CULTURE CLUB

Once recognized as an “immortal health elixir” by ancient Chinese culture, kombucha (pronounced come-boo-cha) today is known for its abundant antioxidants and active probiotics.

This fermented black or green tea with a peculiar name and taste has a slightly tangy flavor that varies by brand and blend. Find a flavor that appeals to you and start to experience health benefits, such as improved digestion, weight loss, increased […]

LOWCOUNTRY BLISS

Montage Palmetto Bluff plays nice with exclusive Music to Your Mouth festival… Nov. 17-19, 2017

The grand, new Inn at Montage Palmetto Bluff looks out over the lagoon waterway and one of the property’s three swimming pool areas.

Upon arriving at Montage Palmetto Bluff last November, a buzz filled the air about the weekend’s Music to Your Mouth festival. I could see that some guests were […]

KING OF THE GRILL

It’s been a long time coming, but Stephen Franklin now reigns supreme at his new barbecue joint…

Famed foodie Anthony Bourdain once said, “Barbecue may not be the road to world peace, but it’s a start.” Buckhead resident Stephen Franklin couldn’t agree more, and he’s on his way to proving it at his new restaurant DAS BBQ. “There’s something mystical about barbecue and its ability to break […]

INDIVIDUALIZED CURRICULUM HELPS KIDS SUCCEED

Early intervention leads to future academic success…

Katie Cyphers and her niece Charlotte Cyphers, a student at Academics Plus.

Katie Cyphers, founder of Academics Plus in Buckhead, has a passion for children who are falling through the cracks in the classroom. “All children can learn and be lifelong learners,” she says. “We just have to focus on their strengths and find ways to overcome their […]

SUN, SURF, SAUVIGNON BLANC AND MORE

Florida’s Emerald Coast draws wine lovers to the seaside…

The sun, the sand and hundreds of bottles of Champagne and wines: That’s a perfect blend for wine—and food—lovers looking to combine their favorite activities. Each year, that’s the goal of the Sandestin Wine Festival, held at various venues around the Emerald Coast, and the South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival at the Grand Boulevard in Sandestin.

Held […]

CELEBRATE SOUTHERN

Sea Island fest offers food, drink and music… June 16-18, 2017

At the 2016 Southern Grown festival, visitors could opt for a lunch featuring recipes from Garden & Gun’s The Southerner’s Cookbook.

Even when it’s quiet, Sea Island is lovely. But on this June evening, as the sun sets on the impossibly green grass surrounding The Lodge, the island property famous for its world-class golf, […]

TO THE HILT

Sip waterside at the Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival… March 6-12, 2017

In March, the coastal town of Hilton Head, South Carolina, is at the height of its beauty—sans the hectic summer crowds. So when I was invited to attend last year’s Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival at The Sea Pines Resort, I gave an enthusiastic yes.

Started 31 years ago (2017 marks the […]

CHURCH YARD SALE BENEFITS NONPROFITS

Buckhead Baptist brings the community together…

Rev. William Givens, his wife, Gloria, and sons, Isaac (left) and Asher head to Buckhead Baptist’s annual yard sale.

When the Buckhead Baptist Church holds its annual community yard sale on April 22 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 100 percent of the proceeds will help fund three organizations: Buckhead Christian Ministries that provides business clothing and emergency financial […]

HENRI’S BAKERY AND CAFE MOVES

Longtime Buckhead landmark Henri’s Bakery is slated to be one of the dining options at the new-and improved Andrews Square (formerly East Andrews entertainment complex) when it opens this spring. The cafe and bakery, offering desserts, coffee and sandwiches, will be moving from its Irby Avenue location to a 2,000-square-foot courtyard space on Cains Hill Place.

Henri Fiscus opened the popular local lunch spot and bakery in […]

BUST THE WINTER BLUES

STRESS-TAMING SERVICES FOR KIDS AND TEENS…

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Children and teenagers today are busier than ever. Schoolwork and after-school activities keep them on the go constantly. Just like adults, kids can certainly enjoy a bit of pampering to keep their stress levels down. Why not indulge them in one of these experiences to take a break from the madness?

Manicure and Pedicure
Sugarcoat ($30)

A manicure and pedicure […]