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by Brian Clarey

Sad news to begin this week’s Served column: According to my Facebook feed, Green’s Supper Club on Highway 29 is falling into foreclosure. One of the last institutions of its kind, the supper club is also where I had my very first drink in Greensboro. Sad news; I’ll likely stop by for one more plate of prime rib before it goes.

Conversely, Uncle Desi’s Jamaican Kitchen of Winston-Salem wowed them at the Dixie Classic Fair earlier this month with its menu of jerk chicken, curry chicken and ox tails. The restaurant is slated to open on North Cherry Street in two weeks.

Krispy Kreme introduces holiday doughnuts in time for Halloween: a chocolate ices with Halloween sprinkles, a spiderweb crème-filled doughnut, a pumpkin spice cake doughnut and a jack-o-lantern doughnut.

The Grove Winery won 27 medals in the 2011 NC Wine Competition, including double gold for the 2009 cabernet sauvignon and the 2010 tempranillo; the 2009 and 2010 malbec each earned gold as well.

Not to be outdone, Foothills Brewing in Winston-Salem took home a silver medal at the 2011 Great American Beer Festival for the bourbon barrel-aged Sexual Chocolate.

If wine’s your thing, stop by any Triad location of Total Wine & More this weekend for a taste of wines from the Italian Piedmont.

Friday sees a Biltmore Wine Dinner at Noble’s Grill — $55 gets you five courses with paired wines. Call 336.777.8477 for a reservation.

Also on Friday, the Greensboro Fresh Market holds a cooking demo featuring garlic-sage pork with butternut squash sauce, fall fennel salad with blood orange vinaigrette and pure, dark, hot drinking chocolate between 4 and 7 p.m.

On Saturday, Winston-Salem’s Rana Loca holds a pairing dinner with LunaAzul tequila — five courses for $50. For more information, please call John Cahoon or Glenn Austin at 336.722.9911.

And on Sunday the Greensboro Farmers Curb Market holds its Fall Pottery Sale during regular market hours.

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