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Seasons 52 Unveils Their New Summer Menu With Light Tastes Perfect For Hot Days

Last week, I had the opportunity to try out the new summer menu at Seasons 52, which is now available at the Buckhead and Perimeter locations. The Seasons 52 concept offers dishes made with seasonally-fresh ingredients, a rotating menu that always offers something new, and the reassurance that every dish you order has less than 475 […]

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Decatur Celebrates the Opening of Its Newest Sweet Tooth-Satisfier, Sugar Moon Bake Shop – Now Open in Oakhurst

  If you’ve driven through Oakhurst’s popular intersection (at East Lake Drive and Oakview) lately, you’ve probably noticed the already popular Sugar Moon Bake Shop has officially opened its doors. After a “soft opening” of about two weeks, Sugar Moon officially celebrated its grand opening on Saturday, June 16 and we took a break on […]

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Yum’s the Word at YumDiggity at the Sweet Auburn Curb Market

Sweet Auburn Curb Market is a veritable treasure trove of deliciousness – from fresh produce, meat and seafood to baked good, flowers, and a diverse selection of restaurants, it’s no wonder the market thrives. The newest kid on the block is brought to you by the  innovator that introduced Atlanta to its first food truck, […]

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Dine Out for Atlanta Community Food Bank Tonight at The Optimist – Tuesday, June 19, 2012

If you’ve been hearing the buzz about Chef Ford Fry’s new restaurant The Optimist lately, tonight is your chance to check it out – and for a great cause! It’s time for the monthly Atlanta’s Table Supper Club, benefitting Atlanta Community Food Bank. It’s simple: dine out tonight at The Optimist and 20% of your […]

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Chef Ford Fry’s The Optimist Leaves Me (Finally) Optimistic About Seafood in Atlanta

I grew up on the west coast of Florida. As a kid, I was spoiled with seafood. Seafood to us was the freshest possible – many times we would watch our lunch or dinner being pulled from the Gulf of Mexico while we waited. One of our favorite places was Hap Clark’s Fish House – […]

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Learn to Ride at the Honda Motorcycle Safety Foundation Campus in Alpharetta, Georgia

Those of you who know me would probably not classify me as a biker chick – though the outfits do have a certain bad-girl appeal to them, I’m not so much a wind-in-my-hair, take-my-life-into-my-hands daredevil. But that didn’t stop me from taking a motorcycle class at the Honda Motorcycle Safety Foundation Alpharetta Campus. It was […]

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Stage Door Players in Dunwoody Celebrates the Life and Music of Frank Sinatra in “My Way” – Through February 12, 2012

I have a little bit of a crush on Frank Sinatra. As in, if I had been alive in the 1940s and 1950s (the eras of my crush), I probably would’ve been his stalker. Well, one of them – I’m sure he had many. I also have a little bit of a crush on Atlanta’s […]

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Odysséo, A New Adventure by Cavalia Galloping Through Midtown Until January 29, 2012

I had the immense pleasure of going to see Odysséo: A New Adventure By Cavalia last week, which is showing in Midtown Atlanta through January 29, 2012. According to the website, “Odysséo is a journey into the imagination, a voyage through space and time, and an exploration of nature’s greatest wonders – deserts, waterfalls, canyons, glaciers and […]

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HD1 Offers Up Hot Dogs and “70s-Style” Fare Courtesy of Richard Blais and Executive Chef Jared Lee Pyles

Richard Blais – Top Chef alumni, winner of Top Chef All-Stars and the brains behind Atlanta’s & Birmingham’s FLIP Burger restaurants – has, at long last, thrown his culinary weight behind a new restaurant concept in Atlanta, HD1. The main idea of the restaurant is, indeed (as has been widely rumored around the city for […]

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No. 246 – Locally-Inspired Italian in Downtown Decatur

Decatur welcomed its newest restaurant, No. 246, recently with an evening in support of one of Atlanta’s favorite causes, the Atlanta Community Food Bank. No, 246, which just opened to the public in mid-July, is a new partnership between Chef Ford Fry (owner and executive chef of JCT. Kitchen and Bar) and Chef Drew Belline (formerly chef de cuisine […]

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