JUICE DU JOUR

Find your happy and healthy taste in Buckhead.

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Similar to the green-smoothie trend that never quite went away, juicing looks like it’s here to stay. Find out just how revitalizing it can be to drink your fruits, vegetables and even nuts by incorporating these popular blends into your diet to support overall health and wellness.

HOT TO SHOT

TOASTY COCKTAILS WARM FROM THE INSIDE OUT.

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From Left to Right – Enjoy! 1 – 6

When Buckhead’s temperatures dip below freezing, hot cocktails are simply soul-warming. Here are a few of our favorites. Cheers!

1. The Palm: French Kiss Martini ($14)

Few things are as passionate as a French kiss, and drinking this sexy cocktail might just feel […]

GETTING GIFTY

PRESENTS FOR ANY HOLIDAY OCCASION…

With locally available gifts for just about every taste, here are our curated picks for a very happy gift-giving season.

STORY: Jennifer Bradley Franklin
PHOTO: Sara Hanna

FOR THE LUXURY LOVER….


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LAFCO Library Candle ($60)

This luxurious candle fits the bill for most anyone on your list. The rich fragrance of walnut, green sage and chestnuts will perfume a space for ages, thanks to […]

CHEESE WHIZ

Georgia-produced masterpieces.

PHOTO: Sara Hanna

PHOTO: Sara Hanna

Georgia is a veritable agrarian paradise with its varied climate, topography and native produce— including cheese. It’s only natural for Buckhead’s chefs to showcase this locally produced fare on every part of their menus. Whether you prefer to start your meal with a savory cheese plate or have a bite as a dessert course (as the French […]

BEST IN SHOW

Tasty hot dogs with all the fixin’s.

Favorite Hot dogs (left to right)

Favorite Hot Dogs (left to right)

Few foods scream “summer!” like a juicy hot dog. Even though technically the season’s last day is Sept. 22, Atlanta’s balmy “dog days” stretch well into October. So go on—have a bite of one of our Buckhead favorites.

1. Buckhead Diner:
American Kobe Beef Hot Dog ($11.50)

The high-end dog […]

LET’S GET SAUCY!

Dish-finishing accoutrements to make your meals sing.

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A well-made sauce can be the crowning glory of any dish—from steaks to stir-fries and burgers to veggies and so much more. Here, we explore some standouts, available right in our own Buckhead backyard.

1. 10 Degrees South:

Peri-Peri Sauce ($7 for 9.7 ounces)

Made from the African bird’s eye chili, this is hot sauce with the interest turned up a notch. Named […]

SCREAMING FOR ICE CREAM

Creamy treats make summer even sweeter.

In our own Buckhead neighborhood, there are all manner of sweet treats—from classic ice cream and gelato to creamy pops and boozy, adults-only varieties. We dare you to not give a little yelp of pleasure when you explore these dreamy sweets for yourself.

Portofino: Pistachio Gelato ($5) 1. Portofino: Pistachio Gelato ($5)

Any meal at Portofino is a treat, but ending it […]

UPLIFTING FRAGRANCE

Fresh spring scents will keep you smelling delicious.

FRAGRANCE

Buckhead is in full bloom and this spring we set out to find fragrances that are in keeping with the carefree season of reawakening. Here, some under-the-radar finds from local retailers that will have you smelling fresh.

1. Ona: Malin + Goetz Citron Vert
($150.95, 100 milliliters)
We can’t get enough of this bright fragrance, made by the New York-based apothecary brand. […]

BUBBLE UP

Sparkling cocktails are delicious mood-lifters…

Unique Drinks In Atlanta

STORY: Jennifer Bradley Franklin
PHOTO: Sara Hanna

There is something about drinking bubbles— Champagne, cava or prosecco, by themselves or blended into a cocktail—that feels like a celebration. Whether you’re whetting your appetite for a meal ahead, finishing dinner on a sparkling high note or just having a drink, we invite you to embark on your own Buckhead-based exploration of these […]

Pretty Sweet: Candies to satisfy your sugar craving

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Sweet is a flavor that kids of all ages can appreciate. How better to get a sugar fix than nibbling on some candies? Here are a few of our favorites, available in our neighborhood, Buckhead. Some are nostalgic, others are grown up, but all of them are delicious and guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Lucy’s Market:

Chocolate Almond English Toffee ($6.50 per box) Butter is the first […]