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3 words: Frappuccino Happy Hour

3 words: Frappuccino Happy Hour

ATLANTA -- It's back! Starbucks' wildly popular Frappuccino Happy Hour event will return this Friday, May 4.

The coffeehouse chain will hold Frappuccino Happy Hour every day through Sunday, May 13, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. All sizes of the Frappuccino frozen drinks are half-price during Happy Hour.

Starbucks has brought back its two coconut drinks -- the Mocha Coconut Frappuccino and the Coconut Crème Frappuccino -- for summer. It also debuted two brand new flavors on Tuesday.

The Mocha Cookie Crumble Frappuccino is "an indulgent blend of rich mocha sauce, vanilla syrup, Frappuccino chips, our signature Frappuccino Roast coffee and milk blended with ice and topped with delicious chocolatey whipped cream and chocolate cookie crumbles."

Spice Market Announces “Artful Thursdays” and “Après Art” Packages

Spice Market Announces “Artful Thursdays” and “Après Art” Packages

Spice Market, located inside the W Atlanta-Midtown, is rolling out two new promotions with the High Museum of Art in Midtown beginning the week of April 16 in order to encourage guests to support the arts and to offer a convenient and free parking option for museum-goers.

The restaurant’s Artful Thursdays will take place every Thursday evening beginning at 5 p.m. and includes the following:

·         Complimentary valet at the W Atlanta-Midtown (guests most present their High Museum ticket and their Spice Market receipt upon leaving to receive valet services free of charge)

·         Half-priced tickets to the High Museum of Art, which can be purchased at the Museum. The Museum is open until 8 p.m. on Thursdays.

Woodfire Grill Introduces New Monthly Wine Tastings On April 19

Woodfire Grill Introduces New Monthly Wine Tastings On April 19

Beginning this month, Woodfire Grill is offering wine tastings carefully chosen by the restaurant’s wine director, Nicolas Quinones, and sommelier, Catherine Hatch. The tastings will be available to guests dining at the restaurant from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. every third Thursday from April through August. The wine tastings will be concurrent with regular seated dinner service but will not be considered pairings, so guests may dine as they please. The restaurant will pour eight wines focused on a specific theme or region. At each tasting, either Quinones or Hatch will be present. The cost is $15 per person with tastings limited to 30 guests each month.

On Thursday, April 19, champagne and sparkling wines will be featured. With pours of Cava to tête de cuvee champagnes like Dom Pérignon, sparklers are thought to complement food better than any other wine.

Chick-fil-A to host mother-son 'Date Knight'

Chick-fil-A to host mother-son 'Date Knight'

ATLANTA -- All of the Chick-fil-A restaurants in metro Atlanta will host a special mother-son Date Knight on Saturday, Apr. 28.

The Date Knight format will be similar to that of the franchise's massively popular Daddy-Daughter Date Nights. It will give mothers and sons a special chance to enjoy some quality time together.

The event will have a medieval theme, hence the "Knight" part of its title.

"One of Chick-fil-A's goals is to promote community connections and enrich the lives of everyone we come in contact with," Robin Lomax, Chick-fil-A area marketing director, said in a statement. "We understand the importance of mother-son relationships and want to encourage local moms to come to Chick-fil-A, enjoy their sons' company over a meal and have fun."

Twelve Georgia Chefs Will Compete at the 35th Annual Vidalia Onion Festival

Twelve Georgia Chefs Will Compete at the 35th Annual Vidalia Onion Festival

Twelve Georgia chefs will soon reveal new layers of their own talent as well as the versatility of the famous Vidalia® onion. Local chefs included come from restaurants such as Spice Market, the Chicken & The Egg, The Ritz-Carlton, Food 101, Fig Jam Kitchen & Bar, and more.

The inaugural Golden Onion professional cooking competition will be held on Sunday, April 22, 2012, in Vidalia, Ga., as the official kick-off to the 35th Annual Vidalia Onion Festival. This new professional cooking competition showcases the Vidalia® onion, Georgia’s official state vegetable, and also offers a new platform for chefs across Georgia to display their skills and creativity.

Still looking for in-town Easter festivities?

Still looking for in-town Easter festivities?

ATLANTA --  Here are a few of the top-rated restaurants in Atlanta and a description of their plans for Easter Sunday.  Due to high demand, it is suggested that you make reservations early this week.


Star Provisions

1198 Howell Mill Road

Atlanta, GA 30318



Easter is just around the corner, and Star Provisions is your one-hop-stop for beautiful custom-made Easter baskets filled with specialty chocolates, colorful felt bunnies and artistic Easter eggs or special-order cookie baskets featuring fun shapes of bunnies, chicks, eggs and carrots topped with fresh icing for $45. For more information or to place an order, please call 404.365.0410.



Loews Atlanta Hotel

1065 Peachtree Street NE

Atlanta, GA 30309