Pier 213 Seafood opened last week near Marietta Square. The fast casual lunch and dinner spot offers a variety of fresh Gulf seafood sandwiches and steamed or fried plates, plus burgers, chicken, homemade desserts, including Key lime pie, and beer and wine. Brother-and-sister owners, Kevin and Kammie Sakprasit, have ties to both the Marietta area and the fishing communities in Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi. 35 S. Marietta Parkway, Marietta. 678-290-8170, pier213.com.
Annual oyster roast
Next month, Atlanta's self-proclaimed "Angry Chef," Ron Eyester, will preside over Rosebud's fourth annual oyster roast in Morningside. All-you-can-eat oysters, oyster stew, two drink tickets for American Spirit Whiskey cocktails, unlimited beer, and live music are all part of the deal. Rosebud and the Family Dog, Eyester's pub across the street, will serve regular dinner menus, too. $45. 4:30-8:30 p.m. March 16. Rosebud Patio, 1397 N. Highland Ave., Atlanta. 404-347-9747, rosebudatlanta.com.