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[20 May 2010 | No Comment | 16,929 views]
Mid-East Food Festival in Atlanta

I saw a flyer for this festival this week when I visited Leon’s International Grocery for Orange Blossom water. If you have never tried Middle Eastern food, you are in for a treat. The cuisines of Lebanon, Iraq, Iran, Syria, and the rest of the Middle East are among the oldest. Development began with the dawn of agriculture and was established before cookbooks were even thought of. It is among the most delectable cuisines of the planet and has influenced the world.  This …

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[27 Apr 2010 | No Comment | 2,480 views]
Degustar- Latin American Food Festival

The second annual Latin American food festival, sponsored by the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of commerce will be held at Atlantic Station on May 1, 2010.
Participants include:

Brazilian Bakery
Costa Verde Peruvian Restaurant
Coco Loco Cuban Restaurant
Eclipse de Luna
El Azteca
Frontera Catering
Lime Taqueria
Los Andes Bakery
Machu Picchu Peruvian Restaurant
Raul’s Catering
Sausage World
El Toro Mexican Grill
The Iberian Pig

There will be a People’s Choice Award for best dishes along with cooking demonstrations.
Degustar
Atlantic Station
Central Park
Saturday May 1, 2010
11:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Admission: $5.00

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[13 Apr 2010 | No Comment | 3,237 views]
Pan African Festival – Macon

This weekend festival is one of the Tubman Museum’s signature events, and features music, food, a 5K run, parades, poetry and movies. Enjoy the celebration as we show appreciation for the dynamic and diverse cultures created from the African Diaspora.
What: Pan African Festival of Georgia
When: April 17-25, 9a – 8p
Where: Central City Park, Macon, GA
How Much: Free
Details: The 12th annual Pan African Festival in Macon celebrates African influences from around the world, and seeks to educate, celebrate and express common ground through Pan African arts, cultures, families and traditions.
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[13 Apr 2010 | No Comment | 2,573 views]
Return to the Renaissance – Weekends this Summer

The Renaissance Festival takes you back, way back in time to the end of the Dark Ages and the beginning of the Age of Light. Special themed weekends are a real treat, for no more money.
What: Georgia Renaissance Festival
When: The Festival is open Saturdays and Sundays, from
April 17 through June 6, 2010 plus Memorial Day, May 31
10:30a – 6:00p, rain or shine.
Where: The Festival is located minutes south of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. From Atlanta: Travel southbound through downtown Atlanta on the I-75/85 Connector. Exit onto I-85 south …

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[6 Apr 2010 | No Comment | 2,391 views]
It’s Spring, Time for the Atlanta Dogwood Festival

Spring is just around the corner and that means the Atlanta Dogwood Festival in Piedmont Park. The Dogwoods will be in full bloom, and hundreds of artists from around the country will set up their tents for the 74th Annual Festival. What you may not know is that this is a great place for Ethnic food and culture. This event was the Winner of the 2009 International Festival and Events Association’s Silver 2nd Place Award.
What: Atlanta Dogwood Festival
When: April 16, 17, 18, 2010
Friday 12:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday …