Atlanta food events: Dec. 11-17 2017

Things to eat and do

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Krog Street Market Dec. 11, 2017-Dec. 15, 2017 Three Year Anniversary Celebration at Krog Street Market To celebrate its third birthday, Krog Street Market is throwing a week-long birthday bash. Enjoy discounted bites from the market food stalls, holiday tunes from a house DJ, and a special visit from Santa at the end of the week. Details

Perrine's Wine Shop Dec. 11, 2017, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Dirty and Rowdy Wine Tasting The winemakers of Dirty and Rowdy Family Winery are hosting a wine tasting at Perrine's Wine Shop. Guests can sample five Dirty and Rowdy wines, along with cheese and charcuterie snacks. Details


Minero Dec. 12, 2017, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Ladies Get Drinks: Holiday Edition Join the gals of Ladies Get Paid at Minero for one last celebration before the year ends! Mix and mingle with members of the Ladies Get Paid community and raise a glass to another year of accomplishments. Details

Hop City Dec. 12, 2017, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Weekly Free Wine Tasting Head to Krog Street Market's Hop City for a free wine tasting. Enjoy four different wine samples, with the opportunity to purchase bottles. Details


Better Half Dec. 13, 2017, 6:30 p.m. Better Half's 4th Birthday Join the folks at Better Half for a birthday celebration. Following a cocktail reception, guests will enjoy a five-course celebratory dinner, complete with wine pairings. Details

Sprig Dec. 13, 2017, 7-9 p.m. Bourbon Tasting Oak Grove’s Sprig received their own private barrel of 1792 bourbon and would like to share and celebrate. Sip on small batch, single barrel, sweet wheat, full proof, high rye, and their very own hand-picked single barrel along with food. Reserve your seat by calling 404-248-9700.


Ponce City Market Dec. 14, 2017, 6-8 p.m. Festival of Lights Head to PCM for a traditional menorah lighting ceremony on the lawn from 6-8 p.m. with activities, live entertainment, food and drinks. Chag sameach! 

Atlanta Contemporary Dec. 14, 2017, 7-9 p.m. Carols & Cocktails Atlanta Contemporary is partnering with the Atlanta Opera and Grocery on Home to bring soprano Jayme Alilaw, pianist O.J. Harper, and guitarist Marshall Ruffin to the museum for a performance of jazz-ified holiday hits paired with cocktails from mixologist-in-residence Jeff Banks. Admission is free. Details

Reformation Brewery Dec. 14, 2017, 5-9 p.m. Beer and Pie Pairing Ready for some good old fashioned holiday indulgence? Pair your carbs with some carbs at Woodstock's Reformation Brewery, which is partnering with local shop Pie Bar. Pies will be sold by the slice and beers by the glass while musician Cody Bolden provides the live entertainment. Details

Restaurant Eugene Dec. 14, 6 and 8:15 p.m. Cheese Eugene Atlanta’s favorite cheesemonger, Tim Gaddis, is discussing all things fromage during two seatings (6 and 8:15 p.m.). The certified cheese professional will discuss and serve regional artisanal cheeses paired with wines selected by a sommelier. Tickets are $45.

gusto! Dec. 14, 2017, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Give with gusto! Dine at gusto! on Ponce and do some good. To honor the spirit of giving, the restaurant will donate 10 percent of the day's proceeds to Make-A-Wish Georgia. Details


ASW Distillery Dec. 15, 2017, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Holiday Sip & Shop Join the folks at ASW for a festive holiday experience. Enjoy complimentary coffee and biscuits from East Pole Coffee, along with discounts on select ASW items. Details


JCT. Kitchen & Bar Dec. 16, 2017, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Santa Claus at JCT Kitchen The season's jolliest old man will be strolling through JCT Kitchen & Bar at lunchtime, greeting families and posing for pictures with guests. Details

Monday Night Garage Dec. 16, 2017, 5 p.m. Imperial Stout Bottle Release Head to Monday Night Garage to stock up on their decadent Situational Ethics variants, a trio of imperial stouts that will be available to purchase by the bottle. Beer connoisseurs can opt to indulge in a VIP experience, which includes samples of each variant and the chance to chat with head brewer Peter Kiley. Details

B's Cracklin' BBQ Dec. 16, 2017, 9 a.m. Bombass Biscuits Erika Council of Southern Souffle returns to B’s Cracklin' BBQ this weekend. Get those fluffy buttermilk biscuits stuffed with pitmaster Bryan Furman’s smoked meats beginning at 9 a.m., until they run out (and they will run out). 


Purple Door Salon Dec. 17, 2017, 8 p.m.-12 a.m. A Christmas Dinner Party: Winter Wonderland Guests are invited to mix and mingle for a good cause at a dinner party catered by Twisted Soul. Holiday cocktails and seasonal dishes will be on hand to enjoy, and guests will have the chance to win raffle prizes and take advantage of a festive photo booth. Details

Secret location (TBD) Dec. 17, 2017, 7 p.m. Dinner at El Palador Maricela Vega, owner and chef of chicomecóATL, is hosting a vegan-centric dinner celebrating winter vegetables and the abundance of love that accompanies the holiday season. Guests will enjoy four courses with beverage pairings in a traditional Cuban dining setting, which will be announced the day of the event. Details

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