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Atlanta Food & Drink Events Week of February 13

FEB. 13- FEB. 19

This week, we’ve got Atlanta’s 1st BBQ Crawl on the docket, as well as beer and wine tastings, celebrity chef collaborations & nachos galore! 

VALENTINE’S DAY JUST ABOUT ANYWHERE

Tuesday, February 14 | Various Times & Locations

From red velvet pancakes enjoyed alongside the Flying Biscuit Cafe’s famous “lovecake” appetizer, to a romantic Italian meal of lobster cannelloni and braised short ribs at Cibo e Beve, there’s hardly a restaurant in town not offering a special Valentine’s Day dinner event. We also recommend checking out Table & Main, Watershed on Peachtree, Osteria Mattone, and the Stupid Cupid celebration at The Original El Taco.

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I LOVE VINO

Wednesday, February 15 | 7-8pm | Bellina Alimentari

Maybe you’ll overindulge on Valentine’s Day, or maybe you should check out this guided tasting of 5 speciality Italian wines, focusing on native varietals crafted with a “zero intervention” natural approach. Tickets cost $28 and include light bites from the kitchen.

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MARCUS SAMUELSSON DINNER AT RESTAURANT EUGENE

Thursday, February 16 | 6-9pm | Restaurant Eugene

When two James Beard award-winning chefs join forces, you can expect a truly unforgettable culinary exploration. Marcus Samuelsson and Linton Hopkins are getting creative with Samuelsson’s newly-released cookbook, presenting diners with a sure-to-be-remarkable, collaborative series of dishes, all perfect paired with wines. Samuelsson will end the evening with a cookbook signing and Q&A session with both chefs. Tickets go for $150. Call 404-355-0321 for reservations.

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BUILD YOUR OWN NACHOS

Thursday, February 16 | 8:30pm | The Original El Taco  

Ever thought that nachos would be amazing with both BBQ and Buffalo sauce on them? With feta instead of cheddar? Well, tonight is your night to find out. Check out The Original El Taco for Build Your Own Nachos night. 30 toppings. $5 margaritas. $2 cans of Tecate. Add some of our recommendations here to your order.

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DRINKIN’ IN YOUR ONESIE BAR CRAWL

Saturday, February 18 | 6:00pm | Buckhead Saloon

Forget about sitting around in your PJs and onesies waiting for the warm weather to return. Rock them all the way down to Buckhead for the 1st pub crawl of its kind! Hit up 5 different bars, enjoy some great drink specials, and mix and mingle with the common folk. Snuggies recommended.

Tickets go for $20.

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THE ATLANTA BBQ CRAWL

Sunday, February 19 | Smoke Ring BBQ

You all know what a pub crawl is. But what about a BBQ crawl? Atlanta’s 1st ever guided tour of the best barbecue joins in the ATL is here, and it’s kicking off at one of our favorites, Smoke Ring BBQ. On this crawl, you’ll hit up 3 of the top BBQ spots in the city, alongside the president of the Atlanta BBQ Club, Bob Herndon. Taste the BBQ. Learn about the BBQ. Love the BBQ.

We doubt you’ll still be hungry after the crawl, but, in case you’re insatiable like us, get back to Smoke Ring and try our favorite dishes, listed here. Especially the deviled eggs with bacon marmalade. Mmmm…

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FOODIE PHOTOGRAPHY CLASS

Sunday, February 19 | Double Zero

Do you love taking pictures of your food and drink before you scarf down every bite? If so, learn how to snap beauties even better during this food photography class! Local photographer Ruby Jordan will be guiding attendees course by course and step by step on how to take an amazing foodie photo! Lighting secrets, composition, balance, color, black & white, & all around picture quality tips will be given. A THREE course menu is also included, along with a complimentary cocktail!

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