Cook with Hugh Acheson and more food events in metro Atlanta this week

Check out a slow cooking demonstration. Bring a toy, get a drink. There are several fun, food events happening in Atlanta, so add one or all four of the following activities to your calendar. Be prepared to eat, drink and have a grand ole time.

Tuesday, Nov. 28: Do good. Visit any Farm Burger location today to participate in Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving back in each community. Farm Burger will donate a percentage of the day's sales to help those in need.

3365 Piedmont Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-816-0603, .

410 W Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur. 404-378-5077.

4514 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Atlanta. 770-454-2201.

Thursday, Nov. 30: Join award-winning chef and author Hugh Acheson on his cross-country tour through 25 American cities to debut his new cookbook, “The Chef & The Slow Cooker.” Hugh and team will arrive in an Airstream Travel Trailer as part of the #EndlessCaravan tour, proving that the faithful slow cooker is far from a fusty old pot roast machine. His Atlanta stop will include an interactive taco-making demonstration with a slow cooker from noon-2 p.m. at his coffee shop, Spiller Park Coffee .

2929 N. Druid Hills Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-919-2978,

Thursday, Nov. 30: To celebrate its third anniversary, Le Bilboquet will host a Casablanca Night themed anniversary party with drink specials, live jazz and a champagne toast. Entry will be free.

3027 Bolling Way N.E., Atlanta. 404-869-9944, 

Friday, Dec. 1: Celebrate the holiday season by bringing an unwrapped toy to benefit the Mark Carroll and Friends Charity to support children in need for DFCS of Atlanta from 8-11 p.m. at Whiskey Blue . With every toy donation, guests will receive a complimentary cranberry mimosa and have the chance to win VIP tickets to the 14th annual Mark Carroll and Friends Toy Drive. The winner of this raffle will be chauffeured in a Porche 911 and more.

3377 Peachtree Road N.E., Atlanta. 678-500-3190, .

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