FEBRUARY 27 – MARCH 5
This week is all about Mardi Gras, beer, bourbon, & oysters!
FAT TUESDAY PARTY
Tuesday, February 28 | 7:00pm | Hugo’s Oyster Bar
No need to go to New Orleans for Fat Tuesday when you’ve got a kick ass party going on right here at Hugo’s Oyster Bar! Starting at 7:00pm on Fat Tuesday, Hugo’s is hosting a crawfish boil to the tune of the Hotlanta Dixieland Band.
Into the party but not so much the crawfish and Cajun plates? Check out our top choices at this Roswell gem, like the bacon, cheddar & jalapeño oysters.
BOURBON TRAIL IN THE ATL
Thursday, March 2 | 6:30-9:30pm | Irwin Street Market
Who knew you could experience the Kentucky Bourbon Trail without leaving the ATL? Sponsored by Jim Beam Distillery and Dining Diva Events, this event includes a 4-course bourbon-inspired meal crafted by local chef Joe Marshall, with each course paired with a special bourbon. On the rocks, in a cocktail, or straight up, guests will enjoy their bourbon every which way, all while learning about the history of America’s more beloved spirit. $57. Call 1.678.705.7945 for tickets.
DRIFT FISH HOUSE & OYSTER BAR IRON HORSE VINEYARDS WINE DINNER
Thursday, March 2 | Drift Fish House & Oyster Bar
Oysters + wine = ❤️ This five course meal featuring – you guessed it – oysters, will feature wine pairings from Iron Horse Vineyards. The winery’s CEO will discuss the pairing selections while you feast on such delicacies as caviar, chawan sushi custard, Alaskan king crab, wagyu beef carpaccio, scallops, wine-braised veal cheer & chocolate cress pie.
If you’d like to expand your palette beyond the offerings including on this prix fixe menu, check out the Crispy Whole Thai Snapper, the Yellowfin Tuna Poke, or any of our other recommended dishes. Grab your tickets before they’re all gone.
BEER, BOURBON & BBQ FESTIVAL
Saturday, March 4 | noon | Atlantic Station
Beer, bourbon and BBQ? Oh my! Head on down to Atlantic Station for a food festival filled with a few of our favorite things. Sip a beer, taste a ton of good bourbon (responsibly of course), smoke a cigar if that’s your thing, munch on some homegrown ATL barbecue, and listen to live music all day long. Tickets range from $29-85…grab ’em here.
DRIFT FISH & OYSTER BAR “OYSTER 101” DEMONSTRATION
Sunday, March 5 | 2:00pm | Drift Fish & Oyster House
The sexiest seafood of all is at the center of this Sunday afternoon event. Join Executive Chef Doug Turbush and sous chef William Puryear and learn everything there is to know about oysters. Okay, maybe not everything. But a lot. Like oyster farming, oyster etiquette, and pairing oysters with wines and beers. All the while you’ll en joy a selection of raw oysters, oyster hors d’oeuvres and sparkling wines. Tickets go for $25 and are available online here.
Which event are you going to check out this week? Let us know below in the comments!