Atlanta Restaurant Scene

Barbecue joint hosts hot chicken pop up and more of this week's Atlanta food events


Two restaurants will partner to serve hot chicken — while it lasts. A new international market will host a grand opening ribbon ceremony with freebies for folks. There are several fun food events happening in metro Atlanta, so add one or all three of the following activities to your calendar.

Thursday, Feb. 1: Join Caravaca Market for its grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony from 10 a.m.-noon. Guests will enjoy light bites and coffee as they explore Midtown’s first international food hall. To reserve your spot, send an email to RSVP@LizLapidusPR.com.

782 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta. caravacamarket.com .

Thursday, Feb. 1: ​Join Saltyard for a new dinner series beginning at 6:30 p.m. ​Chef Nick Leahy will partner with local farmers Laurie and Will Moore of Moore Farms and Friends for an exclusive dinner. It’s so exclusive that the menu is still under wraps. Tickets, which are $35, can be purchased by calling the restaurant.

1820 Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-382-8088, saltyardatlanta.com .

Saturday, Feb. 3: Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q and Hattie B’s Hot Chicken will partner for a hot chicken pop-up event at Fox Bros. from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (or until the chicken sells out). Hattie B’s executive chef, John Lasater, will be traveling from Nashville and partnering with pitmasters Jonathan and Justin Fox to create a mash-up of Hattie B’s-meets-Fox Bros. plates. Three varieties of fried chicken will be available: a quarter-chicken dark or white meat plate inclusive of side items ($12 each) and half a chicken with two sides ($14).

1238 DeKalb Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-577-4030, foxbrosbbq.com .

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