A HISTORIC FEAST

A NEW EXHIBIT SERVES UP A SMORGASBORD OF BARBECUE CULTURE

BY: Lia Picard

Atlanta is a city that loves its barbecue. But other than knowing the best places to eat it, few people know how deep its roots really go. “Barbecue Nation,” a new exhibit on view at the Atlanta History Center through June 16, 2019, sheds light on the history of the cuisine. For instance, did you […]

DRINKS, ITALIAN STYLE

A Sandy Springs stylist raises a glass to cocktails from her favorite country

Italian Cocktails and food

STORY: H.M. Cauley

Summer is the perfect time of year to host a patio or porch drinks party. And this year, whether it’s a neighborhood gathering or an intimate dinner for two, Annette Joseph has the secrets to putting an Italian spin on the soiree in her new book, […]

NEWS CLIPS – JUNE 2018

BY: Karon Warren

NEW COMPANY ELEVATES PET SITTING IN BUCKHEAD

Now available in Buckhead, Tuxedo Pets offers a variety of professional pet-sitting services to Atlanta residents and their best friends. Ranging from drop-in visits for a walk or some playtime to overnights and custom services such as taking your pet to the dog groomer, Tuxedo Pets provides premium options for clients and their furry companions. Its sitters will send you Snapchat pics and videos of your […]

BUCKHEAD HERITAGE SOCIETY SCAVENGER HUNT

More than 100 participants hit the streets of Buckhead recently for the third annual Buckhead’s Hidden Secrets: A History Scavenger Hunt.

To kick off the event, which is presented by the Buckhead Heritage Society and was chaired this year by Barbara Bazzel, Penny Hart and Belle Turner Lynch, contestants gathered at the Atlanta International School for hors d’oeuvres and drinks. Then, teams of guests competed against each […]

DINNER AND A SHOW

Katana Teppanyaki & Sushi surprises with its diverse bites and knife-wielding chefs

STORY: Rebecca Cha
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

At first blush, so much of Katana Teppanyaki & Sushi emits a flashy Times Square vibe. With its primo real estate, valet-only parking, glitzy interiors and excessively friendly waiters, one can hardly expect much from the food. Right?

The teppanyaki New […]

KEEP ON TRUCKIN’

GET HANDS ON WITH SOME AMAZING VEHICLES

BY: Karon Warren

At Brookhaven’s annual Touch a Truck event at Blackburn Park on June 16, families will love getting an up-close-and-personal look at a variety of police cars, fire trucks, utility trucks, maintenance vehicles and more. “We bring in various types of emergency vehicles, bucket trucks from Georgia Power, even 4×4 trucks—things kids might not normally get to see or […]

BUCKHEAD’S PUPPET MASTER

Nancy Riggs pulls the strings of an educational nonprofit built on the puppetry arts

photo: Daniel Riggs

STORY: H.M. Cauley

For 20 years, Nancy Riggs has had a tight grip on her arts nonprofit. Literally. The North Buckhead resident has devoted her talents as an actress and storyteller to animating educational hand and shadow puppets. As the director of the touring The Piccadilly Puppets Company, she […]

THE TOURS LESS TRAVELED

FIVE OUT-OF-THE-ORDINARY DAY TRIPS YOUR KIDS WILL FLIP FOR

Head south to Milledgeville for a day of fun paddling on the Oconee River.

STORY: Sue Rodman

When lazy summer days at the pool start to get a little old, it’s time to plan a fun day trip with the kids. There’s no shortage of museums and attractions in Atlanta, but why not break out of the […]

FOOD NEWS – JUNE 2018

Secreto’s smothered and covered Southern fried chicken.

Public Kitchen & Bar, now open in Phipps Plaza, brings Daniel Reed Hospitality’s Savannah concept to Atlanta. With a focus on featuring the best possible ingredients, its beef and most of the produce is sourced from managing partner Jamie Durrence’s family farm in Glennville, Georgia. thepublickitchen.com 

Chef Boyd A. Rose of Secreto Southern Kitchen & […]