The Dish March 07 2001

Derek Lawford Pubs use St. Paddy's Day as an excuse to push pints and offer an English version of corned beef and cabbage, along with the lauded Harp and Guinness. Rose & Crown opens at 9 a.m. March 17 to show a rugby double-hitter before the Buckhead parade, which hits the streets at 1 p.m. 228 E. Paces Ferry Road. 404-233-8168.
Get your "Luck in a Bowl" at Heaping Bowl & Brew. The eatery will host the first annual St. Paddy's Day charity event to benefit the Grant Park Little League Baseball Organization on March 17, for which one lucky token will be placed in the bottom of each heaping bowl served that night. All tokens are good for prizes including a grand prize of $250. 5 p.m.-midnight. 469 Flat Shoals Ave. 404-523-8030.
Dine at Decatur's new Atlantic Star Brasserie March 13, and a portion of your dining dollar will go to the Atlanta's Table Supper Club. 105 Sycamore Place. 404-377-8384.
The Atlanta chapter of the American Institute of Wine and Food will host its annual gala at Villa Christina March 12, featuring an array of gourmet foods and beverages from more than 40 of Atlanta's top restaurants, caterers and wine merchants, along with cooking demonstrations, live music and dancing. 6:30-11 p.m. $35-$45. 4000 Summit Blvd. 404-892-FOOD.
Before your visit to the High, stop by Park 75 for "Degas-tation," a prix fixe luncheon featuring ingredients from Degas' native France to celebrate the opening of Degas & America: The Early Collectors. Diners will receive a VIP ticket to the exhibit. $29. 75 14th Street. 404-253-3840.
A 1920s house transformed by Patti Krohngold is the new home of Cherry, a Midtown restaurant and bar opened by Ray Sieradzki and Paul Gibbs of the Leopard Lounge; Tom Nahas of the Tavern at Phipps; and Dee Grimes of Mumbo Jumbo. The menu will feature globally influenced comfort food by Christopher Moore. Lunch served Mon.-Fri. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Dinner served Sun.-Thurs. 5:30-10:30 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 5:30-11:30 p.m. 1051 W. Peachtree St. 404-872-2020.
Little Five Points has a new bistro. Bang, located in the former Baker's Cajun Cafe space, serves French and Italian casual fare by Joey Bridgers, chef from Asher in Roswell. 1126 Euclid Ave. 404-223-5039.
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Margie's Pantry is now serving dinner. The Oakhurst restaurant will offer a few favorites from its lunch menu along with dishes such as French pot roast and white bean cassoulet. Now open Tues.-Thurs. 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri. 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. 653 E. Lake Drive. 404-377-3818.
From March 1-17, all 14 locations of Einstein Bros. Bagels will top off your morning with "lucky" green bagels and other Irish treats like shamrock-shaped cookies and Irish creme coffee.

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