Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival. 1-5 p.m., Sunday, July 17. Park Tavern, 500 10th St., Atlanta. killertomatofest.com/
It's baaaaack -- Chef Ford Fry's JCT. Kitchen & Bar Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival is returning for the eighth year from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, July 17 at Park Tavern in Atlanta.
The event pairs more than 60 chefs and mixologists with local farmers to create a tomato-based dish and cocktail.
Here are some things to know before you go:
Which restaurants are participating?
- 4th & Swift
- Bacchanalia & Star Provisions
- Bar Margot
- Better Half
- Chai Pani Restaurant Group
- Cibo e Beve
- Cooks & Soldiers
- Delia's Chicken Sausage Stand
- Farm Burger
- Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q,
- Iberian Pig
- King of Pops
- KR Steakbar
- Local Three
- La Tavola
- Milton's Cuisine & Cocktails
- Morningside Kitchen
- Paces & Vine
- Oak Steakhouse
- One Eared Stag
- Serpas True Food
- Seven Lamps
- Sound Table
- Taqueria del Sol
- Watershed on Peachtree
Will there be anything to drink besides tomato-inspired cocktails?
Wild Heaven Craft Beers will serve cans of Emergency-Drinking Beer, Wise Blood IPA and White Blackbird Belgian-style saison.
What about entertainment?
Texas-based band The Spazmatics will play 80s classics.
How should I get there?
The Midtown MARTA stop is about a 10 minute walk to Park Tavern. There will be parking available next to Park Tavern and at Grady High School for a fee that will go to benefit the Atlanta Beltline. Atlanta Bike Coalition will provide a bike valet.
How much are tickets and how do I get them?
Tickets are $45 per person for general admission, $40 per person for Georgia Organics members and $100 per person for VIP, which allow for early entry at noon. Garnish and Gather admission is $70 per person and includes a tomato-themed meal kit. Ticket will be $55 per person at the door. You can purchase tickets here.