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Omnivore - Pretzels, pigs, parties, peppers ...

You want a 2-lb. pretzel, doncha?

The Georgia Dome is featuring some new pig-out food. PR rep Lauren Fibres writes about the oddity at right:

One of the most notable new additions is the Victory Knot (photo attached), a two-pound, giant, gourmet soft pretzel.  The Victory Knot is topped with sea salt and served with three dipping sauces – beer cheese, spicy mustard and a sweet vanilla cream. Meant to be shared between 3-4 fans, the Victory Knot is so huge, it is served in a full-sized pizza box....

The Iberian Pig will open next Monday, Sept. 28.  Can't hardly wait to try Cabrito Carbonara, slow-roasted goat with chittara pasta tossed in a carbonara sauce with applewood smoked bacon, fresh cream and a poached egg....

The Top Floor (or TOP FLR) people, including Chef Shane Devereux, are hosting private dinner parties at secret locations around the city every other Friday night. You can check out the most recent menu on the Dinner Party website. Your $55 buys five courses paired with wines. Unfortunately, the next dinner is already sold out. So get on their list now....

I lunched at the new Grindhouse Killer Burgers at the Sweet Auburn Curb Market.  Run. Seriously.  Even in the middle of the current epidemic of burger joints, former real estate attorney Alex Brounsteein is serving some of the best burgers I've encountered. The Apache, featuring roasted green New Mexico chiles, is dangerously addictive, I'm afraid. Thank God they aren't open after 4 p.m....