4 Oct, 2018

WINE GLASS 101

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WHEN IT COMES TO YOUR VINO DRINKING VESSEL, SHAPE MATTERS

STORY: Angela Hansberger

Why are there so many types of stemware on store shelves? Because the enjoyment of wine actually begins with the right glass. The proper vessel allows the drinker to explore the intricacies of the tastes and scents, while the wrong one can flatten a vintage.

“Part of my job as the chief sommelier at Restaurant Eugene […]

4 Oct, 2018

CASTING CALL

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Play Talent agency founder Trina Allen-Abt has a knack for finding the right actors for the right roles

Trina Allen-Abt (right), along with partners Lena Lees-Heidt (left) and Vickie Petronio-King, has placed actors in everything from the Oscar-nominated movie Room to the Emmy-winning series Silicon Valley.

STORY: Mark Woolsey

It’s a long way from a small-town Canadian childhood to the booming Georgia film and TV industry, […]

4 Oct, 2018

HOG HEAVEN

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DECATUR’S POPULAR IBERIAN PIG SET TO OPEN NEW BUCKHEAD LOCATION

BY: Lia Picard
Photos: Heidi Geldhauser

When the owners of the Castellucci Hospitality Group (CHG) opened The Iberian Pig in Decatur in 2009, they knew they had a winner on their hands. The Spanish-inspired restaurant has won people over with its creative takes on tapas and cocktails. CHG is opening a second outpost this winter in the Hanover Buckhead […]

4 Oct, 2018

ON DISPLAY

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At Buckhead’s Mandarin Oriental hotel, creative artworks check in for a stay

Artist Claire Chambless’ 3-D works pop off the walls of the Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta.

STORY: H.M. Cauley

Whether spending a day at the spa or settling in for a week’s visit, visitors to the Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta hotel in Buckhead will find themselves surrounded by art. But come back in a few weeks, and […]

4 Oct, 2018

NORTHERN GEORGIA CHARMER

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They’re not exaggerating when they say that Dahlonega is “pure gold”

No trip to Dahlonega is complete without exploring its delightful downtown square.

STORY: Jill Becker
Photos: Courtesy Dahlonega–Lumpkin County Chamber & Visitors Bureau

Any number of quaint little North Georgia towns make an excellent choice for Atlantans looking for an idyllic weekend escape, but I keep finding myself being drawn to one in particular: Dahlonega.

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4 Oct, 2018

POST-SURGERY SWEAT

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ADVICE FOR EXERCISING AFTER A BREAST CANCER-RELATED PROCEDURE

STORY: Amelia Pavlik

Terri Robertson Elder

Almost 7,500: According to the American Cancer Society, that’s the estimated number of breast cancer cases that will be diagnosed in Georgia in 2018.

A fair number of these women will face breast cancer-related surgery, and the aches and emotional exhaustion that follow. These challenges […]

4 Oct, 2018

HELPING CHILDREN SURVIVE THE UNTHINKABLE

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Preventing further trauma

BY: Mickey Goodman
PHOTO: Jamie Tucker with JET-Imaging

During a meeting of the Junior League of Atlanta four years ago, Jana Chesley of Brookhaven chatted with a friend who headed the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy (GCCA). “Her stories of children who had been sexually and physically abused were heartbreaking,” says Chesley. “I told her to sign me up.”

After Chesley and her husband, Steve, attended their […]

4 Oct, 2018

JEFFREY FASHION CARES

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an apt time to tout the good works being done by Jeffrey Fashion Cares, an annual fundraiser that over the course of its 26-year history has raised more than $12 million for Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta and other causes.

At this year’s event, several hundred guests gathered at Phipps Plaza to join Jeffrey Fashion Cares founder Jeffrey Kalinsky and event chairs Lila Hertz, Jeffrey McQuithy and Louise Sams for […]

4 Oct, 2018

GLUTEN-FREE AND LOVING IT

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BONNIE OWINGS MAKES CELIAC-FRIENDLY COOKIES, CAKES AND PIZZAS THAT ACTUALLY TASTE GOOD

STORY: Carly Cooper

Bonnie Owings started cooking and baking for her family at age 10. When she found out she was gluten-sensitive, she struggled to find gluten-free breads and desserts that actually tasted good. So she started experimenting.

“I would bake [gluten-free items] and bring them to my doctor’s office,” says Owings. “Everyone liked them, and my […]

4 Oct, 2018

BODACIOUS BREAKFASTS

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Franchise favorite Flying Biscuit Café feels like one-of-a-kind

Come and get it, y’all! The Flying Biscuit serves a Southern breakfast in all its glory.

STORY: Rebecca Cha
PHOTOS: Sara Hanna

I like the Flying Biscuit Café. A lot. Sure, it’s a chain—franchised, actually (at last count, there were 16 in the Southeast). What unites them is a commitment to a square meal, fairly priced, with all the […]