Labor Day 2010

Omnivore - Labor Day weekend Atlanta food events, Sept. 3-5

Zydeco Picnic and Decatur Book Festival, Fri.-Sun., Sept. 3-5: Presented by DeKalb Medical, this annual book festival features presentations given by cooks, authors, and food columnists. The event will be closed out by popular band, Zydeco T. Free concert, $10 at the gate for food. Downtown Decatur Square. www.decaturbookfestival.com.

Morningside Farmers Market, Sat., Sept. 4: Chef Bruce Logue will be featured at this event, demonstrating several of his savory dishes served daily at La Pietra Cucina. The market and the demo are free. 9:30 a.m., 1393 N. Highland Ave. 404-313-5784. www.morningsidemarket.com.

Modern Day Masala, Sat., Sept. 4: The Cook’s Warehouse will be hosting a demo on how to make Indian food. They will provide you an ingredient list, the recipe, and even the spice blends. The spices are all USDA certified organic and they are made in Marietta, GA. Noon-2 p.m., 4062 Peachtree Road. 404-949-9945. www.cookswarehouse.com.

Midtown Restaurant Week, Sat., Sept. 4-Sun., Sept. 12: During this fifth annual restaurant week, participating restaurants will offer a $25 three-course meal. Participants include Two Urban Licks, Silk, Lobby, Dogwood and more. (Full list of participants on Web site.) Various locations. www.atlrestaurantweek.com.

Blackstock Vineyards and Winery Grape Stomping and Harvest Celebration, Sat.-Mon., Sept. 4-7: Grape stomping, harvest viewing, and wine tastings. Live music by Tommy Preston & the Kip Dockery Trio. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 5400 Town Creek Road. www.bsvw.com.

Beer and Whiskey Fest, Sun., Sept. 5: Sixth annual event features tastings of many beers and whiskies, plus barbecue, five tribute bands, a DJ and a silent auction with 100 percent of proceeds going to the Nature Conservancy Gulf Coast Relief Fund. Portions of ticket sales also benefit the relief fund. 2 p.m.-11 p.m., $10 advance, $15 door. 500 10th St. 404-249-0001. www.beerandwhiskeyfest.com.

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  • Celebrate the holidays with the kids! Gingerbread house making and other food events this weekend.

Urban Cannibals Bodega & Bites, Fri., Dec. 3: One year anniversary birthday bash and Kickstarter Campaign launch featuring housemade treats, local cheeses, music and wine provided by Savannah, GA based company Shannon Vineyards. 6-9 p.m. 477 Flats Shoals Ave. 404-230-9865....

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Monday November 29, 2010 11:29 am EST

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  • Enjoy an eight-course meal for ALS, check out Chanukah dishes and enjoy other food events this week.

Portofino, Mon., Nov. 29: Portofino will be celebrating their 10th anniversary by offering their regular dinner menu for $10 or less. Space is limited and reservations are highly recommended. 3199 Paces Ferry Place. 404-231-1136. www.portofinobistro.com.

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Monday November 22, 2010 11:10 am EST

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  • Last few food events before Turkey Day!

Eugene Author Dinner Series, Mon., Nov. 22: Chef Linton Hopkins will be launching his new dinner series at Restaurant Eugene. The series features an exploration of food and books. The James Beard Nominated Chef will be paired with a writer to produce an evening and menu inspired by the Author’s work....

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Friday November 19, 2010 10:50 am EST

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  • The opening of Centennial Olympic Park's ice rink kicks off the holiday spirit and great food events!

Googie Burger, Fri., Nov. 19-Sun., Jan. 30: Upgraded meal for ice skaters beginning this Friday at the 13th annual opening of Centennial Olympic Park’s ice skating rink. By showing an ice skating wrist band when you order, Googie Burger patrons can receive an upgraded meal...

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Monday November 15, 2010 04:04 pm EST

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  • Anthony Bourdain in Atlanta and many other food events!

Paces 88, Mon., Nov. 15: Five-course Truffle Dinner featuring La Spinetta wines and live jazz at The St. Regis Atlanta. Part of The St. Regis Atlanta’s signature wine dinner series, the Truffle Dinner will include black and white truffles. Featured dishes include Porcini Mushroom and Parmesan Risotto with Shaved...

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