Atlanta food events, August 2-9

This week, help out worthy charities, help crown the Tomato Queen or King, learn culinary lessons and more.


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Learn how to make refreshing mojitos this week and enjoy other food events too!

Downtown Atlanta Restaurant Week, now until Sun, Aug. 8: Enjoy special three-course meals at a selection of downtown’s restaurants. No coupons, passes or tickets needed. Event features a special signature cocktail. Visit website for list of participating restaurants and menus. Reservations recommended. $25-$35. Various locations. www.atlantadowntown.com/fun/restaurant-week.

RA Sushi, August: Throughout the month of August, if the temperature reaches 100 degrees according to the CBS 46 weather broadcasting reports or Web site, RA will offer the Hot Mess for $1 ($14 value). The Hot Mess is crispy rice balls topped with spicy king crab mix, jalapeno and cilantro. 1080 Peachtree St. 404-267-0114. www.rasushi.com.

Red Sky Tapas, Mon., Aug. 2: Tapas for Tatas special event benefits the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation. Includes special Tatatini. Portion of proceeds will benefit the Komen Foundation. 6 p.m. 122 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta. 770-973-0100. www.redskytapas.com.

Cook's Warehouse Decatur, Tues., Aug. 3: Wine and Cheese Tour of Italy teaches students about the more than 1,000 types of grape grown in Italy and the wine they produce, plus Italian cheeses other than the Parmigiano Reggiano. Registration required. $45. 7-9 p.m. 180 W. Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur. 404-377-4005. www.cookswarehouse.com.

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