Atlanta food events, May 18-24
Things to eat and do
- CL's 3rd Annual Margarita Wars is at Park Tavern this Thurs., May 21, 7-11 p.m.
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Woodfire Grill Mon., May 18, 6-10 p.m. Family Reunion Dinner Celebrate one last time with familiar Woodfire Grill chefs from the past and present. The event will consist of a prix-fixe dinner with one chef preparing each course. Details
The Cook's Warehouse Mon., May 18, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Memorial Day BBQ Class Sharpen your grilling skills with this hands-on cooking class held at the Cook's Warehouse in Midtown. Chef Jennifer Booker will demonstrate how to make a spread of cookout classics including barbecued spare ribs, watermelon salad, and much more. Details
Oak Steakhouse Mon., May 18, 6:30 p.m. Atlanta CAB Dinner Head over to Avalon’s for a special, prix-fixe dinner at Oak Steakhouse featuring the Certified Angus Beef brand. Dine alongside local ranchers Andrew and Julie McPeake while enjoying a special four-course menu crafted by chef Chad Anderson. Details
4th and Swift Mon., May 18, 7 p.m. Peay and Paradigm Wine Dinner Gather in the Old Fourth Ward for a special prix-fixe dinner featuring wine pairings from California's Peay Vineyards and Paradigm Winery. Details
Watershed on Peachtree Tue., May 19, 5:30-7 p.m. 20 for $20 Wine Tasting Wine tastings feature 20 tastes for $20 along with chef’s choice light bites.The theme changes each month, so be ready to add diversity to your wine cellar with whites, reds and rosés from various regions around the world. Details
Park Tavern Thurs., May 21, 7-11 p.m. CL's 3rd Annual Margarita Wars Who makes the best margarita in town? At this event, 12 of Atlanta’s best bartenders have signed on to find out, and guests in attendance cast their votes. Las Margaritas, Original El Taco, Tin Lizzy’s, and Elmyriachi are just a few of the restaurants with bartenders participating. Ticket price includes admission and six tasting tickets. Details
A Cappella Books Thurs., May 21, 3 p.m Ruth Reichl Book Signing Former New York Times dining critic, food writer, and six-time James Beard award-winner Ruth Reichl will make an appearance at A Cappella Books for a signing to promote her new novel, Delicious!. Details
Atlanta Botanical Garden Thurs., May 21, 6 p.m. Ruth Reichl Dinner Famed food writer Ruth Reichl will headline this dinner, which will take place at the Café at Linton’s in the Garden at the Atlanta Botanical Garden on Thurs., May 21. The event will include a talk, book signing (for her new novel, Delicious!), and a prix-fixe dinner. Details
Preserving Place Fri., May 22, 5:30-8 p.m. Strawberry Social Fundraiser Preserving Place will host a strawberry social benefiting the Community Farmers Market. The event will highlight strawberries in various forms and includes a strawberry cocktail demonstration. A portion of the proceeds will go to CFM's Westside Provisions District Farmers Market. Details