FEATURED RESTAURANTS – NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2017

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead

Peek gai tod—Thai-style chicken— and the bonus accompaniments are a must-try at Bangkok Station.

Anis’ exquisitely prepared salads are always top quality. Here, a deconstructed salade Niçoise.

ANIS CAFÉ & BISTRO

Anis is everything you’d hope to find in a French bistro, without having to buy a […]

SERVICE OVER CELEBRATION

Forgoing the office party for more charitable endeavors

In lieu of attending a holiday party, Condominium Concepts employees devote a day of service to helping others.

After years of hosting holiday parties for her staff at Condominium Concepts Management (CCM) in Sandy Springs, CEO Darlys Walker had a light bulb moment. How would her employees feel about doing a day of service instead of a […]

HOW TO COOK LIKE A CHEF THIS SEASON

Break out the oven mitts; it’s the holiday season, and for many of us that means slaving away in the kitchen preparing food for all the get-togethers with friends and family. Here, three Buckhead chefs offer some insights into perfecting your holiday feasts.

CRAIG RICHARDS
St. Cecilia

Roasting a turkey may seem like a daunting task, but fear not, St. Cecilia Executive Chef Craig Richards has a full-proof […]

A TRANSATLANTIC TASTE SENSATION

Savoring small plates and big flavors at Eclipse di Luna

Eclipse di Luna’s paella del día is brimming with shrimp, chicken, chorizo and authentic Calasparra rice.

It’s been several years since I’ve reflected on the days I worked the line in a restaurant, but it came to mind the other night while eating at Eclipse di Luna. The trigger was the bits of mise en […]

Breakout to Breckenridge

A winter getaway to Colorado is a fit for the whole family

Breckenridge’s stunning vistas and laid-back vibe will not disappoint

She clicks into her 30-inch skis, and my entire body tenses. I see the concentration on her face as the instructor talks her through the ride up the “magic carpet” and how to shuffle her feet to get in place. Without skipping a beat, […]

HOLIDAY CHEER

Take a winter staycation, even if it’s just for a few hours, and visit the Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta for its Southern Winter Wonderland celebration Dec. 19-23.

Savor the season at the Southern Winter Wonderland.

Held in the hotel’s garden, the winter village will delight guests with movie screenings of holiday classics such as Home Alone and Love Actually, as well as live music. A makeshift […]

BRONZE MEDAL

USE THESE TIPS TO GET A NATURAL LOOKING TAN IN THE MIDDLE OF WINTER

Like to maintain a healthy glow this time of year, but you’ve been burned by sunless tanning in the past? With the threat of orange undertones, an obviously too-tan hue or streaky, uneven parts, you may be inclined to stay away from both spray tans and self-tanners. But times have changed, and there are […]

AT THE WHEEL

AS THE GENERAL MANAGER OF LYFT’S ATLANTA OPERATIONS, SAM BOND IS RIDING HIGH

As area GM, Bond presides over all of Lyft’s Atlanta operations.

Sam Bond is a rarity in Atlanta. He decided a while back to give up his car and just take Lyft wherever he goes.

When you learn that Bond is the head of the […]

CURE CHILDHOOD CANCER’S A TRIBUTE TO OUR QUIET HEROES

Among the 500-plus people gathered at Flourish Atlanta recently for CURE Childhood Cancer’s 13th annual A Tribute to Our Quiet Heroes luncheon were more than 250 brave mothers of children with cancer.

Hosted by Chris Glavine, the wife of former major leaguer Tom Glavine, and emceed by former 11Alive anchor Jill Becker, the event honored these special women and raised $400,000 to fund critical pediatric cancer research […]

JENNY LEVISON – Souper Jenny

Chef Jenny Levison is known by many as “Souper Jenny” for her popular eateries in Buckhead, Brookhaven, Decatur and the Westside that serve healthy soups, salads and sandwiches.

She brings the same homemade spirit to her epic annual holiday gatherings. For the last five or so years, the Atlanta native, who lives in the Buckhead area, has thrown a holiday party for around 50 to 75 people […]