Atlanta food events, April 17-19

Things to do and eat this weekend


  • Rachel Hortman

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Seven Lamps Fri., April 17, 3-4 p.m Cooking Class with Chef Drew Van Leuvan Join chef Drew Van Leuvan of Seven Lamps for a culinary learning, kid-friendly experience. The interactive cooking classes will teach the basics around the kitchen. Upcoming classes will cover pizza, cupcakes and cookies, and spaghetti and meatballs. Details

Centennial Olympic Park
Fri., April 17, 3:30-11 p.m., Sat., April 18, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. and Sun., April 19, 12-11 p.m. Sweetwater 420 Fest Sip on some of Sweetwaters beers and enjoy a three-day music festival with a variety of artists. Some of the performances include Snoop Dog, Cold War Kids, Slightly Stoopid, and much more. A 5K is also available to sign up for on Saturday before the music begins. Details


Aria and various locations April 18-26 Buckhead Restaurant Week Celebrate Buckhead Restaurant Week with over 20 different restaurants. Some of the places include Aria, Atlanta Fish Market, Bantam + Biddy, The Big Ketch, Bistro Niko, Bricktop’s, Buckhead Diner, Buckhead Tavern, The Capital Grille, Cook Hall, and more. Guests are encouraged to make reservations through the restaurant they want to attend. Times and prices also vary depending on the location. Details

The Iberian Pig Sat., April 18, 11 a.m. Calçotada Festival In celebration of calçot season, a Catalan culinary tradition, The Iberian Pig is cooking up Besmaid Farms, spring onions. Guests are welcome to put on a bib and enjoy the onions covered in salbitxada sauce. Details

H. Harper Station Sat., April 18, 5-7 p.m. The Social Drinking Club Learn about a distillery located in New Orleans' historic Ninth Ward with Phil, as he will be sampling out the different rums. The bartenders will also provide spring cocktails featuring each of their rum expressions. Details

Seven Lamps Sat., April 18, 3 p.m. Saturday Crawfish Boils Seven Lamps is celebrating warmer weather by hosting crawfish boils for a few Saturday's in April. Guests can enjoy one pound of crawfish from chef Drew Van Leuvan, and one Sweetwater 420. Cocktails and live music will also be provided. Details


Meehan's Public House Sun., April 19, 12-6 p.m. Pre 420 Party Enjoy Chef Stephen Welch's 420 style munchies featuring mac and cheese stuffed donut, gram crusted PB and J, slutty brownie, and more. Guests can also enjoy live music from The Finer Things Club. Details

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant - Midtown Sun., April 19 Celebrate National Garlic Day Purchase any menu item at Gordon Biersch's Brewery restaurant and receive a free order of legendary garlic fries in honor of national garlic day. The fries are tossed in olive oil and seasoned with freshly chopped garlic and parsley. Details

Just Add Honey Sun., April 19, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Spring Forward Brunch Just add Honey tea company is partnering up with Talk.Eat.Art. in celebration of spring with a brunch. The three-course brunch will feature food from chef Jamila Crawford Pecou, juices from Well Pressed, art, and tea. Tickets can be purchased through squadup.com. Details

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