Atlanta food events, May 3-9
Stuff to do and stuff to eat this week.
Tuesday, May 4
D.B.A Barbecue challenges foodies to think outside the bottle at D.B.A.s Hobo Wine Dinner. Unusual pairings include smoked wings and Folk Machine Pinot Noir 2008 or brisket and spare ribs with Hobo Rockpile Zinfandel 2007. $39.95. 1190 N. Highland Ave., 404-249-5000, ===www.dbabarbecue.com===.
The Shed at Glenwood knows that everything is better with pie, so each Tuesday, chef Lance Gummere brings pot roast together with a different tasty tart. $15. 475 Bill Kennedy Way, 404-835-4363, ===www.theshedatglenwood.com===.
Wednesday, May 5
Benihanas This event celebrates Japanese Childrens Day, and 100% of the purchase of childrens meals will be donated to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital. Prices vary. Atlanta, 229 Peachtree St., 404-522-9629. Buckhead, 2143 Peachtree Rd., 404-355-8565. Alpharetta, 2365 Mansell Rd., 678-461-8440, ===www.benihana.com===.
Kim Severson, the New York Times food writer and James Beard award winner, will share her new book, Spoon Fed: How Eight Cooks Saved My Life, at Georgia Center for the Book. The memoir chronicles Seversons life in and out of the kitchen and the cooks that shaped her career. 7:15 p.m. Free. 215 Sycamore St., 404-370-8450, ===www.georgiacenterforthebook.org===.
Sunday, May 8th is Mother's Day! Check out our listings here.