Food and Drink

Chapel Hill and Orange County has long been a culinary destination and can be best sampled at any one of the many food and drink events held year round. Also, check out our music events as many have local food trucks on site or offer a full menu.

Some of our favorites:

Walking Food Tours - sample tastings and personal insights from a cross-section of the finest and most unique establishments in the communities of Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Hillsborough.

Southern Season for weekly wine tastings and cooking classes.

Wine Down Wednesday at La Vita Dolce Expresso & Gelato Cafe in Southern Village recurring weekly until September 13, 2017 from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Sip a new wine, bubbly or wine cocktail each week with free palate-pleasing samplings during their open social. Live music on the patio. Kid friendly: free mini gelato cones for kids.

Save the Dates:

June 21, 2017 Summer Solstice Wine Dinner - Enjoy a decadent four-course meal paired with four exquisite wines that will take you through the Summer vineyards of Greece. 6:30 pm Kipos Greek Taverna - MENU

July 8, 2017 Tomato Day - Spend the morning at Carrboro Farmers Market for their annual Tomato Day. Taste a HUGE variety of freshly-sliced tomatoes. Lots happening... book signing and Q&A with Tomato Expert Craig LeHoullier, author of Epic Tomatoes, get recipes, enjoy live music, raffle prizes,and  kids activities!