The Dish December 09 2000

The Garden Terrace celebrates the season with a brunch of holiday and regional specialties held in recognition of the Nutcracker. The Holiday Nutcracker Brunch will be offered Sundays through December between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. $21.50, $10.50 for kids 12 and under. Atlanta Hilton, 255 Courtland St. 404-589-7884.
The month of December brings a change of scenery at Mumbo Jumbo. The restaurant will feature works by William Woolfok’s “In the House” this month as part of its “12 Artists in 12 Months” series. On Dec. 7, the restaurant hosts a tequila-tasting dinner with 1800 Tequila, featuring a four-course menu, with each course accompanied by a tequila cocktail. 7 p.m. $65.89 Park Place. 404-523-0330.
Visit Bliss on Tuesday evenings for the “Passport Series” wine tastings from 6:30-8 p.m. 1829 Peachtree St. 404-350-6755.
Children can join Santa and Ms. Claus for the Ritz-Carlton, Downtown Atlanta Holiday Tales and Tea held Saturdays and Sundays through Dec. 17. A professional storyteller will read traditional holiday classics and adults will dine on tea fare while kids enjoy a buffet of treats. 2:30 p.m. $12-$32. 181 Peachtree St. 404-659-0400 ext. 5992.
Park 75 presents a three-course prix fixe luncheon Saturdays and the Artful Taste dim sum-style Sunday brunch, featuring Black-n-White desserts to coincide with Chorus of Light, the exhibit of photographs from the Sir Elton John collection on display at the High Museum. Both events include VIP tickets to the exhibition. $30-$35. 75 14th St. 404-253-3840.
This and That
Kudos to Aria. The Buckhead eatery has been chosen as one of America’s best new restaurants in the December issue of Esquire magazine. Aria serves dinner Mon.-Sat. from 5:30-10:30 p.m. Reservations recommended. 490 E. Paces Ferry Road. 404-233-7673.
Einstein Bros. Bagels partners with Share Our Strength, a national anti-poverty and anti-hunger organization, to raise money for the less fortunate. Einstein Bros. stores throughout the country will donate 5 percent of every catering order to S.O.S. Contact a store near you for details.
Dogwood Brewery is doing its part to save the environment with the introduction of Dogwood Pilsner. Ten percent of the profits will be given to the Environmental Fund for Georgia. Go to for information.
Get in the giving spirit by dining at Bistros. Mention that you’d like to contribute to Project Open Hand and the restaurant will donate $10 from your total bill to the charity. Mon.-Sat. 5:30-11 p.m. 1529 Piedmont Ave. 404-879-1090.
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