AGREEABLE ALFRESCO

Treehouse enlivens with old favorites

So savory and flavorful, the Georgia pecan waffles at Treehouse don’t need syrup.

Walking into Treehouse is like entering a backyard get-together. If this is your neighborhood, it’s comfortable straightaway, filled with neighbors and friends who visit regularly. If new to the party, the restaurant is welcoming and informal. A sign reads, “Seat yourself.” Most folks congregate on the patio […]

FEATURED RESTAURANTS – MAY 2017

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead

Blue Ridge Grill’s seared crottin and toasted baguette hints of lunch in the French countryside.

1Kept’s Chicken schnitzel and herbed spaetzle is comfort food with a German accent; here it’s sauced with caramelized onion cream and served atop a pile of braised red cabbage and […]

WOOF-WORTHY ART WORKS

The adventures of a pet portrait artist

You swear your beloved pet is as pretty as a picture. Buckhead’s Lisa Gleim will assure you that is absolutely the truth. The overwhelming love people have for their dogs and cats has helped her build a thriving business as a pet portrait artist. Gleim works in pastels, oil or charcoal, whichever medium clients want to create life-sized portraits of […]

THE MUSIC MAN

Turning children on to classical music

Dr. Warren Woodruff aka Dr. Fuddle shares his joy of classical music with children through scholarships and books.

Pianist, musicologist and author Dr. Warren Woodruff of Buckhead is a man on a mission: to instill a new generation with a love of classical music. A teacher for the last 30 years, he spreads his message wherever he goes and […]

STRIKE A POSE

4 yoga moves to get you summer sport ready

Dust off those golf clubs and hiking boots, y’all. It’s that time of year when the warm weather ushers our workouts outside.

But before you take your first swing or hit the trail, check out these four yoga poses, contributed by several Buckhead instructors, that will help you build the strength and flexibility needed to avoid injury while enjoying […]

DR. WILL DRAPER, DR. FRANCOISE TYLER AND TWO DOGS NAMED LOUIE

THE VILLAGE VETS

Dr. Will Draper and his wife, Dr. Francoise Tyler, of The Village Vets have big hearts. For 26 years, they’ve grown their pet family by adopting rescues, so much so that these animal lovers ended up with two dogs named Louie. Besides their four dogs and two cats, they also have four human children.

“One of the side benefits of having a veterinarian […]

MUM’S THE WORD

Celebrate your No. 1 lady this Mother’s Day with a beverage in Buckhead

Toast mom with cocktails from the Bloody Mary bar at Dantanna’s

Public service announcement: Mother’s Day is rounding the corner—May 14, to be exact. If you have forgotten this, or are aware of the date but haven’t made any plans yet, there’s still time. Fortunately, the Buckhead area is chockablock with events […]

SATURDAY BRUNCHING

Don’t wait until Sunday when you can have one of the city’s best brunches on Saturday

If you’re a fan of Local Three Kitchen & Bar’s Sunday brunch, get in line—literally. The much-loved brunch is served buffet style, with guests weaving through the restaurant’s 6,000-square-foot kitchen while they chat with chefs and pile on their plates. It’s been a staple on Atlantans’ Sunday schedule since it debuted […]

TO MARKET, TO MARKET

HERITAGE SANDY SPRINGS FARMERS MARKET OPENS FOR THE SEASON

Gather up the family for your new favorite weekend activity: farmers market shopping. Even pets are welcome at Sandy Springs’ seasonal market, now open every Saturday until Oct. 28 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Each week, more than 45 vendors sell local produce, prepared foods, pasture-raised meats and fresh dairy, all with live music in the background. The […]

ROCK FOR A CAUSE

SECOND ANNUAL EVENT BRINGS TOGETHER SANDY SPRINGS EATERIES

Put on your stretchy pants for Food That Rocks on May 6. In partnership with the Sandy Springs Restaurant Council and Sandy Springs/Perimeter Chamber of Commerce, Food That Rocks is presented by Taste of Atlanta, and has quickly become the area’s most flavorful event.

The evening brings together 20 tasting stations from […]