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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...

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...

Microgreens are the young seedlings of edible plants. They are tiny and yet packed with nutrients.  Here at the Well Fed Community Garden, we are usually growing 20 or more trays of microgreens in our small greenhouse. They are easy and quick to grow. We plant...

The prestigious British Economist magazine has declared 2019 to be “The Year of the Vegan”. The New York Times has had 8 separate articles on vegan diets since September 2018. Movies* are promoting the health and environmental benefits of a vegan diet. Irregardless Cafe is offering...

Veganuary is a world wide movement that encourages everyone to try out vegan* meal options in the month of January. Check out the Veganuary website. Irregardless Cafe, which has been offering vegan meals every day since it opened in 1975, invites you to sample some of its...

Catering knowledge might not be your forte! So, here is our guide to help you determine which service is best for you. Is it more convenient for that small business meeting to have a quick meal dropped off or would you rather enjoy the party...

Written by Janette Adams, WFCG Produce Assistant October brought us the last of the summer vegetables, sweet potatoes, lots of greens, and our first harvest of turmeric and ginger! With the temperature cooling down, our peppers hung in there until this past week. Our volunteers worked hard...