Jennifer Bradley Franklin

Senior Contributing Editor and Beauty Columnist at Simply Buckhead. Travel, Food and Design Writer and Author.

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THE REEL THING

FISHMONGER’S CASUAL APPROACH TO ULTRA-FRESH SEAFOOD! Landlocked Atlanta might not be the first place that…

Expansive views over the Pacific are a perk of oceanfront suites.
GO WEST

Conrad Punta de Mita showcases western Mexico’s coastal charm. I’m a huge fan of Mexico,…

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Editor’s Letter – MAY 2024

The day my husband and I moved into the house we built, with all of…

Editor’s Letter – MARCH / APRIL 2024

Earlier this year, I was on a beach on the west coast of Mexico, and…

PRETTY ATHLETIC

SWAKE founder Vanessa Sachs on how she launched a sweat-proof makeup line. Brookhaven resident Vanessa…

OUT OF THE KITCHEN FOR HORIZONS ATLANTA

Acclaimed chefs from 20 restaurants were the stars of the show at the Out of…

SECRET GARDEN

THE CHASTAIN IS AN EVER-CHANGING WONDERLAND OF FRESH FLAVORS AND BEAUTIFUL PRESENTATIONS! “And the secret…

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MEGAWATT

Dazzle with these healthy, smile enhancing products. A bright, friendly smile is one of the…

Azure water, white sand and beachfacing suites are part of the tropical charm at Grand Velas Riviera Maya.
BEACH, PLEASE

Grand Velas Riviera Maya is a next-level all-inclusive vacation! I remember the first time I…

BEAUTIFULLY LOCAL

Georgia-made products are just the ticket to round out your gift-giving! This is the time…

FEATURED RESTAURANTS – OCTOBER 2023

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead! BANGKOK STATION Of all the restaurant…

Amangiri, USA – Camp Sarika
ENDURING BEAUTY

In southern Utah, Amangiri offers adventure and respite set against an age-old landscape. “Nothing lasts…

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EDITOR’S CORNER – SEPTEMBER 2023

One of my best friends had a baby a year ago, and it’s been a…

Son Bunyola features a spacious pool, dining terrace and newly planted crops to revive the farming that once enabled the estate to thrive.
MEDITERRANEAN MARVEL

The site of Sir Richard Branson’s newest resort dates back to the 16th century. Some…

Guests cast a line on the Blackfoot River, made famous by A River Runs Through It.
AN ALL-SEASONS GETAWAY

Wide-open spaces and laid-back luxury at The Green O in Montana One of the things…

Pork sausage spaghetti is a comforting winner at FIA Restaurant.
FEATURED RESTAURANTS- JULY / AUGUST 2023

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead! ANTICO PIZZA NAPOLETANA The best pizzas…

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AMPED UP

Gadgets to take your beauty routine to the next level! From video doorbells and the…

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EDITOR’S CORNER – JUNE 2023

Some people have strong memories tied to scent or music; a smell or song will…

Cubanos ATL’s tiny house (above) and Brash Coffee’s rehabbed shipping containers (below) offer creative environs for coffee and more.
OUT-OF-THE-BOX PROVISIONS

Whether serving through a window, a tiny house or in a shipping container, these tasty…

Chef Marcus Samuelsson
STAR TURN

Ethiopian-born Swedish-American star chef Marcus Samuelsson, the culinary talent behind NYC’s Red Rooster Harlem and…

VERY VEGAN

Plant-based devotees and those looking for a place to spend meatless Mondays have plenty to…

FEATURED RESTAURANTS – JUNE 2023

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead. THE ALDEN Chamblee’s popularity as a…

HIGH PRAISE

FIA Restaurant at the Burgess Hotel is a global wonder! Many of the best meals…

The Brekkie Bowl at Daily Chew is packed with hearty ingredients to start your day off right.
FUEL UP

“It’s so much fun to see Atlanta embracing healthier eats and all the good-for-you bowl…

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WATER, WATER… NOWHERE?

Waterless beauty products making waves! The human body is approximately 60% water, but beauty trendspotters…

A doctor's take on beauty influencers' obsessions
TREND SAVVY

A doctor’s take on beauty influencers’ obsessions. Most beauty aficionados have been there: You follow…

Sensational Surf & Turf

CHOPS LOBSTER BAR IS BACK AND BETTER THAN EVER! Chops Lobster Bar has been one…

CRYSTAL BALL

The Crystal Ball has been raising funds for the Arthritis Foundation since 1982, topping $10…

Relief for eczema and when to seek pro help
Don’t Scratch That Itch

Relief for eczema and when to seek pro help. Tis the season for sitting by…