More than 70 of Atlanta’s top restaurants will offer a smorgasbord of delectable food and beverage samples at the two-day Taste of Atlanta event (General admission: $25-$35). Feast on local, sustainable cuisine at the Country Roads station and attend cooking demonstrations from students of Le Cordon Bleu and the ProStart restaurant program. Purchase a VIP pass ($75-$95). To access special events like the Wine Experience at TWELVE or Bowling & Brews at Ten Pin Alley. There also is a special tasting area for kids and an exclusive wine tasting led by Georg Riedel, 10th generation glassmaker and president of Riedel Crystal.

The 411: Oct. 11 & 12, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Atlantic Station (18th Street between Northside Dr. and Spring St.). For more information, visit