Ponysaurus Beer Dinner @ Local 22
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come celebrate some wintry pints of local Ponysaurus Brewing Co. with our our first beer dinner of 2017. Beer geeks and craft beer connoisseurs, this is not one to miss! See the full beer line-up & paired LOCAL flavors below! Seating is limited so call and be sure to request “Ponysaurus dinner” to reserve your seat today!



Biere de garde
with Tartiflette Savoyarde


Plum Gose
with Smoked Tomato and Monkfish Bouillabaisse


with Hasenpfeffer


Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout
with Apple Cinnamon Povitica

Elodie Farms Dinner on the Porch (Farm Dinner) @ Elodie Farms
Feb 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Elodie Farms is a historic 1910s tobacco farm turned goat dairy located in the beautiful Piedmont region of North Carolina, about 25 minutes north of Durham. Our farm is home to a small herd of mixed-breed dairy goats that browse happily on 17+ acres of pasture amidst hundred-year old trees, old tobacco barns and a natural lake. We hold farm dinners on the second weekend of the every month. Our menu, prepared by our house chef and owner, Ted Domville, is locally-sourced and prepared on-site.

Come meet our goats, taste our delicious cheese, and enjoy a scrumptious locally-sourced menu on our beautiful farm.

Saturday, February 11th at 5PM
5-course menu, $70 per person. B.Y.O.B.
We will offer coffee and tea with dessert

Get your tickets at,
the Durham Farmer’s Market (Saturdays 10-noon),
or by phone at (919) 479-4606

Valentine’s Day at Parizade @ Parizade .
Feb 14 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Come celebrate your special someone with an elegant evening at Parizade! Spoil the one you love with all your favorite Mediterranean flavors, delicious specials, Scarlet Rose cocktails, and more at Cafe Parizade. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and reservations are filling fast. To ensure your seats follow the link above or please call the restaurant at (919) 286-9712.

And don’t forget, if you’re looking to kick of the sweetheart celebrations a little early join us for a special evening with Jo Gore at Parizade on Friday, February 10th from 6:00pm-9:00pm!

Brightleaf Square Taste & Sip Restaurant Crawl @ Brightleaf Square
Mar 25 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Bites of Bull City and Southern Food and Drink are teaming up to bring you a fun behind-the-scenes “Taste & Sip” tour of historic Brightleaf Square in downtown Durham. On this easy walking tour, guests will experience several Brightleaf Square/Main Street mainstays as well as get an introduction to several brand new restaurants and shops making a name for themselves in the area. Purchase tickets early for what’s sure to be a fun and delicious afternoon mingling and dining at EIGHT local stops!

Local 22 & Raleigh Brewing Co. Beer Dinner @ Local 22
Mar 29 @ 7:00 pm

We’re bringing it back for 2017! First in the line-up of our Spring Beer Dinner series we have the incredible Raleigh Brewing Co. Come join us on Wednesday, March 29th at 7:00pm as we bring this signature craft brewery from the City of Oaks to our very own Bull City! We’ll be releasing the full menu and beer line-up in a few short weeks, but until then you can start dreamin’ about what we’ll be pairing with Raleigh Brewing’s “Grape & Grain” a very special chardonnay barrel-rested saison!

Due to the increased interest in our monthly beer dinners we are now selling tickets in lieu of reservations. Tickets will be $40 per guest pre-sale and $45 per guest less than 48hrs before the dinner. Call (919) 286-9755 and request “March Beer Dinner” to purchase your tickets today!

Don’t forget to save the dates for our other Spring Beer Dinners on Wednesdays, April 26th & May 31st!

Annual Easter Brunch Buffet at Parizade @ Parizade
Apr 16 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm

Join us for a decadent and family friendly Easter Brunch! It’s that time of year again where we break out the buffet tables and fill them to the brim with all the tasty flavors and classic dishes of Parizade. Full menu will be available soon, but you can expect savory roasted leg of lamb, smoked salmon and trout and a smattering of delicious pastries to grace your plate and palate. Reservations  for children age 10 – 4yrs are discounted at $20, and FREE for 3 & younger. Reserve your seats at the exquisite Easter feast today by calling Parizade or reserve online.

Carolina Shrimp & Grits
Applewood Smoked Bacon & Linked Sausages
Herb Scrambled Eggs
Banana French Toast & Maple Syrup
Hashbrowns with Green Onion & Thyme
Danish, Croissants, & Blueberry Muffins
Greek Salad
Petite Caprese Salad
Moroccan Orange Carrot Salad
Roasted Beets, Citrus & Fennel
Antipasti Salad
Spring Vegetables, Wakame Pearl Cous Cous
Ducktrap Smoked Salmon
Smoked Trout Apple Pecan Tzaziki
Slow Roasted Leg of Lamb with Rosemary & Garlic
Scottish Salmon with Citrus Glase
Beef Stifado with Onions, Leeks, Orange, & Bay
Greek Roast Lemon Chicken
Shrimp Orzo Saganaki
Old Fashion Ham with Brown Sugar & Apricot
Eggplant Parmesan
New Potatoes & Herb Butter
Tiropita & Spanakopita
Roasted Vegetables
Grilled Asparagus with Lemon-Tarragon Vinaigrette
Melon & Berries Greek Yogurt
Assorted Pastries, Sweets & Cookies

Foothills Beer Dinner at Local 22 @ Local 22 Kitchen & Bar
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm

We’re bringing it back for 2017! April is North Carolina Beer Month, and in celebration we are thrilled to announce that for our second in the Spring Beer Dinner series line-up we will be teaming up with the fantastic Foothills Brewing in Winston-Salem to bring you another delish beer dinner. See the full menu & pairings below! Stay tuned folks (or sign up for our beer newsletter below)!

Due to the increased interest in our monthly beer dinners we are now selling tickets in lieu of reservations. Tickets will be $40 per guest pre-sale and $45 per guest less than 48hrs before the dinner. Call and request “April Beer Dinner” to purchase your tickets today!

Don’t forget to save the dates for our last Spring Beer Dinner on Wednesdays, May 31st!

Country Pork Pate with apple jam and cheese
Duchess Potato Pancake
paired with Pilot Mountain Pale

Grilled Shrimp Bibb Salad with Pineapple and Poblano dressing
paired with Carolina Blonde

Glazed Sea Bass and Lemongrass Rice Noodles
paired with Jade IPA

Cherry Chocolate Crepe Cake
paired with limited release Sexual Chocolate Imperial Stout

Tre Forni Pizza’s One Year Anniversary @ Tre Forni
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Celebrate Tre Forni’s one-year anniversary in Durham with pizza samples, raffle prizes, demos and ingredients, along with samples and swag from Ballast Point Brewery! Whether you’re a regular or you haven’t yet tried Tre Forni’s authentic, wood-fired Neapolitan pizza, be sure to come in for lunch and take part in the fun! (They have great gluten-free options as well.)

California Wine Dinner @ Parizade
May 25 @ 6:30 pm

We are so excited to introduce Parizade’s next wine dinner. This decadent five-course dinner will be featuring an incredible selection of boutique bottles straight from the vineyards of California. Each of the selected bottles will be perfectly paired with some delectable Parizade flavors. View the full food and wine pairings below! The cost of the dinner is $75 per person with tax and gratuity not included.

The Menu:
Amuse Trio
• Tomato Consommé, basil and cucumber
• Sweet Pea Panna Cotta, cream fraiche and caviar
• Foie Gras, pistachio and strawberry paired with Domaine Chandon Classic Brut Sparkling

First Course
• Tuna Carpaccio, avocado, harts of palm, serrano, basil, citrus
paired with Trefethen Estate Dry Riesling

Second Course
• Seared Sea Scallops, wild mushroom agnolotti, brodo, sweet pea, sage paired with 2015 Jackson Estates Anderson Valley Pinot Noir

Third Course
• Grilled 7 Springs Farm Pork Rack, braised artichokes, cherry tomatoes, charred onions, balsamic-anchovy vinaigrette
paired with 2013 Hess 19 Block Cuvée

• Strawberry Shortcake paired with Schramsberg Mirabelle Brut Rosé