Atlanta weekend food events: July 21-23 2017

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Taste food and cocktails prepared from local produce by local chefs at Taste of Aglanta this Sat., July 22.

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


Cibo e Beve July 21, 2017, 11:30 a.m. to July 23, 2017, 9:30 p.m. Cibo's Six Year Anniversary Party! A special anniversary menu will be offered including classic arancini, sausage simmered with grapes and gorgonzola fritelle. Specialty drinks include the Cibo gimlet, pomegranate martini and apple martini. Details

Georgia Railroad Freight Depot July 21, 2017, 8 p.m. to July 22, 2017, 2 a.m. Pancakes and Booze Art Show This underground art show features more than100 emerging artists, live body painting, live music and a free pancake bar. 21+ Details


Atlantic Station July 22, 2017, midnight to July 30, 2017, 11:59 p.m. BB&T Atlanta Open Local chefs from 13 of the top restaurants in Atlanta will be serving at the BB&T Atlanta Open men's tennis tournament. Participating restaurants are Superica, 6 Feet Under, Foundation Social Eatery, O-Ku, CHAR, Establishment, Taziki's, Botiwalla, Maggiano's, 4 Rivers Smokehouse, Jim N' Nicks, Tavernpointe and Farm Burger. Details

The Curb Market July 22, 2017, 7-10 p.m. Taste of Aglanta This urban growers market event features tastings of food and signature cocktails prepared from local produce by chefs and mixers from the Sweet Auburn Curb Market and other Atlanta restaurants. There will also be live jazz by Jules and the Gents, a silent auction and a spoken presentation from the Mayor's Office of Resilience Urban Agriculture Director, Mario Cambardella, and Groundwork Atlanta Executive Director, Jill Arrington. General admission tickets include unlimited tastings and two drink tickets, which can be bought in advance for cheaper prices as well as student and VIP deals. Proceeds from the market benefit local agriculture production and expansion through Groundwork Atlanta. Details

The Meadows at Piedmont Park July 22, 2017, 11 a.m.-6 p.m 7th Annual Atlanta Ice Cream Festival This popular festival offers free entry into family-friendly activities and ice cream tastings all day. Entertainment will include a kids and adults ice cream eating contest, fitness and yoga routines, hula-hooping and a young chefs showcase. Details

Buckhead Saloon July 22, 2017, 2-10 p.m. I Love the '90s Bar Crawl - Buckhead This bar crawl features '90s themed drink specials, a color changing stadium cup and DJs playing all the '90s hits. The crawl starts at Buckhead Saloon and continues to Big Sky Buckhead, Dive Bar Buckhead, Fado Irish Pub, Hangovers Buckhead, Moondogs and the Lost Dog Tavern. 21+. Details

Max Lager's Wood-Fired Grill & Brewery July 22, 2017, noon-4 p.m. Max Lager's 2nd Annual Old 320 Beer Fest Taste craft brews from more than 30 brewers at this brewery showcase. The event also includes a chef tasting room, commemorative glass, unlimited sampling and entry into a raffle for a Brewtopia beer trip to Germany. Details

Seven Lamps July 22, 2017, 5-11 p.m. In Bloom Dinner Series Seven Lamps is creating a new five-course dinner that will center around a seasonal ingredient. Guests can order from the In Bloom dinner menu at any point during the dinner service. At this final dinner, the seasonal ingredient is basil. Details

Taco Mac- Sandy Springs July 22, 2017, noon-6 p.m. Low Country Boil This event at the Prado location features two complementary brews from Abita beer and all-you-can-eat food. Meal includes crab, shrimp, sausage, potatoes, onions and corn. Details

Freedom Farmers Market July 22, 2017, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tomato Day and Freedom Fundraiser This event offers an afternoon of activities and food based on the fresh produce of local tomato farmers. Activities include tomato tasting and variety contest, free bike valet, kids tent and live music. The pop-up chef tent will be serving BLT sandwiches, tomato pasta and fresco panzanella with cornbread. Proceeds from food sales go to the market's Georgia Fresh For Less program, which helps promote healthy and affordable eating. Details

The Merchant Atlanta at Krog Street Market July 22, 2017, 1-3 p.m. Bar Mercado Preview Pop-Up The Castelluccis' much anticipated tapas joint, Bar Mercado, is coming to Krog Street Market and their introductory pop-up will feature samples of coca flatbread with chickpea and hearts of palm puree, Spanish smoked vegetables and sauteed oyster mushrooms. Details


Osteria Mattone July 23, 2017, 2-4 p.m. Summer Wine Tasting on the Patio Sommelier Daniel Pernice hosts this summer wine tasting on the patio at Osteria Mattone. Pernice will lead a discussion of flavor profiles and ideal pairings with a selection of salumi and formaggi. Details

SOS Tiki Bar July 23, 2017, 5 p.m. Eat Me Speak Me with Elliott Moss Asheville-based pitmaster Elliott Moss of Buxton Hall Barbecue will be collaborating with resident pop-up chef Jarett Stieber of Eat Me Speak Me, serving a special dinner in the style of Moss and Stieber's classic menus. Creature Comforts will be providing a keg of rare Abstract black lager for the night. Details

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