Eugene Author Dinner Series, Mon., Nov. 22: Chef Linton Hopkins will be launching his new dinner series at Restaurant Eugene. The series features an exploration of food and books. The James Beard Nominated Chef will be paired with a writer to produce an evening and menu inspired by the Author’s work. For this dinner, New York Times Best Selling Author, Mark Kurlansky will be featured. Event includes a four-course meal with pairings. Reservations are required. 6:30 p.m. $95. 2277 Peachtree Road.
Haven, Mon., Nov. 22: Family-style dinner gathering to give thanks for seven years of food, family and friends. A menu of Autumn Vegetable Salad, a choice of Painted Hills Meatloaf, Ashley Farms Fried Chicken or North Georgia Trout, with sides including Whipped Potatoes, Root Vegetable Gratin, and more. $25. 5:30 p.m. 1441 Dresden Drive. 404-969-0700. www.havenrestaurant.com.
Café Circa, Mon., Nov. 22: Dinner and the Blues event featuring live performance by Francine Reed and a two-course dinner. Meal consists of your choice of an appetizer or a dessert or entrée. $20. 7-10 p.m. 464 Edgewood Avenue. 404-477-0008.
Three Sheets, Tues., Nov. 23: Five-course Grilled Cheese Wine Dinner featuring five distinct grilled cheese sandwiches paired with five different wines designed to complement and enhance the flavors of the artisanal cheeses. Sandwiches include the Brie on Curry Buttered H&F Sourdough Bread, Smoked Gouda and Chipotle Cheddar on H&F Bacon & Onion Bread, and more. Two seatings (6:30p.m. and 8:30 p.m.) offered with 20 guests per seating. Reservations are required. $30. 6017 Sandy Springs Circle. 404-303-8423. www.threesheetsatlanta.com.
BLT Steak, Thurs., Nov. 18-Tues., Nov. 23: Annual Beaujolais Nouveau event featuring a three-course menu served along Cru Beaujolais pairings. Chef de cuisine, Jean-Luc Mongodin, will also prepare a charcuterie plate including sliced sopressata, chorizo and bresaola paired with Cru Beaujolais varietals available at the bar for $10. Dinner with pairings is $60. 45 Ivan Allen Junior Blvd. 404-577-7601. www.bltrestaurants.com.
Mary Mac's Tea Room, Sun., Nov. 28: Mary Mac's owner and cookbook. John Ferrell, will be signing Mary Mac's Tea Room: 65 Years of Recipes from Atlanta's Favorite Dining Room from noon to 3 p.m. at Mary Mac's. Ferrell will also have a book signing at FoxTale Book Shoppe in Woodstock on Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. 224 Ponce de Leon Ave. 404-876-1800. www.marymacs.com.
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