Get clucked up.
Mother Clucker Fried Chicken Festival
What: Rosebud’s Ron Eyester challenges fellow chefs Todd Richards (The Ritz-Carlton Buckhead), Matt Coggin (DBA Barbecue), Asha Gomez (Cardamom Hill), and others to the city’s first fry-off; you get to taste.
Why: Live music, SweetWater beer, and Jim Beam.
When: Sat., 2-6 p.m.
Where: 1397 N. Highland Ave., Morningside (404-347-9747). Tickets ($35, includes tastings and two drinks) online at brownpapertickets.com.
Open Your Eyes to Spring
What: Celebrate the season with a Mel Boteri trunk show (a rare occasion), faux lashes by Winks (complimentary application with purchase), and Drybar blowouts (free service to the first twenty shoppers who spend $150 in the store).
Why: DJ Ivy on the ones and twos, Grey Goose Tuliptinis, and coastal canapes by The Big Ketch.
When: Tonight, 5-8 p.m.
Where: Tulipano, 3145 Peachtree Rd., Buckhead (404-816-3550).
Barks & Beers
What: Brew specials, giveaways, foosball, and shuffleboard for you; treats courtesy of Barking Hound Village for your four-legged friend.
Why: Precious pups ready for adoption from the Georgia SPCA.
When: Sat., 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: Der Biergarten, 300 Marietta St., on the rooftop patio, Downtown (404-521-2728).
April Fools’ Restaurant Swap
What: Joke’s on you when Italian stallion Double Zero Napoletana and Spanish fave The Iberian Pig switch employees and menu items for the night.
Why: Pork cheek tacos, albondigas (wild boar sausage meatballs), and churros with cinnamon chili chocolate sauce at Double Zero; lobster pappardelle, margherita pizza, and a fancy burrata cheese platter at the Pig.
When: Sun. Iberian Pig, 5-9 p.m.; Double Zero, 5-10 p.m.
Where: The Iberian Pig, 121 Sycamore St., Decatur (404-371-8800); Double Zero Napoletana, 5825 Roswell Rd., Sandy Springs (404-991-3666).
Photo: Garnish Photography / Courtesy of Green Olive Media