by Brian Clarey

If you like your Carolina strawberries — and who doesn’t? — there’s now an app for that. The NC Strawberry Association has released a Farm Locator app available for free download in iTunes. The app “help[s] iPhone users find strawberry farms across the state where they can pick-their-own or buy fresh picked berries,” according to a press release.

On Thursday, go see TV Chef Guy Fieri at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino.

Friday, Undercurrent holds a Chateau Ste. Michelle wine dinner at 6:30 p.m. featuring four courses with matching wines. Call 336.370.1266 for a reservation.

All weekend long Total Wine & More will be tasting summer wines at its three Triad locations. And the Fresh Market holds its first Taste of Summer sampling event of the season with watermelon, pineapple and burgers.

On Saturday, Noble’s Grill holds a cooking seminar at 1 p.m. with Executive Chef Phil Barnes. Call 336.777.8477 to reserve a spot. Downtown Greensboro witnesses Cake 4 a Cause, a cake-tasting tour in five different businesses. For more information or to purchase tickets see the website at, or contact Audretta L. Hall at 336.471.7672. The Piedmont Triad Farmers Market hosts Missing Children’s Day. And the Grove Winery holds Gears & Cheers, a 25- 40- or 62-mile bike trek through the Haw River Valley complete with food, music and vino. According to a press release, “This is the ride where wining is allowed and this event is always great fun.” Visit to learn more. It is also Kids Day in America at Whole Foods Market.

On Tuesday, the Cobblestone Farmers Market in Winston-Salem has as its featured product locally grown lettuce. Willow’s Bistro handles the cooking demonstration, and the event is Market Choices for Healthy Eating with registered dietitian Sandi Hamilton. Manning the community table will be Green Drinks Winston-Salem, who, coincidentally. Will be holding their monthly meeting tonight at 5:30 at the Old Winston Social Club.

Room for one more? TGIFridays is rolling out a new beer menu — meaning beer-infused food items and desserts, not strictly for drinking.