Taste of Atlanta, the annual Midtown feast that showcases restaurants from across Atlanta, returns for its 15th edition October 21 through October 23. For those who are already making plans to eat their way around Tech Square, it's time to purchase early-bird tickets. They're now available online.
- Early general-admission tickets are $20 and come with 10 "taste points" that can be redeemed for eats and drinks throughout the festival.
- VIP tickets are $65 and include the added bonus of "unique tasting opportunities" from local restaurants such as Il Giallo, King + Duke, Oak Steakhouse, and Southern Art and Bourbon Bar.
General admission and VIP prices jump to $25 and $75, respectively, on August 1. Tickets are also on sale for the Friday night kickoff party hosted by Venkman's chef Nick Melvin. The dinner will include local chefs recreating some of their favorite dishes from the last 15 years, complemented by live music. General admission is $55 and VIP is $70 for early-bird tickets, and the cost rises to $65 and $80, respectively, on August 1.