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JCT Bar anniversary party, 5Church one-year celebration and more in Atlanta this week

Anniversary parties. Ice cream social hosted by Peachtree Road Farmers Market. There are several fun, food events happening in Atlanta, so add one or all five of the following activities to your calendar. Be prepared to eat, drink and have a grand ole time.

Now through June 25: Grindhouse Killer Burgers in Decatur is offering half-off any burger to guests who mention “crazy train” since the railroad crossing at McDonough Street and College is undergoing construction and is closed. Valid for dine-in orders only.

433 N. McDonough St., Decatur. 404-400-0509, .

Thursday, June 22: Celebrate the first anniversary of Midtown hotspot  5Church Atlanta with a four-course prix fixe menu plus complimentary house beer, Gallo Family Vineyards wine, Ketel One and Patron. Seated dinner reservations will be available from 5-10 p.m. A seat at the table is $75. The late-night party featuring a champagne toast and live entertainment from Nice Guys DJs will begin at 10 p.m.

1197 Peachtree Sreett. N.E., Atlanta. 404-400-3669.

Saturday, June 24: Enjoy a sweet treat during Slow Food Atlanta's ice cream social, a collaboration with Peachtree Road Farmers Market. Held at The Cathedral of St. Philip, the event will feature local chefs and ambitious amateurs partnering with local farmers to create flavorful ice cream from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Advance tickets, which are $5 - $15 can be purchased here; tickets will be $10 - $20 at the door; children four and under will be free.

The Cathedral of St. Philip, 2744 Peachtree Road N.W., Atlanta. 404-365-1000.

Saturday, June 24: Five chefs. Five featured burgers. One smokin’ patio party. Join  King + Duke  for its anniversary and a salute to summer’s all-American favorite foods from 1-5 p.m. The event will feature guest chefs from across Atlanta grilling up burgers to benefit the Giving Kitchen, serving $5 beer and cocktail specials, patio games and music. Tickets, which are $20 a pop, can be purchased here.

33060 Peachtree Road N.W., Atlanta. 404-477-3500,

Sunday, June 25: Head to JCT Kitchen & Bar  for its 10-year anniversary celebration in the form of a hog roast, signature fried chicken and a nod to JCT. staples plus Creature Comforts beer (while supplies last) from 1-5 p.m. Additional beer and cocktail specials will also be available for purchase. A $10 ticket to this fete can be purchased here.

1198 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta. 404-355-2252,


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