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July 29, 2019


Chicken Wing Eating Contest

Think you have what it takes to win the Carolina Ale House Chicken Wing Eating Contest!? Join in the celebration of National Chicken Wing Day, and participate in either our individual contest or team relay contest for your chance to win! For the individual contest, you have to eat the most wings in 5 minutes. You will win a trophy and $100 in Carolina Ale House promo cards (20 contestants’ maximum. Must be 21 to enter). For the team relay, the team who eats the most wings in 5 minutes wins a team trophy, and each team member wins wings for a year! Winning team will also receive $500 to their charity of choice! (Maximum of 4 members per team, with a maximum of 6 teams. Must be 21 to enter). Monday, 6 – 9 pm; 2240 Walnut St, Cary, NC 27518; 919.854.9444 


Peach Day on Morgan Street

Celebrating the start of NC Peach Season on Morgan Street. They’ll have all kinds of delicious peach treats coming out of the kitchen and from behind the bar…peach beer! Tuesday, 4 – 11:30 pm; 827 West Morgan St, Raleigh, NC 27603


Summertime Wine Dinner

Enjoy a 5-course Italian menu with wine pairings. Youe meal begins with a Chef’s Assorted Antipasti: Prosciutto di Parma, Coppa Picante, chicken cracklings, Gorgonzola Dolcelatte, Grana Padano, and Tomme de Savoie paired with Rodney Strong Upshot White Blend 2018. The second course ia Insalata with compressed melon, burrata, aged balsamic, basil, and extra virgin olive oil paired with Rodney Strong Rosé of Pinot Noir 2015. The next course includes Head-on prawns with corn succotash and herb butter paired with Rodney Strong Chalk Hill Chardonnay 2016. Then enjoy a suckling pig porchetta with crispy potatoes, charred broccolini and brodo paired with Rodney Strong Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2015. Dessert includes Nutella & Bacon Cannoli with Nutella-ricotta filling and candied bacon and frangelico whipped cream paired with Fonseca Reserva Terra Bella Porto. $65; Wednesday, 6 pm; 4100 Main at North Hills St, Raleigh, NC 27609

Tour de Pork 2019

The Tour De Pork this summer showcases Durham restaurant customers, each of whom is committed to sourcing ethical meats and who, collectively, utilize all parts of the hog. Enjoy pasture-raised local pork at 15 participating restaurants by snapping a photo of your dish. Post it to Instagram with the tag #tourdepork and you could win a $100 gift certificate to a Tour de Pork restaurant of your choice and other Firsthand Foods prizes. Register online and download our “Passpork” PDF with participating restaurants, dishes and promotion details. Enjoy any of the dishes in the Passpork through July 31st! Participating restaurants include Pizzeria Toro, Nanasteak, Bull City Burger & Brewery, Monuts, Dashi, Pompieri, Pie Pushers, Lucky’s Delicatessen, Rose’s Noodles, Dumplings & Sweets, Geer Street Garden, Alley Twenty Six, Fullsteam Brewery, Local 22, Loaf and Bleu Olive. Snap a photo of each dish you try and post a photo to Instagram with the tag #tourdepork or email that photo to tourdepork@firsthandfoods.com.


All Day Pasta Making at Brovelli Oil

Brovelli premium pasta is kneaded, rolled, and cut on crank machines or electric machines. They will instruct you on following a recipe they provide. What’s unique is they infuse your favorite flavored premium olive oil into the dough. $15; Thursday, 12 – 6:30 pm; 300 Blake St, Raleigh, NC

By Whitney

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