Triangle Events: Cooking Class, Wine and Food Festival, Record Store Day

The Triangle is well-known for our love of food, drinks, and music and this week / weekend is no exception! Enjoy learning from one of the best local chefs – Arthur Gordon of Irregardless Cafe; savor wine and delicious food at Great Grapes! in Cary; and find that exceptional limited-edition 7″ vinyl at Record Store Day at Schoolkids.

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Cooking Class with Chef Arthur: Tuesday, April 14th

If you enjoy cooking and indulging in excellent, gourmet creations, you don’t want to miss this exciting event taking place at Irregardless Café in Raleigh. For $60 per participant, you can enjoy an evening of wine tasting, expert cooking tips, and delicious food all while getting to know your fellow “classmates” in a fun-filled setting. Enjoy appetizers in the Irregardless kitchen as Chef Arthur Gordon describes his philosophy of food and life, all while demonstrating a step-by-step preparation of your dinner. Click here to visit the Irregardless Café website and learn more about this exciting opportunity.

Great Grapes

Great Grapes! Wine and Food Festival: Saturday, April 18th

Great Grapes!, held in Cary, has grown to be the Triangle’s premiere casual N.C. wine festival. Each participant will enjoy tastings from a selection of N.C.’s finest wines. Take your souvenir glass from tent to tent, sampling and savoring, and finish the day by relaxing on the beautiful lawn of the Koka Booth Amphitheatre, enjoying the live music, delicious food, and fun crafts. Click here to go to and find out more!


Record Store Day: Saturday, April 18th

This Saturday, April 18th, celebrates the 8th annual Record Store Day, a chance to support your great local music store and hear some great bands. Schoolkids Records will have 100s of special releases, including limited edition vinyls, in honor of this national event as well as 5 bands playing from 2 – 6pm. The store opens at 8am that day and beer taps will be following. See the schedule and list of releases on their Facebook page and plan which one you want to pick up.