The Dish July 18 2001

Birthday bash
In restaurant years, Mumbo Jumbo is approaching middle age. In celebration of its five-year anniversary, owners Tom Cook, Shaun Doty and Paul Sullivan invite guests to enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres and drink specials after work July 16-20. The celebration culminates July 20 with live entertainment and a l ate-night website launch. 89 Park Place. 404-523-0330.

Tummy stuffers
Who said there's no such thing as a free lunch? Panera Bread kicked off a month-long food drive by donating lunch for 250 children to the Jesse Draper Boys & Girls Club of America July 11. The restaurant teams up with the Atlanta Community Food Bank, collecting non-perishables at all nine of its Atlanta locations throughout July, to distribute food to organizations that feed kids. Visit www.panerabread.com.

Chinese secret
Uncle Tai's — A Chinese Bistro is teaching the techniques of Asian cooking at a class July 21. The cooking demonstration will be accompanied by a wine class, after which lunch will be served. 11 a.m. $15 per person. 404-816-8888.

Study group
Go behind the scenes at three of Midtown's eateries. Chef Jamie Adams of Eno, Chef Michael Persichetti of Veni, Vidi, Vici and Chef Filipo Saporito of Terra di Siena will demonstrate recipes and share preparation tips during a series of cooking classes titled "Inside the Kitchens of Midtown." The first class will be hosted at Eno July 30 from 6-8:30 p.m. 800 Peachtree St. 404-685-3191. The class at Veni, Vidi, Vici (404-875-8424) will be held Aug. 25 at noon, and Terra di Siena (404-885-7505) will be the site for the third class Sept. 24 at 6 p.m.

AJC wine columnist Jane Garvey shares her insight on sparkling wines July 27 at the Sparkling Wine Reception and Dinner at City Grill. Learn how to pair bubbly with a light summer meal. 7 p.m. $65 per person. 50 Hurt Plaza. 404-524-2489.

Take flight
Head west with SoHo's bar manager J.D. Doyle as he re-introduces the "West Coast Wine Tour." Wines from regions along the West Coast will be presented each Wednesday for 22 consecutive weeks, with flights consisting of chardonnays, merlots, cabernets, pinot noirs, zinfandels, syrahs and more. $17-$20 per flight. 4300 Paces Ferry Road. 770-801-0069.

If roasted white quail with a morel mushroom and chestnut filling on a bed of barbecued Vidalia onions sounds like paradise, join Executive Chef Tom Barkas at Paradiso Restaurant for a five-course dinner accompanied by wines from the Morgan Winery July 23 at 7 p.m. $85 per person. 11950 Jones Bridge Road, Alpharetta. 770-752-1726.??

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