SEE & DO: Southern Wing Showdown 2018

Top chefs from around the Southeast go head to head in another chicken wing challenge

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Get ready for a serving of the South, y’all —wing lovers are about to descend on Atlanta.  The third annual Springer Mountain Farms Southern Wing Showdown is happening on August 5th at the Fairmont. The festival, hosted by Taste of Atlanta, is an all-out competition with more than 30 chefs from top restaurants in Nashville, Charlotte, Charleston, Savannah, and, of course, Atlanta, going head-to-head in a battle for the best wings using Springer Mountain chicken. Attendees will get a taste of every chef’s wing masterpiece, access to a cocktail bar, live demos and games, and live entertainment from Atlanta’s own Alex Guthrie. The event also serves as a fundraiser for two charities: Angel Flight Soars, a nonprofit that arranges free flights to medical care; and Second Helpings Atlanta Inc., a nonprofit with a mission to fight hunger and reduce food waste. General admission tickets are available online along with VIP First Taster tickets, which get you early entry.  

$50-$70. 1 p.m., Sun., Aug. 5. The Fairmont, 1429 Fairmont Ave. N.W. www.southernwingshowdown.com.

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