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Where to eat free on Veterans Day in Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Veterans will receive a free all-you-care-to-eat meal at On The Border restaurant tomorrow. Photo credit: Ink Link Marketing.

As a thank you, veterans and active military members will eat free at the following three restaurants; one restaurant will offer a military discount. Offers will only be available on Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11. Be sure to bring your military identification to redeem the offers at each restaurant.

Shoney’s: Receive a free all-you-care-to-eat meal at the freshly prepared breakfast bar, which features scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits, gravy, fresh fruit and more from 6-11 a.m.
5900 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Lawrenceville. 678-847-6175, ...

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5 places to purchase Thanksgiving pies in metro Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Get pies and more for Thanksgiving at Southern Art. Photo credit: Phase:3 Marketing and Communications.

You can have you cake pie and eat it too.

Pumpkin pie is always an option, and certainly, this list includes a few, but there are more choices you might want to sink your teeth into. From bourbon pecan pie to apple crumble, these decadent desserts are just what you need to put the finishing touch on your Thanksgiving meal.

Alon’s Bakery and Market: This shop is offering an abundance of pies including salted caramel apple, lemon meringue, chocolate chuck and apple cranberry. Orders ...

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Get a start on holiday shopping, eat brunch and mix drinks in a Midtown class and more in metro Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Seed Kitchen & Bar is serving an anniversary three-course meal this week. Photo credit: Melissa Libby & Associates.

Enjoy a three-course dinner in Marietta. Mix drink. Head to Suwanne for a food and wine festival. There are several fun, food events happening in Atlanta, so add one or all four of the following activities to your calendar. Be prepared to eat, drink and have a grand ole time.

Now through Nov. 10: Seed Kitchen & Bar is serving an anniversary three-course meal with options such as Jonah crab toast with brioche, avocado and cured egg yolk; Maple Leaf Farms duck ...

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Where to buy Thanksgiving dinner to-go in metro Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Pre-order a Thanksgiving feast from Serpas True Food. Photo credit: Heidi Geldhauser.

Planning a big Thanksgiving dinner is for the birds.

This year, stress-less and save time by ordering dinner to-go—from turkeys and all the trimmings to appetizer and desserts. Contact the following restaurants in Fulton, Cobb, North Fulton, Gwinnett and DeKalb counties to place your order for pick-up. Take it home and in an instant, dinner will be served.

Fulton County

Forgo spending the day in the kitchen this holiday season and pre-order a Thanksgiving feast featuring a roasted turkey with cornbread stuffing, butternut squash soup, mixed fall green ...

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Where to buy fresh turkeys for Thanksgiving

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Photo credit: White Oak Pastures

It’s better to be an early bird, especially the fresh kind.

Opt for an organic, pastured-raised turkey from a local farmer this holiday season. While you may have to reserve your bird or visit a farmer’s market, it can be worth the investment—literally—since shopping locally helps the community. Plus, you can feel confident that your fresh turkey will not contain additives unlike the typical, store-bought frozen turkey, which may be injected with up to 12-percent of a solution containing ingredients like sugar, salt and artificial flavorings. The easiest way to tell the difference between the ...

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Everyone gets a free taco at Taco Bell today. Just ask.

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Get a free taco at Taco Bell today. Just show up. Photo credit: Taco Bell.

Taco Bell is giving everyone a free Doritos Locos taco. Here’s the reason:

During a recent Major League Baseball World Series game, outfielder Cameron Maybin stole a base. That earned him the admiration of his teammates and a free taco for you.

Wondering how to get your free taco? Just show up to any participating Taco Bell from 2-6 p.m. today and ask. That’s it. Limit one per customer.
Various locations, tacobell.com.

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Wine festival in Gwinnett County, Halloween bash in Midtown and more this week in metro Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

During the Culinary Passport Atlanta food and drink festival, Char will serve delectable dishes. Photo credit: Elle PR.

You and your kids can dress up and head to a restaurant in Midtown and as a treat, best costumes will win cash prizes. Head to Suwannee for a food and wine festival. There are several fun, food events happening in Atlanta, so add one or all four of the following activities to your calendar. Be prepared to eat, drink and have a grand ole time.

Tuesday, Oct. 31: Head to The Mercury for a monster mash, a festive Halloween party featuring ...

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Kids eat free at these two restaurants for Halloween in metro Atlanta today

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Kids eat free on Halloween at McAlister’s Deli and more. Photo credit: McAlister’s Deli.

These deals are all treats, no tricks.

McAlister’s Deli is offering free kids meals to costumed guests ages 12 and under today in celebration of Halloween. Little goblins and ghouls can fill up on spooky sandwiches, magical mac and cheese and scary spuds from the kids menu before their big night of collecting treats. This offer is valid for dine-in with the purchase of an adult entrée only and cannot be combined with other offers. In metro Atlanta, the only McAlister’s that is participating in this ...

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Get a bunch of wings and a beer for $12 every Wednesday in Midtown

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Get a bunch of wings and a beer for $12 every Wednesday at Torched Hop Brewing Company. Photo credit: Alan Maxcy.

If you’re tired of winging dinner, this deal is for you.

Every Wednesday, Torched Hop Brewing Company offers a dozen wings plus a house beer for $12. Wing seasonings include buffalo garlic Parmesan, spicy Korean and SuperFreshIam. Bring friends, so you won’t feel like you’re waiting in the wings.
249 Ponce de Leon Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-835-2040, torchedhopbrewing.com.

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Halloween party in North Fulton County, seafood dinner and more this week in metro Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Enjoy select tapas and wine during a paella party at Barcelona Wine Bar. Photo credit: Bullfrog and Baum.

One restaurant will combine festivities for its second anniversary and Halloween; it’ll be a ghoul time. Five-course seafood dinner in Buckhead. There are several fun, food events happening in Atlanta, so add one or all four of the following activities to your calendar. Be prepared to eat, drink and have a grand ole time.

Oct. 27 – 30: To celebrate its third anniversary, Oak Steakhouse will offer a three-course prix fixe menu for $60. This promotion will be available for dinner only.
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Get drinks and lots of seafood for under $10 weekdays at this Midtown steakhouse

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Get drinks and lots of seafood for under $10 weekdays at STK Atlanta. Photo credit: Lauren Klopfenstein.

You know what you need for happy hour? More choices.

STK Atlanta offers a 5-6-7 experience with $5 craft beer, $6 wine and $7 cocktails, which includes the ever popular Not Your Daddy’s Manhattan with bourbon, bitters and more. This offer is available weekdays from 5-7 p.m. And, every Thursday, this midtown hotspot hosts an oyster happy hour featuring $1.50 oysters and clams, $3 shrimp, $4 ceviche, and $4 snow crab claws.
1075 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-793-0144, stkhouse.com.

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First Look: Muchacho brings coffee and ‘California cuisine’ to Reynoldstown

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Muchacho Tacos (from left to right) Breakfast, Short Rib Barbacoa, Al Pastor, and Mole Grilled Pineapple. Photo credit- Mia Yakel.

When Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall owner Michael Lennox opened Muchacho on Oct. 16, it was already a hot topic on the Atlanta dining scene.

Serving up coffee and “California cuisine,” and sporting a sunny Los Angeles look that stirred up a bit of controversy among some Reynoldstown neighbors, the tidy counter service space on Memorial Drive occupies the front of a former railroad depot that was most recently home to H. Harper Station.

But Lennox’s master plan for ...

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Free gourmet all-you-can-eat lunch for 1,000 people today in Atlanta. Just show up.

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Free gourmet all-you-can-eat lunch for 1,000 people at Sage Woodfire Tavern. Photo credit: JBR Marketing.

Go hungry for a grand opening.

To celebrate the opening of its third location, Sage Woodfire Tavern will host a ribbon cutting followed by a free all-you-can-eat gourmet buffet lunch with prime roast beef and turkey carving stations; chilled smoked salmon; shrimp cocktail; sides and more. All you need to do is be one of the first 1,000 people to arrive between 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. That’s it. No gimmicks.

Sage will officially open for dinner service starting approximately 4:00 p.m. today. The new restaurant ...

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Free gourmet all-you-can-eat lunch for 1,000 people today in Atlanta. Just show up.

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Free gourmet all-you-can-eat lunch for 1,000 people at Sage Woodfire Tavern. Photo credit: JBR Marketing.

Go hungry for a grand opening.

To celebrate the opening of its third location, Sage Woodfire Tavern will host a ribbon cutting followed by a free all-you-can-eat gourmet buffet lunch with prime roast beef and turkey carving stations; chilled smoked salmon; shrimp cocktail; sides and more. All you need to do is be one of the first 1,000 people to arrive between 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. That’s it. No gimmicks.

Sage will officially open for dinner service starting approximately 4:00 p.m. today. The new restaurant ...

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Free gourmet all-you-can-eat lunch for 1,000 people today in Atlanta. Just show up.

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Free gourmet all-you-can-eat lunch for 1,000 people at Sage Woodfire Tavern. Photo credit: JBR Marketing.

Go hungry for a grand opening.

To celebrate the opening of its third location, Sage Woodfire Tavern will host a ribbon cutting followed by a free all-you-can-eat gourmet buffet lunch with prime roast beef and turkey carving stations; chilled smoked salmon; shrimp cocktail; sides and more. All you need to do is be one of the first 1,000 people to arrive between 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. That’s it. No gimmicks.

Sage will officially open for dinner service starting approximately 4:00 p.m. today. The new restaurant ...

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Oysterfest in Buckhead, Avalon Restaurant Week and more this week in metro Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Oak Steakhouse will participate in Avalon Restaurant Week, a week of prix fixe lunch or dinner options for $15, $25 or $35. Photo credit: Heidi Geldhauser.

Schuck it up at Oysterfest. Enjoy prix fixe lunch at dinner in Alpharetta during Avalon Restaurant Week. There are several fun, food events happening in Atlanta, so add one or all three of the following activities to your calendar. Be prepared to eat, drink and have a grand ole time.

Now through Oct. 21: Head to North Fulton for Avalon Restaurant Week, a week of prix fixe lunch or dinner for $15, $25 ...

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Free slice of pizza for everyone from this Italian chain restaurant today

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Everyone will get a free slice of pizza today from Villa Italian Kitchen. Photo credit: BML Public Relations.

Look up. At the pizza picture, of course. Look how yummy it is. And it’s free.

For its eighth annual Have a Slice Day, Villa Italian Kitchen will give patrons a free slice of cheese pizza. To cash in on the offer, visit freesliceday.com, complete a 30-second form and you’ll receive a coupon for free pizza. The offer is valid today only, and cannot be combined with other offers. Limit one Neapolitan slice per customer.
Villa Italian Kitchen at Cumberland Mall, ...

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Drink up this award-winning Georgia beer

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Credit: SweetWater Brewing Co.

Atlanta breweries did very well at this year’s Great American Beer Festival, held Oct. 5-7 in Denver — with Monday Night bringing home two medals, and Max Lager’s, Torched Hop and SweetWater grabbing one medal apiece.

In honor of those accomplishments, the most readily available of the bunch, SweetWater TripleTail IPA, which recently went from a seasonal to a year-round offering, is this week’s Beer Pick.

Beer Pick

TripleTail Tropical IPA
SweetWater Brewing Co., Atlanta
Available year-round in 12-ounce bottles, cans, and on draft.

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Want to see your face on a restaurant billboard? Here’s how.

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Gusto, a fast-casual restaurant that offers customizable protein and vegetable bowls, is holding a contest whose winners will be featured on a billboard. / Contributed

Ponce de Leon Avenue would look better with your face on it. At least that’s what Nathan Hybl, former NFL quarterback and Gusto founder, thinks.

The fast-casual restaurant will feature two lucky Atlantans on a billboard above Green’s beverages on Ponce de Leon Avenue for two weeks in January 2018. Fans can enter the #gustobillboardchampionship by filling out an entry form at the restaurant’s Peachtree or Ponce de Leon locations or tagging three friends on ...

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Chef change at Bluetop

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Matt Marcus (center) with beverage director Jonathan Joy (left) and chef Paul Sidener at the launch of Bluetop. / Photo: Mia Yakel.

Just weeks after unlocking doors, Bluetop is seeing a change in the kitchen. Executive chef Matt Marcus is no longer working at the restaurant located at 5362 Peachtree Road in Chamblee.

Owner Andy Lasky stated that he terminated Marcus yesterday due to “areas of conflict.”

“I like him a lot as a person,” Lasky said. “Professionally, it just wasn’t working out.”

Marcus stated that he was told his termination was due to “unsatisfactory performance.” “They would not elaborate. ...

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Here’s how you can get 50-percent off your bill any day, any time at three metro Atlanta restaurants

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Get 50-percent off your bill any time at Brine Seafood Shack, Chicken and the Egg and FEED Fried Chicken + Such. Photo credit: James Camp.

Show your badge of honor.

To celebrate the hard work and dedication of first responders, Marc Taft’s Brine Seafood ShackChicken and the Egg and FEED Fried Chicken + Such is offering 50-percent off their bill any day, any time. First responders must show their badge for this promotion. That’s it.
Brine Seafood Shack, 6165 1st St., Alpharetta. 470-226-2190, brineseafoodshack.com.
Chicken and the Egg, 800 Whitlock Ave. N.W., Marietta. 678-388-8813, chickandtheegg.com.
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Get unlimited 50-cent burgers at this chain restaurant today

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Get unlimited 50-cent burgers at Krystal today. Photo credit: Ink Link Marketing.

Two quarters, one burger.

Atlanta-based Krystal is offering unlimited burgers for 50-cents at all locations today in celebration of its 85th anniversary. That’s it. No coupons, no sign up online, no nothing.

But you knew there was more, didn’t you? If you’re interested in a chance to win $1 million dollars (that’s a lot of quarters!) or a bunch of other prizes, order a Coke Zero Sugar-branded cup now through Nov. 12 as part of your purchase, check the bottom of the cup, which has a special code, ...

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$15 meals, Breast Cancer Awareness fundraiser and more in metro Atlanta this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fuji Hana Thai Peppers will host its third full moon party featuring specially priced food and drink. Photo credit: The Rosen Group Atlanta.

Over 30 restaurants offer prix fixe meals during New South Culinary Week. Eat and drink for fun, philanthropic purposes. There are several fun, food events happening in Atlanta, so add one or all four of the following activities to your calendar. Be prepared to eat, drink and have a grand ole time.

Now to Sunday, Oct. 8: During New South Culinary Week, diners can enjoy prix fixe brunch, lunch or dinner for $15, $25 or ...

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Serpas True Food owner to open barbecue joint in Brookhaven

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Chef Scott Serpas will open barbecue joint Dixie Q at 2524 Caldwell Road in Brookhaven. / Ligaya Figueras

The dining scene is heating up in Brookhaven. A few weeks ago, the group behind Vero Pizza, Haven and Valenza announced it would be opening a neighborhood chophouse. Hudson FC International Sports Pub, or Hudson FC for short, is now open at 4058 Peachtree Road in the former Pub 71 space in Brookhaven Station. HOBNOB is alive and kicking in Town Brookhaven.

Now comes news that Scott Serpas, chef-owner of Serpas True Food in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward is opening ...

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Get $1 margaritas all month long at Applebee’s

Get $1 margaritas all month long at Applebee’s. Photo credit:
PRNewsfoto/Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill.

Finally, there’s a reason to do something with your penny jar.

Applebee’s is offering $1 margaritas, better known as the Dollarita, as part of a month-long celebration of its nationwide restaurants. Served on the rocks, the $1 margaritas are available from open to close at all participating Applebee’s restaurants every day in October.
Various locations, applebees.com.

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Get $1 margaritas all month long at Applebee’s