Thursday, August 8, 2013

Upcoming Atlanta Dining Events: August 2013

Hungry Atlantans, pick up your forks and tie on your bib, there are loads of dining events this month! Lobster, corn or charity...there's something for everybody! Here's a sampling:

Steady Hand Pop UP at ESS - Aug. 10

This Saturday is your last chance to enjoy a Steady Hand pop up at Empire State South. Over the past few weeks they've featured everything from corn dogs to donuts with coffee ice cream. See what these coffee gurus have in store for their final outing from 10-3 by the bocce courts.

Lure Lobster Boil - Aug. 19-23

lobster 2 tile.jpgFor 5 days only, Lure will offer a $60, 3-course, prix fixe lobster menu in addition to the regular dinner menu.

The 3-course meal will include:

CHILLED LOBSTER SALAD heirloom tomato, cucumber, champagne vinaigrette

BOILED LOBSTER DINNER boiled potatoes, corn-on-the-cob, drawn butter (each guest will enjoy a 1-1/2 pound lobster)

BLUEBERRY BUCKLE vanilla-buttermilk ice cream


Aqua Blue Anniversary Specials - Aug. 14-21

Help Roswell's Aqua Blue celebrate turning 12. From August 14 through August 21, Aqua blue will feature a special three-course menu for $20.01 per person. 

The meal includes a tasting plate, entree and dessert, and Main Plate choices include Maine lobster ravioli with Portobello, fennel, chives and lobster knuckle sauce; wild shrimp and scallop grits with Nora Mills stone-ground corn grits, roasted tomato beurreblanc and julienne vegetables in a chardonnay cream sauce; or grilled beef tenderloin pan-seared with whipped potato, asparagus and Harvey’s Bristol cream mushroom sauce. Throughout the anniversary week, the restaurant is also presenting each table with a thank you card containing surprises such as 10 percent off, free appetizer, free entree and $50 gift cards.

On Wednesday, Aug. 21, Aqua blue will host an anniversary party with live music from band Open the Skye, complimentary cake and a champagne toast.  Every guest will receive a raffle ticket that evening and must be present for the drawing to win free dinner for a year.

Alma's King Corn Dinner Aug. 17

Alma's "Secrets of a Mexican Pantry" dinner series continues with an evening celebrating summer's bounty of corn. Expect corn to make an appearance in every course. $39/person for a 5-course meal! For reservations, call 404.968.9662 today.

ACFB Supper Club at Bantam + Biddy and Chick-a-Biddy Aug. 13

Bantam + Biddy and Chick-a-Biddy, two of Chef Shaun Doty’s newest restaurants, invite the community to help raise money for the Atlanta Community Food Bank.  Each restaurant will host the Food Bank’s regular Supper Club fundraiser on Tuesday, August 13 from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. Each month a different restaurant serves as host and 20% of each diner’s tab for the evening benefits the Food Bank.

Kula Project #FORTHEFARMER Fundraiser on Aug. 22

On Thursday, August 22, Kula Project, a Roswell-based non-profit with a mission to eradicate both local and worldwide hunger through innovative farming techniques, will host #FORTHEFARMER. During this event, restaurants including Table & Main, The Optimist, Chicken and the Egg, King + Duke, Little Alley Steak, The Salt Factory Pub, Farm Burger Dunwoody, Opulent, The Iberian Pig, Sugo Restaurant and Double Zero will donate 20% of their sales to support Kula Project’s farmer sponsorship programs in Kenya and Rwanda.

Cibo e Beve Birthday Celebration Aug. 20

To celebrate two years, Cibo e Beve will feature $2.00 small bites and drink specials throughout the evening on Aug. 20 in addition to their regular menu. Specials to include:
  • $2 Meatballs
  • $2 Cibo Burger Sliders
  • $2 Quail Spiedini
  • $2 Daiquiri Daenerys: a light, strawberry daiquiri with Bacardi, grapefruit, lime, select seasonings
  • $2 Yellow Journalism: Bacardi Limon, Limoncello, mint, cucumber, soda
  • $2 Lonely Mountain Espresso Martini: Cold-brewed coffee, Bacardi torched cherry, orange twist
Good Eatin' for a Great Cause Aug. 22

Help improve the lives of abused children and enjoy bites from 30 top local restaurants at this charity event on Aug. 22 at the Cobb Galleria. Get the full scoop here

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