The Atlanta Food Truck Park & Market announced today that it will hold its 2nd Annual Taste and Brews beer tasting and food festival on March 8. This unique event includes food samples from a choice of 10 Atlanta food trucks paired with unlimited tastings from more than one hundred domestic, imported and craft beers. The event will be from 2 to 6 p.m. (VIP entry at 1 p.m.) at the park, 1850 Howell Mill Road. Tickets are available now for $45 for General Admission and $75 for VIP. For more information, visit tasteandbrews.com.

The Georgia Craft Beer Fest is set for March 22 at Red Brick Brewing, 2323 Defoor Hills Road, to benefit the Georgia Craft Brewers Guild. There will be samples from 25 breweries, including Moon River, Coastal Empire, Macon Beer Co. and Southbend. General admission tickets are $40 from 1 to 6 p.m. ($75 for VIP from noon to 6 p.m.). Tickets and information at georgiacraftbrewersguild.org.

Tickets are on sale now for the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival, which will be held May 29 – June 1 in Midtown Atlanta. An early bird pre-sale continues through March 14 at atlfoodandwinefestival.com. The event will feature food and drink from local chefs and mixologists and educational opportunities.

SOHO Atlanta (sohoatlanta.com) restaurant in Vinings has appointed Scott Warren as executive chef. He has served as the sous chef at SOHO for three years and will take over the executive chef duties for departing Executive Chef Joe Ahn.

Las Margaritas (lasmargaritasmidtown.com) on Cheshire Bridge Road has recently given its building a fresh new look, installed a new bar and added new additions to the menu, including a special Monday night fajita menu for just $10 and a Cuban buffet on Tuesdays.

 

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.

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