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Celebrate National Ice Cream Month with free King of Pops tomorrow

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Enjoy free King of Pops for National Ice Cream Month. / Photo by Chris Hunt

It’s hot out there, Atlanta, so local cold treat purveyor King of Pops wants to help you cool down — and celebrate National Ice Cream Month — with some freebies

Enjoy some pops, free of charge, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, July 21 at Colony Square as part of Street Eats on The Square.

Want more way to cool down? Check out the links below:

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STK’s new Thursday happy hour features $1.50 oysters, $3 shrimp and drink specials

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STK’s new Thursday happy hour features $1.50 oysters, $3 shrimp and drink specials. Photo credit: Caitlin Kreisler.

Midtown’s swanky steakhouse, STK Atlanta, is adding one more festive thing to Thursdays: oyster happy hour. Guests can enjoy handpicked selections by executive chef Andrea Montobbio including $1.50 oysters and clams, $3 shrimp, $4 ceviche snow crab claws. The special drink menu features $5 craft beer, $6 wine and $7 cocktails. Because this is STK Atlanta, a local DJ will be in the building spinning party and popular tunes.
1075 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-793-0144, stkhouse.com.

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Biscuit spot added to restaurant lineup at Parsons Alley in Duluth

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Maple Street Biscuit Company is coming to Duluth. / Photo from the Maple Street Biscuit Company Facebook page

Another restaurant is being added to the roster of shops and eateries at Duluth restaurant and retail district Parsons Alley.

Jacksonville, Fla.-based Maple Street Biscuit Company is set to open this fall in an old Baptist church building in downtown Duluth, according to the Gwinnett Daily Post.

Maple Street, which has several locations in Florida as well as a recently opened store in Chattanooga, serves a variety of biscuit sandwiches for breakfast and lunch.

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Booze and books, all-you-can-eat low country boil and more in metro Atlanta this week

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Take a tour down to Louisiana while in Atlanta for an all-you-can-eat low country boil at Taco Mac Prado. Photo credit: Melissa Libby & Associates.

Booze and books tonight at Ponce City Market. All-you-can-eat low country bowl in Sandy Springs this Saturday. There are several fun, food events happening in 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.

Tuesday, July 18: For books and booze, head to City Winery Atlanta at Ponce City Market tonight for the second book club meeting held in ...

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Bob Townsend’s Beer Pick: Scofflaw Hooligan

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Scofflaw Hooligan. Credit: Sam Brown.

It’s no secret that Scofflaw is one of my favorite new breweries, with a winning portfolio of hop-forward beers that cover a range of West Coast and Northeast styles and many places in-between.

But Hooligan, which debuted as a limited tasting room release in September 2016, shortly after the brewery opened, is a big favorite of the brewers and staff at Scofflaw.

And now, it’s this weeks’s Beer Pick.

Beer Pick

Hooligan
Scofflaw Brewing Co., Atlanta
Available at the Scofflaw tasting room and in limited release on draft and in cans.

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How to eat your way through National Ice Cream day

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Stacy Wisniewski and Henryk Kumar of Butter & Cream in Decatur created this luscious-yet-light old-fashioned custard ice cream. Perfumed with vanilla and cardamom, it is heady and fragrant and feels just right for spring and summer./ Photo by Chris Hunt.

Sunday is National Ice Cream day and there are plenty of ways to celebrate this delicious holiday. Here are some deals and freebies along with the best places to eat ice cream in Atlanta:

Deals:

Carvel- Customers will recieve a second cup or cone for free when they buy one. This BOGO deal is good all day on July 16.

McDonald’s- ...

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Cool off with a sundae for 99-cent for National Ice Cream Day at this chain restaurant

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Krystal is offering 99-cent sundaes now through Sunday, July 23.. Photo credit Garcia Studio, Inc.

Here’s the scoop: Sunday is National Ice Cream Day and for less than a buck, you can treat yourself (and a few friends if you’re feeling generous).

Krystal is offering 99-cent sundaes now through Sunday, July 23. Guests can choose from chocolate, strawberry or the OREO cookie pieces flavor. Additionally, throughout July, guests who order a soft-serve treat with Oreo cookie pieces, take a photo and post it on Instagram or Twitter tagging @Krystal and @OREO along with the #OREOKrystalSweepstakes will be entered to win ...

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6 must-try menu items at Beni’s Cubano in East Cobb

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Beni’s Cubano serves up an assortment of Cuban dishes at The Avenue East Cobb. Credit: Heidi Geldhauser

Being a Miami native and half Cuban, I’m always on the hunt for good Cuban cuisine. So when I heard about Beni’s Cubano opening up at The Avenue East Cobb in Marietta last month, I was eager to give them a try. The verdict? While Beni’s might not be on the same level as a corner restaurant in Little Havana (let’s face it, few restaurants are), this new eatery dishes out some solid dishes that should satisfy your cravings for Cuban fare. Head ...

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Gwinnett Restaurant Week, Killer Tomato Festival and more in metro Atlanta this week

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Make it a movie night every Thursday in July at NEXTO, which will offer flicks, food and drinks. Photo credit: Caren West PR.

Three-course prix fixe meals in Gwinnett. Movie night with food deals. There are several fun, food events happening in 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, July 13: Colletta at Avalon will host the live band Surrender Hill during a festive evening. For good cheap eats and drinks, check out the happy hour menu which features half-price appetizers, ...

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First Look: The Canteen brings ‘micro food hall’ to Midtown

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Salatim bowl from Yalla at the Canteen, with chef’s daily selection of seasonal vegetables. Photo credit- Mia Yakel.

Presented as a “micro food hall,” the Canteen in Midtown is the latest project from chef Todd Ginsberg and the team behind the General Muir at Emory Point, and Fred’s Meat & Bread and Yalla at Krog Street Market.

Situated in the former Spence space on Fifth Street at Tech Square, the tidy layout features three food stalls, including the latest versions of Fred’s Meat & Bread and Yalla, and the new TGM Bagel.

Plus, there’s the new Square Bar, which looks ...

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Bob Townsend’s Beer Pick: Second Self Red Hop Rye

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

As part the James Beard Foundation’s Blended Burger Project, a local restaurant and brewery recently teamed up to spread the word on culinary sustainability.

Executive chef Deborah VanTrece of Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours reached out to Second Self Brewing Co. owner Jason Santamaria, who’s also a chef, to collaborate on an Atlanta-based pairing.

The result is VanTrece’s the Burger Wellington, which features beef brisket blended with locally sourced oyster mushrooms, mushroom duxelle and a puff pastry wrap, served with Second Self Red Hop Rye.

The Burger Wellington and Red Hop Rye special is available at Twisted Soul for $23 through ...

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Wine bottles are $20 at this Inman Park hotspot every Sunday

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Get a bottle of wine for $20 at Parish every Sunday./Photo credit: Kaylee Johnson.

Sip and save Sundays.

Parish offers their own blend of five-year aged Paso Robles Cabernet for half price every Sunday night—$20 per bottle instead of the usual $40. With a deal this good, it’s easy to say cheers.

240 Highland Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-681-4434, parishatl.com.

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Wine bottles are $20 at this Inman Park hotspot every Sunday

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Where to drink frozen cocktails in Atlanta

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The rosé-based frosé is the frozen cocktail of the summer./Photo credit: Melissa Libby & Associates/Drift Fish House.

There may be few things better than sipping a cool drink on a shady patio as Atlanta heads into the dog days of summer. Bartenders around the country have been breaking out the blender this season in favor of boozy slushies and frozen drinks. No, not those sugar-laden, store-bought mixers topped off with cheap booze and blended within an inch of their lives. (Re)consider the frozen cocktail at one of these six metro Atlanta bars who’ve given the maligned drink a much-needed update ...

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Fourth of July hog roast party, National Fried Chicken Day deals and more in metro Atlanta this week

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Hit patio for food and fun during Smokebelly BBQ’s pig roast. Photo courtesy Melissa Libby & Associates.

Free fried chicken cones. Eat your heart out at a pig roast. There are several fun, food events happening in 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. Have a great Independence Day and for more July 4th food events, click here.

Tuesday, July 4: Eat your heart out during a free hog roast at Smokebelly BBQ beginning at 4 p.m. until the food is ...

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First Look: The Roast debuts fast-casual dining at Whole Foods

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Chimichurri Beef bowl, Crispy Cauliflower bowl, and Peachy Duck Buck Mule cocktail at The Roast./ Photo credit- Mia Yakel.

While the news nationally is the Amazon acquisition of Whole Foods, here in Atlanta it’s the opening of The Roast, a new fast-casual restaurant located adjacent to the recently remodeled Whole Foods Market on Ponce De Leon Avenue, near Ponce City Market.

Positioned as a first-of-its-kind dining concept for Whole Foods, the Brazilian-style churrasco offers a variety of build your own bowls, with fire-roasted proteins and vegetables, greens, grains and signature sauces, as well as vegetarian and vegan options.

There are ...

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Kids eat free in Sandy Springs Monday through Wednesday

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Kids eat free at Tupelo Honey in Sandy Springs Monday through Wednesday./ Photo credit: Tupelo Honey.

Gather up the kids and head to Tupelo Honey in Sandy Springs for the restaurant’s new kids eat free special, which is available after 4 p.m. Monday through Wednesday with the purchase of a regular entrée. The children’s menu features a variety of entrées including a cheeseburger, veggie burger, grilled cheese and sweet potato pancakes.

4600 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs. 404-649-6334. tupelohoneycafe.com.

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Asian pop-up restaurant finds home on Buford Highway

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Find poké bowls and sushi burritos from Appa’s chef-owner David Lee at his restaurant’s new permanent home on Buford Highway. / Photo credit: Judy Oh/Appa’s

Last summer, Appa’s operated as a Sundays-only pop-up restaurant at the The Cooking School at Irwin Street in Inman Park, with chef David Lee serving up sushi burritos and trendy poké bowls to hunger diners. Now, Appa’s will have a permanent home, as it takes up digs among the ethnic eateries on Buford Highway.

Appa’s will be located at 5865 Buford Highway, just north of Interstate 285, at the intersection of Buford Highway and Oakcliff Road. It’s ...

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OTP spots to get your BBQ on this summer

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The pulled pork sandwich is a trusty pick at Grand Champion BBQ (three OTP locations and one in-town)./Photo credit: Rob Sutton.

Fireworks, cold beer and finger-lickin’ barbecue—all the things that we love about July. If you’re wondering where you can chow down on some barbecue when the mood strikes this summer, consider checking out these OTP eateries known for their smoked meats, mac n’ cheese and all those other fixin’s.

OTP spots to get your BBQ on this summer

Swallow at the Hollow serves up tasty barbecue classics like ribs and mac n’ cheese in historic Roswell./ Photo credit: Haigwood Studio.

Swallow at the Hollow
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OTP spots to get your BBQ on this summer

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

The pulled pork sandwich is a trusty pick at Grand Champion BBQ (three OTP locations and one in-town)./Photo credit: Rob Sutton.

Fireworks, cold beer and finger-lickin’ barbecue—all the things that we love about July. If you’re wondering where you can chow down on some barbecue when the mood strikes this summer, consider checking out these OTP eateries known for their smoked meats, mac n’ cheese and all those other fixin’s.

OTP spots to get your BBQ on this summer

Swallow at the Hollow serves up tasty barbecue classics like ribs and mac n’ cheese in historic Roswell./ Photo credit: Haigwood Studio.

Swallow at the Hollow
Tucked away on Green ...

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BOGO drinks and dinner at One midtown kitchen, Tap and Parish

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Belly up to the bar and enjoy one cocktail and get the next cocktail on the house at three Atlanta restaurants./Photo courtesy of Caren West PR.

Treat someone to dinner or a drink with this buy one get one free offer.

Head to ONE. midtown kitchen, TAP and Parish for BOGO drink and dinner offerings at the bar or dining room now through June 30. Belly up to the bar and enjoy one cocktail and get the next cocktail on the house; hungry diners can purchase an entrée in any of the aforementioned restaurants’ dining rooms and receive an ...

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BOGO drinks and dinner at One midtown kitchen, Tap and Parish

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Belly up to the bar and enjoy one cocktail and get the next cocktail on the house at three Atlanta restaurants./Photo courtesy of Caren West PR.

Treat someone to dinner or a drink with this buy one get one free offer.

Head to ONE. midtown kitchen, TAP and Parish for BOGO drink and dinner offerings at the bar or dining room now through June 30. Belly up to the bar and enjoy one cocktail and get the next cocktail on the house; hungry diners can purchase an entrée in any of the aforementioned restaurants’ dining rooms and receive an ...

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BOGO drinks and dinner at One midtown kitchen, Tap and Parish

Belly up to the bar and enjoy one cocktail and get the next cocktail on the house at three Atlanta restaurants./Photo courtesy of Caren West PR.

Treat someone to dinner or a drink with this buy one get one free offer.

Head to ONE. midtown kitchen, TAP and Parish for BOGO drink and dinner offerings at the bar or dining room now through June 30. Belly up to the bar and enjoy one cocktail and get the next cocktail on the house; hungry diners can purchase an entrée in any of the aforementioned restaurants’ dining rooms and receive an additional entrée free of no charge.

This offer is valid now through Thursday, June 29. Guests must ask for the offer; dine-in only.

559 Dutch Valley Road N.E., Atlanta. 404-892-4111. onemidtownkitchen.com.

1180 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-347-2220. www.tapat1180.com.

240 Highland Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-681-4434. parishatl.com.

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BOGO drinks and dinner at One midtown kitchen, Tap and Parish

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Free tea in Cobb, Fulton and Gwinnett counties, pup patio party and more in Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Nashville hot chicken at One Eared Stag / Photo by Wendell Brock

Free tea. Bring your furry friend to the patio party. There are several fun, food events happening in 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. And, if you’re planning ahead for July 4th, check out several events here.

Now through June 30: To celebrate the one-year anniversary in the Atlanta market, Tiff’s Treats is offering 50-percent off online orders at when using the code THXATL.
Various locations, cookiedelivery.com.

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4 places to celebrate July 4th in metro Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Head to the The Roof at Ponce City Market for barbecue, libations, panoramic fireworks view and more./Photo credit: Amy Sinclair.

Enjoy pre- and actual Independence Day fetes with food and festivities in metro Atlanta. From an all-you-can eat barbecue to rooftop views, the following four places have you covered with fun.

Monday, July 3: Join BeetleCat for a pre-Independence Day taco luau celebration featuring a pig roast and specials from chef Andrew Isabella, beer and punch specials plus a live DJ on the patio from 1-4 p.m. Tickets, which can be purchased here, are $25 and include pork with beachside-inspired taco fixins’ such ...

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Take a food tour of Hapeville, Georgia

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

The grilled Faroe Island salmon over a spinach salad at Volare Bistro in Hapeville, Georgia./ Photo by Ligaya Figueras

We took a food tour of Hapeville and discovered five different restaurants in one hour. Learn about all of the dining and drink options Hapeville has to offer from AJC’s food and dining editor Ligaya Figueras. 

Watch the food tour here:

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