Archive for September, 2008

tapas and sangria special @ Spice Street

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

On Tuesdays and Sundays during the run of El Greco to Velazquez at the Nasher museum, Spice Street in Chapel Hill is offering a choice of two tapas plates and a half carafe of sangria for $19.95.

Wine Dinner @ Piedmont

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Piedmont in downtown Durham is hosting a wine dinner on Thursday, October 2 featuring Trey Stephenson of Rosenthal Wines and Mike Tiano of Haw River Wine Man starting at 6:30pm for $70 a person. The menu will consist of French inspired dishes utilizing local products. Call (919) 683.1213 to reserve a spot. We’ve eaten here […]

Spanish Wine Dinner @ Four Square Restaurant

Saturday, September 27th, 2008

On Sunday, October 5th, Four Square Restaurant in Durham will be hosting a Spanish Wine Dinner and benefit for the Nasher Museum of Art in honor of the El Greco to Velazquez art exhibit. The price per person is $125 and $25 of each ticket goes to the Nasher Museum of Art. Dinner starts at […]

new wine shop open in SW Durham

Friday, September 26th, 2008

Thomas and Drew, from Hope Valley Bottle Shop @ 4711 Hope Valley Road in Durham, emailed me to say hello and pass along some information about their free wine tastings on Saturdays from 4:30-7pm. (They also friended me on Facebook… talk about people familiar with social media!) We’ll be missing this week’s South Africa tasting […]

Piedmont/Piemonte Wine Dinner @ Lantern

Friday, September 26th, 2008

Just received an email from Lantern about their annual Italian wine dinner on Wednesday, October 8 at 6:30pm. I wish I had some extra money to spend on this, everything sounds delicious! Details below. From the Lantern email newsletter: The meal will feature Chapel Hill Creamery’s amazing farmstead cheeses, along with pasture-raised pigs, grass-fed dry […]

Italian Wine Dinner @ Jujube

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

Jujube in Chapel Hill will be hosting an Italian-inspired wine dinner on Wednesday, October 1st, starting at 7pm for $65 per person plus tax and gratuity. Ashley Hall, from Kermit Lynch, will be in charge of the wine education portion of the evening. Eric and I have eaten lunch here many times and the food […]

Spanish themed food and wine at Triangle-area restaurants

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

Just before the El Greco to Velazquez exhibition went up at the Nasher Museum of Art in Durham there was a flurry of press about local restaurants offering Spanish themed fare throughout the run of the show. I have no idea why I haven’t heard much about it since or why I can’t seem to […]

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