Grand Tasting Westside Brings ‘Ultimate Eatertainment Experience’ July 20

Tickets for the food and drink tasting event presented by Taste of Atlanta are now on sale.
Grand Tasting Westside Brings 'Ultimate Eatertainment Experience' July 20
Photo: Official | Taste of Atlanta

Grand Tasting Westside, a tasting event presented by Taste of Atlanta “celebrating Westside’s best chefs and unique restaurant scene,” is scheduled for the Foundry at Puritan Mill, at 916 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd, for one night only on Thursday, July 20, 2023.

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The event’s all-inclusive tickets provide attendees with unlimited tastes from 25 of the area’s restaurants and more than a dozen wine, beer and cocktail tastings, a dessert bar, plus live music and other special entertainment to enjoy.  

“The Westside is home to many of the best restaurants in Atlanta all within a few square miles,” Dale DeSena, founder of Taste of Atlanta, said in a press release. “The neighborhood is buzzing with a wide variety of culinary experiences and has such a rich diversity in cuisine and chef talent.  We are thrilled to debut our first Grand Tasting Westside event experience this summer and can’t wait to showcase the best eats from this amazing culinary community.”

All-inclusive tickets for Grand Tasting Westside can be purchased at for ages 21 and up. Grand Tasting Westside will be held from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. for General Admission ticket buyers and cost $75 per person. VIP tickets offer priority early access to the event from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., a VIP gift bag (one per household) and a special welcome cocktail to enjoy for $95 per person. Advance ticket purchase is highly recommended as tickets are expected to sell out, the release notes.

Tickets will be available at the gate based on availability and cost $85 for General Admission and $110 for VIP tickets. Group ticket packages are also available at an exclusive special rate, contact [email protected] for information.   

“Community is at the heart of Grand Tasting Westside with a mission to unite tasters with restaurants in the neighborhood as well as support non-profits that are vital to the area including Second Helpings AtlantaAtlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities and Giving Kitchen,” according to the release. In addition to showcasing tastes, Grand Tasting Westside plans to donate a portion of the net proceeds from every ticket to community partners, making this event a “Grand Giveback” and “Party With a Purpose.” 

Participating restaurants include Bastone, Chirori, Delbar, Nick’s Westside, Rooftop L.O.A, Wagamama, Your Third Spot, and so many more.

Caleb J. Spivak

Caleb J. Spivak

Caleb J. Spivak

Caleb J. Spivak