The Weekend Guide

no. 246 opens!

When in Rome Decatur.

No. 246 Opens

What: Ford Fry (JCT Kitchen & Bar) and Drew Belline (Floataway Cafe) collaborate on the Italian-inspired neighborhood joint serving dishes such as roasted skirt steak with Romanesco and spring onions and agnolotti with Humboldt Fog, toasted garlic, sweet corn, and chanterelles.
Why: A backyard complete with herb garden, shuffleboard, and deck wrapped around a tree.
When: Mon.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. & 5-10 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. & 5-11 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. & 5-9 p.m.
Where: 129 E. Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur (678-399-8246).

The Original Boutique Warehouse Sale

What: Near highway robbery with designer goods (Jimmy Choo, Bobi, Sass & Bide) at up to 70 percent off from local boutiques (Les Nouvelles, Swank, Meringue).
Why: Booze, a DJ, and one kick-ass prize wheel.
When: Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 231 18th St., in Atlantic Station, above Z Gallerie, Midtown.

Serenbe Drive-In

What: The sustainable community premieres Grow, a film about young, local farmers, at its first cruise-up/walk-in-with-a-blanket event ($10 per person to benefit Emergency Farmers Fund) in the wildflower meadow.
Why: BYO booze and picnic basket and enjoy bluegrass before the show.
When: Sat. Music, 7 p.m.; movie, 9 p.m.
Where: Selborne Ln., Chattahoochee Hills (770-463-2610). More info online at serenbecommunity.com.

Eating Light

What: BLT Steak chef Cyrille Holota’s class ($50 per person) schools you on creating healthy yet flavorful dishes (including entrees, salads, and dressings) perfect for bikini season.
Why: Sip wine pairings and sample the fruits of your labor.
When: Sat., 2-4 p.m.
Where: 45 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd., Downtown. Reservations to 404-577-7601.

The Great Cupcake Company

What: The organic, vegan-friendly bakery (formerly delivery only) opens a storefront with a creation station (you design it; they make it).
Why: New summer flavors like raspberry sunrise, creamsicle, and berry lemonade.
When: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 2829 Peachtree Rd., Buckhead (404-343-1963).

Photo: Courtesy of No. 246

The Original Boutique Warehouse Sale
231 18th St NW
Atlanta, GA 30363
129 E Ponce de Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030
The Great Cupcake Company
2829 Peachtree Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30305
9065 Selborne Ln
Chattahoochee Hills, GA 30268
45 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30308