Open Hand will host its 12th annual culinary-focused fundraising event – Party in the Kitchen. The event will be held at American Spirit Works, 199 Armour Drive, on Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. Organized by Chef Kevin Rathbun, Chef Gerry Klaskala, Kim Klumok, Stewart Little and Mary Williams, guests will enjoy an evening of music, cocktails and cuisine prepared by some of the city’s most talented chefs and mixologists. There will be an opportunity to bid on silent and live auction items that include travel and entertainment packages. Tickets to the main event are $250 each. To purchase tickets:

Bert’s Big Adventure Restaurant Week will be held Sept. 14-20. The event will benefit the nonprofit that offers trips to children with chronic and terminal illnesses and their families. Participating restaurants include: Avellino’s Pizza in Brookhaven and Decatur, Buttermilk Kitchen, YEAH! Burger in West Midtown and Virginia-Highland, Suwannee Park Tavern in Suwanee, 1Kept in Buckhead and all locations of Taco Mac, Tin Lizzy’s Cantina and Stars and Strikes Family Entertainment Centers.

Marlows Tavern
Marlow’s Tavern

Marlow’s Tavern plans to open its next location in Brookhaven, according to a report from Tomorrow’s News Today. The 3,400-square-foot restaurant would occupy suite 301 of Brookleigh Market on Johnson Ferry Road in Brookhaven.

Atlanta’s Best Cellars Dinner will be held Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. at the InterContinental Buckhead. Attendees will drink rare wines, listen to live music by the Class Act Band, and eat a four-course meal prepared by Guest Chef de Cuisine Jérôme Grilhot and Executive Chef Didier Lailheugue. For more information, visit

Restaurateur Justin Anthony (10 Degrees South, Yebo) plans to open Cape Dutch, a contemporary steak and seafood kitchen, in the Morningside neighborhood this month. The restaurant will be located at 1782 Cheshire Bridge Road.

Great Atlanta Beer Festival
Great Atlanta Beer Festival

The annual Great Atlanta Beer Fest at Turner Field is on Sept. 26 from 3 to 8 p.m. The event features 200-plus beers, ciders and 30-plus wines. There will be live music from the Geeks Band, college football on big TVs, and fun and games on Scout’s Alley and around the event. Advance tickets are $40, $45 after Sept. 17 and $55 the day of the event. Tickets can be purchased at