Atlanta food events, Nov. 4-10: Brew Your Cask Off, Decatur Wine Festival, Atlanta Veg Fest, and more

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  • Brew Your Cask Off Sat., Nov. 9

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The Cook's Warehouse Brookhaven Mon., Nov. 4, 7 and 9 p.m. Simple Abundance Cooking Class Executive chef Tyler Williams of Woodfire Grill will demonstrate how to prepare a number of recipes throughout the evening. Guests will enjoy wine tastings from Sherlock's Wine Merchant, and a chance to win prizes from Bella Cucina Artful Foods and Cabot Cheese. Details


Aria Tues., Nov. 5, 7 p.m. Bonny Doon Wine Dinner Gerry Klaskala of Aria is pairing with Randall Grahm of Bonny Doon Vineyards for a wine dinner with five wines and five courses. Details

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Sur la Table Wed., Nov. 6, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cooking from the Heart with John Besh Southern chef John Besh will share and demonstrate how to cook four recipes from his new cookbook, Cooking from the Heart. Besh will share stories of his experiences and offer expert tips and advice on cooking techniques. Details


Lobby at Twelve Thurs., Nov. 7, 6:30 p.m. Blind Bubbles and Brew Tasting Guests will enjoy blind tastes of a selection of craft beers and sparkling wines. Appetizers will be paired with the drinks. Details

Courtyard Marriott Decatur Conference Center Thurs., Nov. 7, 6:30 p.m. Honduras Comes to Atlanta Missionary organization Honduras Outreach, Inc. is hosting a seated dinner in honor of long-time supporter Matt Moore. Special guests from Honduras will attend the event, and guests will enjoy a silent auction after dinner. Details


SweetWater Brewery Sat., Nov. 9, 6-10 p.m. Brew Your Cask Off The annual SweetWater brew fest challenges 90 special guests to create a unique cask for this event. The frothy results are chosen for Judge's Panel, People's Choice, and the Biggest Loser distinctions. Ticket buyers may enjoy unlimited tastings of the brews as well as SweetWater's usual offerings and brewery tours. Details

Le Fais do-do Sat., Nov. 9, 10 a.m. Atlanta Veg Fest 2013 Relish in greens at this free vegetable festival. Attractions include food samples, cooking demos, speakers, activities for children, and more. Details

East Lake Community Learning Garden Sat., Nov. 9, 10 a.m. Growing Herbs for the Home Medicine Chest Hosted by Homestead ATL, fledgling herbalists will learn about different types of medicinal herbs and how to use them at home. The materials needed to grow these herbs independently will be supplied at the end of the class. Details

Holeman and Finch Public House Sat., Nov. 9, 11 a.m. Academy of Bartending: Suppressors Greg Best of Holeman and Finch will lead a class on the suppressor class of beverages. Students will learn more about and how to create these mellow, low alcohol drinks. Details

Old Courthouse on the Square Sat., Nov. 9, 1-4 p.m. Decatur Wine Festival Guests to the outdoor wine festival will enjoy over 500 wines, as well as food samples and live music. Proceeds benefit the Decatur Arts Alliance, creators of the Decatur Arts Festival and other free art events. Details

Octane Coffee + Little Tart Bakeshop Sat., Nov. 9, 6 p.m. Get Fungi Mushroom Dinner David Sweeney will create a three-course meal of fungi and veggies with special guests. Octane's bar and coffee options with be available, and Liminal Space will play live music. Details


Wrecking Bar Brewpub Sun., Nov. 10, 1 p.m. Herbal Holiday Spirits Homestead ATL is providing a hands-on course on how to make a variety of drinks with local herbs. Outside of making the drinks, students will learn more about each of the herbs used. Details

Gaia Gardens Sun., Nov. 10, 4 p.m. This Ain't No Picnic A variety of chefs have come together to create a four-course dinner that reflects the farm. The dinner will be paired with hors d'oeuvres and cocktails from mixologist Paul Calvert. Details

H. Harper Station Sun., Nov. 10, 5-10 p.m. H. Harper Anniversary Dinner This three-year anniversary celebration features three dollar drink and food deals. Vote in the punch contest for a chance to win a bottle of whiskey. Details

Chai Pani Decatur Sun., Nov. 10, 6:30 p.m. Diwali Mela Guests will enjoy Indian street food, cocktails, shopping, henna, and music from DJ Jaz. This event benefits the nonprofit Go Eat Give, which utilizes food to travel and help others. Details

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