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'The Farmer and the Chef' Screening; Big Gay Ice Cream Heads South; More

Also, Taste Boston reveals this year's line-up and Netflix is now streaming popular Food Network shows.

The Farmer and the Chef

NEW YORK CITY – Documentary The Farmer and the Chef by filmmaker Michael Whalen will be holding a special screening at Liberty Hall in NYC's Ace Hotel at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 8. Only 25 tickets are available to the public. (Snag one here.) The one-hour film features chef David Kinch of the two Michelin-starred restaurant Manresa (which was recently leveled by an unfortunate fire) and Cynthia Sandberg from Love Apple Farms as they explore the process of farming and preparing a "biodynamic" meal. Whalen, Kinch, and Sandberg will all be in attendance at the screening. [EaterWire]

ATLANTA – The South is now getting a taste of the phenom that is Big Gay Ice Cream. The famed NYC food truck is currently touring the South and is due to hit Atlanta later this month. The truck will be located at Bantam + Biddy in Piedmont Heights from 4 p.m. until 10 p.m. on Monday, October 20 and 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Tuesday, October 21. The truck will also stop in Raleigh, Charleston, Birmingham, and Oxford, Mississippi for the Southern Foodways Symposium. [EaterWire]

BOSTON – The second annual cocktail festival known as Thirst Boston has announced a lineup of events for November 7 through November 10. Expect huge parties, private pop-ups, seminars, and tastings. Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel will be hosting this year's festivities. Tickets are now on sale. [EaterWire]

FOOD TV Netflix's latest deal will bring a few popular Food Network shows to the streaming service for the first time. In a licensing deal reached with Scripps Network, the streaming giant will allow subscribers to view past seasons of shows like Cutthroat Kitchen, Man v. Food, Diners, and Guy Fieri's Drive-ins and Dives. [EaterWire]