Atlanta food events, August 4-10

End of summer barbecue at Canoe, downtown restaurant week begins, 4th & Swift turns six, and more


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  • Canoe hosts an end of summer barbecue dinner

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Villains Wicket Heroes Mon., Aug. 4, 5-9 p.m. Bao't It 'Bout It Pop-Up For Villain's August pop up, it will serve steam buns filled with a choice of beef, pork belly, shrimp, scallion egg or Vietnamese pork for $3 each and also sides including edamame, tuna tartare, and Korean pickles. Details

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The Cook's Warehouse, Midtown Mon., Aug. 4, 7-9 p.m. Barbecue Sauces, Sides & Secrets: Simple Abundance Class Matt Coggin, chef and partner at D.B.A. Barbecue in Virginia-Highland, will demonstrate how to prepare D.B.A.'s grilled Texas cream corn, brisket chili, corn cheese muffins, BBQ rub, and more. Details

Ink & Elm Mon., Aug. 4, 7-8:30 p.m. An Evening of Aperitifs, Amari, & Bitters The Decatur Package store hosts a tasting led by Tamara Lucas of Quality Wine & Spirits. Cheese and charcuteries will be offered alongside tastings. Seating is limited. Details

Hard Rock Cafe Mon., Aug. 4, 5:30-8:30 p.m. A Showcase of the Mondays at Hard Rock Cafe Atlanta This August and September, Hard Rock Cafe Atlanta and Pepsi are offering a free, live music series. Details

Big Tex Decatur now-end of season Braves Raffle and Beer Specials There will be $3 SweetWaters and Coors Lights, and a raffle with the prize being dugout seats for future games. Details


4th & Swift Tue., Aug. 5, 6:30 p.m., 4th & Swift Turns 6 with a Summer Anniversary Dinner 4th & Swift celebrates six years in the Old Fourth Ward with a tomato-themed Summer Anniversary Dinner on Tuesday, August 5. The evening will commence with a cocktail reception at 6:30 p.m. followed by a farm tour and four-course dinner by chef de cuisine Jeb Aldrich. Details

MAX's Wine Dive Tue., Aug. 5 National Oyster Day Guests are invited to celebrate national oyster day by heading to Max's for its Nacho Mama's Oysters. Details

The Spence Tue., Aug. 5 National Oyster Day Celebrations The Spence will be having a host of specials in honor of National Oyster Day. Features include $1 oysters and pearls, $2 baked oysters, and more. Details

Thrive Lounge Tue., Aug. 5, 7-9 p.m. All You Can Eat Sushi: Sushi Rock Tuesday There will be a selection of sushi rolls from the main menu in an all you can eat format for guests and a one hour open bar in celebration of the first Sushi Rock Tuesday. Details


Wahoo! Grill Wed., Aug. 6, 5-7 p.m. A Taste Across German and Austrian Borders Guests can enjoy three wines while dining on perfectly paired creations inspired by German and Austrian cuisine from chef Scott E. Davis. Details

Living Room at W Atlanta Midtown Wed., Aug. 6, 6-9 p.m. Mutts N' Martinis Head to the Living Room for a Martini- dogs are invited this time around with special treats for them as well. Details


South City Kitchen Vinings Aug. 7-16, 5-11 p.m., South City Kitchen Vinings' TomatoJam South City Kitchen Vinings will offer an exclusive tomato-centric menu in addition to the regular dinner menu for its TomatoJam. For more information and reservations, please call or visit the TomatoJam Facebook page. Details


The Star Community Bar Fri., Aug. 8, 6 p.m. Slow Food Atlanta Super Star Bazaar There will be a line-up of local bands and entertainment, craft cocktails and great food. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Details


Canoe Sat., Aug. 9, 1-4 p.m., End of the Summer BBQ Canoe and Chattahoochee Riverkeeper (CRK) are joining forces with SweetWater Brewing Company for the fifth annual End of the Summer barbecue. Tickets can be purchased in advance. Details

Central Atlanta Progress Aug. 9-17, Downtown Restaurant WeekDowntown Atlanta's most anticipated Restaurant Week returns for its 12th year. During this nine-day culinary event, top chefs offer diners signature menus at exceptional prices. Details

Variety Playhouse Sat., Aug. 9, 8 p.m. Doria Roberts & Friends Doria Roberts, a baker and singer/songwriter based out of Atlanta, is hosting her twelfth annual birthday party. There will be live music with a full band and a silent auction, and 100 percent of proceeds benefit the Giving Kitchen. Details

Seven Lamps Sat., Aug. 9, 7-9 p.m. Bo Ssam Series Chef Van Leuvan will cook traditional bo ssam with Duck Bo Ssam on August 9. Suggested wine pairings from Kevin Bragg will be available for the dinner. Seating is limited and reservations recommended. Details

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