Taste of Atlanta 2012


With delicious food, live music and a chance to mingle with some of Atlanta’s best chefs, Grills Gone Wild was the place to be Friday night. At this kickoff party for Taste of Atlanta guests enjoyed brisket, ribs, pork, shrimp and tacos, accompanied by wine, beer and cocktails.

In between sets of Yacht Rock Schooner’s cool ’70s music, the all chef band 5 Bone Rack took the stage. Chefs Jamie Adams (Veni Vidi Vici), Ford Fry (JCT and The Optimist), Ted Lahey (Table & Main), Gary Mennie (High Cotton), and Zeb Stevenson (Livingston Restaurant + Bar) demonstrated that their talents extend beyond the restaurant kitchen.

Grills Gone Wild offered a taste of the food-filled weekend to come. On Saturday and Sunday hundreds of people packed Tech Square where they sampled small bites from more than 80 restaurants. At seminars and cooking demonstrations, guests learned techniques to use in their own kitchens.

Now in its 11th year, Taste of Atlanta continues to show why it is the city’s premier food, wine, beer and cocktail festival.

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