From one-offs to recurring, check out the latest restaurant and food pop-ups happening on the underground dining scene around Atlanta this month. Be sure to check back for updates as more pop-ups are added throughout the month.
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Stems, Seeds, and Everythang Natural Wine Pop-Up
What: Every Thursday starting at 10 p.m., Brush Sushi Izakaya in Decatur transforms into a natural wine bar, serving everything from hard-to-find sparkling wines to funky skin contacts from producers around the world. Run by sommelier Juan Cortes and Brush’s beverage director Brad Tolleson, the pop-up also includes a weekly rotating list of chefs in the kitchen.
Where: Brush Sushi, 316 Church Street, Decatur
Date: Every Thursday, starting at 10 p.m.
Tiki Takeover at Biltong Bar in Buckhead
What: Every Tuesday evening, the Buckhead restaurant transforms itself into a tiki bar featuring food like pork short ribs, banh mi sliders, and crab rangoon paired with cocktails such as the classic mai tai and fog cutter.
Where: 306 Buckhead Ave NE
Date: Every Thursday, starting at 4 p.m.
Billy’s Burgers at Hotel Clermont’s Rooftop Bar
What: Tiny Lou’s and Hotel Clermont kick off their summer rooftop pop-up food cart series with Billy’s Burgers. The menu includes burgers and hot dogs sold from the cart. Cocktails, beer, and wine available for purchase at the bar.
Where: Rooftop at Hotel Clermont, 789 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Date: Friday June 14, starting at 7 p.m.
Hell Yeah! Gluten Free Biscuit Pop-up at Queen of Cream
What: Head to the Highland Avenue ice cream parlor for HYGF’s ode to gas station biscuits along with coffee, doughnuts, and breakfast sandwiches.
Where: Queen of Cream, 701 Highland Ave NE
Date: Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Kamayan ATL Bao Patio Pop-up at Lazy Betty
What: The Filipino pop-up is back on Lazy Betty’s patio in Candler Park for baos and beers alongside Soupbelly Atlanta. The collab plans to serve hot dog baos, lobster and mango baos, ice cream baos, coconut shrimp baos, and lechon sisig baos as well as other snacks.
Where: Lazy Betty, 1530 DeKalb Ave NE
Date: Saturday, June 15, starting at 5 p.m. until sold out
Brekkie and Hell Yeah! Gluten Free Collab at Lazy Betty
What: Brekkie’s chef Julia Kesler and the team from HYGF team up for a gluten free brunch on Lazy Betty’s patio. The menu includes: halloumi “cheese” benedict, Middle Eastern eggs, South African spice plate, and a hummus mezze board. Brunch cocktails, beer, and wine are available for purchase.
Where: Lazy Betty, 1530 DeKalb Ave NE
Date: Saturday, June 22, starting at 11 a.m.
B’s Cracklin’ Barbecue Brewery Pop-ups
What: After a devastating fire in March closed the beloved Riverside neighborhood barbecue restaurant, B’s Cracklin’ Barbecue is putting on a series of pop-ups at breweries around Atlanta throughout the summer.
Where: Steady Hand Beer, 1611 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd NW
Date: Saturday, June 22 - Sunday, June 23, starting at 4 p.m.
What: Okonomiyaki and Japanese pub bites purveyor Ok Yaki is popping up at various breweries around Atlanta throughout June.
Where: Wild Heaven, 135 Maple St; 97 Estoria, 727 Wylie St SE; Atlanta Brewing, 2207, 2323 Defoor Hills Rd NW; Ria’s Bluebird, 421 Memorial Dr SE;
Date: Wild Heaven June 21 at 4 p.m. and June 29 at 1 p.m.; 97 Estoria June 22 at 6 p.m.; Ria’s Bluebird June 27 at 6 p.m.; Atlanta Brewing Co. June 28 at 5 p.m.
Japanese Street Bites on the Lazy Betty Patio
What: Kettle Black serves its Japanese street food, bento box bites, and cocktails on the patio of Lazy Betty in Candler Park. Expect dishes like char siu pork belly, shiitake wontons, and pea and soba noodles on the menu.
Where: Lazy Betty, 1530 DeKalb Avenue NE
Date: Friday, June 21 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Five-Course Food and Wine Tasting at Brush Sushi Izakaya
What: Tipsy Gourmand pairs up with Seeds, Stems, and Everythang natural wine pop-up at Brush for two evenings and five paired courses. Each dish includes up to three fermented items like strawberry vinegar, koji-inoculated carrots, fermented aji amarillo hot sauce, or overnight sourdough paired with a glass of natural wine.
Where: 316 Church Street, Decatur
Date: Thursday June 20 and June 27, starting at 10 p.m.