St. Ceclilia, Lusca and The Albert among more than 90 dining destinations to be featured at renowned food festival October 24-26
ATLANTA (August 21, 2014) – More than 90 of Atlanta’s most notable and on-the-rise restaurants have signed on to participate in this year’s Taste of Atlanta, which will take place October 24-26 in Midtown at Tech Square. With eateries featured from both inside and outside the perimeter, festival-goers will be able to savor truly authentic flavors that represent every corner of the city.
New this year, to help attendees pinpoint their local favorites or discover new dining treasures during Taste of Atlanta, the festival will take food lovers on a culinary tour through the city’s many diverse neighborhoods. Whether it’s Buckhead’s St. Cecilia, Virginia-Highland’s The Original El Taco, Roswell’s Little Alley Steakhouse, Decatur’s No. 246, Brookhaven’s THERE, Alpharetta’s Milton’s or Midtown’s Table at Ten, festival-goers will experience a variety of signature sensations from each community. With such a smorgasbord of cuisine available – from classic Southern specialties, South of the border-inspired fare, Japanese fusions and coastal European delicacies – there’s sure to be a dish to satisfy every craving.
Keeping with tradition, Taste of Atlanta will kick off the festival’s 13th year of fantastic fare with an exclusive block party on Friday, October 24 to prep and pump up taste buds for the food-filled weekend! The event, themed Culinary Matrimony, will feature local celebrity chefs, including Patric Bell, Ron Eyester, Jay Swift and Tyler Williams, for an evening of both famed and more obscure flavor pairings. Guests can also look forward to live music from Electric Avenue, a PleaseRock tribute band, and bountiful booze. Select restaurants, includingSeven Lamps, Fox Bros. BBQ, The Optimist and Buttermilk Kitchen, will also be onsite to serve up delicious bites.
“I think people will be hard pressed to find more culinary variety in one place,” said Chef and Restaurateur Ron Eyester of Rosebud, The Family Dog, Timone’s and his latest concept, Diner. “With every signature taste, the festival showcases just how diverse and progressive our city’s dining scene really is. I welcome any opportunity to support my fellow chefs and our local food landscape, and that is exactly what Taste of Atlanta brings to the table!”
For more than a decade, Taste of Atlanta has featured hundreds of the city’s finest restaurants, celebrated Atlanta’s top-notch chefs and transformed tasters into diners. Now in its 13th year, the legendary three-day food festival continues to stimulate the local dining scene and further establishes Atlanta as the Food Capital of the South.
Guests are encouraged to visit the 2014 festival website (www.TasteofAtlanta.com) for the most up-to-date list of participating restaurants and event news!
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