ATLANTA (February 25, 2015) – Atlanta magazine’s 28th annual Best of Atlanta Party is back with an even bigger and better celebration to feature the city’s most renowned restaurants, food trucks and bars! More than 60 of the metro-area’s top eateries will come together at the Cobb Galleria on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 to serve up tastings of their tried and true favorites for thousands of foodies from across the state. Libation lovers can also quench their thirst with specialty beer, wine and spirits samples from more than 30 bars.

“Every year, this event brings together the best of the best in Atlanta’s culinary achievements, and we are thrilled to present such a diverse lineup of restaurants, food trucks and bars to attendees,” said Sean McGinnis, publisher of Atlanta magazine. “Hungry Atlantans will not be disappointed this year, as we’ve added even more ways to interact with the city’s most impressive chefs.”

The 2015 festivities include live entertainment by local tribute band, Yacht Rock Schooner, who will rock the crowd with covers of 70s favorites like Fleetwood Mac, Earth Wind and Fire, the Bee Gees and ABBA. In addition, the Best of Atlanta Party will feature a cash-and-carry auction event to benefit this year’s philanthropic partner, The Giving Kitchen, a local nonprofitorganization that provides emergency assistance grants to cover living expenses, care-related travel expenses and funeral expenses for those in the Atlanta restaurant community facing unanticipated hardship.