Atlanta Food & Drink Events Week of May 15

Starting Monday, May 15th, celebrate American Craft Beer Week, support good causes by eating good foods, take part in a taco war and take your tastebuds on a tour of South Africa. 

The First 50 of Monday Night Single Malt Whiskey, Signed

Monday, May 15 | 5-8pm | ASW Distillery 

Atlanta’s first whiskey collaboration is here, and you could be the proud owner of your very own badger-emblazoned, signed bottle of Monday Night Scottish-Style Single Malt Whiskey. The child of Monday Night’s brewmaster Adam Bishop and ASW Distillery’s head distiller Justin Manglitz, this special release single malt is the color of honey, with flavor notes reminiscent of almond, cookie dough and vanilla, finished with cherry, tobacco and smoke. Talk about a ride on the flavor train!

Tickets go for $62 and include three pours of any ASW Distillery liquor, a tour of the Fiddler Bourbon & Resurgens Rye distillery tour and a bottle of this limited edition whiskey. But only the first 50 bottles will be signed, so grab your tickets and get to the door early to grab yourself a bottle of Atlanta’s most coveted whiskey.

Tickets are available here.


Three Taverns & Brouwers Verzet Takeover

Tuesday, May 16 | Brick Store Pub 

Next week is American Craft Beer Week, and we’re celebrating oh so hard. On Tuesday, May 16th, Brick Store Pub is being taken over by Decatur’s Three Taverns microbrewery and Brouwers Verzet, a microbrewery based in Belgium started by Three Taverns brewmaster Joran van Ginderachter.

For some globally inspired pub grub, with just a touch of Southern influence, check out our food recommendations for your visit to Brick Store. Because, while delicious, craft beer does not a dinner make!


Dining For a Cause

Tuesday, May 16 | 5-10pm | Morningside Kitchen

On Tuesday, May 16th, Morningside Kitchen is cookin’ for a cause – and a good one, at that! A portion of the evening’s proceeds will be donated to Georgia Asylum & Immigration Network (GAIN), which provides free legal representation to asylum seekers and immigrant victims of human trafficking, domestic violence, sexual assault and other crimes.

Visit Open Table to make a reservation for the event, and eat well for a noble cause.


Bhojanic’s 14th Anniversary Dinner Series: Indo-Mex Fiesta & Handcrafted Margaritas

Wednesday, May 17  |  6:30pm  |  Bhojanic

The eatery that earned its fame by preparing Indian tapas for Phish and other touring rock bands is having its 14th anniversary dinner series, & they’re serving up an Indo-Mex Fiesta, complete with handcrafted margaritas and all.

Enjoy your favorite Tex-Mex dishes, updated with an Indian twist. Not feeling the Tex-Mex? Taste the flavors they’re famous for & use our recommendations as a guide.

Tickets go for $65. Don’t miss this culturally diverse culinary celebration!


ATL Margarita & Taco Fest

Saturday, May 20 | 11am | Grant Park

What a wonderful world we live in, where margarita and taco battles can be fought and won right in the heart of our city. On Saturday, May 20th, Tortillas la Banderita is sponsoring the first ever margarita-and-taco-off featuring dozens of taco vendors and 10 margarita bars – all vying for the #1 spot in your – and Atlanta’s – heart. Vendors include such renowned favorites as Tin Lizzy’s, El Azteca, Mezcalito’s, Matador, On the Border, The Chef’s Table, Tex’s Tacos, The Loaded Taco, Let’s Taco ‘Bout It and El Preferido…to name just a few. Eat as many tacos as you can, taste as many margaritas as possible and text an 800-number with your vote before you leave.

The event will also feature a maker’s market, filled with local arts & crafts, live music and a kid’s zone with bouncy houses and other activities for children…and those who imbibe on a few too many margaritas. Kidding, the ounce houses are definitely not for adults, tipsy or not.

Get yourself down to Grant Park on Saturday, May 20th and feast on the city’s best tacos and margaritas. Entry is free!


Taste of Town Brookhaven

Saturday, May 20 | 3-7pm | Town Brookhaven, Peachtree Rd.

The 3rd annual Taste of Town Brookhaven is back, bringing the delicious bites onto the town green for a good cause – the LifeLine Animal Project. From food, wine and beer tastings to cooking demonstrations, live music, prizes and more, this event is an excellent way to enjoy your Saturday. Vendors include CineBistro, HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern, Jefe’s Tacos & Tequila, Lucky’s Burger & Brew, Marble Slab Creamery, Newk’s, Olde Blind Dog, There Restaurant & Bar, Tin Can Oyster Bar, Tropical Smoothie Cafe and Yogurtland.

Tickets go for $20 in advance, or $30 at the gates. Buy online and save yourself some moolah.


Kudu Bar Cookout with Justin Anthony & Kevin Gillespie

Sunday, May 21 |  | 3-6pm | Yebo Beach Haus

Justin Anthony – the restaurateur responsible for South African endeavors 10º South, Yebo Beach Haus, Cape Dutch and Biltong Bar – and celebrity chef Kevin Gillespie have joined forces for an exclusive event featuring the latest rendition of a South African style braii, the KUDU. As Justin and Kevin play braii-masters, you’ll enjoy passed plates, piled high with hot foods, fresh off one of four custom KUDU braiis. Explore a variety of South African delicacies, from shrimp kebobs to boerewors rolls, sosaties to peri-peri chicken.

Tickets go for $30. Food is included and alcohol is available for purchase. Buy your tickets online.

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

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