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SWEET AUBURN BARBECUE HOSTS BOOKS, BAOS AND BBQ

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 5/24/24

Featuring A Book Fair from Brave + Kind Book, Specialty Baos from Mighty Hans and Soup Belly and More

Thursday, May 29, 2024, at 5 p.m.

May marks Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month, and Sweet Auburn Barbecue is celebrating with a special event: Books, Baos, and BBQ on Thursday, May 29, 2024. In honor of AANHPI Month, books written by and for the AANHPI community will be available for purchase along with delicious bao and barbecue specials. The book fair, organized by Brave + Kind Bookshop, will feature a curated selection of AANHPI literature, offering attendees a chance to enhance their summer reading lists with diverse and inspiring stories. Collaborating with Mighty Hans and Soup Belly, Sweet Auburn will be serving up an assortment of specially crafted baos, each showcasing the culinary expertise of some of Atlanta’s finest Asian American chefs. The festivities kick off at 5 p.m. and continue until all baos are sold out. Atlantans won’t want to miss this unique celebration of culture, cuisine and community in the heart of Poncey Highland. Books, Baos and BBQ at Sweet Auburn is free to attend. Sweet Auburn Barbecue is located at 656 N. Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306. For more information or to make a reservation, visit www.sweetauburnbbq.com or call 678-515-3550. Stay connected on Instagram and Facebook at @sweetauburnbbq. 

THE MILL KITCHEN AND BAR: ROSWELL TOWN SQUARE DINNER SERIES

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 5/10/24

May 19th, 2024

Location: Roswell Town Square

The Mill Kitchen & Bar brings a new dinner series to the City of Roswell starting on Sunday, May 19, 2024. Chef Derek Dollar and The Mill Kitchen & Bar will take over the beautiful Roswell Town Square for a sumptuous dinner series for three dates this year. Prepare to indulge in a delectable four coursed family-style feast with wine pairings thatwere crafted with passion and precision. Immerse yourself in the charming ambiance of the Roswell Town Square while dining al fresco amongst your community neighbors all while supporting a great cause. This dinner series benefits Friends of Roswell and is in partnership with The City of Roswell.


Secure your reservation today for this exclusive event priced at $140 per person, and prepare for an unforgettable evening of exceptional food, delightful company, and cherished memories. Mark your calendars and join us for a gastronomic journey like no other! Tickets are required to attend and can be purchased at TheMillKitchenandBar.com. Community is unity. Let’s break bread together.

THE BATTERY MARKS MAY WITH THE ULTIMATE EVENT LINEUP

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 5/1/24

Iconic entertainment destination soars into the unofficial start of summer with Farmer’s Market, Cinco de Mayo celebration, Mother’s Day brunches and more!

The Battery Atlanta has planned a May filled with fun for families and friends. Visitors can enjoy the free Farmer’s Market on the Plaza Green on select Sundays, and the new Taste of Truist Park and The Battery Atlanta Food Tours continue at Truist Park. Live! at The Battery Atlanta has lined up a Fiesta de Mayo celebration, and the eateries will once again host the fan-favorite UFC Fight Night. Select restaurants will also curate Mother’s Day brunches to celebrate moms and mother figures over a delicious meal. The music is nonstop at the Coca-Cola Roxy in May with performances from Sean Paul to Sum 41, and Park Bench is hosting the 2024 Make A Wish Country Jam! Returning restaurant promotions include Noche Tropical at El Super Pan and Sunday Supper at Garden & Gun Club.

Farmer’s Market by Kaiser Permanente
Sunday, May 5 and May 12 from 1 – 4 p.m.
The Farmer’s Market is back in season starting May 5. Local vendors will offer a variety of prepared foods, farm-fresh produce, artisanal bread and baked goods, wellness products and more. Additional activities include a petting zoo at every market and the Bark Market, the perfect place to buy a treat for furry friends. This free event is open to the public to shop local and spend a beautiful spring Sunday on the Plaza Green.

Wellness Series: Yoga by Kaiser Permanente
Monday, May 6 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
The Yoga Series has arrived for spring! Yogis can kick off their Monday stress-free at an outdoor yoga class presented by Kaiser Permanente. As part of the Wellness Series at The Battery Atlanta, this free event is open to all ages to relax and unwind on the Plaza Green. Participants are required to bring a mat and encouraged to bring a water bottle. Guests may register here.

Taste of Truist Park and The Battery Atlanta Food Tours
Thursdays, May 2, 9 and 23 at 12:30 p.m.
The Atlanta Braves and The Battery Atlanta unveil the all-new Taste of Truist Park and The Battery Atlanta Food Tours as an extension of the current Truist Park tour program. The tour will lead off with a Terrapin beer and a soft pretzel in the Truist Park Press Box, followed by a trip to the Atlanta Braves dugout to sample Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q. Continuing into The Battery Atlanta, participants will enjoy stops at ASW Distillery, Mac McGee’s Irish Pub and El Super Pan, ending with a classic Southern treat at River Street Sweets. To purchase tickets and for the full tour schedule, please visit braves.com/foodtour.

Allatoona High School Jazz Band Performance
Thursday, May 2 and Friday, May 3 at 6:30 p.m.
The Allatoona High School Jazz Band is returning to The Battery Atlanta select nights this spring and summer! Guests are invited to sit back and relax during the hour-long live performances on the Georgia Power Pavilion Stage.

​Select Restaurant Promotions:

RenFaire Cosplay Party at Battle & Brew
Friday, May 3 at 8 p.m.
Walk through the gates of Battle & Brew at The Battery Atlanta to enter a mystical kingdom from the Middle Ages. Guests can dress up in their finest garb whether they choose to become a knight, maiden, or wizard, Battle & Brew will bring fantasies to life. Their will be a selection of ales and RenFaire themed grub during this unforgettable evening of fantasy and fun!

Fiesta de Mayo at Live! at The Battery Atlanta
Saturday, May 4 at 2 p.m.
In honor of Cinco de Mayo, Live! at The Battery Atlanta is the best place to celebrate Hispanic and Latin culture with live local music, Latin-owned local business vendors, drink specials, themed dancers and more. Entry includes access to all venues inside Live! At The Battery Atlanta (Sports & Social, PBR Atlanta and Coors Banquet Bar), one drink ticket, food specials and live entertainment for this Cinco de Mayo celebration! Tickets can be purchased here

UFC 300 Fight Night at Live! at The Battery Atlanta
Saturday, May 4 beginning at 9 p.m.
​Live! at The Battery Atlanta is the ultimate viewing destination for UFC. With over 40 televisions and a 32-foot LED screen, guests can catch every second of the action. The door cover is $10, and tables must be reserved by noon on May 3. Table can be reserved here.

Mother’s Day Brunch at CRU
Sunday, May 12
CRU is offering a delectable 3-course brunch to toast to mom on her special day. Cost is $45 per guest or $80 to bring the celebration back home with take-home brunch for two. More information can be found on CRU’s website.

Mother’s Day “Sip and Shop” at National Anthem Atlanta
Sunday, May 12
The Mother’s Day “Sip and Shop” experience at National Anthem Atlanta is a charming event designed to celebrate and honor mothers and maternal figures bringing together a delightful array of bespoke collections from South End Trading Company, mimosas and cuisine. National Anthem Atlanta is offering 20 percent off select retail items and complimentary custom flower bouquets, allowing every mother to create an arrangement celebrating the unique bond between mothers and their children.

Attendance at this shopping event is complimentary, but RSVPs are encouraged to secure Mother’s Day Brunch reservations when booking in advance through OpenTable.

Sunday Supper at Garden & Gun Club
Sunday, May 12 from 7 – 10 p.m.
This Sunday Supper welcomes chef Aaron Bludorn of Bludorn and Navy Blue restaurants in Houston, Texas, for an unforgettable dining experience. The savory three-course seasonal dinner reflects Bludorn’s French-inspired Texas Gulf Coast fare served family style. Additional details and tickets are available here.

El Super Pan’s Noche Tropical
Saturdays, 11 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Guests are invited to kick off their weekends and keep the party going with a live DJ, dancing, late night snacks and drinks every weekend at El Super Pan. Mouthwatering late night menu items include everything from Cuban ham croquettes to classic cinnamon churros. The festivities also continue on game day Thursdays from 10 p.m. – 1 a.m.

Coca-Cola Roxy Events:

Coca-Cola Roxy at The Battery Atlanta continues to bring a lineup of fan-favorite performers throughout the month! Review venue safety guidelines and information here.

  • Jacob Collier – DJESSE VOL. 4 NORTH AMERICA TOUR

Saturday, May 4 from 7:30 p.m.

  • Sean Paul – Greatest Tour 2024

Sunday, May 5 from 8 p.m.

  • Sleep Token: The ‘Teeth of God’ Tour

Tuesday, May 7 from 8 p.m.

  • Mon Laferte – Autopoietica Tour 2024

Thursday, May 9 from 8 p.m.

  • Hunxho

Friday, May 10 from 8 p.m.

  • Sum 41: Tour of the Setting Sum

Saturday, May 11 from 7 p.m.

Park Bench Event:
​Visit parkbenchbattery.com/calendar for more information.

  • The 2024 Make A Wish Country Jam
    Friday, May 3 at 7 p.m.

An up-to-date list of restaurant and retailer happenings is available on The Battery Atlanta’s website. Details and hours of operation are subject to change.

ORIN SWIFT WINE DINNER AT SERENA PASTIFICO MAY 7

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 5/1/24

Tues., May 7, 6:30pm – Orin Swift Wine Dinner at Serena Pastificio

Serena Pastificio – the coastal, Northern Italian restaurant in Midtown’s Colony Square – is hosting a wine dinner on Tuesday, May 7 with the acclaimed wine makers of Orin Swift for an evening of culinary excellence and decadent wines. Kicking off with a cocktail reception at 6:30pm followed by a dinner at 7pm, the evening will feature an indulgent four-course menu curated by the Serena Pastificio culinary team paired alongside a selection of Orin Swift’s finest wines. Tickets are $195 per person (all inclusive) & include a welcome drink, plus one wine paired with each course. Book online here.

Founded in 1998 by visionary winemaker Dave Phinney, Orin Swift is a collection of art and storytelling that comes to life through one-of-a-kind labels and wine styles. The brand is known as much for its creative and evocative expression of art on the bottle as it is its bold, yet finessed, styling within each bottle. Dave produces wines from premier sites across California and his favorite regions around the world.


Featured wines & pairings include:

  • Welcome drink & passed appetizers

Meringue nest, stone fruit chutney, almond tuile

Grilled fig, stracchino mousse, balsamic

Scallop, arugula, yuzu, lemon confit, bene seed, crostini

  • Mannequin Chardonnay

Linguini of crab, roasted cauliflower puree, pancetta, lemon gremolata, beurre noisette

  • Slander Pinot Noir

Quail, pomegranate syrup glaze, espresso jus, fermented strawberry salsa

  • Machete Red Blend

Bone-in short rib, confit wild mushroom, potato cream, dark chocolate demi, chive

  • Papillon Bordeaux Blend

Gorgonzola dolce cheesecake, butter cracker crust, brandied cherry sauce

MELLOW MUSHROOM PIZZA BAKERS CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY 

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 4/24/24

Festivities to Take Place Across Various Mellow Locations, May through November

Featuring Special LTO Menu Items, Pop-Up Mellow Pint Nights, New Merch & More

 Mellow Mushroom – the stone-baked pizza brand with 160+ locations nationwide – celebrates 50 years of business this year and is set to mark the golden anniversary with a kaleidoscope of celebratory events across locations from May 14 to November 2024.

Mellow Mushroom will commemorate five decades with the launch of a company-wide, limited-time-only anniversary menu featuring a mix of returning fan-favorites and brand new menu items – including an official 50th anniversary cocktail – alongside a 50th-inspired happy hour experience set to pop up at Mellow locations across the country, newly minted packaging, exclusive 50th themed Mellow Shop merchandise and a national ad campaign.

“As the commemoration of this 50th milestone begins, we want to thank the Mellow Mushroom guests who have recognized our unwavering commitment to quality pizzas, munchies, salads and more for a half century,” said Anne Mejia, Senior VP Brand Development at Mellow Mushroom. “With each Mellow Mushroom restaurant, Mellow owners have created a truly unique and very Mellow experience where guests have celebrated countless first dates, birthdays, anniversaries, and other occasions throughout the last 50 years.”

Mellow Mushroom Launches 50th Anniversary LTO Menu Items

May 14 through November 11

Available across all Mellow Mushroom locations, the LTO menu items will be listed within a special 50th anniversary section of the menu. This section includes new items like the Super Pepp Pizza featuring a Mellow Red Sauce base topped with mozzarella, pepperoni, Mama Lil’s Peppers, dollops of seasoned ricotta cheese & a swirl of Mike’s Hot Honey®, Chop To It Salad with tomatoes, cucumbers, sweet onions, Mama Lil’s Peppers, black olives, provolone & julienned salami on a bed of chopped Romaine lettuce topped with house-made croutons served with gluten-free red wine vinaigrette on the side, and Honey Sriracha Wings featuring nine double baked honey sriracha wings sprinkled with sesame seeds & chives served with celery, carrots & a choice of ranch or bleu cheese dressing. in addition to revived classic pizzas including The Marley featuring jerk chicken, mozzarella cheese, Italian sausage & sweet onions on a pesto base crust and The Maui Wowie featuring a pesto base with mozzarella, honey ham, pineapple, jerk chicken, banana peppers & applewood-smoked bacon. Mixed to perfection to complement the new flavors, the brand will also roll out an official 50th Anniversary cocktail – The Disco Peach made with Jim Beam Bourbon, Captain Morgan Spiced Rum, peach, fresh sour & Coca-Cola® – while the recently launched Lavender Groove Lemonade Mocktail (also available as a cocktail) makes its return!

In addition to mouth-watering food and beverage offerings, Mellow Mushroom will introduce three new menu cover art designs, three new pizza box designs, newly branded cups and to-go packaging, 50th themed gift cards and a variety of new themed retail offerings that will be available to shop via the Mellow Mushroom Shop beginning May 14.

Mellow Pint Night: Cheers to 50 Years

Leaning into the brand’s deep-rooted love for pizza and beer, Mellow Mushroom is toasting the big 5-0 with the launch of a pop-up happy hour set to take place across various Mellow locations throughout summer and fall. While guests can already find a huge selection of the best local and international beers on tap at every location, Mellow Pint Night will serve as a one-night-only experience at select Mellow restaurants in an effort to spotlight regional beer partners and their standout pours with featured collectible 50th anniversary pint glasses. To stay up to date on future Mellow Pint Night’s, keep an eye out on local Mellow social pages and news from the brand’s Shroom Room e-club. More details to come!

Touted for its following and counterculture essence, Mellow Mushroom blends the boundaries between art, music, high quality ingredients and passionate standards for dining. Each individual restaurant is uniquely reflective of its local community while holding true to Mellow Mushroom’s core values and brand. Widely known as the originator of hand-tossed, stone-baked, one-of-a-kind pizza, the main menu – anchored by its coveted “secret dough” recipe – boasts fan-favorite pizzas like the Holy Shiitake Pie with olive oil and garlic base, shiitake, button and portobello mushrooms, caramelized onions, mozzarella, and Wisconsin aged white cheddar, finished with a garlic aioli swirl and a spritz of black truffle oil, garnished with fresh chives and shaved parmesan. Highly customizable Build-Your-Own pizzas are also available, creating the perfect canvas for a kaleidoscope of ingredients with options for meat-lovers, vegetarians, vegans, gluten-free and other dietary-conscious diners, alongside a revolving door of munchies, greens, burgers and sweets.

Founded on pizza and beer, guests will also find a huge selection of the best local and international beers on tap at every location. Behind the Mellow Mushroom bar, a variety of made-from-scratch mixers and electric spirits come to life in the form of Liquid Karma Cocktails with standouts including The Campfire Peach Margarita made with Casamigos Blanco & Mezcal Tequilas, peach, jalapeno & house-made agave sour. 

CHAMPAGNE AND OYSTERS PATIO PARTY AT TWO URBAN LICKS

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 4/22/24

Featuring a Raw Bar, Seafood Specials from the Grill, Champagne & Sparkling Wines 

Saturday, April 27th From 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

TWO urban licks is inviting seafood fanatics to a high-energy Champagne and Oysters Patio Party on Saturday, April 27th from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Located on the BetlLine in the Old Fourth Ward, guests are invited to listen to live music, sip on a selection of champagne and sparkling wines from their acclaimed wine program and include fresh, raw oysters on the half shell, grilled oysters, seafood specials and much more. TWO’s Champagne and Oysters Patio Party is for ages 21 and up and includes two hours of food and champagne. Tickets are $50 per person; tax and gratuity are not included and available for purchase here. Reservations are required. TWO urban licks is located at 820 Ralph McGill Blvd. Atlanta, GA, 30306. For more information, www.twourbanlicks.com or call 404-522-4622. Stay connected on Instagram at @TwoUrbanLicks and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TwoUrbanLicks

MOTHER’S DAY 2024

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 4/19/24

Everything Mother’s Day in Atlanta

Across the city, our renowned local restaurants are rolling out the red carpet with exclusive dining specials designed just for Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 12.

From bountiful buffets and family-style meals to unique brunch offerings, there’s a perfect spot for every taste and budget. Note that prices listed below do not include tax and gratuity unless otherwise specified, and reservations are encouraged.

  • Aria’s Special Mother’s Day and Graduation Schedule
  • For those looking to celebrate in style, Aria, normally closed on Sunday and Monday, is opening especially for Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 12, from 4:30-8 p.m. and will continue the celebration into May 13 with a special opening at 5:30 p.m. for those honoring Emory University graduates. Please note that Aria will be closed on May 14 and 15, resuming regular business hours on May 16. This special schedule allows families celebrating Mother’s Day and graduation to enjoy Aria’s acclaimed offerings.
  • HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern: A Brunch to Remember
  • All HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern locations invite guests to start Mother’s Day with a cheerful brunch. Opening at 10:30 a.m. on Sundays, each tavern will feature mimosa specials to toast to motherhood, accompanied by a selection of brunch favorites, including shrimp and grits, Nutella French toast, and steak and eggs served with breakfast potato hash. This is an ideal setting for those looking to begin their celebrations early in the day with a relaxed yet festive atmosphere.
  • Marlow’s Tavern Rolls Out Mother’s Day Specials
  • Marlow’s Tavern is the perfect destination for those seeking a variety of Mother’s Day specials. Each location will feature a unique take on classic American tavern fare with an upscale twist. Guests are encouraged to visit marlowstavern.com for specific details on the specials available near them, ensuring a personalized and satisfying dining experience for both lunch and dinner.
  • Ray’s Restaurants Offer Decadent Dining Options
  • Ray’s on the River invites guests to indulge in a lavish buffet priced at $85 per person. Highlights include Ray’s classic mini crab cakes, Big Green Egg brisket and potato hash, holiday Nueske’s ham, Faroe Island salmon, apple cider-glazed Brussels sprouts and cauliflower, and Key lime pie mousse.
  • Similarly, Ray’s at Killer Creek will host a buffet for $75 per person. Among the offerings are house-smoked salmon, slow-roasted prime rib, popcorn shrimp and grits, garlic rosemary whipped potatoes, and Oreo bread pudding.
  • For those preferring a more intimate setting, Ray’s in the City will be offering a family-style meal for $80 per person with dishes such as warm Maryland crab dip, herb-crusted New York strip, signature crab cakes, Southern-style baked mac and cheese and strawberry shortcake.
  • All Ray’s locations will be open from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on Mother’s Day.
  • Your 3rd Spot: A Celebration of Atlanta’s “Top Spot for Family Fun”
  • Your 3rd Spot is pulling out all the stops to ensure mothers and their families experience an unforgettable day of joy, games, and culinary delights from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. (21+ only after 8 p.m.). Highlights include unlimited access to activities for up to three hours, where families can dive into everything from nostalgic arcade games to cutting-edge interactive experiences. In a toast to the incredible moms, a “Mom”osa Bar will feature an exquisite selection of sparkling wines paired with a spectrum of fresh juices, allowing guests to craft the perfect celebratory drink. The culinary journey continues with a special brunch menu and a chef’s seven-course tasting menu for those looking to indulge. There will also be a card-making station for kids to create heartfelt mementos for their mom and a family photo booth. Admission is $25 per person, which includes an Experiences Pass to unlock the three hours of gaming. Entrance is complimentary for pint-sized patrons (under 3) and esteemed elders (over 65).

Sun., May 12, 11am-3pm (brunch) & 3:30-8pm (dinner) – Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet & Dinner Buffet at Serena Pastificio

Celebrate Mom at Serena Pastificio with a special Mother’s Day brunch buffet! From 11am to 3pm, enjoy the best of Italy with a line-up of coastal seafood, housemade pastas, assorted antipasto and more, alongside a Mimosa Special ($40) that includes one bottle of prosecco plus orange, blood orange and grapefruit juices. $60 per adult and $25 per child (under 12) – reservations can be made via OpenTable here

Menu standouts include:

  • Chef’s selection of sweet & savory pastries
  • Fondutelli al Tartufo | fontina and taleggio filling, braised leek, black truffle cream & parmesan
  • Biscotti e Sugo | black pepper biscuits & Italian sausage gravy
  • Pollo Cacciatore | chicken breast, cacciatore ragù & basil
  • Frittata | asparagus, peas, truffle cream
  • Benedette al Salmone | poached egg, grilled salmon, artichoke spread, cucumber & lemon-basil hollandaise served on an English muffin
  • Costolette di Manzo | prime rib, fennel jus & mustard crema
  • Tiramisu | mascarpone, lady finger, brandy, marsala & cocoa powder

The restaurant will also offer a special Dinner Buffet from 3:30-8pm. $60 per adult and $25 per child (under 12) – reservations can be made via OpenTable here

Menu highlights include:

  • Rigatoni Bolognese | beef, pork and pancetta Bolognese sauce & parmesan
  • Fondutelli al Tartufo | Fontina and Taleggio filling, braised leek, black truffle cream & parmesan
  • Insalata Italiana | lettuce mix, fresh herbs, tomato, sun-dried tomato, artichoke, Cerignola olive, pepperoncini, sunflower seed, ricotta salata & sherry vinaigrette
  • Costolette di Manzo | prime rib, fennel jus & mustard crema
  • Morso di Torta al Cioccolato | chocolate cake, chocolate mousse & whipped cream

Sun., May 12, 11am-2pm – Live! at The Battery’s Mother’s Day Divas Drag BrunchGuests can treat their moms this Mother’s Day with a mouth-watering brunch and performance from Atlanta’s queens of drag. Enjoy the show along with specialty cocktails and the option to add on a brunch buffet. This is a 21+ event, and tickets are available here. Doors open at 11am.

Sun., May 12, Beginning at 9am – Mother’s Day Brunch at Le Bon NoshBeginning at 9am, guests at Le Bon Nosh can order from Chef-Founder Forough Vakili’s brunch menu and enjoy the likes of Smoked Salmon – tzatziki, soft-boiled eggs, pickled red onion, herb salad & housemade seed bread, Savory Power Bowl – bone broth, oats, sautéed greens, bacon, avocado, soft-boiled egg, radish & fermented peppers, Shakshouka – oven-baked tomatoes, farm fresh eggs, feta, cilantro & baguette, and more. Reservations are available here.

Now Available for Pre-order – Mother’s Day Gift Bags

Le Bon Nosh is now accepting pre-orders for “Breakfast in Bed” gift bags to celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 12. Each Le Bon Nosh-branded jute tote will include all of Chef-Founder Forough Vakili’s curated favorites: freshly baked layered biscuits (8), a 5-oz jar of whipped European butter, a 12-oz jar of strawberry jam, a dozen Lemon Shortbread cookies, Biscotti (6), housemade Granola, local coffee & tea by Methodical Coffee roasters & a bottle of champagne. Orders can be placed here now through Friday, May 10, and pick-up can be scheduled after noon on Saturday, May 11 or Sunday, May 12.

Sun., May 12, beginning at 11am – Mother’s Day Brunch Party at Atrium

The Ponce City Market restaurant is throwing a brunch party to celebrate Mother’s Day! From 11am-4pm, guests can enjoy brunch, a complimentary flower and glass of punch for moms, music from a DJ, pink Polaroid photo takeaways and more. A fun wacky waffle special will be available for kids, and reservations (here) are highly suggested.

Sun., May 12, 11am-3pm – Mother’s Day Brunch at Carmel

Carmel is treating moms to a coastal getaway this Mother’s Day complete with brunch and a complimentary glass of bubbly. Highlights include Lobster Scramble with garlic aioli & sourdough, Shrimp & Grits with soft egg, tomato, green onion & sourdough, and Mushroom Toast with sourdough, ricotta, braised mushrooms & greens. Reservations are available here.

Sun., May 12, 11am-3pm – Mother’s Day Brunch at The AmericanoGuests are invited to The Americano to indulge in a prix-fixe menu crafted by celebrity chef Scott Conant, accompanied by live jazz. Savor tableside service for the first course, followed by stations offering made-to-order omelets, carved roasted New York steak, pasta with three house made signature sauces, a variety of sides and delectable desserts. Moms will receive pink roses upon arrival, there will be a pressed flower station where kids can make a gift, and guests will leave brunch with a special Chocolate Truffle Box. Every reservation includes entry into a raffle for a Two Night Spa Retreat Staycation at InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta. Tickets are available here for $115 per adult, $60 for ages 12 and under and complimentary for children 3 and under.

Sun., May 12, 11:30am – Mother’s Day Brunch at Le Bilboquet

This Mother’s Day, treat maman to a Parisian brunch experience at Le Bilboquet at Buckhead Village. Executive chef Cyrille Holota has crafted a three-course prix fixe menu. Highlights include:

  • La Soupe D’Asperge Verte – a green asparagus soup complete with smoked salmon, lemon zest & chives
  • Terrine de Foie Gras homemade foie gras terrine, toasted brioche and mango chutney; and more. 
  • Le Poulet Cajun – signature Cajun chicken served with beurre blanc sauce, French fries and mixed greens
  • Les Moules Marinière – PEI mussel marinière served with French fries
  • Les Oeufs Bénédict – eggs benedict topped with hollandaise sauce, served alongside mixed greens & French fries
  • Le Pain Perdu – French toast served with maple syrup, strawberries & vanilla ice cream.

Reservations are available here for $95 per person. 

Sun., May 12, 11am – Mothers Day Jazz Brunch Featuring The PR Experience at City Winery

Guests are invited to enjoy City Winery’s brunch buffet alongside a performance by The PR Experience, a jazz duo comprised of Trumpeter Nelson Render and Trombonist Marvin Pryor. Based out of Atlanta, these two musicians represent over 50 years of performance experience including tours, performances and recordings with groups such as The OHIO Players, Cameo, Ray Charles, Mike Phillips, Christopher Williams, Claudia Hayden, ConFunkShun, Alex Bugnon, Najee, Eric Roberson, Mike Phillips, Chi-Lites, The Dells, Third World and many others. These vast experiences in music and performance inspired them to create their own band, uniquely featuring a horn front ensemble with a blended style of jazz, funk and neo-soul. Tickets are available here for $25-35.

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Capolinea is a fine-dining, signature restaurant that serves traditional Italian cuisine and handmade pastas, prime-cut steaks, and offers tableside martini service. Capolinea’s Mother’s Day special will feature a 3-course brunch menu at $75 per person, with an option for sparkling wine pairings at $30 per person, served with each course.

Sun., May 12 – Mother’s Day Dinner at Lazy BettyLazy Betty invites guests to celebrate Mother’s Day with their celebrated tasting menu. Each course can be presented with a wine pairing or zero-proof cocktail pairing for a truly guided experience, or guests can order from the restaurant’s beverage book including inventive cocktails, beer, wines by the glass and bottle, wine & spirits flights, dessert wines, zero-proof options and more. And as a special gift, mothers will receive a box of chocolates to take home. Reservations are now available here.

Make Mother’s Day Sweeter With Sugar Shane’s Get ready to wow Mom with the sweetest Mother’s Day treats, courtesy of Sugar Shane’s Gourmet Bakery. The award-winning dessert brand that took the nation by storm with its ginormous and irresistibly decadent cookies, is serving not-to-miss specials just for moms at its four Atlanta locations Tuesday, May 7th through Sunday, May 12th, 2024. Show her just how sweet she is with a Strawberry Donut Cookie, a strawberry-packed cookie with white chocolate chips and a dreamy strawberry donut glaze; Momma’s Brookie, chocolate chip cookies stacked with layers with double fudge brownie topped with a cool pink buttercream swirl; the Buckeye Brownie, a double chocolate brownie with peanut butter buttercream and chocolate ganache topping; and Carrot Cake Bars, a heavenly, mouthwatering mix of sweet and spice. Not an Atlantan? Not to worry. Sugar Shane’s offers nationwide shipping at sugarshanes.com. Visit Sugar Shane’s Gourmet Bakery in Atlanta at Midtown (398 14th Street Atlanta, GA 30318), Ponce City Market (675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE N 145 Atlanta, GA 30308), Sandy Springs (1110 Hammond Drive Suite 30 Atlanta, GA 30328), and Kennesaw (1635 Old 41 Hwy Ste 107 in Kennesaw, GA 30152). Stay connected on Instagram at @sugar_shanes and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/sugarshanesatl.

Vesper Celebrates Moms With Free Bubbly on Mother’s Day Let’s hear it for the moms! On Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12, 2024, Vesper is celebrating all the moms out there with a complimentary glass of bubbly with purchase of food or drinks. Whether soaking up the afternoon sun at a sidewalk bistro table or sharing memories inside the ultra-cozy and chic cocktail bar, Vesper aims to please with elevated cocktails, from signature standouts and playful twists on classics to zero-proof offerings. Taking noshing to a new level, their delicious menu of American tapas and bar bites is ideal for exploring and has something for all tastes, making it an ideal spot to raise a glass to Mom. Located in charming Glenwood Park on the BeltLine, curated playlists and a welcoming staff, make it a local favorite for a reason. Vesper is open seven days a week beginning at 5 p.m. at 924 Garrett St. Suite D, Atlanta, GA 30316. For more information, visit www.vesperatl.com or call 404.936.6902. Stay connected on Facebook and Instagram at @vesperatl. 

Mother’s Day Lunch & Dinner at Amore e Amore Shower mom with love amidst the enchanting garden room of Amore e Amore, adorned with blooming flowers, winding vines, colorful lanterns, and fluttering butterflies. Spring is here, and Amore e Amore welcomes all to indulge in their latest pop-up sensation: Butterflies & Botanicals. Opening early at noon, the charming Italian eatery will offer special prix-fixe menus for Mother’s Day lunch and dinner, featuring delectable dishes such as Wild Filet of Sole Piccata with Polenta, Gnocchi Vodka, Chicken Piccata with White Wine, Lemon & Capers, and more. For the little ones, Amore e Amore offers a children’s menu with house-made pizza bites, meatballs, and kid-sized portions of favorites like cheese ravioli, fettuccine alfredo, and spaghetti and meatballs, all priced at $20. The Mother’s Day prix-fixe menus at Amore e Amore are priced at $65 per person for lunch and $85 for dinner, excluding alcohol, tax, and gratuity. Reservations for Mother’s Day require a $25 deposit per person, with the last seating for the evening at 6:45 p.m. For more details or to make a reservation, visit www.amoreeamore.com or call 404-600-2176. Conveniently located at 467 N Highland Ave. NE Atlanta, GA 30307, Amore e Amore invites guests to stay connected on Facebook and Instagram at @eatamoreatl.

Spoil Mom in Style at Steak Market on Mother’s Day Treat Mom to a day or night out on the town with Steak Market, renowned for its vibrant atmosphere and exceptional, show-stopping signature and seasonal offerings. Midtown’s most alluring steakhouse is pulling out all the stops for Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 12, 2024, opening its doors early from 12 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. exclusively for the occasion. Guests are invited to savor brand-new spring specials, including the refreshing Watermelon Salad, Wagyu Bao Buns, Shrimp Casserole, and more. Moms can also delight in Steak Market’s curated selection of champagnes, wines, and signature cocktails. Just in time for spring, enjoy specialty drinks like the Pollen Punch and Minding My Bee’s Knees, alongside nitro martinis such as Berry Fantasy and the beloved Lychee & Rose Martini, adding an extra layer of excitement to the experience. Naturally, Steak Market’s regular menu will feature its impressive selection of steak and fresh seafood dishes, including signature favorites like crab cakes, Lobster Mac & Cheese, seafood tower, and an array of cooked-to-perfection filets, mouthwatering sirloins, and delectable sides. Steak Market is located in Midtown at 793 Juniper Street Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30308, and features a hidden speakeasy underneath the main dining room. For more information or to make a reservation visit www.steakmarket.com or call 470-355-6540. Stay connected on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SteakMarketATL and on Instagram @steakmarketatl.  

Mother’s Day Bubble, Bites & Flights Brunch at Flight Club Let it fly this Mother’s Day weekend at Flight Club with bottomless bubbles, bites and flights. On Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12, 2034, between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., the go-to Social Darts® hub will be serving its brand new brunch menu featuring bottomless mimosa towers and flatbreads along with a side of tech-infused gameplay. With a variety of experience options, guests are welcome to make a 90-minute reservation and choose from packages featuring bottomless or a la carte food and beverage offerings. While reservations are not required, they are highly encouraged. Guests do not have to book gameplay to dine. Flight Club Atlanta is located in Star Metals at 1055 Howell Mill Rd Suite 140, Atlanta, GA 30318  For more information or to make a reservation, visit  https://flightclubdartsusa.com/atlanta/atlanta. Stay connected on Instagram at www.instagram.com/flightclubdartsusa and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/flightclubdarts

Spoil Mom With Brunch at Bully BoyBully Boy is opening early at 11 a.m. and serving a special brunch perfect for moms with a love for seafood this Mother’s Day, May 12, 2024. Located just off the BeltLine next to its sister restaurant, TWO urban licks, this local gem boasts a kaiseki-style menu featuring local coastal seafood and fresh produce that is ideal for sharing. With an easy-going, garden-like atmosphere, guests are invited to explore artfully presented starters and sushi, delicious entrees, vegan options and more. Bully Boy’s full list of wine, sake, beer, and seasonal and signature cocktails will be available. A Concentrics Restaurants concept, Bully Boy is located at 828 W10 Ralph McGill Blvd, Atlanta, Georgia 30306. For more information or to make a reservation for Mother’s Day brunch between 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. or dinner beginning at 4 p.m., visit www.bullyboyATL.com or call 678-904-5607. Stay connected on Twitter and Instagram at @bullyboyatl, and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BullyboyATL.

Treat Mom to TWO urban licks’ Brunch and Dinner Whether brunch or dinner is her style, TWO urban licks has moms covered this Mother’s Day, May 12, 2024. Known for its wood-fired cuisine, live rotating rotisserie, and 26-foot wine on-tap barrel wall, the landmark BeltLine hot spot will give Mom something to smile about. Whether it’s inside the expansive dining room or outside on the spacious, dog-friendly patio, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., guests are invited to listen to live music while enjoying a mix of brunch specials and go-to favorites including their Fried Chicken Biscuit, Chicken Chilaquiles, of course, the coveted Salmon Chips. For those wishing to celebrate Mother’s Day later in the evening, from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., Executive Chef Chad Clevenger will be serving his new spring menu filled with seasonal and signature dinner offerings. As always, TWO’s expert team can guide wine, beer and cocktail enthusiasts through their celebrated wine and spirit menu. For more information or to make reservations, call 404.522.4622 or visit twourbanlicks.com. Stay connected on Instagram at @TwoUrbanLicks and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TwoUrbanLicks

Brunch the Day Away at Boone’s on Mother’s DayFore-get the stress of planning and treat mom to a relaxing day at Boone’s. On Sunday, May 12, 2024, guests are invited to enjoy elevated new American cuisine while overlooking the stunning Bobby Jones Golf Course in Buckhead. Treat the lady of the hour to a selection of brunch and lunch favorites including Gulf Shrimp & Grits, Fried Green Tomato Eggs Benedict and Boone’s Monte Cristo. For diners wishing to celebrate later, divulge in the neighborhood spot’s new seasonal dinner menu featuring fresh Seafood Capellini, Sunburst Farms Rainbow Trout, Chili Dusted Pork Tenderloin and more. Visitors are sure to show mothers that they are a true hole-in-one whether dining inside or alfresco on the expansive outdoor patio. Reservations are encouraged. Boone’s is open to the public and can be located at Bobby Jones Golf Course at 2205 Northside Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30305. For more information, please call 770.835.4267 or visit boonesatl.com. Stay connected on Instagram & Facebook @boonesatl 

Toast to Mom at Dantanna’s This Mother’s Day Give Mom the gift of a delectable brunch this Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12th, 2024, with Dantanna’s expansive Bottomless Brunch and all-day lunch and dinner menus. Beginning at 11 a.m., family and friends are invited to celebrate Mom and indulge in Dantanna’s extensive brunch menu including breakfast classics, indulgent waffles, sizzling skillets, and much more. To top off the experience, treat Mom to specialty cocktails like the hearty Bloody Mary, the perfect blend of spicy and savory; or opt for the lighter bubbly mimosa. Preparing every dish from scratch using the highest quality experience, the Buckhead staple features an all-American wine and beer list including many local craft beers on tap. Wine lovers can choose from more than 100 selections, with 50 available by the glass. Welcoming parties large and small, guests can dine in the bar, dining room or on the dog-friendly patio throughout the day. Dantanna’s full all-day menu and wine, cocktail, and beer offerings will also be available. Dantanna’s is located at the Shops Around Lenox, 3400 Around Lenox Dr. Suite 304, Atlanta, GA 30326. For more information or to make a reservation visit www.dantannas.com or call 404-760-8873. Stay connected on Facebook at Facebook.com/dantannas and on Twitter and Instagram @dantannas.

Bring Mom to Brunch at ENZO Steakhouse & BarWith a newly renovated patio, brand new brunch menu, and must-try seasonal offerings, ENZO Steakhouse & Bar is ready to make every mom feel special this Mother’s Day weekend. On Saturday, May 11th and Sunday, May 12th, head to the Town at Trilith dining spot between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. for mouthwatering specials, including a decadent lobster Benedict covered in a rich hollandaise sauce, a delightful baked lemon pancake, mouthwatering pasta carbonara, and much more. Guests can toast the special women in their lives with ENZO’s impressive wine, cocktail and beer program. At 5 p.m., diners can end Mother’s Day on a high note with Montobbio’s expansive dinner menu boasting bold flavors, hand-made pasta and sauces, choice cuts of steaks, chops, fresh seafood, plant-based dishes and more. Reservations recommended. ENZO Steakhouse & Bar is located in the Town at Trilith at 300 Trilith Pkwy, Suite 230, Fayetteville, GA 30214. For more information, visit enzo-itl.com or call (770) 756-9188. Stay connected on Facebook and Instagram at @enzoitl. 

Mother’s Day Sweet Treats and Eats at Tio Lucho’s Celebrate Mom at Tio Lucho’s Mother’s Day weekend, with sweet treats and Peruvian-inspired eats on Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, 12, 2024. Chef, Owner and James Beard Award semifinalist Chef Arnaldo Castillo will serve signature favorites, seasonal offerings and Mother’s Day specials along with their brand new dessert menu created in tandem with acclaimed pastry chef Claudia Martinez of Miller Union. Tio Lucho’s is open for lunch and dinner and is located at 675 N. Highland Ave. NE #6000, Atlanta, GA 30306. For more information, call (404) 343-0278 or visit www.tioluchos.com. Stay connected on Facebook at www.facebook.com/tioluchosatl and on Instagram at @tioluchos. 


Mix it Up on Mother’s Day at PuttshackAtlanta Moms are invited to Puttshack Atlanta for an unforgettable Sunday Funday on Mother’s Day, May 12, 2024. The upscale, tech-infused mini-golf destination welcomes families and friends to celebrate and shower mom with love while enjoying a round of putt-putt, creating cherished memories that will last a lifetime. With four tech-driven courses featuring nine high-energy holes, Puttshack’s game-tracking technology keeps score, letting players focus on their swing while enjoying globally-inspired eats, from sharables and flatbreads to salads and handhelds, along with crafted cocktails and zero-proof options. Puttshack Atlanta is open seven days a week and located at 1115 Howell Mill Rd. Atlanta, GA 30318. For more information, please call 404.738.7888 or visit puttshack.com. Stay connected on Instagram & Twitter @Puttshack. Families can celebrate from 11 a.m. to midnight. For more information or to book a reservation, visit puttshack.com. Puttshack Atlanta is located at 1115 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta, GA 30318. Stay connected on Instagram and Twitter at @puttshack. 

Brassica

“On Saturday, May 11, and Sunday, May 12, guests can raise a toast to the extraordinary women in their lives with a sumptuous three-course, prix-fixe Mother’s Day brunch menu. Appetizer options include a Boursin, Spinach, Carrot, and Zucchini Quiche, Brassica’s Signature Yellow Corn Bisque, Burrata with Caramelized Onions, and more. Guests can then enjoy a variety of savory main course dishes like Crab and Lobster Cake, Roast 6 oz Beef Tenderloin, Fried Chicken Egg Benedict, and Seared Faroe Islands Salmon, to name a few. For a dessert as sweet as the woman they’re celebrating, opt for an XL Chocolate Profiterole, Rhubarb Strawberry Tart, or Hummingbird Cake with Roasted Pineapple. Seatings are available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the menu costs $95 per person plus tax and gratuity. Guests can make reservations via OpenTable.”


Casa Nuova Italian Restaurant
 will be open Mother’s Day Sunday, May 12th from 1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Reservations are recommended on Resy or call 770-475-9100.

Casa Nuova Italian Restaurant will be offering 20% off online gift card purchases on Wednesday, May 8th in celebration of upcoming Mother’s Day. All you need to do is visit Online Ordering by MobileBytes and use code: Mama24 to receive the discount.

Casa Nuova Italian Restaurant is offering take and bakes for at-home gatherings and celebrations with special family and friends

  • Choice of:
  • Lasagna, Chicken Francese, Chicken Piccata, Eggplant Parmigiana PLUS: House Salad and Garlic Bread
  • half tray $75 (feeds 4-6)
  • full tray $150 (feeds 8-12)
  • PICK UP: Friday 5/10 and Saturday 5/11 (before 6:00 pm)
  • Pick up cold and easy baking instructions will be provided to finish at home
  • Call 770-475-9100 to place your orders!
  • Cork & Glass will be hosting Petals & Pour event on Thursday, May 9th at 6:00 p,m.
  • Join in celebrating all the wonderful mothers & treat that superwoman to some flowers with a delightful floral demonstration hosted by The Crafted Company!
  • Tickets are $50 per person & includes the floral demonstration, wine tasting, education, & light bites.

TASTE OF TRUIST PARK & THE BATTERY ATLANTA FOOD TOUR

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 4/12/24

The first tour will take place on April 18 and guide fans through a tasting of Truist Park and various restaurants in The Battery Atlanta

Today, the Atlanta Braves unveiled the Taste of Truist Park & The Battery Atlanta food tours, a guided ballpark and culinary tour for baseball enthusiasts and food lovers. The tour will lead off with a Terrapin beer and a soft pretzel in the Truist Park Press Box. This will be followed by a trip to the Braves dugout to sample Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q. Continuing into The Battery Atlanta, the tour will feature stops at ASW Distillery, Mac McGee’s Irish Pub, and El Super Pan, ending with a
classic Southern treat at River Street Sweets.


Throughout the tour, guests will have the opportunity to learn intriguing food facts about the Braves, Truist Park, and The Battery Atlanta. Each venue’s restaurant team will provide insights into the tour’s menu items, offering a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the unique offerings. Taste of Truist Park & The Battery Atlanta tours will be offered on Thursdays when the Atlanta Braves are on the road, beginning April 18 at 12:30 p.m. Each tour will last approximately two hours.


Tasting Menu Includes:
Truist Park –
 Los Bravos Mexican-Style Lager
 Soft Pretzel with Terrapin Taproom Beer Cheese
 Fox Bros. Pulled Pork Bar-B-Q
ASW –
 Pineapple Express
 Old Fashioned Fiddler
Mac McGee –
 Fish & Chips
 Super Mac Sliders
 Bangers and Mash
 Wings
El Super Pan –

 Mofongo Sampler
River Street Sweets –
 World Famous Pralines


To purchase tickets and for the full tour schedule, please visit www.braves.com/foodtour.

GEORGIA ORGANIC’S 13TH ANNUAL ATTACK OF THE KILLER TOMATO FESTIVAL STRIKES AGAIN!

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 4/10/24

July 28 3-6pm

Westside Motor Lounge

Georgia Organics’ longstanding fundraiser, the Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival, is back! Join a lively crowd of over 1,000 of Atlanta’s most passionate local food enthusiasts on July 28 from 3-6 PM at Westside Motor Lounge as Georgia Organics dives headfirst into the 13th year of its epic tomato-tasting showdown. 

This iconic tasting festival features a carefully curated lineup of some of the Southeast’s most formidable chefs and bartenders showcasing their culinary prowess with dishes and cocktails crafted from tomatoes grown by Georgia farmers. Previous participating chefs include luminaries like Terry Koval (The Deer & The Dove, B-Side), Steven Satterfield (Miller Union), Deborah VanTrece (Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours), Hector Santiago (El Super Pan), and Ford Fry (Rocket Farm Restaurants). 

Attendees will traverse the festival grounds sampling dishes and cocktails, all while being entertained by live performances, including Djs, puppets, and roving musicians, A lively auction will feature coveted items – dinners, excursions, and more – curated for the food and farm lover. The event will culminate in a delightfully campy ceremony crowning the Tomato Champion of 2024. 

Among the culinary participants are chefs and bartenders from Georgia Organics’ Farmer Champion network – a growing roster of culinary professionals across sectors recognized for their dedication to purchasing from local and organic farmers. Launched in 2019, the Farmer Champion program supports professionals dedicated to sourcing locally and organically, thereby nurturing Georgia’s diverse patchwork of small farms. 

Natasha Paracha, Georgia Organics’ Director of Events states, “Through the celebration of local farmers and culinary artisans at the Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival, we’re not just savoring delicious dishes, we’re cultivating a deeper connection to our community, supporting local regenerative agriculture, and nourishing the roots of Georgia’s rich culinary landscape.” 

Since 2008, this event has been Georgia Organics’ primary fundraiser, powering its mission to invest in organic farmers for the health of our communities and the land. True to this mission, all tomatoes at the Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival are purchased from local farms who are recognized and honored at the event.

Tickets go on sale to the public at 12 PM on Monday, April 15. General admission tickets are $100. VIP tickets are $250 and include early festival entry, access to the exclusive VIP Lounge, specialty beverages, and a collectors’ “swag bag” upon entry. As in years past, tickets and sponsorships will sell out fast! For more information about tickets, sponsorships, and participating chefs and bartenders, visit: bit.ly/aktf2024

Follow the festival on Instagram @attackofthekillertomatofest or sign up for Georgia Organics’ e-newsletter The Dirt at bit.ly/thedirtnewsletter if you dare to keep up with AKTF news and more…  Because in the world of Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival, the only thing scarier than a killer tomato is missing out on the hottest food event of the year! 

We all know these tomatoes don’t stand a chance. However, the burning question remains: which of our culinary heroes will emerge the crowned and caped 2024 Tomato Champion? 

THE HEART OF ATLANTA IS IN FULL BLOOM THIS APRIL

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 4/5/24

Atlantic Station to Host Atlanta Dream x Xbox HoopFest, Solar Eclipse Viewing Party,
Tacos ‘N Taps Festival and More
!
 

 As the vibrant hues of spring begin to paint the cityscape, Atlantic Station welcomes April with an array of events to delight everyone. From a Solar Eclipse Viewing Party featuring complimentary viewing glasses and a DJ to delicious foods and drinks at the Tacos ‘N Taps and Atlanta Seafood Festivals to events for a cause with Walk MS, Atlantic Station beckons with an April calendar bursting with springtime festivities.
 
Atlantic Station’s April Calendar of Events includes:
 
Every Weekend: CREATOR’S MARKET
Located Around Atlantic Green | Every Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. | Every Sunday, 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. | Friday, April 5, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
The Creator’s Market brings unstoppable creativity to Atlantic Station, beginning Friday, April 5, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Shop locally and celebrate Atlanta’s artisans every Saturday (11 a.m. to 9 p.m.) and Sunday (12 p.m. to 7 p.m.) in April with festive art, jewelry, couture and more, all while supporting the makers of the South. Explore more details here.
 
Tuesday, April 2: TOT SPOT: HOP THE STATION
Located at Atlantic Green | 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Join Atlantic Station for an egg-citing Easter-themed Tot Spot event, designed for children ages 5 and under, featuring a meet and greet with the Easter Bunny, arts and crafts and face painting! After playtime, enjoy a tasty lunch, discounted at select restaurants and retailers with the special Tot-Spot A Card. Visit here to learn more.
 
Thursday, April 4: CELEBRATE 404 DAY THE ATLANTIC STATION WAY
Located Around Atlantic Station | All Day
Celebrate 404 Day in the Heart of Atlanta and experience the perks of being an Atlantic Station A Card member for the day! With the A Card, guests will be eligible for exclusive benefits, discounts and special offers from participating stores and restaurants, as well as other local Midtown businesses and attractions. Deals include 10% off HOBNOB, illy, Allora, fab’rik and Lindbergh, 25% off any Family Series all-inclusive performance at the Center for Puppetry Arts, $2 off regular-price Millennium Gate tickets and much more! Stop by the Concierge Desk from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. to pick up an A Card and explore additional promotions here. Offer valid on April 4th from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
 
Friday, April 5: ATLANTA DREAM x XBOX HOOPFEST
Located at Atlantic Green | 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Watch incredible talent at the Atlanta Dream HoopFest, an exciting 3×3 tournament featuring top athletes from Atlanta metro schools, plus enter for an Xbox giveaway, enjoy concessions and entertainment and mingle with Atlanta Dream players! Attendees can kick off the Atlanta Dream basketball season early with the chance to purchase tickets before they go on general sale to the public. Also, stop by The Locker Room, a cutting-edge Xbox x Microsoft technology space featuring new Xbox games. Secure an entry to the Xbox giveaway and RSVP to the event here.
 
Monday, April 8: SOLAR ECLIPSE VIEWING PARTY
Located at Atlantic Green | 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Experience a stunning cosmic event with friends and family on the Atlantic Green during Atlantic Station’s Solar Eclipse Viewing Party featuring first come first serve Solar Eclipse glasses, a DJ, eclipse-themed adult beverage specials at participating area restaurants and much more. Don’t miss out on this chance to marvel at the wonders of the universe together – the next solar eclipse won’t be until August 2044! Discover more by visiting the link here.
 
Thursday, April 11 and Thursday, April 18: SPRING-THEMED SCREEN ON THE GREEN
Located at Atlantic Green | 7 p.m.
Join Atlantic Station for two free movie screenings on the Atlantic Green and witness a series of films bursting with joy, happiness and seasonal beauty. “A Bug’s Life” (1998) is a journey into a world filled with heroic – albeit tiny – heroes who embark on exciting adventures and become friends along the way. “Mamma Mia” (2008) is the ultimate feel-good movie celebrating love and family with ABBA hit songs, dazzling dance numbers and gorgeous Greek scenery. Grab your friends and family, blankets and chairs, and cozy up on the Atlantic Green for a night of laughter, singing and dancing and heartwarming stories.
Thursday, April 11: “A Bug’s Life” (1998)
Thursday, April 18: “Mamma Mia” (2008)
 
Saturday, April 13: TACOS ‘N TAPS
Located at Pinnacle Lot | 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Indulge in Atlanta’s best tacos, Mexican food and spirits at the Tacos ‘N Taps Festival at Atlantic Station. This “all-you-care-to-taste” beer and tequila festival will feature more than 10 taco trucks and taquerias plus 60+ craft beers, mezcals, margaritas and tequilas. Activities include lawn games, shopping and a hot pepper eating contest! Mariachi bands will play live music, providing a lively ambiance throughout the day’s events. Purchase tickets here.
 
Saturday, April 27: WALK MS ATLANTA
Located at Atlantic Green | 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Join Atlantic Station for Walk MS, an inspiring event dedicated to raising awareness and funds for the Georgia Chapter of the National MS Society for multiple sclerosis research and support. The walk offers both one-mile and three-mile routes, along with complimentary refreshments and lively tunes. Register for the walk here.
 
Saturday, April 27: ATLANTA SEAFOOD FESTIVAL
Located at Pinnacle Lot | 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Get ready for a culinary extravaganza as the Atlanta Seafood Festival sets sail for Atlantic Station! Immerse in the aroma of freshly prepared seafood delights complemented perfectly by a selection of beer, wine and refreshing mimosas. With more than ten delectable restaurants, an “all-you-care-to-taste” souvenir cup and live music by DJ Q-Tip, the festival promises a feast for the senses like no other. Visit here to purchase tickets.