Friday, April 16, 2010

Atlanta food events for the weekend, April 16-18

Posted By on Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 7:38 PM

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The Dogwood Festival, April 16-18. This festival has been in existence for over 70 years. There are food venders of all sorts and at the "Friends of Dogwood Pavilion" visitors can sample foods from many of Atlanta's restaurants. Tickets to the pavilion are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. For more information visit the website.

The National Food Blogger's Great American Bake Sale is happening on Saturday - in Atlanta the sale is taking place at Cabbagetown Market from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The event benefits Share Our Strength. Free parking at Agave.

The Art Institute of Atlanta’s “Chicago Steakhouse Restaurant” Cooking class, April 17. From 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., chef Scott Millspaugh will be teaching how to cook some of  Morton’s the Steakhouse’s recipes. The cost is $99 a person. For more information visit their website or call 1-800-275-4242.

The Cook’s Warehouse's Cooking Class with Carlin Breinig, April 17. This class, “Spring is in the Air, Hands On for Kids,” is for children ages 6-9. The cost will be $40 dollars. The class will be held at the Midtown location of Cook’s Warehouse from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For more information call 404-815-4993 or register here.

Taqueria del Sol’s 10th Anniversary “Month of Sundays,” April 18. Each Sunday one location will be open and serving a special menu. Every week, all locations will offer the popular Chocolate Chimichanga with Grand Marnier and Tequila cream sauce for $3.00.  Sunday, April 18; 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Taqueria del Sol, Athens will serve Green chile cheeseburgers, served with fried potatoes and onions for $9.00. Twenty percent of the Athens event will benefit the Northeast Georgia Food Bank.

Cochon 555 A celebration of heritage pigs. See our previous blog post for details. Use code tnet for $25 off when purchasing tickets.

SOHO’s Low Down Lobster Boil, April 18. For $25, guests receive a meal of Maine lobster, andouille sausage, corn, creamer potatoes and a green salad. Additionally SOHO offers $3 pints of Sweetwater 420. For more information or to make reservations call 770-801-0069 or visit their website.

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