Carly Cooper

Foodie Tastemaker Columnist at Simply Buckhead. Contributing Editor at Atlanta Magazine. Restaurant Aficionado and Mother of Two.

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HAVE TOQUE, WILL TRAVEL

St. Cecilia’s Craig Richards is taking Atlantans on a Tuscan culinary tour As vice president…

CAFFEINE DRIP

Jonathan Silver has been keeping Atlanta caffeinated for more than 20 years Ever dined at…

BROWNIES À LA NOSTALGIA

Marisa Meddin brings the much-loved The Dessert Place treat back to Buckhead Nearly 40 years…

SUJIT SHARMA SAYS “DRINK UP”

This Sandy Springs resident wants Atlantans to think about what they consume A pediatric emergency…

THE PERFECT TREAT

Brookwood resident Finia Jahangard is the Macaron Queen When Finia Jahangard first opened her macaron…

RESTAURATEUR BY DAY, MUSICIAN BY NIGHT

Brookhaven bassist Doug Gross opens Jefe’s Tacos & Tequilas Former Sublime cover band member, music…

POP STAR

CaJa Popcorn’s Kevin Peak knows what it takes to grow a business. Kevin Peak, owner…

SHE TALKS THE TALK

Buckhead’s Karen Pagano of Nosh Talks gives food and beverage workers a sense of community.…

THE PEANUT BUTTER TO THEIR JELLY

Dale DeSena connects local chefs with the community. A Sandy Springs resident and founder of…

THE ART OF CREATION

Architect turned restaurateur Tal Baum brings Italian philosophies to Ponce City Market. Brookhaven resident Tal…

SWEET GENIUS

When it comes to culinary creations, Rosalyn James takes the cake. A self-described culinary artist,…

BIG SMILES AT THE PALM

General Manager Andrei Caciula treats every guest like family. When you walk into the renovated…

THE SUPERPOWER BEHIND SOUPER JENNY

Executive Chef Jessica Hanners is Jenny Levison’s go-to gal. Just as Batman has Robin, Souper…

A MONTH DOWN UNDER

2 countries, 13 cities and a newfound sense of adventure. I’d dreamed about visiting Australia…

GOING PLATINUM

Buckhead resident Doug McKendrick celebrates 20 years at his namesake steakhouse. Next month, McKendrick’s Steak…

SHAKING IT UP

Jane St. Vodka Soda partner Michael Dinerman brings bottled cocktails to Buckhead. Buckhead resident Michael…

A FAMILY AFFAIR

Hospitality is in Johnny Esposito Jr.’s blood. Buckhead Tavern owner Johnny Esposito Jr. grew up…

A CULTURAL JOURNEY

Gulshan Singh has been teaching Indian cooking classes for 20 years. Buckhead resident Gulshan Singh…

THE ENTERTAINER

Doraku Sushi general manager Alvin U brings magic to Buckhead Atlanta. Alvin U, general manager…

CHEF DADDY

KR Steakbar Chef de Cuisine Brian Goddard balances high profile cooking with family time. STORY:…