Customer appreciation party at Red Pepper Taqueria and more dining best bets in Atlanta this week

Ready for a week of fun, food events? Learn how to make cool cocktails at home. Eat for a cause. There's more; read about it below. Remember, these events will keep your mood festive and your stomach full. Happy Monday.

Sip and savor: Enjoy food tastings from restaurants like Gypsy Kitchen and The Southern Gentleman, hand-crafted cocktails, live music and more during the Sip and Savor at The Shops Buckhead Atlanta Center Plaza from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, June 7. Tickets are $50, and a portion of the sales will be donated to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

The Shops Buckhead Atlanta, 3035 Peachtree Road, Atlanta. 404-939-9290.

Cooking class: Learn how to mix your own cocktails at home during a Negroni class from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 7 at Bellina Alimentari. A ticket to participate and drink—cocktails and lite bites will be offered—costs $28.

Bellina Alimentari, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-330-9933.

Anniversary party: Chef and owner Mimmo Alboumeh of Red Pepper Taqueria will host a three-year anniversary party for the Buckhead location beginning 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 8. There will also be a customer appreciation pre-party inclusive of complimentary margaritas, beer, live music and more from 4:30-6:30 p.m. To RSVP for the later visit,

Red Pepper Taqueria, 3135 Piedmont Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-869-2773.

Give and get: Donate $5 or more to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta and receive a $5 off coupon for Willy's Mexicana Grill now through Tuesday, June. 21.

Willy's Mexicana Grill, Multiple locations,