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cheese week at star provisions!

Sit on your tuffet.

GRAZE
Cheese Week at Star Provisions
What: A five-day event hosted by local cheesemonger Tim Gaddis with artisanal selections and tastings from the nation’s top producers.
Why: Free demos from Rogue Creamery, Sweet Grass Dairy, Jasper Hill Farm, and Phickles Pickles.
When: Tues., Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Wed., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 1198 Howell Mill Rd., West Midtown. Info at 404-365-0410 ext. 132.

EAT
Der Biergarten
What: The massive resto serves German fare like brats, wursts, strudels, and pretzels.
Why: Lap up ale in half- or one-liter steins on the spacious patio.
When: Opens Wed. Mon.-Fri., 5 p.m.-midnight; Sat. & Sun., noon-midnight.
Where: 300 Marietta St., Downtown (404-521-2728).

SHOP
Ray-Ban Sale
What: In uncertain times, nothing is a sure bet. But with Ray-Bans, you can’t go wrong — especially when they’re up to 40 percent off.
Why: Dress the rest of you at the Best of L.A. sale (think Karen Zambos, Dear Creatures, and Wren).
When: Now.
Where: Online at swirl.com.

WATCH
Twist
What:
Lively musical reimagines the Dickens classic in New Orleans during the Roaring Twenties.
Why: Project Runway runner-up Emilio Sosa as costume designer.
When: Opens Wed. Tues.-Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 2:30 & 8 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 & 7:30 p.m.
Where:
Alliance Theatre, 1280 Peachtree St., Midtown (404-733-5000). Tickets ($25-$55) online at alliancetheatre.org.

NOSH
The Reserve Opens
What:
Head to the intimate rooftop lounge for Caribbean and Latin tapas (chicken empanadas, guava-jerked wings), cigars, and hookahs.
Why:
Specialty cocktails like the Bangkok Colada (gin, coconut water, and ginger).
When:
Sun.-Thurs., 5 p.m.-midnight; Fri. & Sat., 5 p.m.-2:30 a.m.
Where:
Cafe Circa, 464 Edgewood Ave., Old Fourth Ward (404-477-0008).

Photo: Courtesy of Star Provisions

LOCATIONS
Der Biergarten
300 Marietta St NW
Atlanta, GA 30313
1280 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
404-733-5000
464 Edgewood Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
404-477-0008
1198 Howell Mill Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
404-365-0410
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