Atlanta Food and Events News - April 2nd

Atlanta Food News - Week of April 2nd

Caribbean Party in Stone Mountain today! Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery Grill the most popular Caribbean restaurant chain in the nation (they were recently singled out by New York Times food critic Sam Sifton) has Customer Appreciation Day today (April 2nd), which will run from 1:00PM to Midnight, will feature free samples, giveaways, games, cotton candy, live entertainment and a fashion show.Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery Grill, 1267 South Hairston Rd, Stone Mountain, GA. Golden Crust Bakery - Stone Mountain

Hotel Restaurant Week Atlanta begins today and lasts till next Saturday. Hotel restaurants are offering specials of Three Courses for $25. Hotel Restaurant Week Atlanta

Access Atlanta Food and Restaurants always has the best events news - http://www.accessatlanta.com/atlanta-restaurants-food/

Atlanta native, Culinary author and Time reporter Lisa Abend will be at A Cook's Warehouse and the Atlanta Art Institute on April 4th and 5th to give book talks about her new book The Sorcerer's Apprentices about the renowned molecular gastronomy restaurant elBulli. http://www.lisaabend.com/?page_id=4

Fernbank has a special Tornado Alley event on Sunday, April 3rd. Filmmaker and storm chaser Sean Casey will bring the TIV to Fernbank for visitors to get an up-close look at this incredible vehicle that can travel inside the heart of a tornado. Show times are available April 3 at noon, 2pm and 4pm. The TIV will be on view noon – 5pm. http://www.fernbankmuseum.org/experience-imax/tornado-alley/

If you know a bacon lover, J & D's have everything bacon at their website. http://store.baconsalt.com/ These goofballs sent me an April Fool's press release for "BaconAir."

If you know a commercial beer brewer - I don't - The 2nd Annual Denver International Beer Competition, America's only food focused, professionally sanctioned beer competition has extended its entry deadline to April 10, 2011. All commercial brewers are encouraged to enter their food friendly beers. http://denverbeercomp.com/

I made a new friend at the Atlanta Wine School recently, a Wine Blogger named Katie Phillips. If you are an ATLien and love wine, her blog is ATL Vino http://www.atlvino.com/blog

The Atlanta Wine School is fantastic. They opened the world of wine to me, and now I am very excited about wines. Here is their course schedule - http://www.atlantawineschool.com/courses.php They also have guided tours to wine country around the world.

Have a great week! Eat, drink, and be merry in the ATL!

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