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Souper Jenny owner Jenny Levison takes on ‘Spaghetti’ for her return to the stage

Souper Jenny owner Jenny Levison will hang up her soup ladle—temporarily—to take on the art of pasta-making in the one-woman play, I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti, opening October 25 at the Georgia Ensemble Theatre. During the show, she makes an entire meal live on stage.
The Walking Dead 9x03

The Walking Dead Awards: Not exactly one big happy family

We find out who's been kidnapping the Saviors; Rick, Michonne, and Judith have a "family fun day;" and Anne resumes her identity as Jadis.
House Beautiful Whole Home Concept House

House Beautiful launches its first concept house in Brookhaven with an all-star Atlanta design team

House Beautiful’s Whole Home Concept House, which opens tomorrow in Brookhaven, is the first custom house the media brand has ever built, accomplished it with local talent of Atlanta builder Michael Ladisic, architect Linda MacArthur, interior designer Sherry Hart, and kitchen and bath designer Matthew Quinn. The house also marks the end of the Sophie Dow Donelson era of the magazine.
Chef Carla Hall Atlanta History Center

In her new book, Chef Carla Hall reclaims soul food: “It’s part of my DNA.”

For many years, chef Carla Hall resisted being called a soul food cook, but now she's fully embracing her Southern roots. The Nashville-born Top Chef alum, former Chew co-host, and culinary ambassador for the Smithsonian's Sweet Home Café stops by the Atlanta History Center to promote her new cookbook, Carla Hall’s Soul Food: Everyday and Celebration.
Hodgepodge Coffee Maple Syrup Latte

Beyond pumpkin spice: 4 Atlanta coffee shops serving festive fall drinks

Starbucks's Pumpkin Spice Latte might be the king of fall drinks, but there are plenty of local fall drinks worthy of sipping this season. Even if it's not warm enough to pull on sweaters and scarves, you can curl up with a maple syrup latte or hot apple cider. Here's a few of our picks.
Little By Little

How moving to the South taught me it’s okay to ease in slowly

When I moved to my 1,800-square-foot loft in Atlanta two years ago, my furniture looked better suited to a dollhouse. I needed to fill this big white box with stuff. Every day, returning to my bare home felt excruciatingly lonely. Finally, I set up an appointment with an interior designer through an online service called Homepolish.
Nobu Atlanta groundbreaking

With sake and sledgehammers, Robert De Niro and Nobu Matsuhisa break ground on Nobu Atlanta

The official groundbreaking of Nobu Atlanta was star-studded, with appearances from Robert De Niro, Nobu Matsuhisa, Simon Malls executives, and city officials. But the high-profile project presented a few logistical challenges, such as what to do with the fire station housed beneath the Phipps Plaza parking deck.

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Nobu Atlanta groundbreaking

With sake and sledgehammers, Robert De Niro and Nobu Matsuhisa break ground on Nobu Atlanta

The official groundbreaking of Nobu Atlanta was star-studded, with appearances from Robert De Niro, Nobu Matsuhisa, Simon Malls executives, and city officials. But the high-profile project presented a few logistical challenges, such as what to do with the fire station housed beneath the Phipps Plaza parking deck.
Atlanta election voting

There are 53,000 pending voters in Georgia. They can still vote. Here’s what you need to know.

The news that 53,000 Georgians had been placed on a "pending" voter registration list has sparked outrage and confusion nationwide. Here's what you need to know about the situation and how you can still go to the polls and cast a ballot on Election Day even if you are on the pending list.
Haunted Pink Trap House 2 Chainz Newnan

What’s inside 2 Chainz’s Haunted Pink Trap House?

2 Chainz's Pink Trap House is back from the dead as a haunted house in Newnan, where the owners want to how scary the trap life can be—with lighthearted twists.
House Beautiful Whole Home Concept House

House Beautiful launches its first concept house in Brookhaven with an all-star Atlanta design team

House Beautiful’s Whole Home Concept House, which opens tomorrow in Brookhaven, is the first custom house the media brand has ever built, accomplished it with local talent of Atlanta builder Michael Ladisic, architect Linda MacArthur, interior designer Sherry Hart, and kitchen and bath designer Matthew Quinn. The house also marks the end of the Sophie Dow Donelson era of the magazine.
What's filming in Atlanta now?

What’s filming in Atlanta now? Sextuplets, Doom Patrol, Avengers 4 (again), and more

Marlon Wayans plays sextuplets in a new Netflix film; the Avengers 4 team is back again for reshoots; and DC's Doom Patrol brings Alan Tudyk, Brendan Fraser, and Timothy Dalton to Atlanta.
Art of S.W.A.T.S. House Elevate Southwest Atlanta

Elevate S.W.A.T.S. celebrates Southwest Atlanta, and a new mural at Westgate shows off its most famous faces

On Tuesday, the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs hosted an event to unveil the "The Art of the S.W.A.T.S House," a mural located in the Westgate Shopping Center. Painted by Atlanta artist Austin Blue, it depicts famous artists from and who have influenced Southwest Atlanta, including the Dungeon Family collective, Xscape, 2 Chainz, Pearl Cleage, Doris Derby, Ludacris, Kris Kross, and more.
Sleepy Hollow Serenbe Things to Do Halloween Atlanta

26 things to do for Halloween in metro Atlanta

Looking for family-friendly Halloween events, bar crawls, parties, haunted houses, ghost tours, and more in Atlanta? Look no further—we've got your guide to this month's haunted happenings.

News & Culture

The Walking Dead Awards: Not exactly one big happy family

We find out who's been kidnapping the Saviors; Rick, Michonne, and Judith have a "family fun day;" and Anne resumes her identity as Jadis.

District 5: John Turpish (L)

Election 2018: Libertarian candidate for Georgia Public Service Commissioner in District 5 John Turpish answers our candidate questionnaire.

Food & Drink

The case for eating Georgia “jellyballs”

Cannonball jellyfish—a smaller cousin of the feared shore demon but harmless to humans—is Georgia’s third largest fishery by volume. They're popular in Asia; less so here in Atlanta. This fall, a collaboration launches between Golden Island International, the University of Georgia Marine Extension Service, and southern chefs with the intent to increase domestic sales of jellyfish beyond Asian markets and sushi restaurants.

At Betty’s Waffle Emporium, new to Monday Night’s Garage, the secret’s in the maple Sriracha syrup

A permanent food truck inside Monday Night Brewing's Garage taproom in West End, Betty's Waffle Emporium dishes up beer-battered chicken and waffles, a pulled pork waffle, and a waffle topped with thick apple pie filling, among others.

Southern Baked Pie Company’s Amanda Wilbanks explains why “pie is timeless.”

It’s hard for Amanda Wilbanks to remember a time when baking didn’t symbolize love and family. The 31-year-old Gainesville-based Southern Baked Pie Company founder and newly minted cookbook author’s earliest memories are filled with time spent in the kitchen with her mother and grandmother.

ATLANTA MAGAZINE'S HOME

3 acclaimed Atlanta chefs dish on the details of their home kitchens

We spoke to famous Atlanta chefs—Asha Gomez, formerly of Cardamom Hill and Spice to Table, Justin Anthony of True Story Brands, and Ford Fry of the Optimist, Superica, St. Cecilia, and more—about their favorite room in the house: the kitchen.

Room Envy: A green splash flipped this kitchen from plain to bold and funky

Light and understated was never the personality of this loft—or its owner—says interior designer Gina Sims, who amped up this plain kitchen with layers of bold features. Homeowner Cati Teague specified “awesome and green,” which sent Sims on a hunt for the perfect backsplash tile.

This Vinings cottage is the perfect portrayal of Southern-European design

When Cathy Groome was asked to describe the style of house she wanted, “Southern-European” was the best she could come up with. But architects Craig Dixon and Todd Pritchett got it right away. The house is tucked into a wooded enclave of cottage-style homes in Vinings that Chip developed on a 2.5-acre piece of property, all with a European sensibility.

Modern Style

Atlanta Magazine's HOME introduces a pair of contemporary showhouses alongside the Atlanta BeltLine's Eastside Trail and Historic Fourth Ward Park.

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