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 […]

MAC DADDY: Creative and delicious mac ’n’ cheese

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STORY: Jennifer Bradley Franklin | PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

A favorite year-round, macaroni and cheese feels particularly appropriate now that there’s a chill infusing Atlanta’s air. We scoured our neighborhood’s restaurants and picked a few favorite noodle- and cheese-laden dishes to share.

Seven Lamps:

Lobster Mac and Cheese ($18) Chef Drew Van Leuvan’s version folds buttery, rich lobster into his macaroni, upping the luxury quotient of this dish. He keeps […]

Suds In The Bucket

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STORY: Jennifer Bradley Franklin | Photo: Sara Hanna

Raise a glass to Georgia-brewed beers

Beer accompanies many milestones, from football victories and birthday celebrations to the completion of a busy workweek. Here, we explore some of the standout beers that are brewed in Georgia and available right in our own backyard.

Watershed: 420 Extra Pale Ale by SweetWater Brewing Company ($5, bottle)

It’s hard to talk about Georgia-brewed beer […]

SIMPLY NOW | APPROVED: Deliciously Sweet Cupcakes

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Cupcakes are as “in” as ever

By Jennifer Bradley Franklin | Photos by Sara Hanna

More than just for birthdays, cake is a way to celebrate just about any milestone, or a tasty treat for no special occasion  at all. Perhaps better than their full-sized counterparts, these diminutive cakes are portable, fun and highly customizable. Here are some of our favorite cupcakes in Buckhead.

1. Classic Cami: CamiCakes […]