A Taste of the Highlands

A Taste of the HighlandsThe 11th annual Taste of the Highlands will take place on Saturday, May 18, 2013.  The festival is held at the John Howell Park located off of Virginia Ave NE in the Virginia Highlands neighborhood of Atlanta.  Hours are from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

The Taste of the Highlands is the perfect chance to taste all of the delicious food from several of the popular Virginia-Highland neighborhood restaurants.  Tickets are $50 in advance and they include unlimited food and drinks.  The price even includes alcoholic beverages for those who are 21 and up.  At least 40 restaurants will be serving up their special dishes, with cuisines of pizza, pasta, tapas, fondue, BBQ, and ice cream.  Some of the favorites are: Alma Continue reading “A Taste of the Highlands” »

Hogs and Hops 2013

Hogs and HopsThe Atlanta Beer Festival’s Hogs and Hops event is on Saturday, May 11, 2013.  The festival is held at the SweetWater Brewery located at 195 Ottley Drive in Atlanta.  Event hours are from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

The annual Hogs and Hops festival is an evening filled with delicious food and tasty beer.  Admission to the event includes an unlimited supply of SweetWater’s popular beers, and it also includes endless samples of BBQ food by several of the top Atlanta barbeque restaurants.  The BBQ vendors are: D.B.A. Barbecue, Bone Lick BBQ, Moe’s Original BBQ, and Fox Brothers.  Other non-barbeque food providers that will be serving their Continue reading “Hogs and Hops 2013” »

Junior League of Atlanta – Tour of Kitchens 2013

Junior League Tour of KitchensThe 16th annual Junior League Tour of Kitchens is on Saturday, March 23 and Sunday, March 24, 2013.  The event takes place at various homes throughout the Atlanta area.  The tour takes place from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday, and Sunday’s hours are from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.

The Tour of Kitchens begins with a kick-off event on Friday, March 22, 2013.  The party takes place at the Mason Murer Fine Art Gallery located at 199 Armour Drive NE in Atlanta.  The Toast of the Tour will begin the Tour of Kitchens celebration with a night of dinner, drinks, and dancing.  The event is from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm and there will be live music, gourmet food Continue reading “Junior League of Atlanta – Tour of Kitchens 2013” »

Hunger Walk/Run

Hunger Walk RunThe annual Hunger Walk/Run is on Sunday, March 10, 2013.  The event takes place at Turner Field’s Green Lot, located at 755 Hank Aaron Drive in downtown Atlanta.  Onsite registration begins at 12:00 noon, and the race starts at 2:00 pm.

Over 15,000 runners and walkers participated in last year’s event, helping to raise money to fight hunger in Georgia and local communities.  The 5k walk and race is a family-friendly event with a festival atmosphere and lots of entertainment.  There will be food vendors, games, educational activities, live entertainment, and much more at the event.

The 5K route takes participants through historic downtown Atlanta and around the State Capitol.  Registration for Continue reading “Hunger Walk/Run” »

26th annual Atlanta Magazine’s Best of Atlanta Party

Atlanta Magazine's Best of Atlanta PartyThe 26th anniversary celebration for Atlanta Magazine’s Best of Atlanta Party is on Monday, March 11, 2013.  The event takes place at the Cobb Galleria Centre which is located at 2 Galleria Pkwy in the northwest corner of Atlanta – where I-285 and I-75 meet.  The event begins at 7:00 pm and VIP guests have early admission at 6:00 pm.

The Best of Atlanta Party is hosted by Atlanta Magazine and features the Taste of Georgia.  It is Atlanta’s most respected and cherished food event, where Atlanta’s best restaurants and food trucks will serve their popular signature dishes.  Over 2,000 guests will attend the event to taste food from the restaurants that were voted on and winners of Continue reading “26th annual Atlanta Magazine’s Best of Atlanta Party” »

Buckhead Restaurant Week 2013

Buckhead Restaurant WeekBuckhead Restaurant Week is scheduled from Saturday, March 9 through Sunday, March 17, 2013.  The event will take place at various restaurants throughout the Buckhead area, and specific times vary for each restaurant.

Buckhead Restaurant Week is the perfect time to try that new restaurant you’ve been meaning to visit.  Approximately 40 restaurants will be participating in this years event, and some of the favorites include: Aja, Atlanta Fish Market, Buckhead Diner, Coast, Eclipse Di Luna, Ocean Prime, and Watershed.  A few recently opened restaurants that add to the list are Yebo, the new South African restaurant at Phipps Plaza, and Continue reading “Buckhead Restaurant Week 2013” »

Buckhead Chili Pepper Fest

It’s all about spice! Come out to Eclipse di Luna Saturday, June 23, for spicy foods, spicy drinks and some live music at the 2012 Buckhead Chili Pepper Fest. From 4pm – 11pm, Loca Luna, Eclipse di Luna and DBA BBQ will be serving up spicy foods such as spicy BBQ, spicy chicken tacos, and spicy veggie empanada with adobe chipotle peppers. Drinks include Corazon Blueberry Jalapeno Margarita, Corzo infused with serrano and Dos XX Eclipse Continue reading “Buckhead Chili Pepper Fest” »

Passport to Decatur Square

From May 7 to May 20, 2012, Yelp is sponsoring “Passport to Decatur Square”. Popular restaurants, boutiques, shops and bars line the Decatur Square but not everyone knows about them. Yelp wants to make sure everyone explores all the businesses found at the Decatur Square. To celebrate all that’s great about The Square, participating businesses are offering discounts and sponsoring various events throughout Continue reading “Passport to Decatur Square” »