Stem Wine Bar will host a Vietnamese pop-up. COURTESY OF STEM WINE BAR

Love food? Here’s what to do, eat and drink this week in metro Atlanta

Editor’s note: Concerns about the coronavirus have resulted in the cancellation of many events and large gatherings. The AJC will monitor these announcements and keep you informed about any postponements, rescheduling and cancellations, but it’s best to check with venues or event organizers before making plans to attend.

Hungry or thirsty? There are plenty of events to check out and new restaurants to try this week in metro Atlanta.

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Do This Monday

Every Monday at 8 p.m., the Battery Atlanta’s Asian food hall Ph’East hosts Singo, a musical quiz game in which diners can compete for a discount on their bill. Enjoy flavors from a variety of Asian cuisines with restaurants like Snackboxe Bistro, Lifting Noodles Ramen and Poke Burri while testing your musical knowledge. 

Fans of Coalition Food & Beverage in Alpharetta will want to check out the restaurant’s new menu when it launches March 9. The overhaul introduces more than 15 new items including a Philly cheesesteak, wood-grilled ribeye, coconut cream pie and a new slate of cocktails. Check out the new menu on Coalition’s website

Do This Tuesday

Stem Wine Bar is serving up a special Vietnamese pop-up menu on March 10. The menu will include goi du du, a green papaya salad; muc nuong, charred squid with brown butter shrimp sauce and herb salad; and pho bac, Hanoi-style beef noodle soup. No reservations necessary; the a la carte menu is available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Everybody loves a good wine deal, and Monkey 68 has a solid one every Tuesday in March. At both its Alpharetta and Roswell locations, Monkey 68 diners can enjoy select wine bottles for half price as part of the restaurant’s Wine’d Down Tuesday promotion. For more details, check out the restaurant’s website

Take out the family without breaking the bank thanks to Goldberg’s Fine Foods at the Battery Atlanta. Every Tuesday, kids eat free at Goldberg’s - diners with children can order one free kids menu item with each entree purchased from the regular menu. 

Do This Wednesday

Tuk Tuk Thai Food Loft is turning 10! To celebrate, the restaurant will host a party this Wednesday starting at 5:30 p.m. at their rooftop bar and patio area with a live DJ, passed appetizers, complimentary champagne and a raffle with thousands of dollars of giveaways. Tickets are only $10 and can be purchased here

Class up your humpday with a sophisticated French wine tasting. AIX in West Midtown will serve a four-course dinner this Wednesday at 6 p.m. with wine pairings from Chateau de Beaucastel and Famille Perrin. The evening will kick off with champagne and oysters and only get better from there. Tickets are $95, tax and tip not included. Read more here

Do This Thursday

Located inside Citizen Supply at Ponce City Market, Likewise Bar & Lounge is hosting a series of free beverage-focused educational events called Second Floor Culture. The first session will be held this Thursday from 6-8 p.m. and covers whiskey with certified spirits specialist and bartender Rori Robinson. The next session on rose wine will take place later this month. Read more here

Looking Ahead

This Saturday, March 14, is International Pi Day, the nerdy holiday that everyone has learned to love thanks to all the free pizza and pie. Keep an eye out for dining deals like Brezza Cucina’s margherita pizzas for just $3.14 apiece on Saturday afternoon from 3-4 p.m. (Watch for a comprehensive list of deals and events at Atlanta restaurants to publish on the AJC dining blog later this week.)

Saturday is also the big day for celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, which is officially next Tuesday, March 17. Irish pubs like Fado and Ri Ra will be having events, along with plenty of breweries and other bars and restaurants. See where to watch the holiday parades and be on the lookout for more St. Patrick’s Day festivities later in the week. 

This Sunday, March 15, popular vegan caterers Happy Seed will pop up in the Old 4th Ward at A Mano for a plant-based evening of Latin cuisine. Happy Seed will serve an a la carte menu from 5:30-9 p.m. featuring vegan items like guacamole, seitan carne asada tacos, sweet potato tamales and more. Read more at host restaurant A Mano’s website

The Grammy-nominated band Nappy Roots is celebrating the release of its beer made in collaboration with Arches Brewing this weekend. On Saturday, March 14 from 1-9 p.m., Arches Brewery will be serving the band’s Kentucky Mud craft brew on tap and in cans. The band will be on-site to meet with fans, and at 6 p.m., the brewery will open its second art exhibition of 2020. No tickets are necessary to attend this first-come, first-served event. 

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