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James Beard winner teams with local food truck for Durham event

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Boricua Soul for Soul Food
James Beard Award winning author and Soul Food scholar, Adrian Miller, is teaming up with local food truck, Boricua Soul for Soul Food on Saturday on Feb. 13 at Fullsteam Brewery. Chefs from Boricua Soul will cook some of their favorite recipes out of Miller’s award winning book, “Soul Food: The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine, One Plate at a Time.” Miller will also present a short history on the history of Soul Food.
Western Wake Farmers Market Cooking Presentation
One of the first mobile restaurants I tried was Martin’s Curry and Rice at Fullsteam Brewery. I was excited to see Martin will have a cooking presentation this Saturday, Feb. 13 at the Western Wake Farmers Market (1225 Morrisville Carpenter Road). He is cooking up Egg Burji, which is a South Indian Style Scrambled Eggs, using ingredients from the market. Thanks Dawn Stachler for the heads up.
Lockhart Elementary Community Day
This Saturday, Feb. 13, Lockhart Elementary, 1320 N. Smithfield Road in Knightdale, is hosting a Community Day. The event will have craft vendors and food trucks, including Arepa Culture, Bull City Street Food, Chirba Chirba, Dusty Donuts, My Cup Overflows and Tan-Durm. The event takes place at the gymnasium from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
Cary’s Downtown Food and Flea Valentine’s Market
Speaking about pop-up markets, Sunday, Feb. 14, will be February’s Downtown Cary Food and Flea. Artisans will set up in Ashworth Village parking lot giving folks a good opportunity to grab last minute gifts. Cousins Maine Lobster will be on hand and nearby Chatham Street Wine Market will be “poppin’ bottles’ of sparkling wines.
Downtown Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo releasing 2016 VIP wristbands
Ever wanted to be first in line for your favorite food trucks? The Downtown Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo has announced its dates for this year: May 1, June 12, Aug. 7 and Oct. 9. VIP early admission wristbands, which let you get in to buy food before the general public, are on sale now.
Art Sheppard covers food truck news on his blog, The Wandering Sheppard.


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