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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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Have a scary good time at these metro Atlanta Halloween parties

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Drink up at these Atlanta Halloween parties. (Taylor Jones/The Palm Beach Post)

Looking to scare up some fun this year? Check out the Halloween festivities going down at your favorite metro Atlanta bars and restaurants.

Oct. 20

Abbey of the Holy Goats Brewery: The brewery’s party will feature beer Jell-o shots, special Halloween beers, a photo booth, costume contest and scary movie screenings.
4-10 p.m. 4000 Northfield Way, Roswell. 470-282-1444, abbeyoftheholygoats.com/

 

Oct. 27

Java Cats Cafe: The cat cafe’s Freak Me-OWT Halloween party will feature dancing, food, costume contests (for both humans and kitties) and beer. Tickets ...

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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.
FEED Fried Chicken and ...

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Make it dessert first – no regrets – with this restaurant’s bread pudding

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Praline Bread Pudding Souffle at Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen / Ligaya Figueras

DISH OF THE WEEK: Praline Bread Pudding Souffle at Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen

Have you ever walked into a restaurant and ordered dessert as your main affair? I hadn’t, until recently.

No decisions about which meat or three sides. Skip the soup of the day. Give me the dessert menu and take me to straight to sugar purgatory.

“The first bread pudding order of the day!” said the server.

Oh, the liberation! Not quite. It  brought on a mea culpa moment. That I somehow need to explain this dessert lunch ...

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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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Eat well with these October metro Atlanta food events

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Grilling at the Atlanta Kosher BBQ Competition.

Try some of the top barbecue around and sample some of Alpharetta’s top restaurants in October.

Test your slow food knowledge

Think you know everything about the slow food movement? Put yourself to the test with Slow Food Atlanta’s trivia night at 5 Seasons Brewery Westside, hosted by Greg Best of Ticonderoga Club in Krog Street Market. Teams can be made up of up to eight members, but smaller teams and solo players are allowed, as well, all competing to win an assortment of prizes. Raffle tickets will be available for purchase for ...

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Donetto opens tonight in West Midtown and other top Atlanta dining news from the week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

These are the biggest dining, cooking and food stories of the week:

Donetto is open in West Midtown.

Restaurant, food and dining news

Italian restaurant Donetto opens tonight for dinner in West Midtown’s Stockyards development at 976 Brady Ave.

Named after the largest Chianina bull recorded in history – weighing in at 3,840 pounds – Donetto will serve a menu of items inspired by the Tuscan region including tagliatelle with vongole, basil, butter, white wine, garlic bread crumbs and colatora di alici; fusilli with smoked fish, zucchini, shishitos, garlic aioli and basil; and ripiena stuffed with quail, smoked mushrooms, garlic ...

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This clam chowder recipe from C&S Chowder House will have you feeling warm all fall

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

New England clam chowder is a bestseller at C&S Chowder House in Roswell. / Handout photo

There are few things cozier than a bowl of creamy hot soup, and New England clam chowder is one of the coziest.

Jon Schwenk, chef and owner of C&S Chowder House in Roswell (as well as C&S Seafood and Oyster Bar on Cobb Parkway in Atlanta and Hugo’s Oyster Bar in Roswell) shared his recipe for the ultimate fall dish — watch the video and scroll down to find out how to make the East Coast favorite yourself.

 

NEW ENGLAND CLAM CHOWDER

Ingredients:

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Get a taste of some of metro Atlanta’s top spots during New South Culinary Week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Piquillo peppers stuffed with braised beef at Ecco / AJC file photo

If one day you’re feeling like sushi and the next day tapas are calling your name, you’re in luck — a variety of restaurant are offering eclectic menus during New South Culinary Week. Combining Midtown Restaurant Week and Buckhead Restaurant Week, with some spots in other areas thrown in, the weeklong event — running from Oct. 1-8, gives food lovers a chance to sample food from different restaurants with affordable tasting menus.

Participants include:

Alma Cocina

The Mexican menu’s options include guacamole, roasted chicken mole and the Alma ...

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National Coffee Day: Freebies, deals and the best spots to grab a cup in metro Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Friday, Sept. 29, is National Coffee Day / (Dreamstime/TNS)

Need a little pick-me-up?

Tomorrow is National Coffee Day, and there are plenty of ways to celebrate in one of the best coffee cities in the country.

Looking for free or cheap coffee?

The Cenacle Coffee & Bistro: Get a free cup of coffee or tea with the purchase of non-dessert or pastry food.
2844 Veterans Memorial Hwy., Austell. 770-966-2711.

Cinnabon: Get a free 12-ounce coffee on Friday.
Multiple locations

DaVinci’s Donuts: Get free coffee on Friday.
Locations in Alpharetta, Sandy Springs and Dunwoody

Dunkin’ Donuts: Get a free ...

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Another steakhouse headed to Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse will open a location in Dunwoody in 2018. / Photo: Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse

This year has seen numerous steakhouses open in and around Atlanta, including Kaiser’s Chophouse in Sandy Springs and C. Ellet’s at The Battery, a concept by restaurateur Linton Hopkins. The latest to join the primal-cut scene is national chain Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse, which has announced that it will open a location in Atlanta next year.

A holding of Texas-based Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group, the chophouse will open at 236 Perimeter Center Parkway, in Dunwoody’s Park Center, ...

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Dunwoody gets a pizza joint

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Vintage Pizzeria recently opened its third location on Chamblee Dunwoody Road in Dunwoody Village. / Dunwoody Convention and Visitors Bureau

By Caleigh Derreberry

Dunwoody residents and office workers have one more nearby dining option: Vintage Pizzeria.

The local, family-owned restaurant, known for New Jersey-style pizza, recently opened a location at 5510 Chamblee Dunwoody Road in Dunwoody Village.

The new location offers two dining areas – one geared toward families, the other for adults. Both sections have a covered outdoor patio.

Besides thin-crust pizza, the Vintage menu includes traditional Italian appetizers, salads and sandwiches.

This marks the third location for Vintage, whose ...

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

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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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Kids eat free at this chain restaurant all week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Kids eat free at Zoës Kitchen this week. Photo credit: Zoës Kitchen.

Weeknight dinners are easier with when you have a little help.

Zoës Kitchen is offering a free kids meal with the purchase of a regular entrée after 3 p.m. now through Sept. 22. Kids menu meals include shrimp kabab, grilled chicken fingers and pizza piadina. To cash in on this offer, use promo code ZKKIDS, which is valid for dine-in only.
Various locations, zoeskitchen.com.

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Free meal for metro Atlanta first responders now today and tomorrow

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Free meal for metro Atlanta first responders now today and tomorrow at Macaroni Grill. Photo credit: Fitzgerald Petersen Communications.

As a thank you to first responders during Hurricane Irma, metro Atlanta police officers, firefighters, EMTs and paramedics will receive a free Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs and Spaghetti entrée now through Sept. 19 at all three metro Atlanta Macaroni Grill locations. The offer is available for dine-in or take-out. No purchase necessary.
Mall of Georgia, 3207 Buford Dr., Buford. 678-714-0049, macaronigrill.com.
5045 Windward Pkwy., Alpharetta. 770-360-6302.
3625 Dallas Hwy. S.W., Marietta. 678-581-5624.

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Barbecue and beer venue to be part of new Marietta Whole Foods and other top Atlanta dining news from the week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Whole Foods will open in Kennesaw next month. / (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Restaurant, food and dining news

Whole Foods Market is set to open a new store on Friday, Oct. 6 in Kennesaw at 1300 Ernest Barrett Parkway. A relocation of Whole Foods Market’s Harry’s Farmers Market store in Marietta, which will close October 5, the new store will feature offer opening day product demonstrations and samples, and the first 500 customers will receive free gifts cards ranging in amounts from $5 to $50 with one $500 card. Five percent of opening day sales will be donated to the Swift-Cantrell Foundation...

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Celebrate National Cheeseburger Day with these deals, specials and recipes

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Reformation Brewing and Freight Kitchen are pairing up for National Cheeseburger Day. / Contributed photo

When it comes to culinary pairings, you can’t get much tastier than a cheeseburger. A juicy patty topped with a slice of cheese — is there anything better? So imagine our delight to find out that Sept. 18 is National Cheeseburger Day.  A whole day set aside to celebrate one of our favorite indulgences? We’re in. Keep reading to find out how to pay homage yourself:

Deals and specials

Local businesses

Reformation Brewery and Freight Kitchen and Tap in Woodstock are teaming up to offer ...

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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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Get a free BBQ meal at Shane’s Rib Shack locations this this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

 

Law enforcement officers can get a free meal at Shane’s Rib Shack this week. Photo credit: Shane’s Rib Shack.

Shane’s Rib Shack is hosting a police appreciation week.

All active law enforcement officers will receive a free meal certificate for a barbecue sandwich, side and a drink now through Sept. 17. Options may include the signature slow-smoked barbecue pork sandwich or chopped barbecue pork topped with coleslaw; side options such as baked beans, potato salad, sweet potato fries or mac and cheese may be available.
Various locations, shanesribshack.com.

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The Freakin Incan to open in Tucker and other top Atlanta dining news from the week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cheviche de Camarone at The Freakin’ Incan. / AJC file photo

Restaurant and dining news

Less than a month after M572 announced it would be closing its doors, an established Peruvian restaurant is set to set up shop in the space.

The Freakin Incan, the food truck turned brick-and-mortar in Roswell, will open a second location at 2316 Main St. in Tucker at the beginning of October, according to owner Mikiel Arnold.

The new location will have a similar menu to the Roswell restaurant, with some additional dishes. The 16-seat bar in Tucker will enable the new spot ...

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New barbecue spot coming to Johns Creek

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ribs are on the menu at Rise & Swine / Photo from the Swine & Shine Facebook page

The owners of a popular Johns Creek Mexican restaurant are planning to open a barbecue restaurant next door.

Mark Ferrara and Ben Lee, who own The Original Brooklyn Cantina at 9945 Jones Bridge Road, are planning to open Swine and Shine, according to Scoop OTP.

Lee said the restaurant is set to open at the beginning of October and will offer barbecue staples including brisket, ribs and burnt ends. Beverages will include more than 40 kinds of beer, 15 kinds of ...

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5 reasons to check out Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails

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Try the jumbo lump crab cakes—accompanied by meyer-lemon goat cheese grits, grilled asparagus and cracked mustard butter sauce–at Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails./ Photo by Heidi Geldhauser

Many restaurants tout menus with locally sourced ingredients—but how many of them actually grow their own fare? Garden-to-table dining is what you’ll encounter at Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails, which boasts its very own one-acre garden. Located in historic downtown Crabapple, the 155-year-old farmhouse and 1930s cottage were preserved and restored, now serving as the home of Milton’s, which cooks up contemporary southern cuisine in a charming setting. Here are five reasons you should check ...

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Avalon is getting a new ice cream shop this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cookies and cream rolled ice cream at Kremo. / Photo courtesy of Kremo

The rolled ice cream trend shows no signs of stopping.

Kremo Ice Cream is set to open at Avalon in Alpharetta this Friday. The spot, which serves made-to-order rolled ice cream made with local ingredients, offers flavors including green tea, toasted coconut and coffee, as well as specialty and seasonal varieties including mocha latte, passionfruit, rum raisin and black sesame.

This will be the second Kremo — the spot has another location at 2180 Pleasant Hill Road in Duluth. This will be the second spot ...

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Nitrogen ice cream shop now open in Sandy Springs

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream

Another nitrogen ice cream shop has opened its doors in metro Atlanta.

The first Georgia location of Provo, Utah-based Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream is now open at The Prado at 5590 Roswell Road in Sandy Springs.

Nitrogen ice cream is made by flash-freezing ice cream using liquid nitrogen, which minimizes the amount of ice crystals in the product. Sub Zero’s menu features seven cream bases, including original, custard, low-fat and yogurt, as well as lactose-free, vegan and sugar-free options.

After selecting a base, customers can choose from more than 30 flavors and mix in ...

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