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These cheese blintzes are a staple on our Brunch menu. Arthur dedicated his cookbook, The Irregardless Cooks, to his grandmother, Lena Gordon, who inspired him "to try to reproduce her perfect cheese blintzes" - a goal, he claims, he has not yet achieved. We tend...

This week's recipe is not from Arthur's cookbook, but one that has been in demand lately. Our Vegan Champagne "Chicken" Pasta was a hit when we served it during Veganuary this year; so much so, that Chef Juan Carlos has decided to treat us with...

Spanakopita, Irregardless Cafe's Greek-inspired dish, is made with a mixture of spinach, feta, and sautéed onions and wrapped in phyllo dough and baked. It is served with a lemon cream sauce and vegetables. Most notably, it is one of the few dishes served today that...

Join The Well Fed Community Garden on March 23, 2019 4-6pm This class is part demonstration and part hands-on, and guests will learn all about sourcing, preparing, and cooking with seasonal + local produce. Class includes a walking tour of the farm. During this class, we...

Our next recipe from The Irregardless Cooks, Arthur's cookbook from the ‘80s, is our infamous Black Bean Soup recipe. This has been rotated on our Lunch Soup Specials since the beginning of the Cafe. Perhaps you’ll find it on the menu when you stop by. Our...

February - March 2019 Need a lunch delivered to your office? If your organization is in Downtown Raleigh, we will waive the delivery fee from your order now through the end of March 2019.* If you are not in the Downtown Raleigh area, we still have a...

In the 80s, Arthur Gordon, Original Chef & Owner of Irregardless Cafe, published a cookbook called The Irregardless Cooks with illustrations by well-known botanical artist, Linda L. Funk. In honor of completing our 44th year as Irregardless Cafe, we will begin sharing some of Arthur's recipes so...

In the early days of The Irregardless Cafe, there used to be a line, out front going down the block. It was this way for twenty years. After the fire, we started using waitlists. These lists made the wait much quicker and more orderly. Now...

On our 44th anniversary, we are celebrating by giving a complimentary glass of prosecco to the first 44 people who come to dinner on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. *You must be 21 years or older to receive the prosecco toast. Around this time in 1975, Raleigh...

NPR's '1-a' show recently aired a show describing the enthusiasms and interest in vegan diets, with interviews with a Harvard Professor of Epidemiology, a Nutritionist author and a Chef on the merits of exploring a vegan diet. The phone and email comments were overwhelming. These experts...