Taste of Atlanta 2009 Photos - Part 1

This year’s Taste of Atlanta festival was fabulous! My mom, Pattie, and I went on Saturday, October 10th. These are some of the photos we took of the amazing VIP Wine and Beer Experience. Click to see a LARGER size. More posts to follow with the rest of our ToA photos.

The Scene at Taste of Atlanta's VIP Wine and Beer Experience

Richard Blais' Flip Burger Boutique's Liquid Nitrogen Milkshakes

Getting a Liquid Nitrogen Milkshake

The Guys at Flip Burger Boutique

A Flip Burger - Looks Delicious! Yep, it is!

The Famed Flip Nitrogen Milkshake - Pumpkin Pie Flavor

Blue Moon's Billboard Painting Tent

The Guys of Buckhead Diner

Scrumptious Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes from Buckhead Diner!

Shrimp with Buffalo Sauce from Atlanta Fish Market - Yummy, but very hot!

Heidsieck Champagne - I took this blurry pic. You can tell I'm not a photographer like my mom!

The Lovely Ladies of Montpellier Wines

Trying Spaten Beer with the help of our new friend

Atlanta's own Sweetwater Brewery

Estampa Wines - This is how you do it

Three cute little Falcons Fans!

UFO Beer tent - Wonderful Beer!

Sapporo Beer Tent - Dionne and Michelle were very sweet, and the beer was great as always!

What a fantastic time! Can't wait to go back next year!


Taste of Atlanta - This Weekend!!!

It’s that time of year again – time for Atlanta’s biggest and best food festival, Taste of Atlanta! You can see Richard Blais and Carla Hall from Top Chef, or Jamika from Next Food Network Star! There are so many things to do, it’s hard to decide! This is the 8th annual Taste of Atlanta. It’s a dynamic, flavor-filled 2-day outdoor festival that showcases the diversity of Atlanta’s food scene and attracts food lovers from all over! I will be there Saturday, and maybe Sunday, too. See you there!

Saturday October 10th 11am–6pm
Sunday October 11th 11am–6pm

The festival will take place at Tech Square in Midtown Atlanta at Spring Street and 5th Street

General Admission Tickets including
15 taste coupons
$25 through October 9th
$30 after October 9th
$30 at Festival
VIP Tickets including
20 taste coupons $65

A limited number of tickets are available and attendees must be over the age of 21. Access into the Wine & Beer Experience is included and the first 500 ticket holders each day will receive a festival gift bag. Kids 13 and under receive FREE admission when
accompanied by a paid adult but taste food coupons are required for food purchase.
The event will be gated so a ticket is necessary to enjoy the festival.

Taste of Atlanta Highlights:

■ Festival goers will experience good eats from
more than 80 of Atlanta’s favorite restaurants!
■ National and Local Celebrity Chefs on three
Cooking Stages
■ A Farm to Festival Village showcasing the
local sustainable movement with live cooking
■ A farmers market filled with locally grown
■ The Amica Insurance Kids Avenue with
interactive cooking demonstrations for kids
and hands on activities
■ Live music and entertainment and more!