m. Oct. 5, 10 a.m. Nov. 2. $45 per class. Queen of Sheba Restaurant, 1129 Weaver Dairy Road, Chapel Hill. (919) 932-4986 or (919) 619-7964. http://queenofshebachapelhill.com/cookingclasses.html.
Brew Your Own Cup
Bring your favorite home brewer or use a provided brew method. We'll embrace the aromas, taste, ritual, & craft of home coffee brewing to help you get more enjoyment from your ... 11 a.m. Sep. 7. $15. Carrboro Coffee Roasters, 101 S. Greensboro St., Carrboro. (919) 968-4760. http://carrborocoffee.com/carrborocoffee/education/workshops/
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