Get beer and a plate of barbecued pork. Put on your finest fashions and strut down the red carpet for an Oscar viewing party. There are several fun, food events happening in metro Atlanta, so add one or all four of the following activities to your calendar. Be prepared to eat, drink and have a grand ole time.
Wednesday, Feb. 28: Scofflaw Brewing Company will take over the taps at Deep End and host a special pig roast to accompany brews beginning at 5 p.m. Plates will be $10 each and include two servings of barbecue pork and a choice of sides including rice, beans and corn on the cob. Stick around after dinner for a comedy show featuring Neal Reddy, Lace Larrabee and Brent Hesse. The comedy show will start at 8 p.m. No cover.
1738 MacArthur Blvd. NW, Atlanta. 404-343-2832, scofflawbeer.com.
Friday, March 2: Join local chocolatier Xocolatl at its micro-factory inside Krog Street Market for an early frozen drink chocolate happy hour from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. All guests will receive a free cup of the frosty sweet drink.
99 Krog St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-604-9642, xocolatlchocolate.com.
Friday, March 2: Urban Tree Cidery and Hot Mic Comedy will team up to bring guests cool cider and a night of entertainment with local comedians. Doors will open at 7 p.m. and tickets, which are $7 in advance, can be purchased here; at-the-door tickets will be $10.
1465 Howell Mill Road N.W., Atlanta. 404-855-5546, urbantreecidery.com .
Sunday March 4: It’s time for an Oscar viewing party and what better way to celebrate than to step out in your finest fashions? Starting at 5:30 p.m., 101 Steak invites you to walk the red carpet in your Old Hollywood glam, sip a complimentary glass of bubbly and enjoy the 90th Academy Awards. Guests will have the option of purchasing a dinner ticket or an appetizer ticket. Dinner includes a three-course Oscar-themed feast with seating in the private dining room and a screen for watching the awards ceremony. Dinner, which begins at 7 p.m., will feature a choice of appetizer, entrée (beef tenderloin medallions, salmon or tofu Wellington) and dessert. Appetizer tickets will allow guests to snack on a spread by the bar. Both tickets will include a glass of bubbly; additional drinks will be available at the cash bar. Tickets, which are $44.44 - $82.60, can be purchased here.
3621 Vinings Slope S.W., Atlanta. 770-805-8855, 101steakatl.com.