Atlanta weekend food events: May 15-17

Things to eat and do this weekend


  • Wild Heaven Craft Beer is celebrating its anniversary this weekend

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Ray's in the City Fri.-Sun., May 15-17 Downtown Steak Week Presented by Central Atlanta Progress and supported by CL, participating Atlanta Restaurants show off their skills with steak themed dishes for the steak week. Participating restaurants includes: Fire of Brazil, Alma Cocina, Sway, Thrive, Room at Twelve, Trade Vic and others. Details

Wild Heaven Craft Beers Fri., May 15, 8-11 p.m.; Sat., May 16, 7-10 p.m. Wild Heaven’s Avondale Anniversary Parties Wild Heaven celebrates a year of brewing in Avondale Estates with more than 15 beers, including tequila-barrel-aged selections and a couple sours. Details


Orpheus Brewing Sat., May 16, 1:45-4:15 p.m. Beer + Yoga After a private tour of Orpheus, take an all-levels one-hour Yoga class with the teachers from Lift Yoga on the patio. Afterwards, reward yourself with plenty of the tasty Orpheus brews. Details

Brownwood Park Sat., May 16, 1-5 p.m. East Atlanta Beer Festival Experience hundreds of different types of craft beer, great food, music from Wasted Potential Brass Band, and experience what the village is all about. The 12th Annual festival will donate the funds to a charity chosen by East Atlanta Foundation. Details

Holeman and Finch Public House Sat., May 16, 12 p.m. Around The World one Dram at a Time In this special event, become multi cultured without leaving the comfort of a whiskey glass. Start your trip in Ireland with Greenspot Irish Pot Still as you learn about whiskey's humble beginnings. Through this whiskey tasting event, make your way around the globe stopping by pivotal places like France with their hand crafted whiskey, until you reach samples of the innovative Japanese and Australian whiskey, so distinct you might find your self saying "I think it's not whiskey." Lunch will be included. Details

Taco Mac-Lindbergh Sat., May 16, noon-5 p.m. Southern Beer Tours Start the day off at SweetWater Brewing for a tasting and tour of the largest craft brewery in the state. The next stop will be to Monday Night Brewing. Then will continue through Midtown and visit with one of Atlanta's newest breweries, Second Self Beer Company. Each tour includes transportation, your admission to each venue, beer tastings, souvenir glass at each brewery, and a gift bag filled with growler discounts, koozies, and whatever else we can find. Details


Seven Lamps Sun., May 17, 3-4 p.m. Cooking Class with Chef Drew Van Leuvan Join chef Drew Van Leuvan of Seven Lamps for a culinary learning, kid-friendly experience. The interactive cooking classes will teach the basics around the kitchen. Upcoming classes will cover pizza, cupcakes and cookies, and spaghetti and meatballs. Details

Portofino Bistro Sun., May 17, 6:30 p.m. Wine Tastings Every third Sunday of the month, Portofino hosts a private wine tasting with expert Michael Gallant featuring 12 carefully selected wines presented in four flights and light appetizers from executive chef Matt Marcus. Details

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