Bahamas Hurricane Relief Fundraiser: September 22

Al's Burger Shack, along with our Midway neighbors, will be hosting a fundraiser to benefit the Bahamas on Sunday, September 22nd from 1pm-6pm! Head over to Franklin Street for a block party full of Bahamian food and drinks, live music, a silent auction, and more.

Al will be cooking a traditional Bahamian supper for $12 a plate.
Beer Study will be hosting a Tap Takeover by Trophy Brewing.
The Baxter and Belltree will be serving Bahamian drink specials.
Rumors will donate 20% of in-store sales.

While the event is free and open to the public, all proceeds will be donated to HeadKnowles, the Bahamas leading hurricane relief foundation since 2015. HeadKnowles managed $2 million in relief funds for hurricane Joaquin in 2015 and has set a goal of $10 million for Dorian relief efforts.

This wonderful community raised $12,000 for Puerto Rico in 2017, and we're hoping for a similar showing this year! See you there!

Steve Balcom
CAFFE MARRONE @ MEL'S - OCTOBER 2—SOLD OUT!

Caffe Marrone is BACK for fall! Join us Wednesday, October 2nd at 7:00pm at Mel’s in Downtown Carrboro. We’ll be serving up a special six course dinner with wine pairings and entertainment with our good friends Angelo and Vinnie of Italian Pizzeria III. Tickets are $79 and will go fast. Get yours and see the menu by clicking below.

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CAFFE MARRONE @ MEL'S - APRIL 24

Join us Wednesday, April 24 at 7pm for our latest Caffe Marrone at Mel’s! We’ll be serving up 6 courses of Italian favorites, wine and entertainment with our good friends Angelo and Vinnie of Italian Pizzeria III. Tickets are $75 and will go fast. Get yours and see the menu by clicking below.

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401 Main Pop-Up at Mel's - march 17

401 Main will soon open its doors in Carrboro in the former Cafe Carrboro space. Come taste what they’re about at a special seafood-centric St. Patty’s Day pop-up at Mel’s! Sandwiches, sides and desserts are on the menu…check out the poster below for details and we’ll see you at Mel’s Sunday, March 17!

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BIG SADIE POP-UP AT MEL’S - MARCH 10

Join us Sunday, March 10 from 1-6pm for a Big Sadie Smoke Shop Pop-Up at Mel’s in Downtown Carrboro featuring amazing ‘cue, live music, beer from Steel String and wine from Empire. Big Sadie will be serving up pulled pork, smoked chicken, vegetable hash, brussels sprouts, mac & cheese, cornbread and more! It’s $12 for a plate or $15 for a combo plate. No reservations or tickets…just show up hungry and enjoy an afternoon of eating, drinking and live music.

Check out the awesome poster too!

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SPECIAL VALENTINE'S DAY CAFFE MARRONE AT MEL'S

Nothing says “I love you” more than 6 courses of delicious Italian favorites, with seafood taking center stage! We’re hosting a special Valentine’s Day Caffe Marrone with Angelo and Vinnie from Italian Pizzeria III on February 14 at 7pm. Tickets are $90 with wine and will go fast! Full menu and tickets below. 

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CAFFE MARRONE JANUARY 16 AT MEL'S

Ring in the new year with a fantastic five-course Italian feast! We’re hosting our first Caffe Marrone of 2019 with Angelo and Vinnie from Italian Pizzeria III on Wednesday, January 16 at Mel's Commissary & Catering. Tickets are $75 and will go fast! Full menu and tickets below. 

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CAFFE MARRONE NOVEMBER 14TH AT MEL'S

We're hosting our latest and greatest Italian feast with Angelo and Vinnie from Italian Pizzeria III on Wednesday, November 14 at Mel's Commissary & Catering. Six courses with wine and entertainment for $75! Full menu and tickets below. 

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CAFFE MARRONE SEPTEMBER 26TH AT MEL'S

We're hosting our next Italian feast with Angelo and Vinnie from Italian Pizzeria III on Wednesday, September 26 at Mel's Commissary & Catering. Five courses with wine and entertainment for $65! Full menu and tickets below. 

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CAFFE MARRONE JUNE 27TH AT MEL'S

Join us at Mel's Commissary & Catering on Wednesday, June 27th for our next Caffe Marrone. Five courses of delicious Italian dishes paired with wine for $65. 

Click below for the menu and tickets and check out the poster below. 

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COOKIN' THE BOOKS: APRIL 19TH @ MEL'S

Meet and dine with author Jeffrey Deaver as he talks about his new thriller The Cutting Edge. Presented with Flyleaf Books, we'll be serving a locally-sourced five course meal with guest chef Seth Kingsbury of Pazzo and wine pairings from Eric Merlau from Haw River Wine Man. Click below for menu and to get your tickets. Don't miss this one!

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Valentine's Day Caffe Marrone--sold out!

Join us Wednesday, February 14th at 7pm for a special Valentine's Day Caffe Marrone! 

Al's Burger Shack, Mel's Commissary & Catering and Italian Pizzeria III will be hosting a romantic Valentine's Day dinner with a wine pairing at the Mel's location in downtown Carrboro. Grab your special someone and get your tickets while you can!

You can preview the menu below:

1 ° corso: Antipasto
2 ° corso: Ostriche Crude (Raw Oysters) 
3 ° corso: Italian Insalata
4 ° corso: Lobster Ravioli con Fradiavola Salsa
5 ° corso: Gnocchi Napli
6 ° corso: Molten Caffe Dolce with Strawberry Gelato

Tickets are $60 and do not include gratiuity.

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Downtown Chapel HIll Parking

We get asked often about parking in Downtown Chapel Hill and want to make it easy for you to dine with us in the Shack Downtown. Truth is, there's a lot of useful information, public lots and street parking. Free options and paid options. 

You can read more about downtown parking at www.parkonthehill.com

You can pay for street/metered parking using the new Parkmobile App. Check out details below!

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COOKING THE BOOKS December 7th at Mel's

We're hosting a very special dinner on Thursday, December 7th at Mel's in Carrboro!  Along with guest chef Bill Smith of Crook's Corner, we will be preparing recipes from some of Flyleaf Book's favorite cookbooks. These books will be available for purchase at the dinner. 

Five courses with wine for $50. Gratuity not included. 

Check out the menu and get your tickets now (before they're all gone)!

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CAFFE MARRONE NOVEMBER 8th

Join us at Mel's Commissary & Catering on Wednesday, November 8th for our next Caffe Marrone. Five courses of delicious Italian dishes paired with wine for $50. 

Click below for the menu and tickets and check out the poster below. 

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Fundraiser for Puerto Rico Sunday October 8th, 1pm-6pm

We are hosting an incredible fundraiser to help those in need in Puerto Rico on Sunday, October 8th. Join us for a traditional Puerto Rican supper for $10 a plate and live music outdoors from Liquid Pleasure, the Grateful Dads and Pete Joyner Quartet. Neighboring Midway businesses are getting in on the action--Baxters, Beer Study and Belltree Speakeasy are doing drink specials and donating to the cause. 

All proceeds will be donated to United For Puerto Rico, an organization started by the First Lady of Puerto Rico to directly help those most affected and in need in the wake of recent devastation from this hurricane season. 

We'll be serving up a traditional Puerto Rican feast with Smoked Chicken and Roasted Pork with Mojo Sauce, Tostones (Crispy Fried Plantains) with Roasted Garlic Aioli, Black Beans and Yellow Rice with Pigeon Peas for $10 per plate. US Foods has graciously donated ingredients for this Puerto Rican supper. Order at the counter and step outside with your plate to hear the music!

The event is free and everyone is invited. We'll be raising money from food and drink sales and will have donation jars to raise additional funds. If you cannot make it out or want to help more, you can also donate online at http://unidosporpuertorico.com/en

For more information, head over to https://www.facebook.com/events/324948317914710/

Please come out and help us do some good for those in need! 

Al's Burger Shack