Quick Bites: Yebo Ski House has closed up après ski for the season, Second Self Beer Company is throwing a release party and more.

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Easter Bunny
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HOPPY EASTER: Xocolatl Small Batch Chocolates has adorable chocolate bunnies available this week at Krog Street Market.

You may have noticed the lights are out at Inman Quarter cocktail lounge Amer. Look for a new cocktail bar to open soon under the leadership of Randy Pechin, former GM of Opera nightclub. Ethan Hawkins will run the beverage program from New York City.

Two of Atlanta’s most clever and talented chefs are teaming up for a collaboration feast. On April 26, Better Half’s Zach Meloy and Watershed’s Zeb Stevenson cook together for Better Halves dinner, which begins with cocktails and canapés. Six courses with beverage pairings follow, beginning with strawberry gazpacho with crab Louie, cucumber pickle, and shiso. Tickets available here.

Grab your Easter basket and head to Inman Quarter this Sunday, April 1. Char Korean is having an adult Easter egg hunt. Owner Richard Tang reminded us to be there at 4 pm “Sharp” to find eggs filled with adultish prizes. Live music plays from 1-5 pm.

Pop-up wonder The Plate Sale is back for a Curb Market takeover on Tues., April 3 at Sweet Auburn Curb Market. The dinner series in conjunction with The Learning Kitchen begins at 5:30 with four courses by chef Michael Sheats and beverage tableside by Shyretha Sheats. Hurry and snag one of the all-inclusive tickets here..

Wine down on Wednesdays with a selection of $25 bottles at Decatur’s Revival. Head bartender Jeramie Eubanks picks out special sippers each week to get you over hump day.

Hey batter, batter! Just in time for Braves’ opening weekend at The Battery, The El Felix’s cool taco truck will be open for grab and go snacks and margaritas to take with you into the ballpark. The super cool 1947 Raymond Lowey inspired truck is built into the wall of Ford Fry’s restaurant. Grab some tacos or nachos on Thurs., March 29 (2-11 pm) through the rest of the weekend (5-11 pm).

Still need some basket fillers for Easter? Xocoatl Small Batch Chocolates (Krog Street Market) fashioned adorable chocolate bunnies available for $12 each or a trio for $30. Flavors include cinnamon white chocolate, coconut milk chocolate, and almond milk crunch.

Second Self Beer Company is throwing a release party this Fri. March 30 to kick off a partnership with Abbey of the Holy Goats, a female owned and operated brewery in Roswell. Party begins at 3pm in the Westside taproom (1317 Logan Circle) with drafts of She Can Brew It, their collaboration Belgium IPA.

In doughnut news, Beetlecat will be open on Easter Sunday from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm for a doughnut brunch. We hear they will serve a Cadbury Egg doughnut. First come, first served.

Eat and help create an even better Beltline through the Atlanta Beltline partnership, which helps to build support for the Atlanta treasure while connecting people to the project through its health and wellness, educational, cultural, and volunteer programs and events. Every Wednesday, participating restaurants

(Muchacho, Golden Eagle, Ladybird) donate 10% of sales in support.

Little Alley, the chic steakhouse that opened in Roswell in 2012, is expanding to Buckhead. Little Alley is slated to open May 7 in the former Aja space (3500 Lenox Rd.). What Now Atlanta first reported the space would hold an astounding 365 varietals of bourbon.

Yebo Ski House (111 W. Paces Ferry Rd.) has closed up après ski for the season. It’s the time of year when the Buckhead restaurant fully transforms for the season. The space and menu is now Yebo Beach House and the setting is Tulum, Mexico, complete with a seaside tequila bar.


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