Atlanta Food & Drink Events: August 1-15

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LIMITED SERIES | Thursday, August 1 | Cooking In Color
06:30 – 09:30 pm
The Kimball House
Trusted kitchen advisors Le Creuset and Williams-Sonoma have teamed up to bring a unique, traveling dinner experience to diners on both coasts; Atlanta chef Brian Wolfe will play host at his home restaurant, The Kimball House.  Admission to this swanky cooking class is $175 per person and includes a cocktail reception and family-style dinner paired with select wines. 

SUMMER SERIES | Sunday, August 4 | 10 Year $10 Cocktail Class
03:30 – 04:30 pm
The Iberian Pig (Decatur)
Beat the heat with a $10 cocktail class — offered every Sunday until September 25!  Bar snacks included.

Tuesday, August 6 | Local Three’s Whiskey Business Unsukay Barrels
06:30 pm
Local Three
See what makes this whiskey purveyor stand out with samples from popular distillers like Bell Meade, Four Roses and Elijah Craig.  All-inclusive tickets start right at $64, including a signature cocktail, light snacks and a tasting flight with three 1 oz. pours.

RECURRING SERIES | Wednesday, August 7 | Flavor Trippin
07:00 -10:00 pm
Three Sheets Atlanta
The summer series wraps up this month!  Check ’em out!  Including ticket fees, admission is right at $28.

LIMITED SERIES | Thursday, August 8 | Cocktails in the Garden
06:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden
Explore Imaginary Worlds: Alice’s Wonderland while watching chef demos and imbibing inside one of Atlanta’s most visited attractions – a rare treat at $22 per adult and $19 per companion aged 3-12.

Saturday, August 10 | Atlanta Summer Wine Festival
12:00 – 10:00 pm
City Winery
This shouldn’t be a hard sell.  Celebrate all things vino-inspired!  Tickets are $45 in advance, $50 after August 1 and $60 at the door.

Saturday, August 10 | Dames & Dregs Beer Festival
01:00 – 06:00 pm
The Masquerade
Come celebrate how beautiful it is to be exactly who you were born to be.  Artisans, food trucks, live music and panel discussions are on the docket; regular admission is $30, while VIP entry is $50.

ANNUAL EVENT | Saturday, August 10 | Decatur BBQ, Blues & Bluegrass Festival
01:00 pm
Harmony Park
Barbecue?  Sunshine?  And music?  The way we see it, not much else is required for a good time.  Bring the kids (under 12, and they’re free), your favorite furry friend – even vegetarian friends – and chow down.  Tickets are just $12.

Saturday, August 10 | ‘Friends’ Trivia Bar Crawl
04:00 pm – 12:00 am
Dive Bar Buckhead
Make your way through four bars and 100 questions as your knowledge of the cult classic is put to the test!  Groups of four or more can sign up early for just $15 per person; entry fees include all supplies needed to compete for the chance to win from an array of prizes.

Saturday, August 10 | Pub Crawl on the Beltline
12:00 – 04:00 pm
Beltline Eastide Trail
With three different check-in locations, you’re bound to run into the fun, anyway.   Join the crew!  Tickets are $38 and include five complimentary cocktails and pave the way for more food and drink specials at participating bars.

Saturday, August 10 | Taste Brookhaven: A Fundraiser For Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
07:00 – 10:00 pm
Hyatt Regency Atlanta Perimeter at Villa Christina
Fifteen Brookhaven restaurants will provide the tastes, while you enjoy the sounds of live bands and the auctioning of art, jewelry, exotic vacations and more.  Proceeds of ticket sales – $150 per person – will benefit pediatric research!

Saturday, August 10 | What to Drink With Russian Food — A Wine and Food Pairing Dinner
07:00 – 09:00 pm
Cooks Warehouse (Midtown)
It gets a bad rap, but how much do we really know about Russian cuisine?  Consider this five-course wine dinner and cooking class your Visa to Russia.  $79 per person.

LIMITED SERIES | Sunday, August 11 | Camp Rooftop
5:00 pm
Skyline Park
The theme is Camp; not that camp, though.  Hit the rooftop at Ponce City Market for this throwback to our favorite summer pastime.  Enjoy elevated camp-inspired food and cocktails, plus games and more.

ANNUAL EVENT | Sunday, August 11 | Highball at The High Museum
12:30 – 04:00 pm
The Fairmont
Enjoy live music, small bites and craft cocktails as talented mixologists compete to create Atlanta’s ‘most creative cocktail!’  Members of the High Museum’s exclusive club can score tickets to the third, annual fundraising event for just $75.  Early bird general admission tickets are $95, while VIP tickets are $150.  Proceeds will help fund the museum’s ongoing educational initiatives.

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