What's Up, Atlanta? July 21st - 28th

What’s Up, Atlanta? Happenings and sweepstakes this weekend and beyond…

Genki To-Go Food Truck Opening
Genki Noodles and Sushi’s “Genki-To-Go” food truck is set to make its official debut on Saturday, July 27, 2013 in Howell Mill’s food truck park, located at 1850 Howell Mill Road NW. Kicking off at 4 p.m., the food-fueled afternoon will be filled with Genki’s renowned Japanese cuisine and on-site activities for attendees. This also benefits the MS Society.

4th Annual Zombie Pub Crawl Hosted By Diesel Filling Station
WHEN:  Saturday, July 27, 2013
4 p.m. - Zombie Makeovers at Diesel Filling Station
4 p.m. to 8 p.m. - Zombie Pub Crawl 
8 p.m. - Official After-Party at Diesel Filling Station
For more information, visit www.dieselatlanta.com and www.zombiecrawlatlanta.com.

Red Gold Tomato Sweepstakes
Also, Red Gold, which is a 70-year-old, still family-owned company that professional and home chefs swear by, is giving away a Green Egg Ceramic Grill & Smoker, as well 1,000 aprons each week for five weeks leading put to the grand-prize drawing.  Check is out on Red Gold's Facebook page -- https://www.facebook.com/RedGold?fref=ts -- it ends Aug. 30th

"Good Eatin' Great Cause" event on August 22 at the Cobb Galleria Centre.
SafePath Children’s Advocacy Center, an organization in Cobb County that provides important services for children who are the victims of abuse, is hosting the third annual "Good Eatin' Great Cause" event on August 22 at the Cobb Galleria Centre. Funds go to support this excellent organization, and attendees get an evening of delectable samples from well-known chefs of Atlanta from restaurants such Muss & Turners, Social Vinings, and Alon’s. Guests will also get to witness an entertaining cooking competition hosted by local chef Alex Reethof, and judged by other local top chefs, including Carvel Grant Gould of Canoe. Details of the event are at http://safepath.org/events/goodeatingreatcause

Gwinnett Restaurant Week this week
Gwinnett Restaurant Week: July 22-25, 2013 Cinco Mexican Cantina in Suwanee

Hottie Hawgs BBQ was on “Catering Wars”
Hottie Hawgs restaurant and catering services were on Catering Wars on July 16 at 10 p.m. with a decidedly Atlanta flavor! Check out the first commercial for the show right here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5sBKm4E5ZKg

The show features Atlanta BBQ Festival Champion and owner of Hottie Hawgs BBQ, “Boss Hawg” aka Kyle Vaughn. Hottie Hawgs BBQ, an iconic gathering place and sports bar opened on July 4th 2010 and has been racking up awards ever since. The other competitors are Ocean Catering, Atlanta’s Finest, & Pat’s Party Perfect. The first three episodes are titled “Bones, Balls & Drag Queens,” “Naked Sushi & the Snooty Wedding Planner,” and “The Circus & the Civil War.”

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