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Food truck breakfast, fine wine and classes

Kelli Crisan’s Roaming Fork truck is trying for best breakfast recipes.
Kelli Crisan’s Roaming Fork truck is trying for best breakfast recipes.

Roaming Fork truck needs your vote

Charlotte’s Roaming Fork food truck is trying for a national search for a great breakfast recipe in a contest put on by Thomas’ English muffins. The vote opens on Sept. 12 and goes on for a week, to narrow the field from 50 to the top 25. To vote for Roaming Fork, go to thomasbreakfastbattle.com.

How fine are N.C. wines?

The N.C. Fine Wines Society wants to bring attention to great wine made in North Carolina with the first N.C. Fine Wines Competition in February 2017. Open only to wines made with grapes that are completely grown in North Carolina, the competition will be judged by master and advanced sommeliers, and will be followed by events in Charlotte, Asheville and the Triangle to promote the winning wines. Details: www.ncfinewines.com, or email info@ncfinewines.com, or call 336-499-2045.

Handle some chocolate

The Secret Chocolatier has three classes coming up:

“Bark Making,” 2-3 p.m. Sept. 10, at the Ballantyne location, 11318 N. Community House Road; $25.

“Chocolate Tempering,” 2-4 p.m. Sept. 24, at the Cotswold location, 2935 Providence Road; $60.

“Chocolate Truffle Making,” 2-4 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Cotswold location; $60, geared for ages 14 and up.

Details and registration: 704-323-8178, or email info@thesecretchocolatier.com.

Day drinking at Heirloom

Muddy River Distillery is the featured ingredient for a cocktail class at Heirloom, Restaurant, 8470 Bellhaven Blvd., from 1-3 p.m. Sept. 17. The class is $50 per person or $90 per couple and will cover three cocktails paired with small plates. Tickets available at www.eventbrite.com or call 704-595-7710.