Lazy Betty's will open later this year. / photo courtesy of Lazy Betty's
Photo: Yvonne Zusel/Atlanta Restaurant Scene
Photo: Yvonne Zusel/Atlanta Restaurant Scene

Featured food events in metro Atlanta July 4–8: Pop-up dinner, low country boil

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,

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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,

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,

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,


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