Atlanta food events: June 19-25 2017

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Oak Steakhouse June 19, 2017, 6:30 p.m. Wild Heaven Beer Dinner Oak Steakhouse and Wild Heaven beer are teaming up to serve a five-course dinner and beer pairing together. Courses include pan-seared scallops with white blackbird, pork sausage with Emergency Drinking Beer, beer can chicken with Invocation, grilled New York strip with Wise Blood IPA and ice cream sandwiches for dessert. Details

Le Bilboquet June 19, 2017, 6:30 p.m. Silver Oak Sommelier Dinner A four-course menu will be paired with wines from Silver Oak Cellars and Twomey Cellars. Courses include branzino ceviche, braised veal cheeks, roasted lamb tenderloin and grilled spinalis steak. Details

The Helpful Hotdog June 19, 2017, noon-1:30 p.m. The Helpful Hot Dog Pop-up Support local charities with a Helpful Hot Dog pop-up featuring Staplehouse chefs and benefiting local nonprofit the Giving Kitchen. They will be serving rain or shine until the hot dogs run out. Details

Taqueria del Sol June 19, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to June 25, 2017, 10 p.m. Hogs Taco Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q and all Taqueria del Sol locations are serving a new hogs taco all week, the sale of which will benefit Hogs for the Cause, which raises money for families with children fighting pediatric brain cancer. The taco has chopped brisket, fried onion strips and chile de arbol mayonnaise on a flour tortilla. Details


Watershed on Peachtree June 20, 2017, 5:30-7 p.m. 20 for $20 Wine Tasting Try 20 varieties of wine paired with small plates from Watershed's executive chef Zeb Stevenson. Details


STK June 21, 2017, 5:30-9 p.m. Summer Solstice Celebration STK's fifth anniversary party will feature the new cucumber stiletto cocktail, live DJ and STK's modern American steakhouse cuisine. Details


The Cook's Warehouse - Midtown June 22, 2017, 6-8:30 p.m. First "Cooking on the Square" Al Fresco Cooking Class The first class in the Cooking on the Square series includes live chef demonstrations and hands-on cooking with chef Nancy Waldeck, along with wine pairings. Details

5Church Atlanta June 22, 2017, 5 p.m.-midnight. Anniversary Party To celebrate their first anniversary, 5Church's new executive chef Scotley Innis will cook up a special prix fixe menu with complimentary beer, wine, cocktails and live entertainment. Think charred octopus, lobster carbonara, lamb lollipops and a s'mores floating island dessert. Details

Smoke Ring June 22, 2017, 6-9 p.m. Culinary Fight Club - Pitmaster Battle This new edition to the Culinary Fight Club list challenges BBQ grill masters to compete in flavor and plate up battles. The first 100 ticket holders will get to vote for their favorite chef's plate, balancing taste and style. Details


Ray's at Killer Creek June 23, 2017, 7 p.m. Copper River King Salmon Wine Dinner This five-course wine pairing menu is built around Alaskan king salmon, native to the Copper River. Courses include salmon crudo, Copper River fish tacos, Copper River sockeye tataki, whole smoked Copper River king salmon and flaming baked Alaska. Details


Atlanta Botanical Garden June 24-25, 2017 Refugee Recipe Celebration In celebration of World Refugee Day, the Atlanta Botanical Garden will host a very special cultural exchange demonstration with Clarkston nonprofit Friends of Refugees. Guest chefs from Sudan, Burma, Nepal and Syria will cook up recipes from their home countries at the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen. Four dishes will be prepared on Saturday and Sunday: Nepali vegetarian momo, Sudanese asida bread, Syrian hummus and tabbouleh and Burmese moh ghee dtoh and chin baung, or roselle. In addition to food, the Garden's main lawn will host a variety of cultural activities including weaving crafts, accordion music, children's planting and a Takraw tournament: a game similar to volleyball that is played with your feet! Details

King and Duke June 24, 2017, 1-5 p.m. King + Duke Patio Party Guest chefs from across Atlanta will grill burgers to benefit local nonprofit the Giving Kitchen. Tickets include five burgers (one from each guest chef), sides and dessert, with drink specials sold separately. There will also be live music and outdoor games. Details

Meehan's Atlantic Station June 24, 2017, noon-8 p.m. Canada Fest This event celebrates all things Canadian with food specials, local musicians including the Tragically Hip tribute band the Strictly Hip, youth street hockey, arts and crafts and Canadian comedian Mo Arora. Details

SweetWater Brewery June 24, 2017, 7-10 p.m. Verde! Honoring Marian Liou Deck yourself out in seersucker and head to the Woodlands, SweetWater Brewing Company's brand-new event space, for a summer soiree hosted by Generation Green of the Georgia Conservancy. With sour and barrel-aged beers from SweetWater, cocktails from ASW Distillery, smoked pulled pork from Grassroots Farms, a tasting tour of Buford Highway, live music and games galore, the event will honor Longleaf Award honoree Marian Liou. The founder of "We Love BuHi" and Creative Loafing Best of Atlanta winner will be recognized for her work as an emerging environmental leader. Tickets includes beer, one cocktail, one whiskey tasting and a barbecue dinner. Details


The Ritz-Carlton Buckhead June 25, 2017, 4 p.m. Cochon555 This Atlanta-born event started in 2008 and has since spread across the country. Five chefs receive five heritage breed pigs and compete in a "nose-to-tail" contest to find out who can cook up the best meat. The winner will be named the "Prince or Princess of Pork," and five winemakers will also be on hand to compete for the best pig/wine match. Cochon555 works to educate food industry folks and diners about the importance of supporting family farming and sourcing products responsibly. Details

The Big Ketch Roswell June 25, 2017, 5-8 p.m. Summer Lawn Party At this summer celebration, guests can chow down on an all-you-can-eat low country boil while enjoying drink specials, live music and outdoor games. Details

Smoke Ring June 25, 2017, 2-6 p.m. Smoke a Peach Festival This family-friendly event features peach-inspired food and drink specials and live music honoring the Allman Brothers Band. Details

The Ritz-Carlton Buckhead June 25, 2017, 4-7:30 p.m. Heritage Pork Event A whole-hog tasting from five local chefs, farmers, sommeliers and barkeeps. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Piggy Bank charity. Details

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