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Osteria Mattone Mon., July 13, 6 p.m. Southern Chefs Southern Wines Dinner Celebrating Southern wines and Southern chefs Daniel Pernice (Osteria Mattone Sommelier), Woolery Back (Table & Main Chef de Cuisine), Juan Cortes (Restaurant Eugene Sommelier), and Brian Jones (Restaurant Eugene Chef de Cuisine) will prepare a six-course meal paired with carefully selected wines. The night will begin with a prosecco reception followed by the coursed dinner. Details.
Smoke Ring Mon.-Sun., July 13-Aug. 16, 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. 101 Concepts - Salad Wars Watch chefs go head-to-head by creating unique salads to celebrate the warm summer weather and fresh local ingredients. Official voting will take place in-house. Details.
La Madeleine Country French Cafe Tues., July 14 Free Bastille Day Tart Celebrate Bastille Day at La Madeleine! Visit any of the three metro Atlanta locations and say "Happy Bastille Day" for a free mini liberté tart. Details.
F&B Atlanta Tues.-Sat., July 14-18 Third Anniversary and Bastille Day Join the bistro-style restaurant as it celebrates both three years in Atlanta and French heritage with a prix-fixe dinner menu in addition to the regular menu. Available for five days, chef Philippe Haddad's three-course menu will include dishes such as heirloom baby tomato salad with warm goat cheese and cucumber-mint vinaigrette, duck leg confit with Yukon gold potatoes, Cipollini onions, French green beans, poached eggs and applewood-smoked bacon, classic French dessert isle flotante, featuring toasted caramel almonds and vanilla sauce, and much more. Details.
The Cook's Warehouse, East Cobb Wed., July 15, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Fresh Summer Pasta Hands OnSwitch out heavy pasta sauces for lighter summertime flavors. Chef Stephanie will teach you how to make your own pasta from scratch and give you the tools to accentuate it with seasonal flavors. Learn how to make goat cheese and sundried tomato ravioli with asparagus and walnuts, red pepper farfalle (bowtie pasta) with spinach-artichoke sauce, and more. Details.
Three Sheets Wed., July 15, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Five Course Grilled Cheese Wine Dinner Take grilled cheese to the next level with five artisanal grilled cheese sandwiches each paired with a different wine meant to complement and enhance the cheese. Pre-paid reservations required. Details.
Whole Foods Market, Sandy Springs Fri., July 17, noon-2 p.m. Ice Cream Social Celebrate National Peach Ice Cream Day with favorite local frozen treats from High Road Craft Ice Cream, King of Pops, Honeysuckle Gelato, and Whole Foods peach ice cream. Treat yourself to a fresh gelato kombucha float or a beer float for $5 at the Fermented Float station. The pint glass is yours to keep! All proceeds benefit Whole Kids Foundation. Details.
Maggiano's Fri., July 17, 7-10 p.m. Gluten-Free Dinner and Wine Pairing Enjoy a dinner and wine pairing featuring gluten-free dishes such as sausage and peppers, grilled jumbo shrimp, sweet corn relish, parmesan cheese ravioli with spring vegetables and truffle mascarpone, and flourless chocolate cake. Details.
Buckhead Saloon Sat., July 18, 5-10 p.m. Buckhead Country Bar Crawl Grab your best country-themed garb and head to Buckhead for drinks specials and freebies at Big Sky, Kramer's, Lost Dog, Buckhead Saloon, and Stagecoach. Enjoy deals like $3 Sweetwater drafts, $3 fireballs, and $4 hour-long all-you-can-drink drafts. Atlanta Bar Crawls has partnered with Jim Beam Models and Warner Bros. to get you access to free early showings of "Vacation" and plenty of swag. Details.
Source: Creative Loafing