Atlanta food and drink events to check out in November

Former homebrewer Todd DiMatteo is making a variety of beers, including Donna-Maria saison, at Good Word Brewing & Public House, which is marking its fourth anniversary. Mia Yakel for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Former homebrewer Todd DiMatteo is making a variety of beers, including Donna-Maria saison, at Good Word Brewing & Public House, which is marking its fourth anniversary. Mia Yakel for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

During November, you can feast for a good cause, toast at beer and spirits events, or check out a film homage to a culinary legend.

Seed celebrates with a benefit

You can help Seed Kitchen & Bar celebrate its 10th anniversary with a special menu, featuring $10 food and drinks. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Atlanta-based nonprofit Giving Kitchen. The restaurant’s regular menu also will be available.

Nov. 3-7. 1311 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta. 678-214-6888, eatatseed.com/menus.html

Tasting spotlights tequilas

The recently reopened Bully Boy is offering a Codigo 1530 tasting, where you can try samples of country music star George Strait’s tequilas, including Blanco, Reposado, Añejo and Mezcal, along with sushi rolls from the restaurant’s kitchen. There also will be a special presentation from the Código team.

5 p.m. Nov. 4. $40. 828 Ralph McGill Blvd., Atlanta. 678-904-5607. fb.me/e/1lNyamW9U

A festival of beer

A taste of Marietta beers is available at Cobb Landmarks & Historical Society’s sixth annual Root House Beer Festival. Red Hare Brewing & Distilling and Glover Park Brewery will serve samples of beers made using hops, fruit and herbs harvested from the gardens at the William Root House. Many of these beers will be available to try only during the event. In addition to beer, the price of a ticket also includes live music, question-and-answer sessions with brewers and discounts for food at nearby Marietta Square Market.

2-7 p.m. Nov. 13. $25. William Root House, 80 N. Marietta Parkway NW, Marietta. roothousemuseum.com/beer.html

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Pastries from Vivian Lee's pop-up Foodcation Forever will be on the menu at Leftie Lee's in Avondale Estates. / Courtesy of Vivian Lee

Pastries from Vivian Lee's pop-up Foodcation Forever will be on the menu at Leftie Lee's in Avondale Estates. / Courtesy of Vivian Lee
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Pastries from Vivian Lee's pop-up Foodcation Forever will be on the menu at Leftie Lee's in Avondale Estates. / Courtesy of Vivian Lee

Try Asian bake-sale treats

You can join some of Atlanta’s top Asian bakers for a bake sale at Sweet Auburn BBQ. You’ll have a chance to try treats from Leftie Lee’s, Good Magic, Three Lola’s Bakeshop, Crinkles by Nina and Kaisu Bakehouse. Coffee and tea also will be available for purchase.

9-11 a.m. Nov. 13. 656 N. Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta. 678-515-3550, sweetauburnbbq.com

Sunday Supper Take-Home Feast

If you’d like to support the Peachtree Road Farmers Market, its Sunday Supper Take-Home Feast and Virtual Auction will include dishes made with ingredients from the market’s farmers and food producers. The dishes will be prepared by metro Atlanta chefs, including Nick Leahy of Nick’s Westside, Linton Hopkins of the Buttery and Thomas McKeown of Hyatt Regency Atlanta. Tickets for the dinner can be purchased online through Nov. 8, and meal pickup will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 14, at the Cathedral of St. Philip. The auction runs online Nov. 5-14.

Nov. 14. e.givesmart.com/events/o2G

Pairing whiskey and food

Lazy Betty is offering a Bardstown Whiskey Dinner, where Bardstown’s president of product development, Dan Calaway, and Lazy Betty’s beverage director and general manager, Carl Van Tyle Gilbert, will pair rare whiskeys with a six-course tasting menu. Dishes will include the likes of duck with hakurei turnips, black garlic and pomegranate jus, and sauteed Blue Ridge trout with smoked trout cream, dill, creme fraiche, potato and trout roe. Tickets are available online.

6 p.m. Nov. 18. $385 per person. 1530 DeKalb Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-975-3692, bit.ly/2Y33rxV

Take a road trip

Head way OTP for the Swine & Wine event at Barnsley Resort in northwest Georgia. The weekend festival will kick off with a Friday wine tasting, featuring sommelier Heath Porter of Heathen Wine Tours. On Saturday, the Fire Kettle Cooking School will hold an outdoor class, featuring a resort chef preparing a dish on a Sea Island Forge fire kettle. On Saturday night, pitmaster Carey Bringle of Nashville’s Peg Leg Porker will prepare a whole pig, as well as side dishes, salad and dessert, along with wine pairings. There also will be live music and games.

Nov. 19-20. $75 for Friday’s wine tasting, $79 for Saturday’s class, $145 for Saturday’s dinner. 597 Barnsley Garden Road, Adairsville. 770-773-7480, barnsleyresort.com/swine-and-wine

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Now we know what she had cooking. Famed chef Julia Child shared a secret with Supreme Court Justice Arthur Goldberg and baseball player Moe Berg at a time when the Nazis threatened the world. They served in an international spy ring managed by the Office of Strategic Services, an early version of the CIA.

Credit: AP/file

Now we know what she had cooking. Famed chef Julia Child shared a secret with Supreme Court Justice Arthur Goldberg and baseball player Moe Berg at a time when the Nazis threatened the world. They served in an international spy ring managed by the Office of Strategic Services, an early version of the CIA.
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Now we know what she had cooking. Famed chef Julia Child shared a secret with Supreme Court Justice Arthur Goldberg and baseball player Moe Berg at a time when the Nazis threatened the world. They served in an international spy ring managed by the Office of Strategic Services, an early version of the CIA.

Credit: AP/file

Credit: AP/file

New film celebrates a legend

A movie celebrating the life of legendary cookbook author Julia Child opens in Atlanta this month. Using archival footage, personal photos, first-person narratives and food cinematography, the film traces Child’s 12-year struggle to create and publish “Mastering the Art of French Cooking.”

Opens Nov. 19 at AMC Phipps, 3500 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, and Landmark Midtown, 931 Monroe Drive, Atlanta.

Good beer at Good Word

Good Word Brewing & Public House’s fourth anniversary celebration in Duluth will feature old and new menu items, cocktail specials, barrel-aged beer releases, cask tappings and live music.

5 p.m. Nov. 20. 3085 Main St. NW, Duluth. 678-336-9928, goodwordbrewing.com

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