Get a preview of a new restaurant’s menu with a pop-up dinner and wine pairing. In Roswell, enjoy a whole hog luau. There are several fun food events happening in metro Atlanta, so add one or all four of the following activities to your calendar. Be prepared to eat, drink and have a grand ole time.
Wednesday, July 4: Still looking for something to do on July 4th? Head to Virginia-Highland for a low country boil featuring crab, shrimp, andouille sausage, corn and potatoes from noon until it’s done at Atkins Park Restaurant & Bar. A plate at this party will be $22.
794 N. Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-876-7249, atkinspark.com.
Thursday July 5: Cool out after the 4th with brisket burnt end tacos and more from Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q and live music on the patio by David Mason Gentry at Superica from 9 p.m.-midnight. Proceeds from the night will be donated to Georgia Organics. Additionally, every taco purchase will come with a code to receive a discounted ticket to Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival.
Superica at Krog Street Market, 99 Krog St. NE, Atlanta. 678-791-1310, superica.com/krog-street.
Friday, July 6: Preview what’s to come at Lazy Betty, a new restaurant by the Hsu family (Gezzo's and Sweet Auburn Barbecue), with a pop-up dinner and wine pairing from 7-10 p.m. at The Poncey Highland. The multi-course communal dinner will include seafood and meats and end with a sweet treat. Tickets, which are $50, can be purchased here.
The Poncey Highland, 640 N. Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta. 678-358-3208, theponceyhighland.com.
Sunday, July 8: For a luau featuring a whole hog roast buffet, SPAM dirty rice, collard greens, coleslaw, pineapple upside down cake and more, head to Table & Main. The festivities will begin with a cocktail hour at 4 p.m. followed by buffet from 5-7 p.m. Tickets, which are $39, can be purchased here.
1028 Canton St., Roswell. 678-869-5178, tableandmain.com.