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6. Tomo

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The best way to see Osaka-born chef Tomohiro Naito work his magic is to make reservations for his omakase at this restaurant in Buckhead’s Ritz-Carlton Residences.

Meet the Atlanta Police officer whose job is to end animal cruelty

by Joe Reisigl @ Atlanta Magazine

After a 6-year-old boy was killed and a 5-year-old girl mauled by loose dogs earlier this year, the Atlanta Police Department decided to create a new sworn position, Animal Cruelty Liaison Officer, to tackle animal cruelty cases and educate the community about the relationship between animal cruelty and crime. Meet Amy Soeldner, the first person to hold the position.

REVIEW: Lee’s Bakery, Vietnamese, Pho, Banh Mi, Buford Highway, Atlanta

REVIEW: Lee’s Bakery, Vietnamese, Pho, Banh Mi, Buford Highway, Atlanta


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I am about as far out of my element as I can possibly get talking about Vietnamese food, so understand that this review comes from a beginner’s perspective. However, I know what great food ta…

Atlanta Vietnamese restaurant re-inspected after failed health check

Atlanta Vietnamese restaurant re-inspected after failed health check


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A Vietnamese restaurant in downtown Atlanta was re-inspected after it failed a recent health check.

Goodbye to the Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead and the celebrity gossip I used to uncover there

by Richard L. Eldredge @ Atlanta Magazine

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Buckhead was ground zero for gossip, celebrity sightings, and the city’s social scene. And when you were responsible for banging out 30 inches of Atlanta’s bold-faced names for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s popular "Peach Buzz" column, you scoured for scoop 24/7.

27. Kaiser’s Chophouse

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

After more than 30 years in some of Atlanta’s finest kitchens, Liechtenstein-born chef Peter Kaiser finally gets to see his name above the door of a restaurant.

Editor’s Note: City of the Future

by Betsy Riley @ Atlanta Magazine

In 2011, as part of Atlanta magazine’s 50th anniversary celebration, we invited all the living mayors to the Atlanta History Center for a conversation with Pulitzer Prize–winning author Doug Blackmon. At the time, Kasim Reed, who was just 22 months into his tenure, said, “I view my job as a job of finishing things that […]

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Best Dining Options in Savannah, Georgia

by Malika Bowling @ Roamilicious

Savannah, Georgia remains high on many travelers’ bucket list. The one time capital of Georgia is full of gorgeous buildings. The charming town has found a way to add modern touches while preserving the city’s rich history. The dining scene of Savannah has evolved to include upscale restaurants, featuring well trained chefs. Here’s where to […]

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12 questions for Jeezy on all things Atlanta

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

Jeezy talks about his new studio downtown, what's changed about Atlanta, and why he doesn't eat at Waffle House anymore.

Eat the World (Yes, the Entire World) Along Atlanta's Buford Highway

Eat the World (Yes, the Entire World) Along Atlanta's Buford Highway


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Where to find Atlanta's best dim sum, tacos, and pho.

Atlanta: Here’s how to celebrate UGA in the College Football Championship if you can’t go to the game

by Joe Reisigl @ Atlanta Magazine

Thousands for tickets? Yeah, let's not. Cheer for your Georgia Bulldogs and still get the full Atlanta experience at local bars, tailgates, watch parties, and official events as the Dawgs take a shot at the national title for the first time in 38 years against Alabama Crimson Tide.

Com Vietnamese Grill Restaurant: An Atlanta, GA Restaurant.

Com Vietnamese Grill Restaurant: An Atlanta, GA Restaurant.


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Com Vietnamese Grill Restaurant: An Atlanta, GA Restaurant.

Oy Veg Kitchen serves up comfort with its vegetarian knishes

by Carly Cooper @ Atlanta Magazine

After several years in Atlanta, Liz Mennen, 29, realized what was missing from her life in the South: knishes. The New York-bred actuary had grown up eating the Eastern European comfort food. “To me, they taste like a hug.”

A fondant swan cake helped land Atlanta’s Molly Brodak on the Great American Baking Show

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

A three-dimensional swan, a lemon pepper-flavored portrait of Killer Mike, and six near-identical cookies decorated likes mermaids complete with iridescent golden seashell bras—these are just a handful of the creations Molly Brodak has whipped up in her kitchen this year.

The art of the thank you note

by Joe Reisigl @ Atlanta Magazine

There are two reasons people don’t send out thank you notes: lack of time and no stationery. But don’t minimize the importance of the handwritten card, says Atlanta stationery artist Kelli Hall. Here are three bits of advice for carrying on this tradition.

9. Restaurant Eugene

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

Linton and Gina Hopkins, the husband-and-wife team whose H&F brand continues to pop up across the city, give Southern food the white tablecloth treatment at their flagship restaurant.

48. Empire State South

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

This rustic Midtown centerpiece still draws enormous energy from its handsome bar, which opens at 7 a.m. with coffee, pastries, and bagels.

Food tour: Cheap lunches in downtown Atlanta

Food tour: Cheap lunches in downtown Atlanta


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As I walked through downtown Atlanta last week, I passed Blossom Tree, a Korean taco joint I’ve been happily eating at for years, which happens to be next to Anatolia, a not-bad Mediterranean joint where the college students like to smoke hookahs.

Legendary Atlanta hairstylist Carey Carter’s legacy is laughter

by Richard L. Eldredge @ Atlanta Magazine

As colleagues and customers reflected on Atlanta hairstylist Carey Carter’s life and legacy this week at his Carter-Barnes on Paces salon in Buckhead, one consistent sound served as a fitting tribute—laughter.

Even with a recount, Atlanta’s next mayor is almost certainly Keisha Lance Bottoms

by Thomas Wheatley @ Atlanta Magazine

Even though Mary Norwood is requesting a recount after an extremely close runoff, Keisha Lance Bottoms is almost certainly Atlanta's next mayor. We take a look back at a race plagued by low energy and too many candidates—and look to what's next.

Piece of history lost after Jones Bridge collapses into Chattahoochee River

Piece of history lost after Jones Bridge collapses into Chattahoochee River

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Blue ribbons attached to part of the collapsed Jones Bridge flutter in the wind Friday. The more than 100-year old bridge collapsed into the Chattahoochee River Thursday after two of its support piers gave way. (Staff Photo: Curt Yeomans)

14 things to do on New Year’s Eve in Atlanta

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

What are you doing New Year's Eve? Here's a roundup of Atlanta events, including parties, concerts, family-friendly fun, and more.

What 9 stylish Atlantans have on their holiday wish list

by Joe Reisigl @ Atlanta Magazine

Need a little holiday shopping inspiration? We asked 9 stylish Atlantans for the one item they’re hoping to get this season, from fancy crystal-infused water bottles to pup portraits.

36. Seed Kitchen & Bar

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

Doug Turbush brings a bright-white New Nordic aesthetic to an East Cobb strip mall, an unexpected location for an idiosyncratic restaurant.

Atlanta Vietnamese Restaurant - So Ba - East Atlanta GA - Bret Phillips

Atlanta Vietnamese Restaurant - So Ba - East Atlanta GA - Bret Phillips


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One of the newest members to my family is a tasty Atlanta Vietnamese restaurant in the East Atlanta Village. So Ba is owned by Nhan Le, who also owns Wasabi Sushi, Wine & Saki Lounge in Castleberry Hill. I’ve been feasting on Wasabi sushi for several years now so was stoked to hear he was…

So Ba In Creative Loafings “Best Of”

by admin @ So Ba Vietnamese Restaurant – East Atlanta Village

We did not really expect it in our first year of being open, but So Ba landed the runner up position or Best Vietnamese restaurant here in Atlanta for the Creative Loafing “Best Of Atlanta” series. Not bad at all considering we had our grand opening just a few months ...

The beard is real: 10 things you didn’t know about being a professional Santa

by Tess Malone @ Atlanta Magazine

How much does the suit cost? Is the beard real? We spoke to three of Atlanta's professional Santas to find out what it takes.

Anh's Kitchen Quietly Opens in Midtown | What Now Atlanta

Anh's Kitchen Quietly Opens in Midtown | What Now Atlanta


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Anh's Kitchen, a new Vietnamese restaurant from the Kinjo brothers, quietly began service the first week of October after months of delays. The project...

49. Rising Son

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

When Hudson Rouse, formerly of Home Grown, and his wife, Kathryn Fitzgerald Rouse, opened this earnest meat-and-three for breakfast and lunch almost two years ago, crowds flocked.

How one Atlantan turned her homelessness into hope for others

by Joe Reisigl @ Atlanta Magazine

When not working part-time at Pizza Hut, she would while away hours downtown at the library or the Five Points MARTA station, writing poetry or listening to a CD if she had batteries. It planted the seed for ChopArt, a nonprofit that Whitley, now 28, founded to help homeless children and teens find dignity, community, and opportunity through art.

I Luv Pho

I Luv Pho


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Best Pho in town. Fresh, Healthy, and Delicious Vietnamese food, consist of Spring Roll, Pho, Rice, Beef Stew, Vermicelli, I Luv Pho Noodle Soup and Grill in Duluth, Georgia

Vietnamese restaurant, I Luv Pho, opens new location in Snellville

Vietnamese restaurant, I Luv Pho, opens new location in Snellville


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I Luv Pho opened a new location in Snellville this weekend. (Special Photo)

Coyote howls have you cowering? Don’t fear, says this Atlanta advocacy group

by Candice Dyer @ Atlanta Magazine

Coyotes have been documented in every county in Georgia. Last year, concerns prompted state officials to launch the Georgia Coyote Challenge, a program to trap or kill more of the animals. But the Atlanta Coyote Project believes the program is inhumane and counterproductive.

Will Atlanta restaurants soon serve insects? This scientist hopes so.

by Max Blau @ Atlanta Magazine

Eighty percent of the world’s countries already consume insects. They have nutritional benefit—toasted grasshoppers are rich in protein, fatty acids, and iron—and environmental benefits—it takes 2,000 times the amount of water to produce a pound of beef than it does for a pound of crickets.

K-BBQ Factory brings more exceptional Korean barbecue to Duluth

by Jennifer Zyman @ Atlanta Magazine

K-BBQ Factory, the latest restaurant from the owners of 678 and 770, continues to prove that Atlanta's Korean barbecue scene just might rival that of Los Angeles or New York City.

The bright, bold world of splashy home decor brand SmithHönig

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

SmithHönig, a maker of wild and bright home fabrics and decor inspired by travel, has formally been a company for less than a year. But its founders, Melanie Hönig and Kellie Smith, have been creative collaborators for more than a decade. They met when Hönig hired Smith, an interior designer, to work on her home. “She came over, and we were supposed to talk about window treatments,” says Hönig, a photographer and travel blog author. “About four hours, a bottle of wine, and a box of chocolates later, we knew we wanted to work on something together.”

You need to try the hot, fresh cake doughnuts at Duck Donuts

by Jennifer Zyman @ Atlanta Magazine

Don't be deterred by the fact that this Atlanta newcomer is a national franchise. The hot, made-to-order cake doughnuts are delightful.

41. Rumi’s Kitchen

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

Ali Mesghali’s Persian restaurant is staged against a turquoise-tiled open kitchen curving along the back wall.

16. The Federal

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

Much of this stretch of Midtown has become a bland, corporate landscape, but the Federal is a place to linger.

Bun – Vietnamese Rice Vermicelli

by admin @ So Ba Vietnamese Restaurant – East Atlanta Village

“Rice vermicelli are a part of several Asian cuisines, where they are often eaten as part of a soup dish, stir fry, or salad.” – WikiPedia Our Bun is served on a bed of fresh lettuce, cucumbers, pickled carrots and daikon, bean sprouts, seasonal herbs and crushed peanuts with sweetened ...

Damn. Kendrick Lamar is playing a free show in Atlanta for the College Football Playoff

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

ESPN announced this morning that rapper Kendrick Lamar, whose Damn. album is likely on every single "best of 2017" list you will read this year, will be the halftime performer during the College Football Playoff National Championship on January 8.

Atlanta's New Hot Spots – Garden & Gun

Atlanta's New Hot Spots – Garden & Gun


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These are a few of Cynthia Rowley’s favorite things

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

With the holidays just around the corner and a new boutique open at the Shops Buckhead Atlanta, Rowley shared her holiday must-haves, upcoming trends, and fitness motivators—all of which are available at her new store.

New Thai restaurant Chai Yo opens in Buckhead

by Carly Cooper @ Atlanta Magazine

Chai Yo, an upscale Thai restaurant from the owner of Tuk Tuk Thai Loft, has launched a soft opening in Buckhead, accepting limited dinner reservations from now until the end of January.

Clark Atlanta’s marching band was in critical condition. Tomisha Brock is changing the tune.

by Jennifer Rainey Marquez @ Atlanta Magazine

Tomisha Brock made history when she was named band director of Clark Atlanta University as the first woman to lead the band and the first female band director in the entire Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. We recently spoke with Brock about what makes marching band culture so unique at HBCUs.

6 local beers to warm you up this winter

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

Atlanta’s craft breweries are in the giving mood this holiday season. The beer makers have responded to the cold, dark days with fittingly similar brews, as stouts, porters, and brown ales have officially replaced the summer’s hoppy and citrus-infused flavors.

So Ba Vietnamese Restaurant Delivery in Atlanta,GA • Favor Delivery

So Ba Vietnamese Restaurant Delivery in Atlanta,GA • Favor Delivery


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Get So Ba Vietnamese Restaurant Delivered in Atlanta, GA with Favor Delivery. View the So Ba Vietnamese Restaurant Menu & have anything delivered in under an hour. Favor is your on demand, personalized delivery assistant from ANYWHERE in Atlanta.

Rejoice, OTP-ers: Marietta is getting an IKEA

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

It's true—a second metro Atlanta IKEA location is coming to Marietta's Franklin Gateway in Cobb County, the city announced today.

42. Table & Main

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

Ryan Pernice has invigorated downtown Roswell with two of the busiest restaurants in the area: Table & Main and Osteria Mattone.

Where to eat on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in Atlanta 2017

by Carly Cooper @ Atlanta Magazine

Looking for spots to dine out on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in Atlanta? Look no further.

32. No. 246

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

Ford Fry didn’t always launch behemoth restaurants with sky-high design budgets. In 2011, he opened this intimate Italian charmer in Decatur that remains his most sincere effort.

Kenny Blank on the enduring success of the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

by Thomas Wheatley @ Atlanta Magazine

When the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival launched in 2000, it unfolded over 10 days in four theaters. Today, the organization holds year-round events at area theaters and campuses, and its annual 23-day showcase attracts nearly 50,000 people, plus Hollywood hotshots like Lawrence Kasdan and Judd Hirsch, making it Atlanta’s largest film festival.

47. Desta Ethiopian Kitchen

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

You’ll find Desta’s dining room packed with people born in both Atlanta and Ethiopia.

Co'm Vietnamese Grill, Atlanta

Co'm Vietnamese Grill, Atlanta


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Co'm Vietnamese Grill - View the menu for Co'm Vietnamese Grill as well as maps, restaurant reviews for Co'm Vietnamese Grill and other restaurants in Atlanta, GA and Atlanta.

Atlantic Station is about to undergo a major expansion

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

With its own zip code and 2.5 million square feet of offices, homes, restaurants, and behemoth retail anchors, Atlantic Station might seem massive now, but it’s less than half built, with several huge holes remaining. Projects scheduled to break ground in 2018 are planned to add thousands of workers, hundreds of new residences and hotel rooms, and fundamental changes to how certain facets feel.

A fire threw Atlanta transportation into chaos—again

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

A fire at a Georgia Power substation caused a blackout Sunday afternoon at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, cancelling all flights and leaving thousands stranded—the second time this year that flames caused a massive transportation disaster. Here's what happened, and how the internet reacted to it.

So Ba Vietnamese Restaurant (East Atlanta) - Toddler Foodies

So Ba Vietnamese Restaurant (East Atlanta) - Toddler Foodies


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🙂 = Great location in town, right near the heart of East Atlanta Village. Super chill and laid-back atmosphere and staff. High chairs. Awesome large, screened in patio that’s perfect for meals with messy toddlers. Menu offering just the right amount of Vietnamese staples that would satisfy any basic Vietnamese food cravings, including authentic-tasting pho served in three different [...]

In a new podcast, the Up and Vanished creators and HowStuffWorks tackle the Atlanta Child Murders

by Thomas Wheatley @ Atlanta Magazine

Local filmmaker Payne Lindsey and producer Donald Albright, the duo behind breakout podcast Up and Vanished, have teamed up with Atlanta-based podcast company HowStuffWorks to present Atlanta Monster, a 10-episode podcast series about the Atlanta Child Murders.

Steady Hand Beer is opening a brewery and taproom on the Westside

by Carly Cooper @ Atlanta Magazine

Steady Hand, founded in 2015 by brothers Brian and Kevin Sullivan, will open its first taproom in Atlanta in spring 2018, featuring 15-20 taps and a space for live entertainment.

Dua Vietnamese Noodle Shop

Dua Vietnamese Noodle Shop


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Tet – Vietnamese New Year Celebration @ So Ba

by webdevils @ So Ba Vietnamese Restaurant – East Atlanta Village

It’s been a whole two weeks and you’ve already failed your New Years resolutions. Not to fear, Tet is here! Come celebrate the Vietnamese New Year with us and get a mulligan, maybe kiss someone different this time. 6pm ish until you all go home, will have the smoker going ...

18. Kyma

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

The ocean-blue Kyma, which means wave in Greek, is Buckhead Life Restaurant Group’s brightest star.

Flashback: Atlanta City Hall, 1974, when Maynard Jackson was the city’s first black mayor

by Thomas Wheatley @ Atlanta Magazine

He may have been born in Dallas, but Maynard Jackson was an Atlantan through and through.

Pho Hoang Long Vietnamese Noodle Soup Restaurant, Marietta, GA - Roamilicious

Pho Hoang Long Vietnamese Noodle Soup Restaurant, Marietta, GA - Roamilicious


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Sometimes a girl just needs a good Pho. And sometimes hole in the wall places have the best food. That was substantiated a couple weeks ago when I visited Pho Hoang Long Vietnamese Restaurant in Marietta. Glen and a couple of his coworkers discovered Pho Hoang Long near their work and have been die hard …

Soba Loafing

by admin @ So Ba Vietnamese Restaurant – East Atlanta Village

Thanks for the write-up Creative Loafing Atlanta: Late one night a couple of years ago, Wasabi owner Nhan Le poured sake for a group of lingering regulars. The Castleberry Hill sushi bar owner was in a talkative mood, and the conversation turned to dreams. Le explained that his ambition was ...

Where to Eat Pho in Atlanta: 16 Vietnamese Restaurants

Where to Eat Pho in Atlanta: 16 Vietnamese Restaurants


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As a Hangover Power Hour special, here's Buford Highway expert and Chow Down Atlanta blogger Chloe Morris's comprehensive guide to pho in Atlanta, OTP and ITP. Check out the list below, then head...

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: December 6-12

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

The Falcons take on the Saints; Katy Perry comes to town, and tons of holiday-themed fun.

35. Octopus Bar

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

When Nhan Le and the late Angus Brown opened Octopus Bar in 2011, they shook up Atlanta's dining scene, offering small plates rife with primo ingredients like oysters and uni but served in a loud, dark room.

Fresh on the Scene: Donetto, ARI Korean Steakhouse, Muchacho, Janet’s Kitchen Atlanta

by Christiane Lauterbach @ Atlanta Magazine

West Midtown's new destination Tuscan food spot, John Creek's design-forward Korean barbecue, a Reynoldstown cafe that sounds like—but definitely isn't—a Mexican restaurant, and Filipino cuisine gains a stronger foothold in Atlanta with Janet’s Kitchen Atlanta.

Whiskey Bird in Morningside blends Asian and American flavors from owners’ travels

by Malika Bowling @ Roamilicious

What is a bubble waffle? Find out at Whiskey Bird I’ll admit that’s what caught my attention when I first heard of Whiskey Bird, which replaced Timone’s in Morningside. I slipped in for brunch on a quiet Saturday morning. I just know once the word about this spot gets out, they’ll be long waits for […]

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What to pack for your Vietnam Holiday

by Internetfellas @ Saigon Cafe

Thai cooking is very different than modern western cooking. Where in western cooking (particularly baking) ingredients are measured exactly, Thai cooking is much more lenient.

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12. Sushi House Hayakawa

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

Atsushi “Art” Hayakawa is not out to dazzle you with decor. This restaurant is a temple to fish, and the chef is nothing if not a purist.

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: January 24-30

by Joe Reisigl @ Atlanta Magazine

Watch a play about legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday, sip and learn about wine, and fly through a 5K with the Atlanta Hawks.

29. Nam Phuong

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

Both the Chamblee and Norcross locations of Nam Phuong are worthwhile starting points for discovering the joys of Vietnamese cuisine beyond pho and banh mi.

At Atlanta’s the Local Pizzaiolo, a World Pizza Champ aims to make Neapolitan pies more affordable

by Carly Cooper @ Atlanta Magazine

“In Naples, you speak of pizza and you think of a food you can eat every day because it’s healthy and affordable,” Giulio Adriani says. “In the U.S., people are going completely crazy with prices from $18-$22. Pizza should be affordable for everybody.”

Hallelujah: FX’s Atlanta season 2 finally has a premiere date

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

Fans of Atlanta, Donald Glover's television ode to the city, have been waiting for more than a year for second season of the Emmy-award winning show. But today, FX finally announced a spring premiere date for season 2.

Phoenix Metro Area 2017 Rent Retrospect

by Florentina Sarac @ RENTCafe rental blog

As the national average rent increased by 2.5% during 2017, Phoenix rents followed an ascending trend as well. At the end of 2017, the average rent in the city of Phoenix was $934, 4.5% more than it was at the end of the previous year. According to Yardi Matrix, rents in Phoenix have been growing at a steady pace […]

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Treat everyone you meet like it could be their last day on Earth

by Bret @ Bret Phillips

March 18th and 19th was two days packed in at Loudermilk Center for this years WordCamp Atlanta. 600 or so people spread across two days and almost 50 sessions that could be attended.  I was lucky enough to present on a topic myself the last day. Wash each day down with an after party and…

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New Realm Brewing Company is now open along the BeltLine Eastside Trail

by Carly Cooper @ Atlanta Magazine

Located next to TWO Urban Licks, New Realm's full-service restaurant is open to guests of all ages. Chef Julio Delgado, formerly of JP Atlanta, designed the menu, incorporating items that pair well with beer, from soups and sandwiches to burgers and pizza.

New Pictures Of Our Dishes Are Up!

by admin @ So Ba Vietnamese Restaurant – East Atlanta Village

We recently shot some high quality photos of some of our dishes to get your taste buds pumping. Check out our Photos section to have a look around and see all of the new pics. Here are a few to wet your appetite.

Atlanta Valentine’s Day Restaurant Options

by Malika Bowling @ Roamilicious

Here are a dozen spots to celebrate Valentine’s day in Atlanta 101 Steak – Chef Joey is offering delicious specials including lobster bisque, surf & turf with mushroom and shallot encrusted filet with Georgia shrimp scampi, miso glazed sea bass, and chocolate mousse with raspberry chantilly cream. 5Church – Indulge your senses with our special Valentine’s Day […]

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S.O.S. Tiki Bar’s cocktails go “full-on tacky Christmas”

by Jennifer Zyman @ Atlanta Magazine

With the wild success of the Miracle on Monroe pop-up holiday bar, it's no surprise other Atlanta cocktail bars are getting into the Christmas game. Through New Year's Eve, Decatur's S.O.S Tiki Bar is serving up festive and elaborate drinks in a zany holiday atmosphere.

Hangover Cure: So Ba Vietnamese Restaurant - Atlanta Magazine

Hangover Cure: So Ba Vietnamese Restaurant - Atlanta Magazine


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Pho, the hearty Vietnamese rice noodle soup, is considered a hangover cure of miraculous powers thanks to its hydrating and protein-rich beef broth.

No architect ever loved Atlanta like John Portman

by Richard L. Eldredge @ Atlanta Magazine

"All I ever wanted to do in Atlanta was create something that would elevate the city.” Remembering the iconic architect, who died December 29 at age 93.

The most anticipated Atlanta restaurants of 2018

by Carly Cooper @ Atlanta Magazine

Atlanta's dining scene has already started 2018 with a bang with Emerald City Bagels, Chai Yo, and Achie's hitting the scene. Here are 14 more restaurants we're eagerly anticipating this year.

Jane Fonda’s 80th birthday bash raises $1.3 million for teen pregnancy prevention

by Richard L. Eldredge @ Atlanta Magazine

Back in Atlanta and standing in front of a packed ballroom, Jane Fonda inimitably distilled one of the benefits of turning 80: “People don’t want to grope you!”

Robert Green, Atlanta’s forgotten master of modern architecture

by Joe Reisigl @ Atlanta Magazine

Robert Green became one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s last apprentices as a Taliesin West Fellow. He returned to Atlanta and started a 40-year career, establishing himself as the closest thing to Wright this city has produced—in a state with no buildings by the American icon.

Pizzeria Lucca brings Neapolitan pizza to Historic Roswell

by Jennifer Zyman @ Atlanta Magazine

Self-taught pizza maker Vic Bernardini is making his mark on metro Atlanta's Neapolitan scene with his Roswell restaurant, Pizzeria Lucca.

Atlanta Metro Area 2017 Rent Retrospect

by Nadia Balint @ RENTCafe rental blog

The average rent in Atlanta at the end of December 2017 was $1,340/month, 2.4% more than exactly one year prior. In the metro area overall, the average rent was $1,182/month at the end of the year, an increase of 2.6% over the year, while the national average rent is 2.5% higher than December 2016. Over […]

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DAMS Album Icarus Premier: Full Wolf Moon

by Bret @ Bret Phillips

The first single from my band DAMS has been released. The album is called Icarus, the first single is Full Wolf Moon. Immersive Atlanta did a really nice premier for us, you can read that here. Icarus by DAMS

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The Daily Show’s Dulce Sloan never thought she’d be a comedian

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

Once a regular on the Atlanta comedy circuit, this year Dulce Sloan landed a spot as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, where she's done segments on cultural appropriation and what it's like to be a black woman in late-night television.

Ready, set, nest! A ton of new home and decor stores have sprung up in Atlanta

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

Atlantans can be quite the enthusiastically domesticated bunch—we brag about our neighborhoods, we treasure our houses, we celebrate our designers and architects, and we decorate with prescient delight. Retailers have taken note, responding in kind with an explosion of new home and decor stores ready to feed our voracious appetite for stylish living.

The 10 most Atlanta things that happened in 2017

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

Here are ten moments from 2017, both the good and the bad, that could have only happened in (or to) this city we call home, from the MARTA bus that wouldn't move to the fire-induced transit disasters to Falcons heartbreak.

House Envy: Soak up history in this stately Neel Reid home in Druid Hills

by Mary Logan Bikoff @ Atlanta Magazine

It was on nightly walk around their Druid Hills neighborhood in 2003 when David and Michele Wilson noticed a ‘for sale’ sign at 850 Oakdale Road. They had long admired the stately home, which was designed by revered Atlanta architect Neel Reid and built in 1915.

Pho – Vietnamese Noodle Soup

by admin @ So Ba Vietnamese Restaurant – East Atlanta Village

(Not sure how to pronounce Pho? Here’s a passionate explanation from a Pho enthusiast… even has some great audio.) “Pho is a Vietnamese noodle soup, usually served with beef (pho bo) or chicken (pho ga). The soup includes noodles made from rice and is often served with basil, lime, bean ...

4 popular Atlanta workouts to start your new year

by Joe Reisigl @ Atlanta Magazine

Free fitness groups, calorie-crushing classes, and high-intensity yoga to burn off those December desserts.

This Buckhead church building was converted into a bright family home

by Joe Reisigl @ Atlanta Magazine

The site was once owned by Joseph Mitchell, the last living heir to Gone With the Wind scribe Margaret Mitchell. Upon his death, he donated it to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta. The church spent two years scrapping the existing house and building a residential-style events space for its prelate archbishop. However, a front-page story in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution about plans for the $2.2 million residence helped touch off sharp criticism from parishioners.

11 Most Romantic Restaurants in Atlanta

by Malika Bowling @ Roamilicious

I often get emails asking me where a special place to celebrate an anniversary or a romantic birthday is. So, after many times answering emails, I thought it’s time I just write an article on the most romantic restaurants in Atlanta. Atlas – Located inside the St. Regis hotel in Buckhead, Atlas is uber romantic […]

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Need to relax? Try this Atlanta-based meditation app

by Joe Reisigl @ Atlanta Magazine

Atlanta-based meditation app Welzen is like a gym for the mind. CEO Esteban Gonzalez launched the platform in 2016, applying his e-commerce background to the mental relaxation industry.

28. Chai Pani

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

Kudos to Meherwan Irani, who sticks to his spicy central and south Indian roots at Chai Pani restaurant in Decatur.

Alisa Barry reopens Bella Cucina at the Shops Buckhead Atlanta

by Jennifer Zyman @ Atlanta Magazine

Bella Cucina's previous brick-and-mortar location shuttered in 2013, but just in time for the holidays, the Atlanta-based brand of Italian spreads and sauces is back at the Shops Buckhead Atlanta.

Atlanta Restaurant of the Week: Nam Phuong - RENTCafe rental blog

Atlanta Restaurant of the Week: Nam Phuong - RENTCafe rental blog


RENTCafe rental blog

  Nam Phuong specializes in Vietnamese cuisine, bringing the traditional flavors of the east to the palates of Atlanta. 20 years ago, the first Nam Phuong opened its doors in Philadelphia. It was named in honor of Queen Nam Phuong, the last queen of Vietnam. It is said that she ruled with compassion, wisdom and …

Powering Down: Mayor Kasim Reed says goodbye to the only job he’s wanted since he was 13

by Steve Fennessy @ Atlanta Magazine

In the Coretta Scott King suite on the second floor of the Hyatt Regency, Kasim Reed, the 59th mayor of Atlanta, was doing something he’s never enjoyed nor been particularly good at. He was waiting.

11. Gunshow

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

Built upon the singular promise of eating well and without pretension, Kevin Gillespie’s Gunshow is still our city’s gutsiest restaurant.

31. Noble Fin

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

Its dining room may look nondescript, but Noble Fin is one of our most assured, satisfying seafood restaurants.

Viva Videodrome, the Atlanta video rental store that refuses to die

by Thomas Wheatley @ Atlanta Magazine

Videodrome, the roughly 2,000-square-foot shop at the corner of North Highland and North avenues, is the last video store standing in Atlanta that is not of the XXX variety. It is an oasis for film buffs (and the occasional visiting celebrity) who are suckers for special features, director’s cuts, or not letting Netflix’s algorithms ration out their media diets.

Atlanta’s first cookie dough counter, Batter, lands at Ponce City Market

by Matt Walljasper @ Atlanta Magazine

Batter Cookie Dough Counter opened in Ponce City Market in November. Eating a bowl of cookie dough sounds like a childhood dream, but be warned, it is rich.

Fresh on the Scene: Rose + Rye, Bar Americano, Deep End

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

Deep End serves up Tex-Mex flavors, Rose + Rye's turns Midtown's Castle into a restaurant, and Bar Americano offers a casual Italian-American atmosphere.

What’s filming in Atlanta now? The First Man, Venom, Mile 22, Ozark, plus your Georgia-filmed holiday guide

by Matt Walljasper @ Atlanta Magazine

The First Man with Ryan Gosling, Spider-Man flick Venom, Mile 22 with Mark Wahlberg, and Netflix hit Ozark are just a few of the movies and TV shows filming in Atlanta right now.

Toucan’s — Mexico Beach

by michele @ Review Atlanta

Toucan’s Restaurant & Sports Bar

This view was fine.

But, this view was even better.

1000 Degrees Pizza

by michele @ Review Atlanta

White Pizza With Roasted Red Peppers, Mushrooms, & Bacon

Sausage & Peppers Pizza With Roasted Red Peppers

The chain restaurants dominate (by far) in Lake City, Florida. And, for a fast casual chain, this wasn’t bad at all. If we’re [...]

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