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Prominent cookbook author to headline Atlanta History Center’s Back on the Farm event

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Virginia Willis / Photo by Renee Brock

A James Beard Award-winning cookbook author will join a team of prominent local chefs and bartenders for the Atlanta History Center’s Back on the Farm event.

Atlanta chef and cookbook author Virginia Willis, who won the Focus on Health award in the cookbook category in 2016 for her book “Lighten Up, Y’all: Classic Southern Recipes Made Healthy and Wholesome,” will create a Southern-influenced food for the dinner. Joining her will be local chefs including Colleen Conrad, the regional chef for Whole Foods Market; Lis Hernandez, chef and owner of Arepa Mia; Jiyeon ...

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10 things to do in the D.C. area the weekend of July 21-23

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Friday, July 21 Belgian National Day: As Belgium marks 186 years of independence, bars around the area will celebrate with specials on Belgian (and Belgian-style) beers. Look for half-price bottles of Cantillon, Drie Fonteinen, Tilquin and Jester King at the Sovereign; tap takeovers featuring Duvel, Boulevard and Ommegang at Pizzeria Paradiso locations in Dupont Circle and Hyattsville; and half-price […]

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Booze and books, all-you-can-eat low country boil and more in metro Atlanta this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Take a tour down to Louisiana while in Atlanta for an all-you-can-eat low country boil at Taco Mac Prado. Photo credit: Melissa Libby & Associates.

Booze and books tonight at Ponce City Market. All-you-can-eat low country bowl in Sandy Springs this Saturday. 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, July 18: For books and booze, head to City Winery Atlanta at Ponce City Market tonight for the second book club meeting held in ...

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11 things to do in the D.C. area the week of July 17-21

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Monday, July 17 Yappy Hour at Cantina Marina: Does your pup enjoy cold beer and gorgeous sunsets? Okay, probably not. But you can enjoy cold beer and a gorgeous sunset from the dockside bar at Cantina Marina while your dog socializes with other canines during Cantina’s monthly Yappy Hour, which benefits the Humane Rescue Alliance. […]

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Where to Eat This Weekend: Party Like Donald Trump

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Photo courtesy of Oyster House

Congratulations! You made it to the weekend without melting. I think that calls for a celebration, don’t you? And whether you’re looking for a lobster dinner, French food, cheap shots, barbecue or just somewhere to party with a bunch of your friends in Atlantic City, we’ve got you covered.

And as always, if this list of weekend diversions isn’t enough for you, don’t forget to check out our list of the 50 Best Restaurants in Philadelphia, just updated for the summer.

When in Atlantic City…

A.C. has had a rough go of things ...

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Three events for tomato lovers to enjoy this month

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

It’s tomato season. Celebrate with these events./Photo credit: Bloomberg photo by Daniel Acker.

Tomato lovers rejoice! July is full of tomato-themed events to enjoy.

Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival– The ninth annual festival returns to Park Tavern in Piedmont Park on Sunday, July 16. Created by chef and restauranteur Ford Fry, the festival brings together the South’s top chefs, mixologists and local farmers to celebrate local, organically grown food.

TomatoJam at South City Kitchen Vinings- South City Kitchen Vinings is celebrating the tomato with its annual special menu, TomatoJam. The offerings on this limited-time menu include tomato pie with bacon ...

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Tickets Go On Sale Today for This Year’s Feastival

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Feastival

I know it’s summer. And I know that summers in Philly are absolutely full of awesome food events. But those of you out there who know a thing or two also know that some of those events are more important than others. If you’re serious about this kind of thing, some of them are just can’t-miss.

Feastival is one of those. And today we get to announce that Feastival 2017 has a date and a location, and that for those of you willing to buy your tickets early, you’ll get $75 off by using our Foobooz discount code...

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Gwinnett Restaurant Week, Killer Tomato Festival and more in metro Atlanta this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Make it a movie night every Thursday in July at NEXTO, which will offer flicks, food and drinks. Photo credit: Caren West PR.

Three-course prix fixe meals in Gwinnett. Movie night with food deals. 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.

Thursday, July 13: Colletta at Avalon will host the live band Surrender Hill during a festive evening. For good cheap eats and drinks, check out the happy hour menu which features half-price appetizers, ...

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9 things to do in the D.C. area the week of July 10-14

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Monday, July 10 Charity off the Hook at Ivy City Smokehouse: This annual party is about chowing down for a good cause: Chefs from around the area, including Tony Kim (Momofuku), Jennifer Carroll (Requin) and Bobby Jones (The Point Crab House) come together to prepare their favorite seafood dishes at the Ivy City Smokehouse. Tickets […]

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How to eat your way through National Fried Chicken Day

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Nashville hot chicken at One Eared Stag / Photo by Wendell Brock.

July 6th is National Fried Chicken day. Throughout Atlanta there are plenty of ways to celebrate this delicious holiday:

Deals 

  • Pollo Campero will be celebrating National Fried Chicken day now through July 7. The restaurant is offering 50 percent off either a two-piece, three-piece, or half-chicken personal meal, simply by presenting a half-off discount voucher. Vouchers can be easily downloaded at Campero.com3389 Buford Highway, Atlanta. 404-633-8400. www.campero.com. 
  • Celebrate National Fried Chicken Day with free mini fried chicken cones accompanied by famed frim-fram sauce at Linton ...

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How to eat your way through National Fried Chicken Day

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Nashville hot chicken at One Eared Stag / Photo by Wendell Brock.

July 6th is National Fried Chicken day. Throughout Atlanta there are plenty of ways to celebrate this delicious holiday:

Deals 

  • Pollo Campero will be celebrating National Fried Chicken day now through July 7. The restaurant is offering 50 percent off either a two-piece, three-piece, or half-chicken personal meal, simply by presenting a half-off discount voucher. Vouchers can be easily downloaded at Campero.com3389 Buford Highway, Atlanta. 404-633-8400. www.campero.com. 
  • Celebrate National Fried Chicken Day with free mini fried chicken cones accompanied by famed frim-fram sauce at Linton ...

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Sneak Preview: August Classes at COOK

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

It’s that time again. Tickets for August classes at COOK are going on sale today at 2pm, but we just got an early look at the schedule. So for those of you who knows how this goes (the best classes sell out super-fast, those who want in need an advantage), we’re here to help with a sneak preview of the schedule. So whether you’re looking for a Hawaiian luau with the Poi Dog crew, a night of Sicilian summer treats from Michael Vincent Ferreri or a crash course on cooking tomatoes from Joncarl Lachman, take a look through ...

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Fourth of July hog roast party, National Fried Chicken Day deals and more in metro Atlanta this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Hit patio for food and fun during Smokebelly BBQ’s pig roast. Photo courtesy Melissa Libby & Associates.

Free fried chicken cones. Eat your heart out at a pig roast. 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. Have a great Independence Day and for more July 4th food events, click here.

Tuesday, July 4: Eat your heart out during a free hog roast at Smokebelly BBQ beginning at 4 p.m. until the food is ...

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Four foodie ways to enjoy the AJC Peachtree Road Race

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

A fan waves flags and cheers runners on Cardiac Hill during the 2016 AJC Peachtree Road Race./Photo credit: Ben Gray.

The Peachtree Road Race is a Fourth of July tradition, with more than 60,000 runners participating in this year’s race. If you’re more into eating and drinking than running a 10K, there are plenty of places throughout the race course to cheer on runners. Runners can celebrate crossing the finish line with a few re-fueling deals, too.

Here are some spots along the route, which begins at Lenox Square and ends at Piedmont Park, that will be open for your ...

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The Hotlist: The best things to see, eat, drink and do in July

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Smithsonian Folklife Festival on The Mall, June 29-July 4 and July 6-9 The annual festival on the Mall celebrates its 50th anniversary this summer with two themes: “Circus Arts,” which reveals the colorful history of life under the big top, and “On the Move,” which focuses on how our culture has changed with people moving to […]

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The Hotlist: The best things to see, eat, drink and do in July

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Smithsonian Folklife Festival on The Mall, June 29-July 4 and July 6-9 The annual festival on the Mall celebrates its 50th anniversary this summer with two themes: “Circus Arts,” which reveals the colorful history of life under the big top, and “On the Move,” which focuses on how our culture has changed with people moving to […]

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The Hotlist: The best things to see, eat, drink and do in July

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

Smithsonian Folklife Festival on The Mall, June 29-July 4 and July 6-9 The annual festival on the Mall celebrates its 50th anniversary this summer with two themes: “Circus Arts,” which reveals the colorful history of life under the big top, and “On the Move,” which focuses on how our culture has changed with people moving to […]

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Celebrate Georgia cuisine during Georgia Restaurant week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Public School 404, which opened this past May, is one of many Atlanta restaurants participating in Georgia Restaurant Week./Photo by Mia Yakel.

Enjoy a smorgasbord of Georgia cuisine during Georgia Restaurant Week. Now in its third year, the week-long event showcases Georgia-grown food and Georgia restaurants with special deals and meals.

Between July 17 and July 23, diners who visit a participating restaurant can enjoy a special prix fixe menu. Prices for these multi-course meals range from $15 to $25 to $35 per person, and in some cases, per per couple.

With more than 70 restaurants throughout Georgia participating, ...

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The Guac Stop at Atlantic Station might be the most Millennial event ever

Source: Atlanta Magazine

You know what Millennials love more than anything else in the world? Avocados. The burrito-makers at Chipotle don’t need to tell us that guacamole costs extra—we know. In fact, our deep commitment devouring the avocado’s holy greenness spread over a fresh piece of Artisan toast has completely destroyed our ability to afford a down payment on a house. Bummer. But this week, Atlanta Millennials have a reason to celebrate. We can consume our weight in free guacamole at The Guac Stop, a touring pop-up from national brand Wholly Guacamole that will set up shop all-day at Atlantic Station from Wednesday through ...

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Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival returns July 16

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Celebrate all things tomato at the Attack of the Killer Tomato festival on July 16./Photo by Erik Meadows Photography.

Tomato lovers unite for the Attack of the Killer Tomato festival!

The ninth annual festival returns to Park Tavern in Piedmont Park on Sunday, July 16.

Created by chef and restauranteur Ford Fry, the festival brings together the South’s top chefs, mixologists and local farmers to celebrate local, organically grown food. Proceeds from the event support Georgia Organics, an area nonprofit that connects Georgia families to organic food grown in the state.

Attendees will be able to enjoy samples of ...

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