The Friends of Dogwood Pavilion, a local restaurant tasting and wine sampling area, will once again open the doors to some of the city’s best cuisine during the 74th Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival on April 17 and 18. Open Saturday and Sunday during the festival, the Friends of Dogwood is a ticketed area. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $25 or for $30 at the door. “Friends With Benefits” tickets are an additional $20 and include an open bar ticket from 1:00 – 9:00 pm. This year the “Friends Of Dogwood” program will be held indoors at the newly renovated Greystone event facility (the former bathhouse).
Participating Restaurants for 2010 include: Bakeshop, CHEF, Dogwood, Dolce, Eclipse de Luna, Fine Italian Foods, Geisha House, Genki, Gilbert’s Cafe, Graveyard Tavern, hobnob, Holy Taco, Legal Sea Foods, Livingston Restaurant and Bar, Metrotainment Bakery, Nakato, Pacci, PARISH, Peasant Bistro, Pura Vida, Ri Ra Irish Pub, Rolling Bones, Rosebud, Straits, TAP, Taqueria del Sol, The Melting Pot, The Sundial and Veni Vidi Vici and more!