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Special Summer Dining Opportunities

It’s easy to see why Durham is quickly becoming one of the country’s best places to eat. Back in 2008 Bon Appetite magazine called it America’s Foodiest Small Town and its only gotten better from there. From restaurants that focus on farm-to-table practices to a wide variety of international options, Durham’s food scene has something for everyone. And coming up this month there are lots of fun and unique ways to enjoy the culinary talents of the area’s chef and the variety of cuisine available in the Bull City:
Wine and Dine: Delicious Pairings for the Summer on July 12th at the Cookery
Join Nathan and Mary Margret McCamic of the Clever Vine in exploring the pairings of wine with summertime classics such as corn, watermelon, and tomatoes. The class will include cooking lessons along with wine pairings for the dishes created during the classes.
Purchase of a $30 ticket gets you all you can eat from some of Durham’s greatest food trucks including: KoKyu BBQ; Pie Pushers Pizza; Chirba Chirba Dumplings; Farmhands Sausage Wagon; and Parlour Ice Cream.
Red, White and BLU Wine Dinner on July 18th at Blu
Enjoy a four-course meal of American classes perfectly paired with wine from the Hope Valley Bottle Shop ( at one of the Triangle’s greatest seafood restaurants.
Txakoli Fest on July 21st at Six Plates Wine Bar
Celebrate this delicious Basque white wine with special food pairings such as tapas and oysters at this annual affair at Six Plates Wine Bar. Advanced tickets are on sale now for $12 which covers admission, a complimentary glass, and entertainment.
Enjoy a magical dinner on the farmhouse porch of Elodie Farms just outside of Durham and not far from the Inn. Special guest chefs from some of Durham’s finest restaurants will serve dinner once a month for a limited number of lucky guests. Tickets sell out quickly so to get notification about August’s event with Amy Tournquist of Watts Grocery visit Elodie Farm’s Reservations page.

Gloria & Phil Teber Your Innkeeper and Chef at the Arrowhead Inn, Durham, NC