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The Weekend Guide

the fry guy!

Dip, baby, dip.

CHOW DOWN
The Fry Guy Pop-Up
What:
The food truck dudes take over Joystick Gamebar’s kitchen to serve their mouthwatering street eats, plus new temptations such as chili-cheese and Parmesan truffle fries, and traditional poutine.
Why: Work it off with an intense game of Ms. Pac-Man.
When: Thru Sat., 7 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: 427 Edgewood Ave. SE, Old Fourth Ward (404-525-3002).

CHILL
Big Kahuna
What:
Hang ten at downtown’s beach oasis (surfboards, reclaimed wood walls, soothing colors) with crab and shrimp nachos, juicy burgers, tacos, salads, and seafood platters.
Why: Wash away winter blues with the Laguna Beach cosmo and Veev Superfruit margarita when booze service starts.
When: Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Dinner and bar service begin next week.
Where: 303 Peachtree Center Ave. NE (404-343-0409).

EXPERIENCE
Dr. Conundrum’s Cabaret of Miracles
What:
Old-school magic and allure by two award-winning magicians whisk you back to the 19th century (get there early and stay late for close-up hocus pocus).
Why: A complimentary cocktail kicks off the intimate interactive show.
When: Fri., 7:30 p.m.
Where: Koo Koo Room, 1140 Crescent Ave., Midtown (404-985-5775). Tickets ($25) at eventbrite.com or at the door.

SHOP
Remixx Boutique Anniversary Celebration
What:
Peruse trunk shows by Tvachia handbags and Lisa Jill Jewelry, partake in Table & Main snacks and Sinless Cocktails, and sale-hop with host Jenn Hobby for the stylish store’s second birthday.
Why: A portion of profits goes to Cooking Matters of Georgia.
When: Tonight, 6-8 p.m.
Where: 1145 Woodstock Rd., ste. 605, Roswell (770-645-7888).

NOSH
Nacho Average Taco
What:
Gorge and give back with Red Pepper Taqueria’s special of the month; a dollar from each goes to a local nonprofit.
Why: February is the Kale Me Hungry (organic kale habanero slaw, blackened char-grilled shrimp, avocado cream, and micro cilantro) benefiting the Just Heart Foundation, which assists families with sick or hospitalized children.
When: Daily, 11 a.m.-midnight.
Where: 2149 Briarcliff Rd., Druid Hills (404-325-8151).

Photo: Assembly / Getty Images 

LOCATIONS
Koo Koo Room
1140 Crescent Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
404-985-5775
303 Peachtree Center Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
404-343-0409
427 Edgewood Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
404-525-3002
Red Pepper Taqueria
2149 Briarcliff Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
404-325-8151
Remixx
1145 Woodstock Rd
ste 605
Roswell, GA 30075
770-645-7888
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