June 2012: Drink Up

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Drink Up!
Sunday alcohol sales finally became a reality in most of Georgia, but the bigger booze news is that Atlanta has bubbled over as a discriminating drinking town. We’re reveling in artisan cocktails as complex as the finest cooking, potent craft beers from around the globe (including our own backyard), and passionately curated wine lists that cater to every budget.

Honey at the Four Seasons · Dtox juice bar · Shorts for summer · Highrise fashion · DIY chat rooms

Sweet Dreams
How two college buddies from Colorado stumbled into town, built a brewery, threw outrageous parties, and forever changed the way Atlanta drinks beer. An oral history of SweetWater.
By Osayi Endolyn

Crime Pays
Eleven years. Twelve novels. Twenty million sold. Suspense writer Karin Slaughter is making a killing.
By Candice Dyer

Review The Lawrence enlivens Midtown with its cocktails
Dining Scene A Hindu wedding draws blessings from symbolic foods
Geering Local Hard Labor Creek Blueberry Farm
Recipe Pano Karatassos’s family recipe for white bean stew
> GALLERY: Photos of Karatassos preparing the recipe
> EXTRA RECIPE: Greek-style roast rack of pork

Home Westside’s I.D. Lab offers custom furniture in an eclectic space
Design HGTV Green Home
> GALLERY: Photos of the HGTV Green Home
Travel Dahlonega Spa Resort
Nightlife Terminal West brings the show to Westside

 Legoland builds a following at Phipps
Arts Atlanta’s dance scene is on the move
Books Teresa Weaver’s best books for summer reading
Dance A chat with Greg Phillinganes
Tribute Remembering the Orly crash, fifty years later
Events Braves vs. Yankees, Willie Nelson, and AthFest

Hollis Gillespie
The comforts—and perils—of compartments
Editor’s Note On Georgia’s beer Renaissance

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