more about: Atlanta

Gift Like A Chef: Christmas Edition

They labor in the kitchen day in, day out for the sake of keeping the rest of us well fed, and their love for food carries over into their holiday gift-giving, as well. We asked four  Southern chefs what they’re giving for Christmas, and here’s what they told us. Megan Williams, Etch Restaurant Williams keeps Nashville sweet, so it’s no […]

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Southern Artist Spotlight: Monogrammed Necklaces With A Twist

Looking for a monogrammed necklace that’s out of the ordinary? We have one for you. Meet Madeline Smiles. At first glance, when you look at Madeline’s jewelry, all you see are her rustic, earthy designs. But look closer and you’ll notice that her material choice is a bit … unusual.

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The Perfect Summer Day in Atlanta

In our Atlanta Summer in the South guide, the ever-stylish blogger Mattie James let us in on her insider tips for the best places to catch a sunset, cool off, and sip a cocktail this summer in The Big Peach.

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Steeplechase Style

The Derby is over but horse racing season isn’t. As we prepare for this weekend’s Iroquois Steeplechase in Nashville, here’s a look back on styles spotted at the Atlanta Steeplechase last month: Held at Kingston Downs, the Atlanta Steeplechase benefitted the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. Compared to other horse races such as the Kentucky Derby last weekend and Nashville’s Iroquois Steeplechase […]

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Where to Shop in Atlanta’s Virginia Highlands

It’s not just the fact that Holeman & Finch Public House opened a burger stand at Turner Field this spring that is making us flock to Atlanta. We’re also going for the assortment of homegrown shops that line the Virginia-Highlands neighborhood. Here are a handful of our favorite stops in the area. 

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Final Four $4 Deals

If you’re in Atlanta for the Final Four weekend, chances are you’ve spent a pretty penny between tickets, travel, and hotels. Let us help you step up your sideline action while keeping your budget within bounds with these 10 slam-dunk $4 deals in the Atlanta area. It’s almost as good scoring courtside seats… almost. 

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Holeman & Finch to Open Burger Stand at Turner Field

In case you don’t know, the burgers at Holeman & Finch Public House in Atlanta are kind of a big deal. Since we first told you about them in the January 2010 issue, the fanaticism has only grown.

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What I’m Eating Now: E.J. Hodgkinson

When Atlanta star Ford Fry (the chef and owner of No. 246 and The Optimist and Oyster Bar at The Optimist restaurants), asked E.J. Hodgkinson to step into the role of executive chef at JCT. Kitchen & Bar, the popular Southern farmstead-style restaurant that opened last year, the young cook didn’t think twice. 

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SL Hot List: Cheese, Concerts & Southern Comfort

It’s Monday and you know what that means–we’re back with the freshest and most fun things to do in the South. On our radar this week: A new cookbook, an autumn jewelry collection, and a trio of festivals.

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5 Foods You Thought You Hated

Kevin Gillespie is one of the most colorful guys we know–both in tattoos and personality. The executive chef of Atlanta’s Woodfire Grill and season 6 Top Chef finalist bares a lot of culinary secrets–good and bad–in his new cookbook, Fire In My Belly, out next month. 

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