Monday, April 29, 2013

Atlanta food and drink events: April 29-May 5: a springtime fundraiser, Kentucky Derby parties, and more

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Chef Shane Devereux of Barcelona Wine Bar to lead an Introduction to Charcuterie

Genki Noodles and Sushi Mon., April 29, 11:30 a.m. "Genki Gives" Benefiting Team Hidi All three Genki Noodles and Sushi locations, Genki Gives benefiting Team Hidi will raise both funds and awareness for the nonprofit organization that's on a mission to help local chef Ryan Hidinger fight gallbladder cancer. Details

The Cook's Warehouse Midtown Tues., April 30, 5-7 p.m. Curry Ketchup Launch Party Join Emily Myers of Emily G's Jams and Ron Eyester of Rosebud as they introduce their collaborative new product, Chef Ron Eyester's Curry Ketchup with free samples, a cooking demo, and more. Details

Barcelona Wine Bar Tues., April 30, 7 p.m. Introduction to Charcuterie Chef Shane Devereux will make whipped cow's milk cheeses as guests taste their way through the charcuterie menu, paired with wines. Details

Seven Lamps Wed., May 1, 7 p.m. Bodegas Carrau Wine Dinner The Bodegas Carrau wine dinner dinner includes four courses prepared by Executive Chef Drew Van Leuvan with featured wines from the Bodegas Carrau vineyards in Uruguay. Details

Gaia Gardens Thurs., May 2, 6:30 p.m. This is Market: Lettuce Turnip The Beet Georgia Organics' second annual spring fundraiser, curated by chef Steven Satterfield of Miller Union for Georgia's growing, community-based nonprofit, will highlight local chefs, local food, and local brew. Details

Northwest Unitarian Universalist Church Sat., May 4, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Mother's Day Empowerment Brunch Alongside this brunch-style buffet, there will be motivational speakers, inspirational stories, live entertainment, mini massages and makeovers, a silent auction, prizes and giveaways all to benefit homeless and hungry women. Details

The Family Dog Sat., May 4, 3 p.m. Kentucky Derby The Family Dog will be assisting in your celebration with $5 mint juleps from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 4 as well as a hat contest and horse betting games. Details

Cook Hall Sat., May 4, 3 p.m. Kentucky Derby There will be pre-race coverage, a Big Hat Contest for Cook Hall gift cards and Cook Hall's signature Derby cocktail, The Lemongrass Mint Julep. Details

Park Bench Sat., May 4, 4-10 p.m. Buckhead Cuatro de Mayo Tequila Tour Start off the Cinco de Mayo celebrations on Saturday with a Buckhead Quatro de Mayo Tequila Tour of Park Bench, 5 Paces, Poolhall, Stagecoach, East Andrews and Churchill's. Details

Red Pepper Taqueria Sun., May 5 Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Red Pepper Taqueria Join Red Pepper Taqueria to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with drink specials and live music. Details

Diesel Filling Station Sun., May 5, 1-6 p.m. Virginia-Highland Cinco de Mayo Patio Crawl Spend the afternoon bar hopping in Virginia-Highland at Diesel, Darkhorse, Neighbors, Hand in Hand, Limerick Junction and Atkins Park for the Cinco de Mayo Patio Crawl. Details

Turner Field Sun., May 5, 1:30 p.m. Kosher Day at Turner Field Festivities include a pre-game patio event, a visit from "Homer the Brave", running the bases after the game as well as door prizes including an autographed Brave's baseball. Details

Rí Rá Irish Pub Sun., May 5, 9 p.m. Cinco de Ri Ra Expertly blended Mexican and Irish dishes and drinks alongside music and dancing will be in full swing on Cinco de Mayo. Details

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