By Teresa Tobat

We hope that you’ll enjoy these events our friends are hosting around town!

The Cook’s Warehouse

The Cook’s Warehouse is offering a variety of Mardi Gras cooking classes in the coming weeks. They’ll hold a Mardi Gras Kick-off Party class in Midtown on February 4. They also will host a Mardi Gras Celebration Hands On class in Decatur on February 21 and a post-holiday A Lenten Dinner, Hands On, course on March 6. For more information, visit
Georgia Aquarium

The Georgia Aquarium is hosting “Party with the Penguins” to celebrate its Penguin Awareness Day on January 22. Attendees can show off their “penguin style” by donning their best black and white outfits and enjoy photos, arts, crafts and giveaways. The band Laughing Pizza also will be performing from 12 to 3 p.m. “Party with the Penguins” is free to all annual pass holders and open to all guests with paid Total Ticket admission. To purchase tickets, e-mail

Kurt’s Bistro

Kurt’s Bistro, located in Duluth, is hosting a wine tasting and understanding Rieslings class on January 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. Matthew Rosenberg of local wine distributor Avant Partir will dispel common Rieslings myths and teach participants about a variety of Rieslings during this session. The cost is $20 per person. Attendees who dine in the bistro following the wine tasting will receive a 20 percent discount. Reservations are suggested and can be made by calling 770.623.4128. For more information, please visit

Ray’s in the City

Ray’s in the City’s weekly lunch menu is now available on Saturdays. Guests can feast on appetizers such as Oysters Rockefeller and Ray’s “New Orleans” BBQ shrimp and entrees like sun corn trout and Parmesan crusted sea scallops during Saturday afternoons. For more information, please visit  



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