The Original El Taco. Photo courtesy of The Original El Taco.
VAHI - The Original El Taco wants you to gather ‘round the communal table on March 20th to kick off their monthly dinner series, Mi Casa Su Casa. This month’s dinner theme is aptly named "Run For the Border" and highlights the new trend of Baja-Med cuisine that focuses on the unique flavors and cooking styles found at the Mexico/SoCal border. Seats are $30/person and can be reserved at (404) 873-4656. [ExploringATL]
MIDTOWN - RA Sushi invites you to put away your kimono and throw on your hula skirt to celebrate the coming of warmer weather at their Spring Luau on March 22nd. From 8 p.m. to close you’ll enjoy tropical food and drink specials while you limbo to guest DJ sets and relax in the warm glow of tiki torches. [Eaterwire]
INMAN PARK - In its 12th year, BaconFest has become an Atlanta institution celebrating all things bacon with proceeds benefiting improv outfit Dad’s Garage. On March 31st, rock out to the sounds of LaStrange Fantastic!, Factory, Freakout, and Darling Norman while guzzling cups of savory bacon and ice cold beer. Ticket prices vary and range from Portioned Porking to Whole Hog. [Eaterwire]
MIDTOWN - Oysters and crawfish have hatched an evil plan to get you full and happy. On March 31st, the 9th Annual Oyster & Crawfish Fest will combine the excessive eating of these two with the awesome sounds of Cowboy Mouth, Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics, Heavy Mojo, The Squirrelheads, and more. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $45 for VIP that gives you exclusive access to a private bar and unlimited Red Bull. [Eaterwire]