The Weekend Guide

5 napkin burger!

Wipe that Gruyere grin off your face.

5 Napkin Burger Opens

What: The upscale joint devoted to dressing up the patty (think ten ounces of freshly ground chuck topped with rosemary aioli, caramelized onions, and Gruyere) makes its dirty South debut.
Why: Fifty wines, 80 beers, 10 signature cocktails, and 40 bourbons, plus milk shakes and good music.
When: Sun.-Wed., 5-11 p.m.; Thurs.-Sat., 5 p.m.-midnight.
Where: 990 Piedmont Ave., Midtown (404-685-0777).

Cakes & Ale Reopens

What: Larger digs and a rooftop garden mean more foodies can feast on chef Billy Allin’s award-winning, sophisticated, Southern cuisine.
Why: Grab-and-go cakes, breads, and pastries at Cakes & Ale’s new Bakery.
When: Tues.-Thurs., 6-10 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 5:30 p.m.-midnight. Bakery, Tues.-Sat., 7 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: 155 Sycamore St., Decatur (404-377-7994).

The Beehive Biannual Warehouse Sale

What: Fill your closet with handmade clothing, jewelry, doodads, and more from local designers for 40-90 percent off.
Why: Mama bath and body goods, Shannon Lynnette dresses, and Throwing Stars baubles for cheap.
When: Sat.-Aug. 27. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 1250 Caroline St., ste. c120, Little Five Points (404-350-3898).

Sun in My Belly’s Thursday Night Supper Club
What: Uncork your own bottle of bubbly or vino and enjoy four courses of awesomeness ($50) with a side of live music.
Why: Pork carnitas with grilled peaches over green chile grits and vermouth-braised pole beans.
When: Thurs. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, 7:30 p.m.; dinner, 8 p.m.
Where: 2161 College Ave., Kirkwood (404-370-1088). Reservations required.

Anne Irwin Fine Art’s Emerging Artist

What: Newbies exhibit works like Cecel Allee’s bird paintings and Nancy Blum’s food and floral still lifes, plus real-life snacks and wine.
Why: See the gallery’s first show in its new space.
When: Fri., 6:30-8 p.m.
Where: 690 Miami Cir., Buckhead (404-467-1200).

Photo: Courtesy of 5 Napkin Burger

2161 College Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30317
5 Napkin Burger
990 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
Anne Irwin Fine Art
690 Miami Cir NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
1250 Caroline St NE
ste c120
Atlanta, GA 30307
Cakes & Ale
155 Sycamore St
Decatur, GA