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Atlanta weekend food events: June 19-21

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  • Rachel Hortman

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Alon’s Bakery and Market - Dunwoody Fri., June 19, 6-9 p.m. Sips, Suds & Summer Taste your way through the Alon’s Bakery & Market 1st Annual Summer Beer Tasting. The beer-filled patio party will feature beer selections from six local craft breweries, live entertainment, delicious culinary offerings and more. Details.

Georgia Aquarium Fri., June 19, 7-10 p.m. Sips Under the Sea An evening event for adults 21 and older to enjoy the Aquarium with family, friends, or a significant other, all without kids. The event will kick off with a cocktail hour in Oceans Ballroom and guests will have exclusive access to the Aquarium’s exhibits beginning at 8 p.m. Guests will also enjoy a live jazz band, photo booth, drinks, tapas and more. Cash bar and tapas will be available for sale at the event. Details.

The Masquerade Sat., June 20, 4-9 p.m. Atlanta Summer Beer Fest Get ready for beer, beer, and more beer. The 200 plus list of beer selections can be paired up with some of Atlanta’s favorite eats. The ticket includes entry, entertainment, souvenir cup, and all beer samples. Guests will also be able to enjoy games, live music, and fun. Details.

Watershed on Peachtree Sat., June 20, 7-11 a.m. Tour De Chef Chef Zeb Stevenson will guide cyclists throughout the city, stopping at each market to gather fresh local ingredients that participants can later use at home to craft a delicious meal for four. Chef Zeb will show participants how easy it can be to utilize your local markets and farmers to gather ingredients that allow you to create dishes with both flavor and community consciousness. Details.

Whole Foods Market Sat., June 20, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Low Country Boil Join Whole Foods for a low country boil, a Southern favorite featuring shrimp, sausage, potatoes, and corn. There will be live music from Heather Luttrell, cornhole, and plates of Low Country Boil & a Milo’s Sweet Tea for just $9! Details.

Cathedral of St. Philip Sat., June 20, 12-2 p.m. Slow Food Atlanta’s Ice Cream Social Slow Food Atlanta presents its ninth annual ice cream social. Guests will taste ice creams and sorbets made by local chefs and amateurs. Afterward, guests will vote for their favorite flavor, including a produce category for the best seasonal fruit and vegetable combinations. Participating restaurants include King of Pops, Seven Lamps, di Paolo, and more. Proceeds will benefit the Atlanta chapter of Slow Food International and the Peachtree Road Farmers Market. Details.

Grant Park Sat., June 20, 1-10 p.m. Atlanta Green Fest 2015 Farm2Me and Fight4ATL present the Atlanta Green Fest 2015 at Grant Park, featuring “The Local Maker Shaker,” a showcase of local food makers from across state of Georgia, and live performances on the “Organic Sound” sound stage. Details.

Atlantic Station Sat., June 20, 2-5 p.m. Margarita Station The first annual event will have seven Atlantic Station restaurants competing for the title of ‘Best Margarita at Atlantic Station.’ Guests are invited to pick up a participation card, try signature margaritas at restaurants like The Pig & The Pearl and Rosa Mexicano, cast their votes, and be entered to win gift cards and a Yeti cooler from Kinnucan’s. In addition to the margarita showdown, there will be live music and discounts at participating retailers. Details.

Steel Restaurant and Lounge Sat., June 20, 3:30-5 p.m. Mojito Mixology Class A welcome libation & reception appetizers upon arrival will be served. Learn to craft 2 variations on the classic mojito, skills & techniques from our mixologist. Live & hands-on experience. Only 10 slots are available. Details.

Ration & Dram Sun., June 21, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Surf and Turf and Turf and Whisky As Ron Swanson said, “If it doesn’t have meat, it’s a snack.” Ration & Dram is serving up a Ron Swanson Meat and Whisky Plate all day Father’s Day. The platter will include grilled escolar, dry aged Angus steak, and braised ossobuco, alongside creamed kale and potato gratin. In true Swanson fashion, the dish will be paired with three different whiskies. Details.

Cook Hall Sun., June 21, 12:30-3 p.m. Father’s Day Tap Takeover On Father’s Day, Cook Hall will partner with Athens-based brewery Creature Comforts for a tap takeover. Beginning at 12:30 p.m., Cook Hall will pour four craft beers exclusively from Creature Comforts. Selections include Athena Berliner, Bibo Pilsner, Reclaimed Rye, and Tropicalia IPA. Cook Hall will be open regular hours on Father’s Day, serving brunch from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. along with an all-day menu and holiday Blackboard specials. Details.

Vino Venue Sun., June 21, 2-4 & 5-7 p.m. Discover the Best of the West Guests will taste wines from California, Oregon, and Washington with foods from Santa Barbara, Puget Sound, Oregon, and Washington. Available wines will include cabernet sauvignon, pinot noir, and chardonnay. Participants can choose between two time slots. Tickets include a Riedel crystal wine glass and unlimited food and wine tastings. VIP tickets allow high-end wine access and specialty cuisine. Space is limited. Details.

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