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Love food and beer? Here’s what to do, eat and drink this weekend in metro Atlanta

Take a taste of Atlanta, try oxtail soup and wet your whistle with beer Oct. 19-21

Hungry or thirsty? There are plenty of events to check out and new restaurants to try this weekend in metro Atlanta.

Do this on Friday

Some of Atlanta’s top restaurants are offering tastes of their food during the 17th annual Taste of Atlanta at Old Fourth Ward Park. Attend the Friday kick-off party or get a wristband to try samples from more than 90 restaurants. Read more here. 

Do this on Saturday

Raise a glass -- or two, or three -- at the Decatur Beer Festival in downtown Decatur, featuring beer from more than 80 breweries. Read more here.

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Warm up with some soup this weekend. The Federal has put its popular oxtail soup -- named one of the best dishes in the country  -- back on its menu. 

Do This on Sunday

Celebrate barbecue at the sixth annual Atlanta Kosher BBQ Festival at City Springs in Sandy Springs. Try chicken, brisket, beans and and ribs from more than 20 teams. Read more here. 

Indulge your love for oysters -- and help raise money for an organization helping to bring attention to southern oyster farming -- at Landlocked 2 in Decatur. Tickets feature tastes from chefs including Daniel Chance of Watchman’s and Terry Koval of Wrecking Bar Brewpub. Read more here. 

Have brunch -- or lunch, or, soon dinner -- at the new Grant Park restaurant Full Commission, which features a Southern gastropub menu at the Larkin on Memorial. Read more here.

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