A VOICE EVERYONE KNOWS

This Sandy Springs resident is heard by millions daily

In her line of work, Susan Bennett is used to being somewhat invisible. That’s the reality of most voice actors, who bring all sorts of characters to life without achieving much public adulation. Bennett is anything but obscure these days, though. She is the original—and recognizable—English voice of Siri, Apple’s automated personal assistant.

It never dawned on Bennett that […]

FOOD NEWS – MARCH / APRIL 2018

 Chai Yo.

This upscale Thai restaurant from the team behind Tuk Tuk Food Loft and Nan Fine Dining is now open in Two Buckhead Plaza next to Himitsu and King + Duke. On the menu you’ll find dishes such as Asian-style tapioca dumplings and duck larb salad. 

Chai Yo
3050 Peachtree Road N.W.
Atlanta 30305
404.464.7980
chaiyoatl.com

Genuine Pizza.

Folks are lining up for a slice at this Miami-based chain’s […]

SOUTHERN BELLE

KRISTY WOODSON HARVEY TALKS DESIGN AND HER NEW BOOK

On April 30, best-selling North Carolina-based author and design blogger Kristy Woodson Harvey will discuss her new novel, The Secret to Southern Charm, at a free book signing at the Huff Harrington Home store. In addition to dishing on the second novel in her Peachtree Bluff series (the first, Slightly South of Simple, was released in 2017), Harvey […]

GOT A MINUTE TO SPARE?

A new gallery showcases art done off the clock

So many creative folks tell the same tale: They spend all day plying their trades, and by the time evening rolls around, they have no energy left for personal artistic pursuits. But ask about the work that gets them excited, and it’s often what they do off the clock that they find the most invigorating and rewarding.

Too often, […]

Women on a Mission

Orthopedic surgeons change lives

Volunteer Sylvia Tylka with a grateful patient at a hospital in the Congo.

Volunteer Sylvia Tylka with a grateful patient at a hospital in the Congo.

Buckhead resident Sylvia Tylka became involved with Women Orthopaedist Global Outreach (WOGO) when her daughter’s best friend, Dr. Robyn Hakanson, helped found the organization to provide free reconstruction procedures in under served countries. An intrepid Atlanta […]

LIFE IS BELLA

CHEWING THE FAT WITH BELLA CUCINA OWNER ALISA BARRY

Bella Cucina, the Italian-inspired specialty food brand, is a familiar name in Atlanta households, and it now has a new retail location at The Shops Buckhead Atlanta. Soaring industrial ceilings and concrete floors give the storefront an edgy vibe, while floral details and signs with friendly sayings keep it inviting. Several wooden tables fill the front part of […]

DIVE IN FOR THE DAY

Orlando’s Discovery Cove lets visitors be part of the watery scene

The crystal blue waters of a lazy river and lagoon invite visitors to relax and soak up the Florida sun.

The crystal blue waters of a lazy river and lagoon invite visitors to relax and soak up the Florida sun.

For someone who’s mad about the beach, and who makes an annual pilgrimage to some […]

ORLANDO’S RESORT FOR WORK AND PLAY

The ultimate O-Town hotel for mixing business and pleasure

The lavish Orlando World Center Marriott sprawls out over 200 acres.

The lavish Orlando World Center Marriott sprawls out over 200 acres.

A recent visit to the Orlando World Center Marriott, a 200-acre resort just a stone’s throw from Walt Disney World and other top Florida theme parks, proved a perfect way to unwind while still being […]

SPIRITED AWAY

UNIQUE INGREDIENTS MAKE EXTRAORDINARY COCKTAILS

Himitsu barman Shingo Gokan has all sorts of tricks up his sleeve, including using unusual ingredients like 80-proof Benedictine.

For years, cocktails at restaurants and bars were pretty predictable. These days, the shelves behind bartenders are lined with unique liqueurs and bittering agents for the more discerning palates of today’s cocktail drinkers. These expressive elixirs lend depth and breadth to […]

THE 5-MINUTE PICK-ME-UP

Keep these products in your desk drawer for a midday refresh

 paraben-free Pür Fully Charged Mascara

paraben-free Pür Fully Charged Mascara

As the workday goes by, your once-fresh visage and voluminous blow dry may transform into something more drab, tired and limp. The solution? Perk up your appearance and feel refreshed in under five minutes by keeping a small stash of beauty products in your […]