Reservations Required: June 19-24: Slow food ice cream social, flight night at Soho, and other Atlanta food events


Food Bank Supper Club at The Optimist on Tues., June 19
Chef Ford Fry of No. 246 and JCT Ktichen will be hosting the Atlanta Community Food Bank supper club at his newest restaurant, The Optimist. Twenty percent of your dining dollars will benefit Atlanta’s Table, which delivers food to more than 40 Metro Atlatna non-profit agencies. 

Wine Flight Night at Soho on Wed., June 20
Voted “Best Wine Bar” by Atlanta magazine, Soho gives patrons a chance to enjoy a number of selected wines every Wednesday.  This week it’s all about California: Miner Simpson Vineyard Viognier California ‘10, Byron Santa Barbara Pinot Noir ‘10, and Earthquake California Zinfandel ‘10.

The Boucherie Dinner Series at BLT Steak through June 24
This week only enjoy a special 4-course dinner at BLT Steak featuring tempura zucchini blossom stuffed with shrimp mousse, sautéed mediterranean rouget, baked monkfish tail, and honey roasted black mission figs with amaretti whipped cream. Prix-fixe is $65. 

Genki Noodles One Year Anniversary Week through June 24
Start this celebration witha Sushi Rolling 101 class on Monday June 18th. Afterwards, look forward to food and drink specials on Tokyo Tuesday. Wednesday features a special sake and Genki food pairing event. To celebrate the official one year anniversary on Thursday Genki and owner Reid Zeising will host an invite only, VIP party on the back deck. Friday and Saturday the celebration will continue with Genki After Dark food and drink specials. Sake Sunday and Sunday Supper, a family style dinner service, will round out the week. 

Slow Food Atlanta’s Sixth Annual Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social at Peachtree Road Farmer’s Market on Sat., June 23, 12:30-2 p.m.
Slow Food Atlanta invites guests to grab a spoon (or bring their own) and taste a delicious and impressive variety of homemade ice creams and sorbets created by renowned local chefs and ambitious amateurs. After tasting the frozen treats, market goers will cast their vote for their favorite flavors. Tickets, which include a taste of each flavor and a ballot, are $15 for adults, $5 for children ages six to 10 and free for children five and under.

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