My two older brothers had such a profound impact on who I am that I’m sure without them, I’d be a completely different person. They taught me to stand up for myself and the ones I love. They encouraged me to shed my serious layers and be silly—to have fun. They gave me insight into boys (and […]
Teela Restaurant Group owners Artie Antoniades and Nikitas Panagopoulos certainly aren’t the only siblings who work together in the restaurant biz here. We came across several other sets of siblings who share a bond both blood-wise and in their professional kitchens. Here are a few.
Ilona and Ellia Knopfler
One of the perks of working with a sibling is “knowing that when I turn around, there is someone who […]
A FITTING EVENT FOR THE FIRST WEEK OF SPRING
Given the 140 cherry blossom trees that were planted in Blackburn Park back in 2014, the Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival was an ideal name for a new annual event that sprang up at the park the following year. Now in its third year, the festival will draw visitors to the park on March 25 and 26 for a […]
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 […]
This brother-sister team is the duo behind the Teela Restaurant Group that operates Teela Taqueria and Tin Can Fish House & Oyster Bar in Sandy Springs, Tin Can Oyster Bar in Brookhaven and Filo’s in Buckhead. The pair grew up in a Greek household in Zimbabwe (then called Rhodesia) in the middle of a civil war. “There was […]
Buckhead Baptist brings the community together…
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 […]
Every March, Persians around the world celebrate Nowruz, the Iranian New Year. Nowruz translates to mean “new day,” and it marks the beginning of spring. This year it falls on March 21, and what better way to honor it than by highlighting three Persian restaurants?
Iranian Ali Mesghali has been the chef […]