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Sweet Water Brewing to Release 2018 Second Helping Beer This Friday

100% of profits to The Giving Kitchen, plus the ladies of The Cast Iron Chronicles are back, and more upcoming events

Second Helping to benefit The Giving Kitchen
Sweet Water Brewing Co.
Beth McKibben is the editor and staff reporter for Eater Atlanta and has been covering food and cocktails locally and regionally for 12 years.

2018 Second Helping can release at Sweet Water Brewing
Drop by Sweet Water’s tasting room anytime between 4:20 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Friday, January 5 for a taste of this year’s release of Second Helping benefiting The Giving Kitchen (TGK). This is the brewery’s fifth year collaborating with TGK on the beer which was first created by head brewer Nick Nock with chef Ryan Hidinger, who passed away from cancer in 2014. Hidinger was the inspiration behind the formation of the restaurant industry-driven non-profit and Staplehouse. Can’t make Friday? Tap a special cask at Eleanor’s (behind the cooler door) inside Muss & Turner’s in Smyrna on Tuesday, January 9 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 100% of the profits from Second Helping will be donated to TGK.

Five-course Korean dinner at Atlanta United training facility
Join Everyday Korean cookbook author Seung Hee Lee (aka @koreanfusion) on Saturday, January 13 for a five-course dinner with wine pairings at the Atlanta United training facility in Marietta. Lee is partnering with @thetipsygourmand supper club and ATD executive chef Matt Finley. The dinner begins at 7:30 p.m. and features dishes from Lee’s book. Throughout the evening, Lee will provide dinner guests with historical references and personal stories giving insight into the rich culinary culture and deep family connections to food in Korea. Tickets are $75 per person.

The Cast Iron Chronicles dinner is back at Twisted Soul Cookhouse and Pours
Join chefs Jennifer Hill Booker and Deborah VanTrece along with bartender Tiffanie Barriere on Monday, January 15 at 6 p.m. at Twisted Soul Cookhouse for their second dinner installment of the Cast Iron Chronicles. The six-course dinner with cocktail pairings celebrates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with the proceeds donated to the James Beard Foundation women’s leadership programs. Like the first dinner in December, this second event hopes to continue to highlight and debunk the myths of soul food in the restaurant industry and the challenges women, especially African American women, face in the kitchen. Tickets are $100 and are considered a donation. They can be purchased online at Culinary Local or by calling Twisted Soul Cookhouse at 404-350-5500.

Italian Sunday supper
Cakes & Ale in Decatur will be hosting their annual family-style, Italian Sunday supper on January 7. The spaghetti dinner is the first Sunday supper of the new year and will feature an antipasti course, chef Billy Allin’s grandmother’s meat ragu recipe, pasta by BoccaLupo, and dessert. $35 per person. Half price for kids 10 and under. Call 404-377-7994 for reservations.

Noble Fin is now serving lunch
The Peachtree Corners seafood restaurant from chef Jay Swift is now serving lunch on weekdays from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours

1133 Huff Road Northwest, , GA 30318 (404) 350-5500 Visit Website


753 Edgewood Avenue Northeast, , GA 30307 (404) 577-2332 Visit Website


541 Edgewood Avenue Southeast, , GA 30312 (404) 524-5005 Visit Website

Cakes & Ale

155 Sycamore Street, , GA 30030 (404) 377-7994 Visit Website

Noble Fin

5260 Peachtree Parkway, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092 (770) 599-7979 Visit Website