Atlanta food events: - May 15 2017
Food and drink specials abound for Monday's reopening of the I-85 bridge, and more
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Little Trouble May 15, 2017. 8 p.m. Monday Night Chef Series b Little Trouble O-Ku sous chef Sungmin Kim will be serving his serving up his personal steamed bun recipe at Little Trouble as one of a rotating list of Atlanta chefs in Little Trouble's Monday Night Chef Series. For $8, customers will receive two steamed buns filled with crispy galbi (Korean style soy glazed ribs), pork belly and cucumber kimchi. Details
Nakato May 15-18, 2017. 5:30-10 p.m. Deals at Nakato To celebrate the reopening of the I-85 bridge, Japanese restaurant Nakato will be offering 85-cent beers, sake and cocktails. Nakato is also offering 50 percent off food for all restaurant industry workers with a business card or check stub to show they are a member of the industry. Details
Tin Lizzy's May 15, 2017. 11 a.m.-2 a.m. $1.85 Margaritas at Tin Lizzybs Tin Lizzybs is celebrating the I-85 reopening with $1.85 margaritas. All Atlanta-area locations will be participating in this event all day Monday, so go to your closest location and enjoy some specialty tacos and cheap drinks. Details
Taco Mac May 15-22, 2017. 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Taco Mac Double Credit Monday Also celebrating I-85's reopening, Taco Mac will offer a special double credit Monday. All SweetWater 420 draft purchases will be worth 8.5 beer credits, to help sooth the pain and frustration of recent weeks. Cumberland, Decatur, Lindbergh, Metro, Perimeter, Prado and Virginia Highlands locations will be offering a chance to win an $85 gift card or a happy hour party. Drop off your receipt at the hostess stand to seize your chance. Details
Publik Draft House May 15, 2017. 11 a.m.-midnight $1.85 Appetizers at Midtownbs Publik Draft HouseB More I-85 deals! Midtownbs Publik Draft House is offering $1.85 appetizers. Each customerB may enjoy one dine-in appetizer, including tacos, wings and Sloppy Joebs sliders. Details
The Regent Cocktail ClubB May 15,B 2017. 5-7 p.m.B RegentB Cocktail Bourbon ClassB Come on down to the swanky, 1940s-inspired Regent Cocktail Club to learn about and taste their Manhattan, OldB FashionedB and Paper Plane craft cocktails. Bar snacks are included.B Details
The Cook's Warehouse - MidtownB May 15, 2017. 6:30-9:30 p.m.B Indian Summer Hands OnB Explore Indian cuisine withB chef Naina Bhedwar, who will teach students how to make exciting dishes like chili cheese toast, sweet-sour tamarind fish, spiced roasted okra and mango lassis.B Details
The Cook's Warehouse - East CobbB May 15, 2017. 6-8 p.m.B Sweet & Simple: Dessert for Two Book Signing and Tasting with Christina LaneB In her bookB Sweet & Simple: Dessert for Two, chef Christina Lane offers scaled-down versions of her classic, naturally-sweetened recipes for small batch sweets. Christina will be signing copies of her book, and several of the recipes will be available for tasting. Limited copies of the book are available on advanced reservation.B Details
The Cook's Warehouse - East Cobb May 16, 2017. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Duck, Lamb and Octopus - Preparing Unique Proteins Hands On Chef Elizabeth Weaver will teach the class recipes using often-overlooked meats for the open-minded chef. Experiment with duck breast and endive with sweet and sour orange sauce over grits, hard cider lamb pops, zoodles with anchovy butter, octopus with chorizo and potatoes and blueberry corn crisps. Details
Eventide BrewingB May 17,B 2017. 6:30-8:30 p.m.B Rare Book and Beer PairingB Get nerdy at The Curiosity Club's Book and Beer Pairing at Eventide Brewing. Kennesaw State University's Bentley Rare Book Museum specializes in books, manuscript and press material preservation. Dip into a selection of interesting reads from their stockpile while you indulge in some of Eventide's tastiest brews.B Details
The Cook's Warehouse - East Cobb Early Summer Girls Night Out Hands On May 18, 2017. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Enjoy a ladies night out with chef Stephanie Smithmyer, where you'll learn to prepare Southern summer dishes like pimiento cheese fritters, shrimp bisque, pecan-crusted shrimp with spicy orange marmalade, grilled shrimp, artichoke and pesto flatbread and bacon jam and brie crostini. Loosen up with blackberry mojito limeade spritzers while chef Stephanie puts the finishing touches on your meal. Details
Cabo Cantina May 19, 2017. 6-9 p.m. A Night in Cabo Celebrate the grand opening of Cabo Cantina, Buckhead's newest Mexican eatery. In honor of the event, Cabo will be offering complimentary Mexican appetizers as well as taco and margarita specials all night. They are promising a party, so wear your most colorful and festive outfits and enjoy a night of music, dancing and food. DetailsB
Diesel Filling Station B May 20, 2017. 4 p.m. Super Hero Pub Crawl With great power comes great responsibility. This city needs you to come out to Atlanta's Super Hero Pub Crawl in your favorite superhero or villain costume. Fly, leap, run or teleport through five different Virginia Highland pubs, with superhero-themed shot tickets, food and Monday Night Brewing draft specials, and a costume contest. Save the world (or watch it burn), with your fellow Atlanta freaks and mutants. Details
Grant ParkB May 20, 2017. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Atlanta Margarita + Taco FestB Join in a day of eating, drinking and South of the border style merriment with Food-O-Rama. Local eateries El Azteca, Tin Lizzybs, On The Border and Letbs Taco Bout It and others will partake in a friendly taco competition. Ten margarita bars will serve up a range of different flavors. Invite your family, bring your boo-thang, there is even a Kidzone full of inflatables along with an artist market, live music, and other food options like queso and guac to keep your spirits high. Entry is free for all with a $6 wristband for drinkers age 21+. A dollar from each wristband will go toward the Africa Yoga Project.
Town BrookhavenB May 20,B 2017. 3-7 p.m.B Taste of Town BrookhavenB Come to The 3rd annual Taste of Town Brookhaven, featuring cooking demonstrations from local chefs, tasting, games, music and drinks. CineBistro, Copper Coin Coffee, HobNob Tavern, Luckybs Burger & Brew and many others will present to help raise money for the LifeLine Animal Project, Atlanta's largest organization supporting animal welfare and no-kill shelters. Tickets include five food tastings, and additional food and drinks will be available for purchase.B Details
Orpheus Brewing May 21, 2017. 3:30-9 p.m.B Concrete Jungle's Spectacular Fruit RambleB Kick off harvesting season with the third annual Fruit Ramble, a day of urban foraging and fun with Atlanta nonprofit Concrete Jungle. The event will begin with a journey by foot or by bike through Virginia-Highland, led by foraging experts who will teach ramblers how to find and identify 10+ varieties of fruit trees. Then, everyone will head to Orpheus Brewing for a kid-friendly celebration featuring old-timey carnival games, raffles and brewery tours with seven 5-ounce tastings for the grown-ups. Proceeds will help Concrete Jungle collect unwanted fruits and veggies for the citybs hungry and homeless.