Fresh Bites


By Teresa Tobat

Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation

Share Our Strength invites Atlantans to a special gala honoring the 25th anniversary of Taste of the Nation Atlanta, the largest Taste of the Nation culinary benefit in the country. This event will be held at the Georgia Aquarium on April 11th 2013, attracting foodies and humanitarians for an evening filled with gourmet samplings from 50 of Atlanta’s most celebrated chefs, as well as live auctions, wine tastings and live entertainment.  All of the net proceeds from Taste of the Nation Atlanta will help fund Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign to end childhood hunger in the United States and continue to support local organizations including the Atlanta Community Food Bank, Genesis: A New Life, and Share Our Strength's Cooking Matters Georgia.

General admission tickets are $250 per person. VIP admission tickets are $350 per person. Tickets can be purchased or by calling 770.436.5151.

Georgia Ensemble Theatre Brings “Hello, Dolly!” to Roswell

Roswell’s Georgia Ensemble Theatre's season finale will conclude with the theatre’s first-ever classic Broadway show, “Hello, Dolly!” This musical, based on Thornton Wilder's "The Matchmaker," is about life's second chances as seen through the eyes of matchmaker Dolly Levi. This 10-time Tony award winning musical features some of the most beloved songs of all time, including "Before the Parade Passes By," "It Only Takes A Moment," and the all-time favorite, "Hello, Dolly."

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Plenty is Brewing Over at Moondog Growlers

If craft beer is one of your favorite libations, Moondog Growlers probably has something in store for you. Head to its Sandy Springs location on April 13 for 1 to 3 p.m. for some Jailhouse Brewing beers including Slammer Wheat, Deep (deep, deep) Undercover, Misdemeanor Ale and Break Out Stout. On April 11 from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Moondog Growlers’ Dunwoody store will be pouring New Belgium craft beers like Shift, Hoppy Bock and Cascara Quad.

If you’re a home brewer, the deadline to enter the Heritage Sandy Spring Beer Fest is this Saturday.

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