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Here's the Full Lineup for Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival 2016

Coming this month

Erik Meadows

Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival, Ford Fry's annual midsummer salute to the quintessential summer vegetable (OK, fruit), returns July 17. Previously held at JCT. Kitchen & Bar or The Goat Farm in Westside, this year's festival is going down at Piedmont Park-adjacent Park Tavern in Midtown, and Fry says it's going to be bigger and better than ever.

More than 60 chefs and bartenders will represent the following restaurants and bars:

  • JCT. Kitchen & Bar
  • No. 246
  • The Optimist
  • King + Duke
  • St. Cecilia
  • The El Felix
  • Superica
  • Marcel
  • State of Grace (Houston)
  • BeetleCat
  • 4th & Swift
  • Amer
  • Aria
  • Bacchanalia
  • Star Provisions
  • Bar Margot
  • Better Half
  • Bocado
  • Chai Pani
  • Cibo e Beve
  • Colletta
  • Cooks & Soldiers
  • Delia's Chicken Sausage Stand
  • Farm Burger
  • Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q
  • Grain
  • Gunshow
  • King of Pops
  • KR SteakBar
  • Kyma
  • Local Three
  • La Tavola
  • Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall
  • Makan
  • Milton's Cuisine & Cocktails
  • Murphy's
  • Morningside Kitchen
  • Paces & Vine
  • Oak Steakhouse
  • One Eared Stag
  • Ormsbys
  • Saltyard
  • Serpas True Food
  • Seven Lamps
  • Steinbeck's
  • Taqueria del Sol
  • The Iberian Pig
  • The Sound Table
  • Venkman's
  • Watershed on Peachtree

In addition to the food and cocktails, live music will be provided by Texas-based '80s cover band The Spazmatics. Wild Heaven Craft Beers will supply cans of Emergency Drinking Beer, Wise Blood IPA, and White Blackbird Belgian-style saison.

The festival benefits Georgia Organics. Following last year's $60,000 total, Fry hopes to raise $100,000 for the non-profit organization that supports local farmers. Tickets, available online, are $45for general admission, $40 for Georgia Organics members, and $100 for VIP, which allow for early entry at noon. Garnish & Gather subscribers can purchase $70 tickets that include a tomato-themed meal kit. General admission will increase to $55 at the door.

Park Tavern

500 10th Street Northeast, , GA 30309 (404) 249-0001 Visit Website