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. Tours are offered weekly, check the events calendar below for details.

Southern Season for weekly wine tastings and cooking classes.

Save the Dates:

November 23rd Annual Thanksgiving Feast - Kick-off your holiday season with a buffet-style feast at City Kitchen on Thursday, November 23rd! We’ll be serving up some delicious hot soups, brunch items, a spread of salads and cold platters, sides, and a selection of signature City Kitchen entrees as well as your Thanksgiving favorites between 11:00am and 4:00pm. Reservations are $35 for Adults, $15 for 10 years & under, and the little ones (under 3 years) eat for free! To book your seat at the table call (919)928-8200 or visit citykitchenchapelhill.

November 25 Gingerbread House Class at Southern Season - Enjoy holiday music & a glass of wine while you thoughtfully consider where to put that candy cane on your personally made Gingerbread house. Make this your holiday tradition! A blank house and a large assortment of candy will be provided. A light snack will be served. For all ages. $45

Dec 1 - Dec 24 Holiday Afternoon Tea - Enjoy festive holiday decorations and music while the Staff at the Carolina Inn serves perfectly steeped teas in vintage china cups and saucers, along with four assorted tea sandwiches, savories and delightful sweets per person. Children ages 4-12 are welcome to experience the grace and charm of our Afternoon Tea and partake in this cherished tradition. Part of The Carolina Inn's annual 12 Days of Christmas celebration. There is limited seating so be sure to make your reservations at least 24 hours in advance by calling 919.918.2777