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Sunday suppers at Enoteca Vin 

Plus: The Lee Bros. Southern Cookbook; sparkling wine at Four Square

This time of year, Sunday suppers are best with warm, savory food. Sundays make me think of pot roast perfuming the whole house, or rich, scratch-made mac-and-cheese. The folks at Enoteca Vin (410 Glenwood Ave., Suite 350, Raleigh, 834-3070, www.enotecavin.com) must think so too, because they're offering a series of suppers every other Sunday through Jan. 20. The Dec. 2 offering is duck confit pot pie, served family style with side dishes for $18 per person. The series continues Dec. 16 with "ultimate burgers," Jan. 6 with pork shank and Jan. 20 with venison stew. Vin is known for its large selection of wines, so the dinners feature wine specials too. (Call or check the Web site for details.) Hours for the Sunday suppers are 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., and reservations are required.

Around here, we know plenty about Southern cooking, right? And if we ever have a question, we have fantastic chefs, home cooks and cookbook authors to give us an answer. But still, we'll welcome Matt and Ted Lee, brothers from Charleston and New York City. They started a mail-order boiled peanut business (www.boiledpeanuts.com) from their Manhattan apartment, for heaven's sake! Since then, they've become award-winning writers, collecting this year's James Beard Foundation's Cookbook of the Year for The Lee Bros. Southern Cookbook: Stories and Recipes for Southerners and Would-Be Southerners.

This weekend, the Lees visit our area for a variety of events. Friday, Nov. 30, Cary's Lucky 32 hosts a reception and book signing at 6:30 p.m. (7307 Tryon Road, 233-1632, www.lucky32.com/cary.htm). Lucky 32 will feature dishes from the cookbook through Jan. 8. Saturday, Dec. 1, the Lees will hold a residency at A Southern Season (University Mall, 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill, 929-7133, southernseason.com). From 1 to 3:30 p.m., they'll teach a cooking class featuring a menu from their book (butterbean pate, new ambrosia, fiery barbecued pork tenderloin and sweet potato buttermilk pie). Cost is $65, but afterward, from 4 to 6 p.m., they'll sign books and do a "meet-and-munch" featuring a few recipes from the book. Sunday, Dec. 2, they'll read from and sign copies at Borders Books and Music (8825 N. Six Forks Road, Raleigh, 845-1154, www.bordersstores.com). For more about the Lees, visit www.mattleeandtedlee.com.

Dare I mention the holidays already? OK, well, let's just say that if you wanted to expand your knowledge of sparkling wine for whatever reason, no matter the season, consider heading over to Four Square (2701 Chapel Hill Road, Durham, 401-9877, foursquarerestaurant.com) for a sparkling wine and champagne dinner at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 28. Cost is $125, but you know Chef Shane Ingram's food is worth it. Six courses. Gruyere cheese puffs and crispy polenta dominoes paired with prosecco. Pheasant breast wrapped in Brinkley Farm's country ham, paired with a sparkling shiraz. Reservations are required. Go ahead and call. It's the holidays!

  • Plus: The Lee Bros. Southern Cookbook; sparkling wine at Four Square

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