WHAT’S COOKING

UP YOUR CULINARY GAME WITH SUR LA TABLE’S IN-STORE CLASSES

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to cook at home more often, Sur La Table can make your goal a reality. The Buckhead store offers classes taught by professional chefs in a hands-on environment nearly every day of the week. You’ll work in small groups to whip up everything from tapas to tacos to a […]

15 MINUTES WITH HORST SCHULZE

At 78, Horst Schulze shows no signs of slowing down. (Although he has gone from traveling approximately 250 days to a year to 150.)

Horst Schulze

Horst Schulze

The German-born luxury hotelier who made a name for himself as the CEO and brains behind the Ritz-Carlton chain is now the chairman of the Buckhead-based WP Hospitality Group, formerly the Capella Hotel Group, which he started the […]

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF FAMILY

AN EMOTIONAL NORMANDY EXCURSION BRINGS HISTORY ALIVE

The rows of white crosses at the American Cemetery in Normandy face west, toward the U.S.

The rows of white crosses at the American Cemetery in Normandy face west, toward the U.S.

As a devout History Channel junkie and native of Philadelphia, where history gushes from almost every street and square, I tailor most of my travels to include […]

FOOD NEWS – January / February 2018

Himitsu. This posh cocktail lounge next to Umi, which was designed by Brit Tom Dixon, was named Best Bar in the World in the inaugural Surface Travel Awards. Surface, the design magazine, chose the honorees based on their thoughtfully conceived spaces and products. 

Himitsu
3050 Peachtree Road N.W.
Atlanta 30305
puraibeto.com/himitsu

Johnny’s Hideaway. Though the iconic Buckhead spot recently celebrated its 38th birthday, it’s keeping things fresh […]

BEADS, BANGLES AND BAUBLES

A Buckhead jewelry designer opens her home based studio to customers looking for something special.

Do you have Whitney’s number?” That question often turns people who admire jewelry artist Whitney Rooker’s work into loyal customers. The answer is a requirement for anyone who wants to purchase a necklace, pair of earrings or set of stackable wrist cuffs encrusted with diamonds from the Buckhead-based designer.

Unlike typical jewelry artisans, […]

IT’S IN THE BAG

TOYIN AJAYI’S SUSTAINABLE HANDBAGS ARE ANYTHING BUT GRANOLA

TOYIN AJAYI’S SUSTAINABLE HANDBAGS

Fun, bright, edgy, fashionable and eco-friendly : Sandy Springs designer Toyin Ajayi believes these are not mutually exclusive terms. You can tie them all together with her new line of Ife Medow handbags.

The 32-year-old has a background as unique as her bags. “I was born in London and came to Atlanta when I was 9,” says […]

FEATURED RESTAURANTS – January / February 2018

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead.

The ostrich—yes, ostrich— medallions from 10 Degrees South are pan seared in a red wine and rosemary sauce.

The ostrich—yes, ostrich— medallions from 10 Degrees South are pan seared in a red wine and rosemary sauce.

10 DEGREES SOUTH

After 15 years on the scene, this Roswell Road establishment is a highly original destination where food and wine […]

ON THE HOME FRONT

TWO INTERIOR DESIGN SHOPS OPEN THEIR DOORS IN BUCKHEAD

BoConcept

BoConcept

Atlanta’s home decor scene just got even chicer. BoConcept, a Danish furniture company with nearly 300 locations around the world, recently launched its first local retail location in Buckhead. Founded in 1952, the brand offers stylish, high-quality, functional pieces with Scandinavian influences for contemporary homes at reasonable prices. Franchise owner Ray Priddle cites the growing […]

TOGETHER WE WHEEL

Running for those who can’t.

Matt Sours (background) and Rico Aranda are running buddies who compete in races across the country

Matt Sours (background) and Rico Aranda are running buddies who compete in races across the country

Matt Sours, a partner at the Buckhead firm of Morris, Manning & Martin, began running after college to relieve stress. “In 2010, I was running a 10K when I […]

HEY, MR. DJ

Greg Picciano turned a radio career into a stint behind the turntables.

There was no midcareer epiphany, no sudden realization that he was in the wrong profession, for Greg Picciano. For as long as he’s known, he’s always been interested in the music industry and has spent the past 40-plus years in the field, including a steady gig at Buckhead’s popular Johnny’s Hideaway nightclub.

Growing up in Cincinnati, […]