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Recap: Culinary Passport Atlanta Returns To Celebrate Atlanta’s International Food Scene and Culture


Atlanta’s largest international food festival, Culinary Passport Atlanta, returned for a second year on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at the beautiful Stave Room in Midtown Atlanta. The groundbreaking cultural affair celebrated Atlanta’s thriving food scene and culture. Guests experienced a live cooking demo from Italian Chef, Elisabetta Crivellero, samples from various restaurants and an interactive art exhibit by Sheyda Mehrar. Participating restaurants included:

  • Antica Posta
  • A-Priori
  • Babylon Café
  • Divan
  • Feedal Bistro
  • Happy Hour Cuisine
  • Ike Café & Grill
  • Impreial Fez
  • Kabob Hut
  • La Sabrosita
  • Mami’s Empanada
  • NaanStop
  • Tiki Iniki

 Faven Ressom, founder and visionary behind Culinary Passport Atlanta received a proclamation for the City of Atlanta presented by Councilman Andre Dickens. Culinary Passport Atlanta also honored Chef Pano I. Karatosses, executive chef at Kyma and Chef DeeDee Niyomkul, owner and executive chef at Nan, Tuk Thai Food Loft and Chai Yo for their continuous contribution to Atlanta’s international culinary scene.

A portion of the proceeds from the event was donated to The Covenant House, a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization that protects homeless youth and provides them with safe shelter and facilities that offer support to improve their lives.

Photo credit: Erin Kyle

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