Weekend food events: Nov. 3-5 2017

Things to eat and do

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Old Fourth Distillery Nov. 3, 2017, 8 p.m. Cocktail Nights Soft Launch Old Fourth Distillery is known for its location on Edgewood Avenue where classes and tours are conducted around its variety of sugar cane spirits. Now, the distillery is launching its very own bar program and is celebrating with plenty of cocktails from mixologist Jessica Luna and her team to go around. Details

Southern Art and Bourbon Bar Nov. 3, 2017, 5:30-8 p.m. "Whiskey Walk" Whiskey Tasting This exclusive whiskey tasting features Atlanta's ASW Distillery. Guests will have the opportunity to learn about and enjoy ASW's spirits, paired with bites from Southern Art's chef de cuisine David Bartlett. Details

Restaurant Eugene Nov. 3, 2017, 5:30-10:00 p.m. Shift into Small Plates Linton Hopkins' Restaurant Eugene unveils its new Friday feature: small plates in the salon space of the restaurant. Start the weekend with a specially curated menu from executive chef Chris Edwards, accompanied by cocktails at happy hour prices. Details

Xocolatl Nov. 3, 2017-Nov. 4, 2017, 6:00 p.m. Mezcal & Craft Chocolate Tastings Head to Xocolatl's micro-factory inside Krog Street Market for a comprehensive mezcal and chocolate tasting experiences. Guests can sample three artisanal mezcals paired with different kinds of dark chocolate, as well as other goodies to take home. Details


ASW Distillery Nov. 4, 2017, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Ryes & Shine Buttermilk Kitchen's Suzanne Vizethann will be selling her chicken biscuits this Saturday for a pop-up at ASW Distillery, alongside a bloody Mary bar out of an Airstream trailer in the parking lot. East Pole Coffee Co. will be handling all things espresso and coffee. Distillery tours will also be available from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Details

B's Cracklin BBQ Nov. 4, 2017, 9 a.m.-noon #BombAss Biscuits Atlanta Southern Souffle's Erika Council will be popping up at B's Cracklin BBQ this Saturday with plenty of her scrumptious biscuits and beignets. The line for the pop-up forms early in the morning, so arriving early is advised to get your biscuit buttered and stuffed. Details

Northeast Plaza Nov. 4, 2017, 5-10 p.m. Dia de los Muertos Festival & Parade Head to Atlanta's most international stretch for an evening of Dia de los Muertos festivities. In addition to plenty of food, there will be a community altar contest, a night market, and more activities for all to enjoy. A lit-up procession will take place after sunset. Details

Downtown Kennesaw Nov. 4, 2017, 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Taste of Kennesaw Head to downtown Kennesaw to sample bites from more than 30 local vendors. Attendees can also look forward to live entertainment, as well as the chance to enjoy a brew in the beer garden. Details

Publik Draft House Nov. 4, 2017, 12-6 p.m. The Tater Tot Crawl The first annual Tater Tot Crawl is descending upon Midtown. Sample tots from six Midtown restaurants while sipping beers throughout the afternoon. Details

Sandy Springs Nov. 4, 2017-Nov. 10, 2017 Sandy Springs Restaurant Week 2017 Sandy Springs will celebrate its culinary community with their annual restaurant week, featuring some of the city's top restaurants, prix fixe menus and other promotions and treats. Details

The Westin Buckhead Nov. 4, 2017, 5-9 p.m. Whiskeys of the World Sip whiskey, meet distillers from around the world, nosh on a variety of small bites, and take part in whiskey-themed activities and demonstrations. Details

Downtown Acworth Nov. 4, 2017, 1-5 p.m. 4th Annual Acworth Beer & Wine Festival Get your fill of craft beer, wine, and other libations in historic downtown Acworth. Live music, games, and food will round out the afternoon. Details

Suwanee Town Center Park Nov. 4, 2017, 1-4:30 p.m. 5th Annual Suwanee Wine Festival Local wine experts from Beverage SuperStore have curated a selection of over 150 wines to feature at the Suwanee Wine Festival. Attendees can look forward to wine samples and chatting with industry folks. Details

City Winery Nov. 4, 2017, 12-4 p.m. Uncorked Atlanta Wine Festival City Winery is hosting the latest edition of Uncorked Atlanta Wine Festival. Attendees can enjoy unlimited wine and craft beer samples, as well as live music and wine-themed activities. Details

Chastain Park Nov. 4, 2017-Nov. 5, 2017 9th Annual Chastain Park Arts Festival Featuring more than 185 artists from around Atlanta, the Chastain Park Arts Festival offers attendees the chance to view artist demonstrations, participate in hands-on art activities, and enjoy live music. Bites and beverages will abound over the weekend. Details


Houston Mill House Nov. 5, 2017, 3-6 p.m. Glorious Garden Gala Head to the Historic Houston Mill House for a '20s-inspired gala celebrating the beginning of fall. There will be music, performances, lawn games, and the opportunity to have your cocktails garnished by the colossal Hendricks Grand Garnisher. Details

The Savvy Cellars Nov. 5, 2017, 5-7 p.m. SommTalk with Harry Constantinescu Join the folks at the Savvy Cellars for a wine tasting and seminar led by sommelier Harry Constantinescu. Guests will have the opportunity to learn about and taste different wine varietals, as well as participate in trivia and raffles. Details

West Egg Cafe Nov. 5, 2017, 6:00 p.m. Finders Keepers: A Preservation Dinner Taste the flavors of the city through an extensive dinner featuring fresh produce foraged by Concrete Jungle, a non-profit that preserves, harvests, and donates fresh fruit and vegetables to the city. Guests can look forward to special cocktails and sneak previews of Wild Heaven's upcoming quadrupel brew. Details

Scofflaw Brewing Company Nov. 5, 2017, 1-4 p.m. Petting Zoo Head to Scofflaw Brewing for an afternoon of animals and the chance to enjoy some local craft beer. Details

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