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Last minute Christmas dinner, culinary class and more in metro Atlanta this week

Featured food events in metro Atlanta Dec. 25 – Dec. 30

If cooking tomorrow isn’t your thing, head to Roswell for Christmas dinner. End the year by treating yourself to a culinary class. There are several fun, food events happening in metro 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. Merry Christmas too, folks.


Tuesday, Dec. 25: If you changed your mind about cooking for Christmas, head to C&S Chowder House for a special holiday menu beginning at 4 p.m. Reservations recommended. 

12040 Etris Road, Roswell. 470-321-5077,


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Tuesday, Dec. 25: Hampton + Hudson will once again offer its Bo’Ling Chop Suey Palace pop-up featuring a special Chinese a la carte menu of bok choy with garlic and sesame sauce, Kung Pao chicken, bacon and shrimp fried rice and more beginning 6 p.m. “A Christmas Story” and football games will be on televisions throughout the restaurant as well. 

299 N. Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-948-2123,


Thursday, Dec. 27: Enjoy dishes such as shrimp pesto pasta, chicken artichoke dip and vegetable dumplings while listening to a live performance by local artist Taylor Drinko along with an acoustic guitar at 7 p.m. at Red Sky Tapas and Bar

1255 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta. 770-973-0100,


Sunday, Dec. 30: Wrap up the year by learning something new or taking a twist on a fave. During a classic fried chicken culinary class at Sur la Table, guests will prepare their own batter, learn the key to spicy Nashville hot chicken and of course, fry chicken beginning 1 p.m. Tips for making buttermilk biscuits from scratch will also be offered. 

1082 North Point Cir., Alpharetta. 678-280-0086,



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