The Bistro at Topsail is a fine-dining farm to table restaurant that holds the recent distinctions of Open Table’s 2016 Diners Choice award, Winner of The James Beard Foundation’s 2017 Blended Burger Project, and Wine Spectator’s 2017 Award of Excellence. Dishes from their kitchen are first born from the local seafood and produce and then given the special touch and personality of Chef Bud Taylor.
The North Carolina Aquaculture Development Conference (NCADC)is excited to announce the culminating event of the conference, the Cultured Seafood Festival, will be held at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center on March 9, 2018. This ‘all you care to eat’ festival is open to the public from 6pm to 9pm and will feature a variety of aquaculture raised seafood.
Small farms are continuing to grow in Franklin County and surrounding counties! The popular, annual Successful Small Farms Opportunities Conference will be held at Louisburg College, in Louisburg on Saturday, Feb. 17, from 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Il Palio at the Siena Hotel in Chapel Hill, NC celebrates Valentine's Day on February 14, 2018 with a special four-course menu created by Executive Chef Teddy Diggs. Join the restaurant from 5:30pm to 9pm for an evening of romance with your someone special or a fun night out with your closest friends.
Join us for a #SundayFunday at Bittersweet by meeting the cover chef Kim Hammer of the Hottest Chefs of the Triangle 2018 calendar, along with the many other talented chefs in our 2018 eidition. Bring your calendars to be autographed by the chefs, grab a sweet treat and have fun!
On January 6 and 7, 2018, Il Palio and the Siena Hotel are hosting "Brush with Death," a Murder Mystery Weekend. This special weekend includes a three-course dinner as well as breakfast at Il Palio, a one-night stay at The Siena Hotel and a special evening spent solving a mystery.
Forget the scantily clad and cheesy quotes, Tabletop Media Group and Taste Nutrition Consulting are excited to announce the launch of the second Hottest Chefs of the Triangle Calendar. The 2018 edition highlights amazing chefs from the Triangle area that make our culinary community so great.
Twelve chefs are featured in the calendar and will be announced daily beginning on Thanksgiving Day, November 23, 2017 in a “12 Days of Chefs” social media campaign. The cover chef will be revealed at the Hottest Chefs of the Triangle Calendar Launch Party hosted by Big Boss Brewing Company at 1249 Wicker Dr, Raleigh, NC 27604 on December 4, 2017 from 6 to 9pm. Chefs featured in the calendar will be in attendance as well as providing light hors d'oeuvres. Admission to the event is free of charge and calendars will be available for purchase.
Join Tabletop Media Group for a keynote presentation, from noon until 1 p.m., “Get Social! Grow Your Business!” with Kristen Baughman and Stacey Price Sprenz.
Baughman, the founder of the agency, and Sprenz, a photographer, will teach attendees how to take their social media to the next level using photos and videos. They will offer a few tips and tricks on how to promote participants’ businesses and unique holiday offerings to media outlets and social influencers in their community. Tabletop Media Group is a boutique agency serving clients in the food, beverage, agriculture and lifestyle industries.
TerraVita’s eighth year will wrap up with the signature Grand Tasting on the Green. The Grand Tasting offers edibles from exceptional chefs & food artisans from across the state of NC and features more than 80 sustainably-produced beverages around the globe, including microbrews and spirits, craft sodas, organic coffees, and biodynamic, organically-grown and natural wines.
While the late Bill Neal has been credited with giving Southern cuisine a strong national platform, Bill Smith has advanced it. At this familial dinner featuring surprise cameos, chefs who consider Bill Smith a mentor and a hero will honor him with courses served in a beautiful barn on the edge of Orange County during TerraVita 2017. Dinners and evenings like this – and chefs like Bill Smith – don’t come around often.
For the third year, TerraVita celebrates the men and women who love to play with fire, but with a twist. Hill Fire: Coastal Roast takes this once meat-centric dinner in a totally different direction (so read closely)... Instead of barbecue and meats over spits and grills, we'll celebrate the bounty of our shores and farms with a seafood and veg-forward inspired menu.
Il Palio at the Siena Hotel is excited to host their 4th Annual Olive Oil Dinner on September 28, 2017 from 7pm to 9pm. This special dinner highlights Italy’s top five olive oil producing regions with a five course dinner that Chef Teddy served at the prestigious James Beard House earlier in the year.
Get ready for a Yelp Triangle Made Makers Fair at Raleigh's newest event space The Cannon Room. Tabletop Media Group has partnered with Yelp to gather a whole bunch of awesome Triangle Makers for you to sample their goods and maybe even buy something to take home. Check out the lineup below with more vendors to be announced soon!
Back by popular demand: brunch becomes BBQ for the 2nd year in a row at euphoria! With 8 unbelievable pit masters (like Tabletop Media Group's client Matt Register of Southern Smoke BBQ) all gathering together in the West End, there is absolutely NO better way to spend your Sunday Funday! And it wouldn’t truly be brunch without Bloody Marys and mimosas, along with delicious accompaniments and traditional Brunch items from over 15 local and regional restaurants including Tabletop Media Group's client Chef Bud Taylor of the Bistro at Topsail, and music from Crooked Pine!
Join Dan Gentile (writer for Thrillist, Food Network & Munchies) as he gives attendees an introduction to the culture of ‘cue, as well as providing some practical tips on successfully executing your own backyard barbecue. Tabletop Media Group's client Matthew Register of Southern Smoke BBQ of NC will be one of the talented pitmasters during this special class.
The Saturday of euphoria kicks off with Feast by the Field, a true feast for the senses! Join us for unlimited samplings of delicious food and delectable beverages from over 60 breweries, wineries, distilleries, local restaurants and regional chefs. Tabletop Media Group clients Chef Bud Taylor from the Bistro at Topsail and Pit Master Matthew Register from Southern Smoke BBQ of NC will be participating.
Fresh from his summer 2017 trip to the Campania region of Italy, Teddy Diggs of Il Palio will share the recipes that he learned from artisans and grandmothers in and around Naples.