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Preview: Taste of Atlanta moves to Old Fourth Ward

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Taste of Atlanta is celebrating its “Sweet 16” with a move from the streets surrounding Tech Square to Historic Fourth Ward Park. Held October 20-22 this year, the festival will offer bites and beverages from more than 100 restaurants. There will be cooking classes, chef demonstrations, live music, and more. “It was time for us to find a bigger location in a cool, hip neighborhood,” Taste of Atlanta founder Dale DeSena says. “I feel like Old Fourth Ward is the best part of town [for the festival], across from Ponce City Market and attached to the BeltLine. [The park] gives ...

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Get a taste of Chamblee at the city’s annual food festival

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Blue Top is one of the many Chamblee restaurants that will be serving up food at the Taste of Chamblee. / Photo credit- Mia Yakel

Taste of Chamblee is a crash course in that city’s burgeoning dining scene.

The annual food festival, now in its 10th year and hosted by the City of Chamblee, will take place Oct. 7 from 4 to 8 p.m. It will be held in downtown Chamblee, at the intersection of Peachtree Road and Broad Street.

A variety of Chamblee restaurants will be on hand to offer samples of fare that range from Italian to Middle ...

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Where To Eat This Weekend: Who Needs A Drink?

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

It’s Friday, and you know what that means? It means we all deserve a drink. Or two. Or seven. This weekend, it’s all about the booze. From excellent parties to drinking in the sun to a Sunday jazz brunch with Adele’s piano player, we have everything you need to know to give yourself the kind…

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James Beard Foundation’s “Taste America” Tour Is Hitting Philly and the Menu Is Insane

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

We told you about this event back in July — pretty much as soon as we heard about it. After five years of taking their culinary show on the road and touring some of the best food cities in America, the James Beard Foundation’s “Taste America Culinary Tour” is coming to Philly. The event (which is…

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Celebrate Oktoberfest in Atlanta with these parties

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

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Break out the lederhosen and dirndls — it’s Oktoberfest time. Here are some ways to celebrate in metro Atlanta:

Der Biergarten will celebrate Oktoberfest through mid-October by rolling out a different keg of Oktoberfest beer each weekend including Warsteiner Oktoberfest and Spaten Oktoberfest. Each weekend will also offer $5 brats along with other German bites such as wiener schnitzel, goulash, sauerbratten and large pretzels with mustard spread.

On Oct. 14, the restaurant will host a 5K Oktoberfest Run at 9 a.m. followed by a Munich on Marietta block party at noon, with German food, ...

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Go to “Planet of the Grapes” Wine School at Root

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Root, the Fishtown wine bar, and Jason Wilson, author of Boozehound, are teaming up like some kind of drunken Voltron to present “Planet of the Grapes” — a series of wine classes which will teach you all you ever wanted to know about orange wine, bubbly, pairing with Thanksgiving dinner and more. The classes happen every…

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The Philly Craft Spirits Week Party Just Got A Lot Bigger

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Last week, we told you about the folks from Philly Craft Spirits Week, who were throwing a party out in the suburbs (at Bluebird Distilling) for anyone who likes local booze and the people who make local booze. As it stood, it looked like it was going to be a pretty good time: a bunch…

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The Philly Craft Spirits Week Party Just Got A Lot Bigger

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Last week, we told you about the folks from Philly Craft Spirits Week, who were throwing a party out in the suburbs (at Bluebird Distilling) for anyone who likes local booze and the people who make local booze. As it stood, it looked like it was going to be a pretty good time: a bunch…

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Grits dinner hosted by a James Beard Award-winning chef, Cobb Restaurant Week and more in metro Atlanta this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

James Beard Award-winning chef Virginia Willis to host a four-course grits dinner at Food 101. Photo credit: 101 Concepts.

Three-course prix fixe dinners during Cobb Restaurant Week. Grits dinner hosted by a James Beard Award-wining chef. 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 Sept. 23: The ninth annual Cobb Restaurant Week features select three-course dinner menus for $15, $25 and $35. Participating restaurants include Chicken and the Egg, Drift Fish House ...

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David Ansill’s Legendary French Restaurant Is Popping Up at Noord

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

He did it a couple months ago at Amis — a one-night-only pop-up dinner featuring tastes reminiscent of his glory days at Pif. And now David Ansill is doing it again, this time bringing his French peasant cuisine to Noord. It’s happening October 9th, from 5:30pm to 10pm. A seat at the table will run you…

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Philly’s Best Distillers Are Throwing Another Party

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

A couple weeks ago, a bunch of the best distillers in the region packed up their whiskey, gin and rum and brought it all over to the brand new Philadelphia Distilling mothership in Fishtown for a party to benefit Philadelphia Craft Spirits Week–the all-local, hard liquor version of Beer Week, happening at the end of…

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$10 cocktail class, oysters and wine event in Alpharetta and more in metro Atlanta this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Bowl, eat and drink during a fundraiser for pets at Comet Pub and Lanes. Photo credit: Tori Allen PR.

$10 cocktail class. Bowling fundraiser for pets. 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, Sept. 14: Here are 10 reasons to visit Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails: eight oysters and two full glasses of sparkling wine during the Sips and Shells event from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $35, can be purchased here.
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Steven Satterfield, Anne Quatrano, Kevin Gillespie, and more will promote sustainability at the Chefs Collaborative Summit

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Atlanta Chefs Collaborative Summit host Steven Satterfield (right) with Add Danforth.Photograph courtesy of Miller Union Chefs, farmers, and purveyors from around the country are teaming up to promote food sustainability at the Chefs Collaborative 8th Annual Summit, themed “Growing Community–Owning the Future.” Open to the public, the event will be held September 9 through 11 at locations around the city, including Ponce City Market and the Fox Theatre. Miller Union owner and chef Steven Satterfield is this year’s host committee leader, working with notable chefs like Anne Quatrano, Hugh Acheson, and Kevin Gillespie. “Chefs Collaborative is a nonprofit that connects ...

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New York Taste Returns on November 6

Source: Grub Street NY

It’s that time again: On Monday, November 6, some of the city’s most talented culinary professionals will assemble at the Waterfront on 11th Avenue for New York Taste, New York‘s annual food-and-drink extravaganza that is back for its 19th consecutive year.

Attendees can expect to see chefs like …

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Talking with the Chefs from This Year’s Audi Feastival

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

As we mentioned last week, the end of summer means that the 2017 Audi Feastival is coming — the annual food and drink event held to benefit FringeArts. It’s a helluva party, bringing in the best chefs, the best restaurants and all of Philly’s artsy swells. And this year, we’re going to talk with some of…

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Celebrity chef dinner in Buckhead, BBQ restaurants help Hurricane Harvey victims and more in metro Atlanta this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

For a sunset dinner with celebrity chef Art Smith, head to the second annual Art’s Big Southern Barbecue at Southern Art. Photo credit: Phase 3: Marketing and Communications.

Meals and music. Several barbecue restaurants team up to help Hurricane Harvey victims. 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.

Wednesday, Sept. 6: During BBQ for Texas Dine Out, Sweet Auburn BBQBone Lick BBQ, Community Q, Smoke Ring and several others will ...

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Where To Eat This Weekend: All-Houston Edition

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Proceeds from the roasted veal loin with smoked carrot romesco, green onions, and hazelnuts at a.kitchen will go to the #chefs4Houston hurricane relief effort. a.kitchen/Twitter

We know that a lot of you are going to be out of the city this weekend. We know that most of you are already gone. But for those of you sticking around, we’re focusing this week’s Where To Eat on restaurants that are doing charity work for the people (and pets) of Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey.

So let’s go do some good this weekend, huh? And we can start with…

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Sneak Preview: October Classes at COOK

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Tomorrow, the October schedule for classes at COOK goes live. And they’ve got another packed month, with everyone from Bistro La Minette’s Kenny Bush and Damon Menapace from Kensington Quarters to the crews from Stockyard, Scarpetta and Fork.

As always, the best classes fill up fast. But you folks are getting an early look. So plan your schedule, make your choices and be ready to hit COOK’s website at 2 p.m. tomorrow with your credit card in hand.

October Classes at COOK

October 4: Lebanese Please! with Frances Vavloukis
October 5: Bouchon La Minette with Kenneth Bush of Bistrot La ...

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