Atlanta Food & Drink Events Week of May 22

There’s a Parisian blind wine tasting celebration, beer fest at the zoo, National Brisket Day and lots of craft beer in the foodie forecast for this week. 

ezFoodFest Atlanta

Tuesday, May 23 | 6pm | Georgia World Congress Center

It’s one thing to choose a restaurant for date night, or a night out with your buddies. It’s a whole other thing to choose a catering partner for your corporate event or company luncheon. And we all know that great food powers great business.

Check out the ezFoodFest and sip on a glass of wine (or two) while sampling food from the city’s best catering partners. Request your free ticket to this exclusive event today.

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Judgement of Paris

Wednesday, May 24  |  6:30pm  |  Restaurant Eugene 

Celebrate one of the greatest blind tastings in history at Restaurant Eugene’s second annual Judgement of Paris wine tasting event. Hosted by master sommelier Michael McNeil, with four perfectly paired chef-prepared courses from the kitchen of Chris Edwards, this evening will be filled with unforgettable flavors from the world’s most renowned wine regions and culinary corners.

Tickers go for $175. Call to reserve yours: 404.355.0321.

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Beer & Cheese Tasting

Thursday, May 25 | 4pm | Arches Brewing

When it comes to craft beer and artisan cheese, we fully embrace diversity. Check out this beer & cheese tasting event at Arches Brewing and enjoy seasonal craft beers alongside handcrafted cheeses from Thomasville’s Sweet Grass Dairy.

Tickets are $20 and are available here.

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Brew at The Zoo

Saturday, May 27  |  5:30-9:30pm  |  Zoo Atlanta

A memorable Memorial Day weekend certainly starts with drinking beers alongside lions and tigers and bears, oh my. Get down to Zoo Atlanta on Saturday, May 27th and celebrate this 10th anniversary event, featuring more than 70 beers and wines, live music from The Geeks, 8 Second Ride, RTW & Brad Jackson, and more animals than you could shake a stick at.

General admission tickets will grant you access to unlimited beer and alcohol (be responsible, though!), a commemorative tasting glass, animal demonstration and more. Upgrade to a VIP ticket and gain access to an exclusive preview party, a special animal encounter, an air conditioned VIP lounge and more.

Tickets range from $45-100 and will sell out, so get them now while you still can.

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National Brisket Day

Sunday, May 28 | 1pm | Gate City Brewing

Nothing brings a community together quite like brisket. On National Brisket Day (and how amazing that we live in a country where National Brisket Day is a thing!) join Carne250 and Gate City Brewing for Texicana barbecue and some good ol’ Georgia craft beer.

There will be a limited number of whole briskets available to go, weighing in at around 7 lbs. and enough to feed 12-16 people. Whole briskets come with a brewery tour and a complimentary 6-pack. On-premise tickets will get you a delicious brisket sandwich: a 1/2 lb. of sliced barbecue brisket with ancho-slaw, pickled jalapeños, and barbecue sauce on a Brioche bun, as well as six 6 oz. tastes of Gate City beers.

On-premise tickets go for $27 and the Whole Brisket tickets are $125. Buy yours online.

Which foodie event are you going to check out next week? Let us know below in the comments!

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