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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...

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...