Atlanta food events: July 10-16 2017

Things to eat and do this week

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Representatives from Atlanta's food service will compete in the Waiter's Race ATL, Fri., July 14.

Wine dinner? Beer tasting? Cooking class? Email the deets to foodanddrink@creativeloafing.com.


Torched Hop Brewing Company July 10, 2017, 4-11 p.m. Monday Burger and Brew Special Got the Monday blues? Make it better at Torched Hop Brewing Company with a classic double cheeseburger, fries and your choice of house draft for only $10. Details



Chipotle Mexican Grill July 11, 2017, 10:45 p.m. Canine Companions Fundraiser Half the proceeds of every purchase will go directly to Canine Companions for Independence, an organization that trains and supports dogs for people with disabilities. Before paying the bill, tell your cashier that you want to support the fundraiser. Details



Whole Foods Market July 12, 2017, 6 p.m. to July 13, 2017, 8 p.m. Pints for a Purpose Creative Loafing and Whole Foods Market on Ponce are partnering to throw this fundraiser beer party. All proceeds from pint purchases benefit LifeLine Animal Project, an Atlanta non-profit working to end the euthanasia of healthy and treatable dogs and cats in metro Atlanta shelters. Details

Georgia Railroad Freight Depot July 12, 2017, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sysco Atlanta's Summer 2017 Catering Show This event features local and specialty catering suppliers gathering to discuss new ideas, trends and solutions for catering vendors and event planners. There will be chef-attended culinary demos, appetizers, carving stations and desserts. Details

South City Kitchen - Vinings July 12, 2017, 5 p.m. to July 22, 2017, 10:30 p.m. Tomato Jam at South City Kitchen Vinings The new annual TomatoJam menu includes a variety of tomato-based appetizers and dishes from executive chef Nathan McGrath. Appetizers include tomato bisque, Heirloom tomatoes, cured salmon, seared scallops, tomato pie and more. Entrees include seafood stew, chuck eye steak, pan seared cobia, rolled beet dumplings and pan seared duck breast, all with tomato-based dressings and sides. Details

La Tavola Trattoria July 12, 2017, 5 p.m. to July 22, 2017, 10:30 p.m. Tomato Feast at La Tavola Trattoria Executive chef Brian Moll has prepared tomato-centric dishes for a special Tomato Fest menu. Appetizers include farro salad, veal sweetbreads, beef mortadella and more dishes with tomato sides. Entrees include canneloni, doppio ravioli, pork ribs and ribeye with tomato-based sauces and sides. Details

Venkman's July 13, 2017, 7-10:30 p.m. Catalina Wine Mixer Admissions are free to this wine mixer but specialty fros̩ slushies, half-priced bottles of wine and food specials will be offered for purchase. DJ RaeTone will provide live musical entertainment while silent '70s cult classic movies play in the background. Table reservations are recommended. Details

Colletta July 13, 2017, 5-8 p.m. Surrender Hill Arizona country band Surrender Hill will be playing live music on the patio. During the happy hour performance, appetizers, pizzas and select bottles of wine will be half-off. Details

NEXTO July 13, 2017, 6-10 p.m. Thursday Movie Night Every Thursday in July, NEXTO's movie nights are paired with Reformation brews and rotating burger, wings and ramen specials. This week's films will be Ghostbusters and Beetlejuice. Details

Watershed on Peachtree July 13, 2017, 5:30-7 p.m. Patio Punch Party guests will be served a mason jar of seasonal punch and five tea sandwiches on the patio. Details


The Shops at Buckhead July 14, 2017, 4 p.m. Waiter's Race ATL For the first time, the Industry Fund is hosting their version of this century-old French race. Representatives from Atlanta's food service walk with a server's tray in one hand that will include a glass of water, a glass of wine and a split of champagne. Race registration is $25. The public is encouraged to watch the race and attend a free afterparty hosted by Le Bilboquet. Event proceeds will benefit The Giving Kitchen. Details

Bread and Butterfly 14, 2017, 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Bastille Day The Inman Park restaurant will celebrate Bastille day with live French music, food and drink specials, half priced ros̩ and sparkling wine. Details


Venkman's July 15, 2017, 6 p.m. Princess Brunch: FROZEN in July Sing-a-long Advance reservations are encouraged for this free brunch and movie screening. This week's movie will be Disney's Frozen, which kids will be encouraged to sing along to. Details


Park Tavern July 16, 2017, 1 p.m. Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival Join Georgia Organics at Park Tavern for an afternoon of food, drinks and live music in reverence for Atlanta?۪s favorite fruit: the tomato. The 9th annual benefit festival offers samples from Atlanta chef Ford Fry and more than 75 other chefs and mixologists, all made from locally-grown organic tomatoes. Benefits from the festival go to Georgia Organics. Paid parking is available. Details

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