Must-attend November food and drink events

Miller Union will celebrate its 10th anniversary in November. CONTRIBUTED BY MILLER UNION

Miller Union will celebrate its 10th anniversary in November. CONTRIBUTED BY MILLER UNION

Get ready to brunch

Love brunch? Then hit up Atlanta's Largest Cocktail Party and Brunch Tailgate at Live at The Battery Atlanta at SunTrust Park before the Georgia vs. Florida football game. The daylong event will feature more than 10 brunch vendors including Atlanta Seafood Company, Cinnaholic and Hobnob Neighborhood Tavern, a bloody mary and mimosa bar, live music and a watch party

Spend the day in the country

Join Les Dames d’Escoffier International-Atlanta at Foxhall Resort for its annual Afternoon in the Country event. Atlanta chefs are paired with area farms to create a menu of dishes, in addition to a silent auction and a cake raffle. Proceeds from the event benefit scholarships for women in the culinary fields, Georgia’s farming community and organizations that feed the hungry.

Connect with farmers

Join Community Farmers Markets for its third annual Red Clay Soirée fundraiser, featuring food and drink from local farmers, farm-to-table chefs and bartenders. Participating chefs include Hudson Rouse from Rising Son, Kory DePaola from Empire State South and Sarah O’Brien from Little Tart Bakeshop, and participating bartenders include Kelsey Kenny of the Painted Duck and Kellie Thorn of Hugh Acheson Restaurants. Tickets include oysters and Champagne to start, followed by a seated dinner and desserts, live and silent auctions, a photo booth and a dance party. Proceeds benefit Community Farmers Markets.

7-11 p.m. Nov. 8. Summerour Studio, 409 Bishop St. NW, Atlanta.

Toast to the best of beer

Raise a glass to the third annual Butcher & Brew Fest featuring food from Butcher & Brew, live music by Fire & the Knife, games and more. The event will also bring together 30 craft breweries from Atlanta and around the world including Creature Comforts Brewing Co., SweetWater Brewing Co., Terrapin Beer Co., Allagash Brewing Co., New Belgium Brewing and Wicked Weed Brewing. Tickets include unlimited beer and entry into a raffle. A portion of proceeds will be donated to Giving Kitchen.

2-6 p.m. Nov. 9. $40. The Alley at SMK, 9 S. Main St., Alpharetta.

Celebrate an anniversary

Help Miller Union celebrate its 10th anniversary at a party benefiting Wholesome Wave Georgia. Tickets include a selection of bites prepared by chef Steven Satterfield and visiting guest chefs including Tandy Wilson of City House in Nashville and Joe Kindred of Kindred in Davidson, North Carolina; cocktails from Miller Union, Kimball House and Ticonderoga Club; wine, beer and nonalcoholic beverages provided by Service Brewing Co., Montane Sparkling Spring Water and more; raffle tickets available for purchase for prizes; and music from a DJ.

3-6 p.m. Nov. 10. $100. The Westside Warehouse, 996 Huff Road NW, Atlanta.

Celebrate the season of giving

Join Giving Kitchen as it partners with Atlanta restaurants to host “Seconds Please Food Festival,” a special event sponsored by Sysco that’s devoted to food, beer and live music. Taste a variety of dishes prepared by Atlanta chefs from restaurants including Porch Light Latin Kitchen, Steinbeck’s and MTH Pizza, as well as pours of SweetWater’s Second Helping, a beer brewed in conjunction with Giving Kitchen. Also enjoy live music, a silent auction and a raffle.

2-5 p.m. Nov. 10. $30-$75. SweetWater Brewery, 195 Ottley Drive NE, Atlanta.

Take the Zero Food Waste Challenge

Join in as local chefs are challenged to tackle food waste as part of the annual Cocktails and Castoffs event hosted by Development in Gardening (DIG). Chefs including Meridith Ford of Cremalosa Gelato, Pat Pascarella of the White Bull and Grana and Matthew Palmerlee of Root Baking Co. will strive to create dishes leaving little to no waste behind. Besides feasting on the chefs’ creations, attendees are invited to participate in silent and live auctions, and peruse a marketplace filled with handcrafted items from Africa.

5-7 p.m. Nov. 10. $75. The Trolley Barn, 963 Edgewood Ave NE, Atlanta.

Indian in your Instant Pot

Learn how to cook Indian food in your Instant Pot during a dinner with writer Chandra Ram and Chai Pani owner Meherwan Irani, celebrating the release of Ram’s “The Complete Indian Instant Pot Cookbook.” Tickets include a welcome cocktail, multicourse dinner, signed copy of the cookbook and a tin of Spicewalla spices.

6:30 p.m. Nov. 11. $79. Chai Pani, 406 W. Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur.

A chef collaboration

Lazy Betty chef de cuisine Aaron Phillips will team up with chef DeeDee Niyomkul of Chai Yo Modern Thai and Tuk Tuk Thai Food Loft for a five-course Chef’s Collaboration Charity Dinner, with net proceeds donated to Giving Kitchen. An optional premium wine pairing is available for $65 per guest.

5-10 p.m. Nov. 11. $95. Chai Yo Modern Thai, 3050 Peachtree Road NW, Atlanta.

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Dig into Israeli cooking

Join AJC food and dining editor Ligaya Figueras in conversation with Einat Admony, the author of the new cookbook “Shuk: From Market to Table, the Heart of Israeli Home Cooking.” A kosher lunch featuring recipes from the book will be served after the talk.

Noon Nov. 13. $25. Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Atlanta.


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