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New restaurant dining deals, sushi-making class at Second Self and more in metro Atlanta this week

Half-off appetizers for new restaurant opening. Five-course beer dinner in Alpharetta. There are several fun, food events happening in 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.

Tuesday, June 13: To celebrate its new Tuesday hours,  Mediterranea , Atlanta’s first gluten-free full-service restaurant and bakery in Grant Park, is offering half-off appetizers from 5:30-9:15 p.m. Appetizers include baby peppers stuffed with eggplant caponata; turkey feta meatballs; Mediterranean stuffed eggplant with pine nuts; and seasonal toast sampling.

332 Ormond St. S.E., Atlanta. 404-748-4219,

Tuesday, June 13: For a two-hour hands-on class inclusive of making sushi rice and sauces; where to shop and what to buy; and how to safely and confidently serve raw fish at home, head to Second Self Beer Company from 7-9 p.m. Co-hosted with Birmingham Sushi Class, the session will include two rolls per person, a take-home cheat sheet plus a brewery tour with beer samples. Tickets, which are $50, can be purchased here.

1317 Logan Cir. N.W., Atlanta. 678-916-8035, .

Thursday, June 15: Sip into summer with Watershed on Peachtree’s patio punch party for an assortment of classic tea sandwiches including cucumber, pimento cheese, ham salad, egg salad and tomato, which will be perfectly paired with a glass of boozy punch made with French Calvados, Georgia peaches, lemon juice, lemons and lemon balm from 5:30-7 p.m. The outdoor fete will be $20 and guests can RSVP with their name and party size to

1820 Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-809-3561,

Monday, June 19: Oak Steakhouse will join forces with Wild Heaven Beer for a five-course feast featuring pan-seared scallops, house-made pork sausage, Springer Mountain Farms whole roasted “beer can chicken”, Certified Angus Beef grilled New York strip and the final course—an ice cream sandwich. The first four courses will be paired Wild Heaven beer. The dinner party will begin at 6:30 p.m. and a seat at the table will be $70.

950 Third St., Alpharetta. 678-722-8333,


First Look: Find gluten-free Mediterranean at Mediterranea in Grant Park

Get the recipe for Watershed's pimento cheese

Take a look at Second Self Beer Company’s new tasting room, opening today

Explore where to eat in Atlanta with the AJC’s Spring Dining Guide

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