Atlanta weekend food events, August 6-8

Here's what to do this weekend when it comes to food!


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As summer nears its end, enjoy a cookout this weekend or hit up a food festival!

Downtown Atlanta Restaurant Week, now until Sun, Aug. 8: Enjoy special three-course meals at a selection of downtown’s restaurants. No coupons, passes or tickets needed. Event features a special signature cocktail. Visit website for list of participating restaurants and menus. Reservations recommended. $25-$35. Various locations. www.atlantadowntown.com/fun/restaurant-week.

RA Sushi, August: Throughout the month of August, if the temperature reaches 100 degrees according to the CBS 46 weather broadcasting reports or Web site, RA will offer the Hot Mess for $1 ($14 value). The Hot Mess is crispy rice balls topped with spicy king crab mix, jalapeno and cilantro. 1080 Peachtree St. 404-267-0114. www.rasushi.com.

Wildfire, Fri., Aug. 6: Wildfire hosts a Mojito-Making Class featuring mini mojitos and appetizers made with Cruzan rum. Registration required. $20. 6:30 p.m. 94 Perimeter Center West. 770-730-9080. www.wildfirerestaurant.com/atlanta.

The Corner Pub, Sat., Aug. 7: Fifth annual Jerk Cook-Off contest includes free sharing of contest entries after judging and Red Stripe specials. Judging begins at 4 p.m. 627-D E. College Ave., Decatur. 404-377-0603. www.pubalicious.com.

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