ALPHARETTA— This year's Taste of Alpharetta will be held on Thursday, May 9, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Admission is free and food tickets will be available for 50 cents each. Small bites at each restaurant will be $1 to $3, or two to six tickets apiece. Here's the Facebook page. [EaterWire]
BUCKHEAD— Richard Blais will be signing copies for his new cookbook, Try This at Home, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Flip Burger Buckhead. A three-course menu will also be available: Get a salad, side, burger, and milkshake plus a signed copy of the book for $50. Call (404) 549-3298 for details. [EaterWire]
BUCKHEAD— Eats & Beats is happening tonight from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Buckhead Theatre. Tickets are $70 and include an open bar, dishes from restaurants like Local Three, JCT Kitchen, and Cibo e Beve, and live music. Proceeds benefit the Giving Kitchen and Children of Conservation. Details here.