Atlanta food events: May 16-22

Booze tastings, a fermentation class, Wholesome Wave's Picnic in the Park, and more

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One Midtown Kitchen
 Mon., May 16, 7-10 p.m. Nexto Ramen Pop-Up As ramen maven chef Mihoko Obunai prepares to open her new Poncey-Highland restaurant, Nexto, she and her slurp-worthy soups will make an appearance for one last pop-up dinner on Monday night. Obunai’s Nexto preview menu, which, in addition to ramen, includes small plates such as an assortment of yakitori and Japanese dumplings, will replace One’s regular menu that night. Attendance is free, however reservations are required. Details

Double Zero Napoletana
 Mon., May 16, 6:30-10 p.m. “Meat” the Farmer Dinner with Brasstown Beef Join Double Zero for a “Meat” the Farmer dinner in collaboration with local farm Brasstown Beef. The dinner will include a special cocktail, one local beer pairing, passed small bites, and four courses highlighting Brasstown Beef. Call for tickets. Details


Eventide Brewing Wed., May 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Curiosity Club: Feeding the Fermentation Fixation Some of the best things in life are ferments: bread, wine, beer, cheese, kimchi...you know, the major food groups. But how does this simple science work? Let chef Philip Meeker guide you through the ins and outs of fermentation and get you ready to become a probiotic-pounding beast. Details

Bellina Alimentari Wed., May 18, 7-8 p.m. Introduction to Amaro An introduction to Italy’s Amaro culture. Enjoy a guided tasting of the great bar selection accompanied by nibbles from the kitchen. Details

Mac McGee Wed., May 18, 7:30 p.m. International Whisk(e)y Tasting In celebration of World Whisk(e)y Day, Mac McGee's will host one of the most unique tastings of the year with rare and exotic whisk(e)y from around the world. Travel the globe tasting whisk(e)y from eight countries and five continents. Do not miss this incredible, rare tasting. Details


Alon's Bakery and Market - Dunwoody Thurs., May 19, 7-9 p.m. South African Wine Tasting Featuring six wines from premier South African wineries, the wine tasting will highlight a wide variety of blends from the region including Pinotage Rose, Shiraz, Chenin Blanc, and more. The tasting will also include an assortment of cheeses to accompany the wine selections. Must be 21+ years of age. Details


Bosch Experience Center at Serenbe Sun., May 22, 2-3:30 p.m. The Essentials of Cooking with Chef Jonathan Kallini: Fish You will be guided through the essentials by Chef Jonathan Kallini, Chef de Cuisine of Bacchanalia, a James Beard Award winning restaurant in Atlanta. Each participant will take home a menu with recipes from the class. Details

Historic Fourth Ward Park Sun., May 22, 1-4 p.m. Picnic In The Park Enjoy a Sunday afternoon picnic benefitting Wholesome Wave Georgia. Picnic baskets will be provided by some of Atlantas favorite chefs. Picnic guests will grab a blanket and basket to share with friends, and dine al fresco, while enjoying beer, wine, live music, dancing, and more. Details

Gunshow Sun., May 22 and Mon., May 23 Hired Guns featuring Brian Baxter Guest chef Brian Baxter of Husk in Nashville, named one of Forbes 30 Under 30, graces the Gunshow kitchen giving diners the opportunity to taste his cuisine and experience our unique service style and innovative dishes. Details

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