Saturday, August 27, 2016
Gerry Klaskala Cooks, Entertains Guests at “Atlanta Eats” Inside the Chef's Studio in the Sub-Zero and Wolf Showroom on August 31
Friday, August 26, 2016
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Wing It with Some of the Southeast’s Best Chefs at Springer Mountain Farms' Atlanta Wing Fest Presented by Taste of Atlanta September 25
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
“Taste of Atlanta Tuesdays” Neighborhood Dinner Series Sponsored by Springer Mountain Farms Debuts September 13
Food aficionados prepping for Taste of Atlanta weekend October 21-23 can go ahead and begin with a little amuse bouche — “Taste of Atlanta Tuesdays,” a series of four weekly five-course paired tasting menus in several of the city’s most iconic neighborhoods created by some of Atlanta’s finest chefs. Thanks to a Taste of Atlanta and Springer Mountain Farms partnership, diners will have opportunities to meet the chefs at their restaurants and experience each one’s creativity over an intimate dinner. Priced at $85 per person, tax and tip included, these dinners won’t bite into wallets. Each dinner begins at 7 p.m., and reservations are limited. Click on a date to purchase tickets:
- September 13 -- wood-fired, modern Italian cuisine from Chef Michael Perez of Colletta at Avalon in Alpharetta.
- September 27 -- seasonal American fare from Chef Drew Van Leuvan of Seven Lamps in Buckhead.
- October 4 -- globally flavored small plates from Chef Tom Catherall of TomTom in Virginia-Highland.
- October 18 -- Southern-accented American fare from Chef Todd Richards of White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails in downtown.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Monday, August 22, 2016
Hooker, shucker, blocker -- whatever your strategy -- pitch proudly and purposely. Enter the Team in Training Cornhole Tournament at Atkins Park Restaurant & Bar in Virginia-Highland, going down at 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 28. All proceeds benefit the Georgia Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The $50 entry fee per two-person team includes two beers and two raffle tickets. Winners walk out with more than $1000 in cash and prizes. Cornhole athletes and spectators, toss the idea around and come while away a Sunday afternoon sipping cold ones and doing good. Register at Atkins Park on tournament day.
Sara Forte documents life, food, friends, family, travel…and did we already say food, mainly seasonal food and produce? Grow with her at the Sprouted Kitchen or www.sproutedkitchen.com. She has already sprouted two cookbooks: “The Sprouted Kitchen,” which is mostly vegetarian, and “Sprouted Kitchen Bowl + Spoon,” centered on food in, well, bowls.
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Tin Lizzy’s Cantina introduced Senor Mojito to Senorita Margarita, and they hit it off so well a Margarit-O was born. The hybrid mixes the best of both cocktails: 1800 Silver, Agavero orange liqueur, house-made mint simple syrup and sour mix. Join the family for $8 a glass, $29 for a pitcher.
Marlow’s Tavern welcomes Rick Blumberg as manager of adult beverage, research and development and purchasing. The former beverage director for Bacchanalia Restaurant Group totes 23 years of restaurant management and beverage experience to the neighborhood tavern bar program. Blumberg looks forward to getting to know guests in Marlow’s more casual and relaxed atmosphere after his years in the fine dining scene. Along with creating new beer, wine and cocktail menus, he will assist Georgia and Florida locations with beverage purchasing, beverage purveyor relationships, budgets and inventory systems. Blumberg delights in training staff on new products and rolling out creative cocktails, and he’s already hard at work adding unique spirits and upgrading the “soon-to-be-classic” cocktail program and beer and wine selections. The industry veteran wears an impressive résumé including management positions at The Optimist, King + Duke, Woodfire Grill, Abattoir, Restaurant Eugene, Holeman and Finch Public House, Emeril’s and Morton’s The Steakhouse in Atlanta. He’s fine on wine, having completed the first two levels of certification from the Court of Master Sommeliers. Visit your favorite Marlow’s Tavern location and raise a toast to adult beverages today.