Head to Midtown this weekend for a special garden event filled with authentic cultural flavors from international chef. Gunshow and Better Half chefs will team up for an exclusive six-course dinner this week. 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.
Thursday June 21: Chefs Joey Ward of Gunshow and Zach Meloy of Better Half will partner to present a six-course meal with wine pairings with cocktails and snacks beginning at 6:30 p.m. following by dinner at 7 p.m. at Better Half. The meal will include burrata, roasted trout, smoked duck breast and more. Tickets, which are $125, can be purchased here.
Better Half, 14th St. NW, Atlanta. 404-695-4547, betterhalfatl.com .
Thursday, June 21: Golden Eagle in Reynoldstown will launch its happy hour offerings, a mix of $5 food such as crispy chicken skins with habanero sauce and a four-cheese plate with baguette plus $7 cocktails ranging from Manhattans to Moscow mules, from 5-7 p.m. The happy hour specials will be available in the restaurant or on the patio and will be available weekdays henceforth.
904 Memorial Dr. SE, Atlanta. 404-963-1703, goldeneagleatl.com .
June 23 – 24: The Atlanta Botanical Garden will host a Refugee Recipe Celebration , where international cooks will prepare traditional dishes from their country and culture in the Outdoor Garden from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free with paid admission.
1345 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-876-5859, atlantabg.org .
Sunday, June 24: Second Self Beer Company will host a special meet and greet to support the launch of Khonso Brewing ’s Indiegogo campaign to help raise money to build the new company from 4-7 p.m. Founded by three friends — Kevin Downing, Corby Hannah and William Teasley — Khonso’s launch will include Standing Peachtree, a fusion blond/pale ale, and Excelsior, a fusion of red/strong ale. Free and open to all.
1317 Logan Cir. NW, Atlanta. 678-916-8035, secondselfbeer.com .