Atlanta food events: July 3-9 2017

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BeetleCat July 3, 2017, 1-10 p.m. Taco Luau Celebration This pre-Independence Day party includes a pig roast and island specials with full drink and dinner service. Menu includes Caja China pig with pineapple kimchi, potato yucca salad and street corn. Details


Skyline Park July 4, 2017, 5-11 p.m. Rooftop Backyard BBQ Ponce City Market is throwing a Fourth of July bash at Skyline Park with live entertainment, food and a panoramic fireworks show from nine stories up. General admission tickets are available at the door only and include access to Skyline Park's dinner menu, complimentary boiled peanuts, open access to the three-story slide and Heege Tower and entertainment by DJ Hands of Grace. Rooftop Terrace tickets include general admission access along with a barbecue buffet dinner, two drink tickets and access to a live music performance under the private tented event space. Limited VIP admission includes all benefits along with access to Nine Mile Station, the roof's beer garden. Details

Yumbii July 4, 2017, 7 a.m. to July 11, 2017, 11 a.m. Will Run for Tacos Yumbii will be opening early for the Peachtree Road Race, where breakfast tacos and coffee to-go will be available for runners and spectators alike. Inside the shop, passionfruit margaritas and Sriracha Bloody Marys are served alongside the regular menu. Details

Atkins Park Restaurant and Bar July 4, 2017, noon Whole Hog Cook Out The restaurant will offer round-trip bus rides to the Braves game and fireworks show at SunTrust Park. Ticket includes a smoked whole hog meal, admission to the game and drinks on the way. The meal will also be available at the restaurant for a reduced price. Details

Communion Cantina July 4, 2017, noon-6 p.m. July 4th BBQ Party Located in the backyard of Kevin Gillespie's Revival, Communion Cantina is throwing an Independence Day BBQ bash with food from Terminus City. House chef Kevin Gillespie will be serving whole-hog plates with sides, beer specials and a la carte menu items available for additional purchase. Details

Smokebelly July 4, 2017, 4-8 p.m. Red, White, and Q Whole Hog Roast This event offers a free hog roast until it's gone, drink specials and live music all day. The restaurant will also be offering BBQ catering, pick up packages and free local delivery. Details

Willy's Mexicana Grill July 4, 2017, 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Burritos for Peachtree Road Race Anyone wearing an AJC Peachtree Road Race T-Shirt from any year gets a $5 burrito. Details


Atmosph̬re July 5, 2017, 7-9 p.m. Ros̩ Wine Tasting The ros̩ craze is going strong and this tasting will feature a whole array, including 2013 Schamsberg Ros̩, 2016 Adelsheim Ros̩, 2016 Chateau des Bertrands Ros̩, 2016 Chateau d'Aqueria and 2016 Halter Ranch Ros̩, each paired with small plates. Details


5Church Atlanta July 6, 2017, 5-7:30 p.m. Red Hare Tap Takeover Red Hare Brewing Company will be on tap, including beers like Berry Belgian Waffle, SPF 50/50, Gem City and Gangway IPA sold as a flight of four or single pints on the rooftop patio. Small plates, wine and cocktails will also be served. Details

Hop's Chicken July 6, 2017, 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. National Fried Chicken Day - Hop's Chicken The Ponce City Market kiosk is offering complimentary mini fried chicken cones with their signature frim-fram sauce during their lunch and dinner hours. Specials are offered between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. for lunch or 5-7 p.m. for dinner. Chicken and biscuit buckets are available for pick up all day. Details

Holeman and Finch Public House July 6, 2017, 5-7 p.m. National Fried Chicken Day - Holeman and Finch During a special shadow happy hour, the restaurant will hold a champagne and fried chicken tasting event with three selections of bubbles from the Holeman and Finch Bottle Shop. Details

Tupelo Honey Cafe July 6, 2017, 10-10:30 p.m. National Fried Chicken Day - Tupelo Honey The Sandy Springs location is offering chicken specials including a 24-hour brined whole chicken, dubbed "chicken fried love", or the spicy wicked chicken sandwich with corn jalapeno slaw and pickles. Details


La Tavola Trattoria July 8, 2017 noon-2 p.m. La Tavola Farmers Market It's tomato time at local farmers markets. and Virginia Highlands' La Tavola is bringing in farmers (and their tomatoes) from Levity Farms and Serenbe. Guests can taste heirloom varieties with a selection of olive oils, salts and herbs. Details


Table & Main July 9, 2017, 5-9:30 p.m. Table and Maui This event will include a full Hawaiian buffet, featuring a whole hog roast, SPAM dirty rice, Big Green Egg roasted oysters with SPAM pineapple chili butter, coconut creamed collards, green papaya coleslaw and pineapple upside-down cake. Creature Comforts beer will be paired with the meal. Details

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