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5 Atlanta pop-ups you need to try

Since chef Jarrett Stieber launched Eat Me Speak Me at Gato in Candler Park in 2014, the Atlanta pop-up scene has grown in fits and starts. But right now, there seems to be a new wave of energy on the rise. Here are some to explore right now. Check out how to throw your own pop-up party with recipes from Stieber

340 Church St., Decatur. 404-377-9308,



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Talat Market serves a Thai red curry catfish with eggplant, rattlesnake beans, lime basil, ginger and pickled green tomatoes. / (Jenni Girtman/ Atlanta Event Photography)

Talat Market — Taking over the 30-seat Gato space from Stieber, former Kimball House chefs Parnass Lim Savang and Rod Lassiter present a menu of up to eight Thai dishes made with Georgia-grown ingredients. 6-10 p.m. Fridays-Sundays. Read our review of Talat Market here

1660 McLendon Ave. NE., Atlanta.

ANJU — Chef James Murphy, formerly of Kimball House and Gaja, debuted his south Korean pop-up in early January at Revelator Coffee (formerly Octane) in Grant Park . The Seoul native’s menus focus on the likes of bibimbap, noodles and dumplings. 6-10 p.m. Thursdays; 6-11 p.m Fridays-Saturdays, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

437 Memorial Drive SE., Suite A5, Atlanta. 404-410-7437,


Bread is Good — Breakfast pastry lovers are rejoicing over this new weekend breakfast pop-up from Atlanta baker Sara Dodge at Queen of Cream in Old Fourth Ward. Dodge’s crave-worthy biscuits, cinnamon rolls, handpies and waffles are on the menu. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays. Get some recipes from Sarah Dodge here

701 Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-331-0807.


Everybody Loves Ramen — Chef Vas Sanchez brings his ramen pop-up to Muchacho in Reyoldstown for dinner every Sunday night through the end of March. Look for two types of ramen, paired with signature drinks from Muchacho, in a full-service set-up with guests chefs. 6 p.m. Sundays.

904 Memorial Drive SE., Atlanta. 404-748-9254,


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