Grilling out and gaga dance

gloATL had a weekend of performances set up at the Old Fourth Ward Skate Park and even though it wasn’t clear exactly what would be happening, we decided to check it out. But first, we grilled out over at Star & Simon’s. Or, we watched Simon grill and then enjoyed eating it.

Field Roast’s frankfurters are the best veggie dogs you can get.

Simon made a rack of Gutenfleischer’s ribs. Nom.

We brought leftover chili and Daiya to top the dogs. Star made a kale and kelp noodle salad. And we brought chips & ranch dip.

After dinner, we walked the still-in-progress Beltline to the skate park.

The dancers were in the skating bowls and also moving through the crowd. Skating continued during the performance and sometimes the skaters intricately worked their way through and around the dancers.

Apparently it was a style of dance called Gaga.

After watching and getting rained on a little bit we headed back. And had the Old Fashioned Chocolate Pudding Pie from Vegan Pie in the Sky with coconut ice cream.

Game of Thrones cookout

For this Game of Thrones watching party, Jeff fired up the grill. I choose the Gardein burger because I hadn’t had it before. Really “meaty.” Probably the closest in texture to real meat that I’ve had. Although how would I know at this point, really. It’s been at least 16 years since I’ve had meat.

Simon made a poblano potato salad which was delicious, we brought a cabbage crunch salad, Jeff made tots and a toppings bar and Star made mac & cheeze. We make it so hard not to over eat with all these goodies.

And I didn’t help that situation at all by making a cheesecake for dessert.