Weekend food events, August 10-12, a 'Mater Mixer, eight-course dinner, and more

Enjoy summer's bounty with these fresh events.


Piedmont West Sat., Aug. 11, 6-8 p.m. 3rd Annual Cupcakes & Cocktails for a Cause Enjoy sweet cupcakes and delicious cocktails for a cause. The 3rd Annual Cupcakes & Cocktails for a Cause will benefit Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Hospital, and for $25 guests will receive complimentary wine, gourmet cupcakes, assorted appetizers and live entertainment. Details

Peachtree Road Farmers Market Sat., Aug. 11, 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday at the Farmers Market Head over to metro Atlanta's biggest farmers market for the season's freshest produce, a chef demonstration by Dan Sweeney of Cakes and Ale, and live music by Alex Gordon. Details

Double Zero Napoletana Sun., Aug. 12, 6 p.m. Eight Courses, Eight Chefs Eight chefs from Castellucci Hospitality Group will join together to serve up an eight-course dinner including delicacies like pan-roasted squab and strawberry gazpacho. For an additional $55 guests can enjoy a wine pairing with their meal. Details

Crack in the Sidewalk Sun., Aug. 12, 6 p.m. 'Mater Mixer Enjoy creative tomato-themed cocktails, a tour of the urban farm, and a sit-down, family-style dinner featuring local and seasonal food prepared by chef Angus Brown of the Octopus Bar. Proceeds will benefit the farm's ability to keep growing and producing. Details

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