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The Weekend Guide

downton abbey!

Act like a lady.

EAT
Downton Abbey Food & Wine Experience
What:
Feast like the Countess of Grantham with salmon mousse, fig and blue cheese tarts, cream of mushroom soup, lobster thermidor, and raspberry meringue pudding at Vino Venue’s high-energy dinner.
Why: Five magnificently paired reds and whites, courtesy of Atlanta Wine School.
When: Sat., 7-9:30 p.m.
Where: 4478 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd., Chamblee (770-668-0435). Reservations ($99 per person) at atlantawineschool.com.

PERUSE
Spring into Green Market
What:
Fill a free recycled bag with wares from more than 40 local fashion, beauty, home and garden, and food vendors (Recitals hair care, Strippaggio, Tia’s Chia, Moo Moo Designs).
Why: Sales, samples, and the chance to win a spa package.
When: Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Peachtree Road United Methodist Church, 3180 Peachtree Rd., Buckhead (404-266-2373).

FEED
Try This at Home
What:
A quirky new cookbook by Richard Blais presents breakfast (cinnamon brioche French toast skewers), lunch (English muffin pizzas), and dinner (prawns and polenta) in a new light.
Why: Reserve your spot (by Fri.) for an evening with the Top Chef himself at The Spence (March 25, 5-7 p.m.; $35 per person).
When: You need cheese foam for your burger.
Where: Available at amazon.com, $18.

BRUNCH
At Baci
What:
Stray from your every-Sunday routine with the new service at Brookhaven’s European-meets-Southern bistro, compliments of chef B.H. Hibbs.
Why: Ham hock omelet with goat cheese, chicken and waffles, fried egg and polenta, and brunch fettuccine with bacon and scrambled eggs, plus $12 bottomless mimosas.
When: Sun., 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 705 Town Blvd., ste. 510 (678-705-7628).

Photo: Courtesy of Everett Collection

LOCATIONS
3181 Peachtree Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30305
404-266-2373
Vino Venue
4478 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30338
770-668-0435
Baci
705 Town Blvd
ste 510
Atlanta, GA 30319
678-705-7628
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