PEACHY POTIONS

Sip and savor Georgia’s official state fruit

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STORY: Angela Hansberger
Photos: Brett Ferencz

It’s peach season. Our state’s namesake fruit begins ripening mid-May, and soon local markets will be flush with juicy, fragrant peaches. The U.S. has more than 300 varieties—four dozen from Georgia alone. Tasty and packed with vitamins, fiber and potassium, peaches can be seen everywhere, from menus to license plates. Here are six […]

THE ART OF THE REVIEW

Film critic Stephen Michael Brown shares his search for the creative and different on the big screen

STORY: Michael Jacobs

Stephen Michael Brown started writing movie reviews as a third grader in Greenville, South Carolina. His parents regularly took him to the theater and movies, and the storytelling of stage and screen hooked him. He brought monthly HBO guides to kindergarten for show-and-tell, joined the Boy Scouts for […]

FOOD NEWS – MAY 2019

Joseph Paire

The Southern Gentleman recently welcomed new executive chef Joseph Paire (above). He’s added delicious new menu items such as a cinnamon roll with bourbon pecan glaze and a fried chicken and skillet pancake. thesoutherngentlemanatl.com

King + Duke has reformatted its menu to focus on shared plates. Dishes prepared over an open fire, such as the smoked lamb ribs, are […]

BRUSH UP

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THESE ESSENTIAL MAKEUP TOOLS

STORY: Jennifer Bradley Franklin

have a confession to make: I write about beauty, but makeup brushes, beyond the most basic, intimidate me. If there is anyone who could demystify these tools of the trade, it’s Anisa Telwar Kaicker, founder and CEO of Buckhead-based Anisa International. Over the past 25-plus years, she’s created a global brand that has designed […]

A DOSE OF COOL

Hilton’s newest Canopy by Hilton property delivers a distinctly Atlanta vibe

STORY: Giannina Smith Bedford
Photos: David Kosmos Smith

Only the fifth Canopy by Hilton to open in the U.S., Midtown’s newest hotel is doing a lot of things right. Following its parent company’s vision for each Canopy to showcase its hometown, the Canopy by Hilton Atlanta Midtown feels much more like a small ATL styled boutique hotel than […]

ACT TWO: WRITE A BOOK

Clothing boutique founder Dana Spinola adds author to her resume

STORY: H.M. Cauley

Call it a life crisis; call it a crossroads. Whatever it was, it hit Dana Spinola hard last year. After 16 years, the founder of the Fab’rik clothing stores and the mom of four was wiped out.

“I was living at 1 percent battery life,” says the 44-year-old. “When my team told me to take a […]

NOT SO SECRET SOCIETY

GEORGIA ORGANICS INTRODUCES AN INITIATIVE FOR ATLANTA FOODIES

At an exclusive event, Cast Iron & Collards Society members enjoyed a five-course dinner introducing Gunshow’s new chef.

BY: Lia Picard

Georgia Organics, the Buckhead based nonprofit focused on empowering farmers, has launched a new initiative, the Cast Iron & Collards Society. While most of its programs are geared towards farmers and workers in the food service industry, […]

GOING FOR IT

A local art lover fulfills her dream of owning a gallery

STORY: H.M. Cauley

Katie Jones isn’t waiting for a midlife crisis or fate to take hold to do what she’s always dreamed about. Instead, the recent Birmingham-Southern College graduate has leapt body and soul into one of the toughest jobs in town: art gallery curator.

Atlanta has a wealth of destination galleries—and a list almost as long of […]

ALLI AND JARON SOLOMON

This husband and wife team are breathing new life into the family jewelry business—and their careers.

STORY: Karina Antenucci

Neither Jaron nor Alli Solomon planned on joining the family business. The married couple, who started dating 10 years ago during their freshman year at the University of Georgia, were following different paths. Alli was in public accounting at Deloitte; Jaron was going through the management program at E. […]

FEATURED RESTAURANTS – MAY 2019

A sampling of great eats in and around Buckhead

Made with fresh ground chuck and a branded Holeman and Finch bun, this is no ordinary burger at Big Sky Buckhead.

BY: Wendell Brock, Rebecca Cha and Angela Hansberger
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

1KEPT KITCHEN & BAR

This hidden, club-like space took over the home of old-school French restaurant Toulouse in 2013. Manned by a trio of chefs with equal […]