WORDS OF WISDOM

REFLECTIONS FROM FIVE LOCAL MOMS AND DADS ON WHAT IT’S LIKE TO BE A PARENT

There’s no one way to parent. Learning from others along the journey is priceless. We talked to some experienced area moms and pops to get their insights.

KATIE CASHIN

Katie Cashin lifts 9-month-old daughter, Tyler.

Katie Cashin owns the Barre3 exercise studio in South […]

DAVIO’S SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY PARTY

Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse in Buckhead’s Phipps Plaza celebrated its seventh anniversary recently with a big birthday bash.

Owner Steve DiFillippo and Executive Chef Matthew Rosekrans were on hand to welcome the 250-plus guests, including “Atlanta Eats” star Steak Shapiro and Kristin Klingshirn of “The Bert Show.” Klingshirn’s colleagues Brian Moote and Tommy Owen served as emcee and DJ, respectively. Throughout the evening, party goers sipped on […]

SOUTHERN COMFORT

The Southern Gentleman delivers on gentility and gourmet eats

Springer Mountain fried chicken with dreamy classic sides is a handsdown winner.

Knowing that The Southern Gentleman (TSG) lives up to its name is about the greatest comfort one can hope for in these times of political divisiveness, doublespeak and distressing headlines. TSG is not fake news. It is the real deal, boasting terrific, fairly priced […]

GROWING ENTREPRENEURS

Helping micro-businesses thrive

Richard White III mentors small business owners through Emory’s Start:ME accelerator program.

Starting and growing a business in today’s economy is no easy task, particularly for immigrants, so when Buckhead resident Richard White III, vice president of White Brothers Auto Parts, was asked to participate in an accelerator program that mentors entrepreneurs from the East Lake and Clarkston communities, he readily agreed.

Sponsored […]

PLANNING THE PERFECT PARTY

The recipe for a successful kid’s birthday shindig

One of the best parts of being a kid is celebrating birthdays. Some parents like to go over the top when planning a baby’s first few, putting on fancy affairs that rival a wedding in terms of cost and preparations. Others prefer a simple event with friends and family. No matter how you choose to celebrate, here are some […]

THE PICTURE OF YOUTH

PHOTOGRAPHER ALICE PARK CAPTURES KIDS’ PRECIOUS CHILDHOODS

Alice Park has some very demanding clients. They might demand a lollipop, their favorite teddy bear or a diaper change. That’s because Park is a professional photographer whose clients are typically kids.

One of the city’s premier child portrait  takers, Park spends most of her days in her spacious Buckhead studio, snapping pictures of babies, toddlers and kids of all ages, […]

FOOD NEWS – SEPTEMBER 2017

Valenza has offered a little slice of Italy right here in Atlanta for the last 10 years.

Buckhead restaurateur Linton Hopkins recently launched his newest eatery, a modern steakhouse, at The Battery Atlanta at SunTrust Park. C. Ellet’s offers an extensive menu of meat, seafood and oysters, plus a stellar wine program you’d expect from the team behind Restaurant Eugene. 

C. Ellet’s
2605 Circle 75 Parkway
Atlanta […]

LAST CHANCE SUMMER

If, like us, you’re big fans of Yebo Beach Haus, you’re running out of time to enjoy the Buckhead eatery’s summer inspired menu.

Yebo’s summer-only coconut ceviche.

That’s because in November, Yebo will close for a few days while the staff transforms its decor and dishes once again to create Yebo Ski Haus, so that guests can dine on winter-focused foods throughout the cold months. […]

WISER THAN HER YEARS

At 27, Niki Pattharakositkul is introducing Atlantans to authentic Thai cooking

Pattharakositkul started a live jazz program at Thai 26. Check it out on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Last summer, Niki Pattharakositkul opened 26 Thai Kitchen & Bar at Lindbergh City Center in Buckhead. She was just 26 years old (hence the number 26 in the eatery’s name). Though she grew up in Thailand and […]

GET IN GEAR

The essentials you need for your new bundle of joy

irst comes love, then comes marriage and, before you know it, a baby carriage. Prepping for a new baby can be overwhelming, especially if you’re a first-time parent. You know you need a car seat (they won’t let you leave the hospital without one) and a crib (the baby has to sleep somewhere, right?), but what about […]