If you are a food stylist, food blogger, gourmet chef, caffeine junkie or just a keen foodie, you definitely are more worried about your salad being finely chopped than your appearance. To keep up with your food cravings there are these street food fairs, wine tasting events and food festivals in Raleigh. For all the foodies who are avid learners; there are cooking workshops, baking workshops, cake making classes in Raleigh and a lot more. You can also explore various food truck festivals happening in the Raleigh.
Content your taste buds with sumptuous food. Craving for food already? Explore some amazing food events in Raleigh.
Raleigh or “City of Oaks” has much in store for all food lovers. Whether you enjoy a taste from the variety of cuisines off food trucks or you love a fine dining experience with a glass of wine and delicacies to go with it, food in Raleigh is sure to treat your palette with some exciting flavors accompanied by a spread of wine and beer. Raleigh Food Tour is something you must sign up for to get an experience of Raleigh food, these tours take you through the cities most loved restaurants and cafes. If you are a wine lover on the lookout for some wine tasting, Raleigh gives you a memorable Wine Tasting experience at Falls Village Wine and Beer. Sir Walter Coffee is Raleigh’s latest community-based coffee Barista bar that also offers Sir Walter Wine Tasting and Latte Art Workshops. Fivewise Wine Tasting at Earth Fare and Orsini Wine Selections at Taylor’s Wine Shop are among other wine tasting options. For all you enthusiasts, who want to treat your loved ones to a delicious yet exquisite home cooked meal, check out Brovelli, they offer some interesting cooking classes including Spring Salt Block Cooking and Flat Pasta Crafting. Eat Like a Farmer Cooking class is yet another opportunity to learn all about sourcing, preparing, and cooking with seasonal and local produce.
Raleigh Greek Fest is an annual celebration of the Greek heritage and culture organized by the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church for the locals of Raleigh. If you love to enjoy your food surrounded with cultural celebration, the international spread of wine and beer and dance your heart out, then you must attend the Raleigh International Food Festival that takes place every in the month on June. Brewgaloo NC Craft Beer Festival, North Carolina’s largest craft beer festival featuring NC Beer, food trucks and live music is held in the fourth weekend of April every year in Downtown Raleigh. Raleigh Tour de Brew is a fundraising cycling tour with stops in 6 different Raleigh breweries. Marchtoberfest is a two-day extravaganza of singing and dancing with food trucks and a special beer release. Yet another food festival in Raleigh is the Compass Rose Food Truck Rodeo & Festival where they host 4 food trucks - Arepa Culture, Fatboys Kitchen, Hale Yeah Kitchen and Hibachi Express with live music and a rock band performing through the day into late hours. If you are a fan of food trucks, Raleigh over and above the mentioned food trucks do checkout 454 Grill Food Truck (for a delicious Carolina Cheesesteak) and Pho Nomenal dumpling Food Truck.
Brice’s Brewing Company is among local favorites that give you entertainment in the form of trivia night every Wednesday along with some scrumptious food trucks in Raleigh. Regulars are Adobo Joe Food Truck, Beefy Buns Food Truck, Buffolina Food Truck, and Baozi Food truck. If you are craving Chinese food, Raleigh gives you Fu Kee Express, Golden Dragon Raleigh and Imperial Garden Raleigh. Some more places every food lover must definitely check out include Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, Carolina Ale House and Trophy Brewing Tap and Table.