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This Week’s Must-Attend Food Pop-Ups in Atlanta

From hot dogs on the Beltline to biscuit sandwiches in Riverside to a late night burger for lunch in Westside

Pop-up burger lunch at Marcel Friday, March 23
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March 19 - March 25

Okonomiyaki at Octane Westside
OK YAKI is popping up at Octane Westside on Wednesday, March 21 and 28 serving up okonomiyaki and yakisoba in addition to pork belly pancakes and stir fried noodles with shrimp. Octane’s full bar will be available for beer and cocktails. Dinner runs from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Catch them again at Sun in My Belly on Thursday and Friday night starting at 6 p.m. for Ok Yaki in my Belly. The beverage menu includes sake, Japanese whisky, and shōchū cocktails along with a selection of Asian beers. 1009 West Marietta Street NW, Atlanta; 2161 College Avenue NE, Atlanta.

Burgers and boozy milkshakes for lunch at Marcel
The burger at Marcel is normally found on the restaurant’s late night menu, but its making a special daytime appearance this Friday, March 23. Marcel is hosting a pop-up lunch which includes the late night burger, its oft-ordered cheeseburger, fries, and boozy milkshakes. Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. until they sell out. 1170 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta.

Biscuit breakfasts at B’s Cracklin’ Barbecue
Pitmaster Bryan Furman and biscuit whisperer Erika Council are back this weekend for Council’s popular Saturday biscuit breakfasts. Future dates include: March 31, April 7, 21, and 28. Breakfast takes place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at B’s Cracklin’ in Riverside. 2061 Main Street NW, Atlanta.

Helpful Hot Dogs is back at Ponce City Market
After taking a break for the winter, the hot dog pop-up that aims to help is back on Saturdays at The Shed at Ponce City Market. The weekly, nonprofit hot dog stand is located at the entrance to the Beltline at PCM and runs from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Each week, The Helpful Hot Dog invites a different Atlanta chef to put their spin on the lowly frankfurter. Proceeds from hot dog sales go to the chef’s charity of choice and have included charities focused on eliminating poverty as well as housing and food justice programs. Follow The Helpful Hot Dog on Instagram to stay informed. 675 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE, Atlanta.

Everybody Loves Ramen at Muchacho
Every Sunday night through the end of March, chef Vas Sanchez will host his Everybody Loves Ramen pop-up at Muchacho on Memorial Drive in Reynoldstown. The menu will feature two types of ramen: red eye ramen with Counter Culture coffee-infused shoyu broth, char sui pork belly, and a six-minute egg and miso ramen with miso and vegetable broth, char siu pork belly, and a six-minute egg. Sanchez can omit the pork in the miso ramen upon request. First come, first served. Sunday ramen begins at 6 p.m. 904 Memorial Drive SE, Atlanta.


February 27 - March 4

Midnight Marauder hot dogs at The Spindle
The not-so-secret (anymore) hot dog purveyor Midnight Marauder is popping up once again at cycling apparel shop The Spindle in the Old Fourth Ward this week. Midnight Marauder, created by Long Island native Ian Nathanson, launched its late night frankfurter pop-up in 2016 at East Atlanta’s We Suki Suki as a post-shift food option for Atlanta’s restaurant workers. Midnight Marauder will be doling out hot dogs at The Spindle February 28 - March 3 from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. 659 Auburn Avenue NE #506, Atlanta.

Biscuit breakfasts at B’s Cracklin’ Barbecue
Pitmaster Bryan Furman and biscuit whisperer Erika Council announced the latest dates for Council’s popular Saturday biscuit breakfasts. The dates are as follows: March 3, 10, 24, and 31, and April 7, 21, and 28. Breakfast takes place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at B’s Cracklin’ in Riverside. 2061 Main Street NW, Atlanta.

Barbecue and whiskey at ASW Distillery
Chef Kevin Gillespie (Gunshow, Revival) hosts his weekly Terminus City BBQ pop-ups at ASW Distillery every Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Whiskey cocktails and tours of the distillery are available for purchase in addition to barbecue plates, sandwiches, and sides. 199 Armour Drive NE, Suite C, Atlanta.

Helpful Hot Dogs is back at Ponce City Market
After taking a break for the winter, the hot dog pop-up that aims to help is back on Saturdays at The Shed at Ponce City Market. The weekly, nonprofit hot dog stand is located at the entrance to the Beltline at PCM and runs from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Each week, The Helpful Hot Dog invites a different Atlanta chef to put their spin on the lowly frankfurter. Proceeds from hot dog sales go to the chef’s charity of choice and have included charities focused on eliminating poverty as well as housing and food justice programs. Follow The Helpful Hot Dog on Instagram to stay informed. 675 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE, Atlanta.

Everybody Loves Ramen at Muchacho
Every Sunday night through the end of March, chef Vas Sanchez will host his Everybody Loves Ramen pop-up at Muchacho on Memorial Drive in Reynoldstown. The menu will feature two types of ramen: red eye ramen with Counter Culture coffee-infused shoyu broth, char sui pork belly, and a six-minute egg and miso ramen with miso and vegetable broth, char siu pork belly, and a six-minute egg. Sanchez can omit the pork in the miso ramen upon request. First come, first served. Sunday ramen begins at 6 p.m. 904 Memorial Drive SE, Atlanta.


February 19 - February 26

Last call for Sun in My Belly Thursday night Breakfast Club
Every Thursday night in February starting at 6 p.m., Sun in My Belly is transforming its second dining room into The Breakfast Club. The 80s-themed diners club offers dishes like an artichoke and parmesan bread bowl, savory stuffed French toast, chicken and Eggos, and a breakfast burger consisting of both beef and pork, bacon, cheese, avocado, and a sunny-side egg. The evening comes complete with synth pop over the sound system, beer, wine, and 80s-inspired cocktails; including two made with Capri Sun. 2161 College Avenue NE, Atlanta.

Okonomiyaki at Sun in My Belly
Ok Yaki in my Belly, the Japanese savory pancake pop-up, has returned to Sun in My Belly in Kirkwood on Thursday and Friday nights from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The menu includes okonomiyaki (Japanese savory pancake), yakisoba (fried wheat noodles), a combination of the two, pork dumplings, and sake, Japanese whisky, and shōchū cocktails along with a selection of Asian beers. Order the okonomiyaki/yakisoba combo with pork belly. It’s enough food for two. 2161 College Avenue NE, Atlanta.

Coffee and baked goods at Wondershop in Candler Park
The forthcoming Decatur-based coffee shop and music venue, Dad’s Coffee Bar, will be popping up at Candler Park’s co-working spot Wondershop on Saturday, February 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. In addition to coffee, the pop-up will be selling pop tarts from local bakery Ashley Sue’s Baked Goods. 1392 McLendon Avenue NE, Atlanta.

Illegal Food late night ramen at Little’s Food Store
Little’s Food Store in Cabbagetown is once again hosting the crew from Illegal Food for their late night ramen pop-up on Friday, February 23 and Saturday, February 24. The slurping begins at 11:15 p.m. through 1 a.m. or until the last bowl is sold. The pop-up often sees lines out the door and parking can be tricky, so be sure to get there early. 198 Carroll Street SE, Atlanta.

Everybody Loves Ramen at Muchacho
Every Sunday night through the end of March, chef Vas Sanchez will host his Everybody Loves Ramen pop-up at Muchacho on Memorial Drive in Reynoldstown. The menu will feature two types of ramen: red eye ramen with Counter Culture coffee-infused shoyu broth, char sui pork belly, and a six-minute egg and miso ramen with miso and vegetable broth, char siu pork belly, and a six-minute egg. Sanchez can omit the pork in the miso ramen upon request. First come, first served. Sunday ramen begins at 6 p.m. 904 Memorial Drive SE, Atlanta.

Moveable Feast ATL at The Sound Table
The husband and wife team of Oliver Honderd and Paula Seville will be bringing their farm-to-table pop-up Moveable Feast ATL to The Sound Table on Monday, February 26 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The menu will include classic American and Atlanta dishes like Waffle House hashbrowns, lemon pepper wings, chili dogs, coke and peanuts, and a take on The Varsity’s frosted orange drink. First come, first served. 483 Edgewood Avenue SE, Atlanta.


February 12 - February 18

Oddbird monthly hot chicken dinner at West Egg Cafe
The monthly, Wednesday night hot chicken pop-up returns to Westside’s West Egg Cafe on February 14 at 5:30 p.m. Oddbird will be serving both its regular fried and hot chicken biscuits along with chicken sandwiches, salads, and chicken and waffles until 9 p.m. The counter-serve pop-up is also offering heart-shaped desserts, including a cookie dough chocolate cream pie and a red velvet cheesecake. 1100 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta

Okonomiyaki at Sun in My Belly
Ok Yaki in my Belly, the Japanese savory pancake pop-up, has returned to Sun in My Belly in Kirkwood on Thursday and Friday nights from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The menu includes okonomiyaki (Japanese savory pancake), yakisoba (fried wheat noodles), a combination of the two, pork dumplings, and sake, Japanese whisky, and shōchū cocktails along with a selection of Asian beers. Order the okonomiyaki/yakisoba combo with pork belly. It’s enough food for two. 2161 College Avenue NE, Atlanta.

Sun in My Belly Thursday night Breakfast Club
Every Thursday night in February starting at 6 p.m., Sun in My Belly is transforming its second dining room into The Breakfast Club. The 80s-themed diners club offers dishes like an artichoke and parmesan bread bowl, savory stuffed French toast, chicken and Eggos, and a breakfast burger consisting of both beef and pork, bacon, cheese, avocado, and a sunny-side egg. The evening comes complete with synth pop over the sound system, beer, wine, and 80s-inspired cocktails; including two made with Capri Sun. 2161 College Avenue NE, Atlanta.

ANJU at Revelator Coffee in Grant Park
Chef James Murphy, formerly of Kimball House and Gaja in East Atlanta Village, is popping up at Revelator Coffee-Grant Park every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evening. His Korean pop-up ANJU serves dishes such as savory pancakes, bibimbap, noodles, and dumplings along with Korean-inspired cocktails. Thursdays, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. 437 Memorial Drive SE A5, Atlanta.

Biscuit breakfasts at B’s Cracklin’ Barbecue
Pitmaster Bryan Furman and biscuit whisperer Erika Council announced the latest dates for Council’s popular Saturday biscuit breakfasts. The dates are as follows: February 17, March 10, 24, and 31, and April 7, 21, and 28. Breakfast takes place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at B’s Cracklin’ in Riverside. 2061 Main Street NW, Atlanta.

Everybody Loves Ramen at Muchacho
Every Sunday night through the end of March, chef Vas Sanchez will host his Everybody Loves Ramen pop-up at Muchacho on Memorial Drive in Reynoldstown. The menu will feature two types of ramen: red eye ramen with Counter Culture coffee-infused shoyu broth, char sui pork belly, and a six-minute egg and miso ramen with miso and vegetable broth, char siu pork belly, and a six-minute egg. Sanchez can omit the pork in the miso ramen upon request. First come, first served. Sunday ramen begins at 6 p.m. 904 Memorial Drive SE, Atlanta.

Mel’s Diner at Local Three in Buckhead
Local Three in Buckhead will be hosting a series of in-house pop-up dinners on Sunday evenings through the end of the year. February’s pop-up is inspired by the 1980s hit comedy “Alice” and its setting, Mel’s Diner. One of the diner’s most beloved characters was Flo; the sassy Southern server who repeatedly told people to “kiss my grits.” The menu will change weekly but stick to the pop-up’s monthly theme. This month’s diner dishes include everything from meatloaf and smothered pork chops to Louisiana lump crab cakes and deviled eggs. To make a reservation, click here. 3290 Northside Parkway NW, Atlanta.


February 5 - February 11

Okonomiyaki at Sun in My Belly
Ok Yaki in my Belly, the popular Japanese savory pancake pop-up, has returned to Sun in My Belly in Kirkwood on Thursday and Friday nights from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The menu includes okonomiyaki (Japanese savory pancake), yakisoba (fried wheat noodles), a combination of the two, pork dumplings, and sake, Japanese whisky, and shōchū cocktails along with a selection of Asian beers. Order the okonomiyaki/yakisoba combo with pork belly. It’s enough food for two. FYI: This week also features sake juice boxes. 2161 College Avenue NE, Atlanta.

Sun in My Belly Thursday night Breakfast Club
Every Thursday night in February starting at 6 p.m., Sun in My Belly is transforming its second dining room into The Breakfast Club. The 80s-themed diners club offers dishes like an artichoke and parmesan bread bowl, savory stuffed French toast, chicken and Eggos, and a breakfast burger consisting of both beef and pork, bacon, cheese, avocado, and a sunny-side egg. The evening comes complete with synth pop over the sound system, beer, wine, and 80s-inspired cocktails; including two made with Capri Sun. 2161 College Avenue NE, Atlanta.

Vietnamese Me Speak Me at S.O.S Tiki Bar in Decatur
Chef Jarrett Stieber and his Eat Me Speak Me crew are serving a special, one night only Vietnamese menu Thursday, February 8 beginning at 9 p.m. Stieber will be serving banh mi, pho, and egg rolls to pair alongside S.0.S. Tiki’s strong, tropical cocktails. 340 Church Street, Decatur.

Pastry queen Sarah Dodge is back at Queen of Cream
Sarah Dodge may have left her post at 8ARM but fans of her biscuits, scones, fruit tarts, and waffles can find her popping up at Queen of Cream in the Old Fourth Ward again this weekend. Her Bread is Good Breakfast Pop-up takes place Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 701 Highland Avenue NE #1, Atlanta.

Beer and Okonomiyaki at Monday Night Brewing’s Garage in West End
Ok Yaki will be popping up again at Monday Night Brewing’s Garage in West End Saturday, February 10 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. This week’s menu will feature a special Thai coconut curry okonomiyaki topped with shrimp, pineapple, and jalapeño. Ok Yaki’s regular menu will also be available. Monday Night Brewing suggests pairing the meal with their passionfruit and rockmelon-forward Archipelago unfiltered IPA. Lee + White, 933 Lee Street SW, Atlanta.

Everybody Loves Ramen at Muchacho
Every Sunday night starting February 11 through the end of March, chef Vas Sanchez will host his Everybody Loves Ramen pop-up at Muchacho on Memorial Drive in Reynoldstown. The menu will feature two types of ramen: red eye ramen with Counter Culture coffee-infused shoyu broth, char sui pork belly, and a six-minute egg and miso ramen with miso and vegetable broth, char siu pork belly, and a six-minute egg. Sanchez can omit the pork in the miso ramen upon request. 18 seats are first come, first served. Sunday ramen begins at 6 p.m. 904 Memorial Drive SE, Atlanta.


January 29 - February 3

Okonomiyaki at Sun in My Belly
Ok Yaki in my Belly, the popular Japanese savory pancake pop-up, has returned to Sun in My Belly in Kirkwood on Thursday and Friday nights from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The menu includes okonomiyaki (Japanese savory pancake), yakisoba (fried wheat noodles), a combination of the two, pork dumplings, and sake, Japanese whisky, and shōchū cocktails along with a selection of Asian beers. Order the okonomiyaki/yakisoba combo with pork belly. It’s enough food for two. 2161 College Avenue NE, Atlanta.

Sun in My Belly Thursday night Breakfast Club
Every Thursday night in February starting at 6 p.m., Sun in My Belly is transforming its second dining room into The Breakfast Club. The 80s-themed diners club offers dishes like an artichoke and parmesan bread bowl, savory stuffed French toast, chicken and Eggos, and a breakfast burger consisting of both beef and pork, bacon, cheese, avocado, and a sunny-side egg. The evening comes complete with synth pop over the sound system, beer, wine, and 80s-inspired cocktails; including two made with Capri Sun. 2161 College Avenue NE, Atlanta.

Illegal Food late night ramen at Little’s Food Store
Little’s Food Store in Cabbagetown is once again hosting the crew from Illegal Food for their late night ramen pop-up on Friday, February 2 and Saturday, February 3. The slurping begins at 11 p.m. through 1 a.m. or until the last bowl is sold. The pop-up often sees lines out the door and parking can be tricky, so be sure to get there early. 198 Carroll Street SE, Atlanta.

Pastry queen Sarah Dodge at Queen of Cream
Sarah Dodge may have left her post at 8ARM but fans of her biscuits, scones, fruit tarts, and waffles can find her popping up at Queen of Cream in the Old Fourth Ward. Her Bread is Good Breakfast Pöp-up takes place Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. No word as to how much longer Dodge will be hosting her pastry-filled pop-up at the ice cream shop. Stay informed via her Instagram. 701 Highland Avenue NE #1, Atlanta.

Biscuit breakfasts at B’s Cracklin’ Barbecue
Pitmaster Bryan Furman and biscuit whisperer Erika Council announced the latest dates for Council’s popular Saturday biscuit breakfasts. The dates are as follows: February 3 and 17, March 10, 24, and 31, and April 7, 21, and 28. Breakfast takes place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at B’s Cracklin’ in Riverside. 2061 Main Street NW, Atlanta.

Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q hosts Hattie B’s Hot Chicken
ICYMI, Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q is hosting their soon-to-be neighbors Nashville’s Hattie’s B’s Hot Chicken for a pop-up this Saturday, February 3. The hot chicken and barbecue mashup begins at 11 a.m. until they sell out at Fox Bros. in Candler Park. Check out what to expect on the menu here. 1238 DeKalb Avenue NE, Atlanta.

ASW Distillery

199 Armour Drive Northeast, , GA 30324 (404) 590-2279 Visit Website

Ponce City Market

675 Ponce De Leon Avenue Northeast, , GA 30308 (404) 900-7900 Visit Website

Gaja

491-A Flat Shoals Avenue SE, Atlanta, GA 30316 (404) 835-2126 Visit Website

the Sound Table

483 Edgewood Avenue Southeast, , GA 30312 (404) 835-2534 Visit Website

Lee + White

1020 White Street Southwest, , GA 30310 (404) 962-8600 Visit Website

Waffle House

1099 Northside Drive Northwest, , GA 30318 (404) 823-8358 Visit Website

Revival

129 Church Street, , GA 30030 (470) 225-6770 Visit Website

8ARM

710 Ponce De Leon Avenue Northeast, , GA 30306 Visit Website

West Egg Cafe

1100 Howell Mill Road, , GA 30318 (404) 872-3973 Visit Website

CO

675 North Highland Avenue Northeast, , GA 30306 (404) 474-0262 Visit Website

Muchacho

904 Memorial Drive Southeast, , GA 30316 (404) 748-9254 Visit Website

Gunshow

924 Garrett Street, , GA 30316 (404) 380-1886 Visit Website

Local Three

3290 Northside Pkwy NW, Atlanta, GA 30327 404-968-2700

We Suki Suki

479-B Flat Shoals Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA 30316 (404) 430-7613 Visit Website

Eat Me Speak Me

340 Church Street, , GA 30030 (404) 377-9308 Visit Website

Sun in My Belly

2161 College Avenue Northeast, , GA 30317 (404) 370-1088 Visit Website

Monday Night Brewing

670 Trabert Avenue Northwest, , GA 30318 (404) 352-7703 Visit Website

The Varsity

61 North Avenue Northwest, , GA 30308 (404) 881-1706 Visit Website

Kimball House

303 East Howard Avenue, , GA 30030 (404) 378-3502 Visit Website

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