APRIL 3 – APRIL 9
Spring is coming in hot this week, with a variety of season starting events. The time has come for beach parties, beer and baseball, and Atlanta isn’t about to let you down. Check out our top picks for this week’s food and drink events.
YEBO BEACH HAUS SEASON OPENING PARTY
Tuesday, April 4 | 5pm | Yebo Beach Haus
Over the weekend, we said goodbye to the Yebo Ski Haus. Tomorrow, it will reopen as the Yebo Beach Haus we all know and love. Going back to it’s sun-and-sandy roots, Yebo will be launching a brand new food and drink menu in homage to the warmer summer weather. Sink those toes in the sand and sip on something tropical. ’Tis the season, my friends!
BELL’S BREWERY FIRKIN DINNER
Wednesday, April 5 | 6:30pm | HOBNOB
In conjunction with Bell’s Brewery, HOBNOB is hosting a 5-course dinner with beer pairings on Wednesday night, serving a variety of Bell’s craft beers, including Special Double Cream Stout Firkin, Two Hearted Ale, Oberon Ale, Oarsman Ale and Lager of the Lakes. HOBNOB’s head chef has prepared a perfectly paired menu to bring out the best in each beer. Bell’s Brewery representatives will be available with giveaways and to answer questions all night.
Tickets go for $49 in advance and $69 at the door. Call 404.968.2288 to grab yours, and get more details on the event here.
SEASON OPENER BBQ
Thursday, April 6 | 6:30pm | Canoe
The Braves are back, and they’ve taken to the brand new field at Sunburst Park Stadium. If there’s a better reason to celebrate on this fine day, then we’re not aware of it. Head over to Canoe, where executive chef Matthew Basford will be roasting a whole Georgia Ossabow hog and serving some of his famous seasonal sides. Of course, everything will be enjoyed alongside the official craft beer of the Braves, Terrapin brews.
Tickets for the season opener celebration cost $65 and are available by calling 770.432.2663 or here. Passed appetizers will begin at 6:30pm, and the buffet will be unveiled at 7:15pm.
WHISKEY ROAD TRIP TASTING
Friday, April 7 | 7pm | The Savvy Cellars
It’s the best of the best North American whiskeys…without the cramped RV and painfully long drive. This casual whiskey tasting event will feature some of the country’s finest bourbons, like Bib & Tucker Small Batch Bourbon and White Whiskey, Burnside Bourbon and Oregon Oaked Bourbon, Johnny Drum Private Stock, and Oppidan Solera Aged Bourbon.
Should you choose to purchase some bourbon, may we suggest sparing a few sips to concoct this delicious steak marinade.
Tickets cost $20 and are available here.
MORNINGSIDE OYSTER FEST
Saturday, April 8 | 2pm | Morningside Kitchen
A celebration of sun and sea is in order as we make our way to summertime. Get yourself over to Morningside Kitchen this Saturday afternoon for an outdoor oyster roast. Live music, cocktails by American Spirit Whiskey, and – of course – fresher than fresh oysters, served roasted, raw and stewed.
Tickets cost $40 and are available here.
FOOD WRITING CLASS
Saturday, April 8 | | 10am-4pm | The Cook’s Warehouse – Midtown
Ever wanted to trigger drool with your words, or make mouths water with a few quick sentences? This Cook’s Warehouse class is designed to give you a comprehensive overview on food writing. From personal essay writing to blogging and recipe writing, instructor Dianne Jacob will bring you through the basics, guiding you through exercises that encourage creativity while reinforcing the skills she will teach you throughout the class. The workshop includes a light breakfast, coffee, lunch and a brief wine and cheese reception to follow.
The workshop goes for $175. Sign-up here.
LOW COUNTRY BOIL
Sunday, April 9 | 4pm | Hugo’s Oyster Bar
Every Sunday at 4pm, Hugo’s hosts its weekly Low Country Boil, bringing people together for shrimp, Andouille sausage, corn, potatoes, and plenty of Cajun flavor. Expect big crowds, lots of laughter, and plenty of food for everyone.
Entrance fee is $21 and includes your meal. Call 770.993.5922 for more information.
Which event are you going to check out this week? Let us know below in the comments!