Fresh Bites


By Teresa Tobat
Picnic & Polo 

If you’re free on September 16 from 1 to 5 p.m. and are feeling charitable, plan to attend the Beauty Becomes You Foundation’s picnic and polo benefit in Alpharetta. Beauty Becomes You is a nonprofit that offers a variety of basic hygiene programs to seniors that will enhance their health and well-being.

During the event, you’ll enjoy catering from Adaire, polo and music from The Roswell New Horizons 17-piece big band orchestra.

For more information, ticket price or to purchase tickets, visit

Cobb Restaurant Week

Who says restaurant weeks are only for restaurants inside the perimeter? Thanks to Cobb County Travel, you can enjoy reasonably priced three-course dinners at 18 different Cobb County restaurants from now until September 15. Feast on a $25 three-course prix-fixe dinner of she-crab soup, buttermilk fried chicken and High Road Craft Ice Cream at South City Kitchen Vinings. Or dine on a BBQ shrimp appetizer, Parmesan-crusted scallops, lobster risotto, roasted tomato entree and a key lime pie dessert for $35 at Ray’s on the River.

To view a complete list of restaurants participating in Cobb Restaurant Week and to make reservations, click here

Marlow’s Tavern Dunwoody Is Open!

Marlow’s Tavern, which has been serving Atlanta-area residents classic American tavern fare with an upscale twist since 2004, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on August 30 to commemorate the opening of its newest Dunwoody location.

Marlow’s also presented the Special Olympics Georgia with a check for $5,638 that was raised during the restaurant’s pre-opening week fundraiser. For more about Special Olympics Georgia, visit

1317 Dunwoody Village Parkway, Suite 102
Dunwoody, GA 30338


Fresh Bites


Atlanta is brimming with fun upcoming events for foodies. Whether you’re craving a culinary outing or a delicious way to support a good cause, our list of Atlanta area offerings has you covered. 
Happy dining!

Thanksgiving Treats at Theo’s Brother’s Bakery

November 19th
Theo’s Brother’s Bakery in Crabapple

The Sedgwick Group will be offering a plethora of sweet Thanksgiving treats for you to order and share with the family. Sweets will include traditional favorites such as pumpkin pie, cranberry tarts, warm pull-apart rolls, banana nut loaves and decadent fall treats including plum-pistachio tarts, chocolate turtle truffle torte, and ciabatta leek and sage stuffing. Order ahead by November 19th at 770.740.0360.

Children’s Gingerbread House Decorating Class
December 10th, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse

Davios’ Executive Pastry Chef Kathleen Miliotis is offering a Gingerbread House Decorating Class for children of all ages. Homemade gingerbread pieces, frosting and candies will be provided to make one-of-a-kind gingerbread houses to share with family and friends for the holiday season. The class is $20 per student and space is limited. Call 404.844.4810 or contact Amy Howard at to reserve.

Glimpses of the Moon
Through November 20th
Georgia Ensemble Theatre

This romantic musical follows the whirl of New York high society in the roaring 20’s. Decide for yourself, should they marry for love or money? There are only six showings left so check out their website soon for details. For tickets and showtimes please visit or call 770.641.1260.

Master Engraver Casey Cochran
November 21st and 22nd
Beverly Bremer Silvershop

Master Engraver Casey Cochran will be in the store to hand engrave your silver purchase on November 21st and 22nd during store hours (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.). You can shop beautiful silver items beforehand here or stop by the store to have your silver items cleaned, repaired and appraised. For more information, call 404.261.4009. 

Thanksgiving Buffet
November 24th, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Kurt’s Bistro
Looking for a no work, no clean up holiday feast? Look no further than Kurt’s Bistro! Kurt’s will host a full Thanksgiving meal including a spiced apple cider reception, featuring a charcuterie and artisan cheese display, smoked trout, grilled autumn veggies, a raw bar, crab cakes and shrimp cocktails. The carving station will offer classic slow-roasted turkey breast, Black Angus prime rib and roasted pork loin. The addition of tasty holiday side dishes and decadent desserts round out the perfect recipe for a Turkey-day nap. Cost is $45 per person and $20 for children up to 12. Call 770.623.4128 for reservations

Wine Pairings @ Kurt’s
Kurt’s Bistro
Featuring an impressive sommelier-curated wine list, filled with new arrivals, Kurt’s offers a wine tasting every Thursday evening for $15 per person. Call 770.623.4128 for more details. 

Thanksgiving at Wildfire, Family Style
November 24th, 12 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Wildfire Steaks and Seafood
A family-style Thanksgiving feast doesn’t have to be at your home! Wildfire is offering a five course menu with traditional Thanksgiving options including cornbread, “wildorf” salad, spit roasted turkey, redskin mashed potatoes, brown sugar glazed sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie. The full menu can be found at Cost is $34.95 per person, and $14.95 per child. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Atlanta Community Food Bank. Call 770.730.9080. 

Early Bird Menu
5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Daily
Aspens Signature Steaks (East)
Aspens Signature Steaks is offering a special early bird menu with excellent prices. The menu includes a variety of fresh salads, entrees such as sirloin au poivre and braised short ribs, and sumptuous side dishes like three cheese and bacon macaroni and sweet potato fries. Call 678.236.1400 for reservations. 

Compiled by Sara Goodell, Flavors Magazine Editorial Assistant.