Punch Bowl Social

5 Atlanta restaurants where you can have the most fun

As if eating out isn’t entertaining enough, you can now pair an inspiring meal in Atlanta with skeeball or bocce, ping-pong or bowling, carnival games or mini golf—even a ride in a $190,000 Porsche.
Chennai Express

The Christiane Chronicles: Where to find great Tamil cuisine in metro Atlanta

Where to find excellent Tamil cuisine in metro Atlanta, plus, can we please be done with Styrofoam, the little coffins made of waxed cardboard, and even the ecoconscious alternatives, which seem to be made of porous materials that suck the life and moisture out of the food?

Asylum: Inside Central State Hospital, once the world’s largest mental institution

In 1837, Georgia lawmakers authorized a “Lunatic, Idiot, and Epileptic Asylum.” Five years later, the facility opened as the Georgia Lunatic Asylum on the outskirts of the cotton-rich town that served as the antebellum state capital.
Restaurant Eugene closing Eugene & Elizabeth's

Restaurant Eugene to close this summer, to be replaced by a more casual restaurant

After 15 years, Linton Hopkins's fine-dining staple in Buckhead will close and become a new restaurant, Eugene & Elizabeth's.

Why Asha Gomez hates the word “fusion”

Asha Gomez discusses eating her way through Italy, her first career, and India's influence on her cooking.
Trader Vic's Atlanta

Why Atlanta boasts one of the last Trader Vic’s tiki bars in the U.S.

Atlanta’s Trader Vic’s is a living museum to a bygone era in American dining as tiki culture and its breezy libations are rebranded for the modern drinker.
Freaknik

Freaknik: The rise and fall of Atlanta’s most infamous street party

From hundreds to thousands to tens of thousands, Freaknik grew, but during its first decade, almost all white Atlantans—and many black Atlantans over the age of 40—were oblivious. Then came Freaknik 1993.
First Baptist Duluth

One Square Mile: First Baptist Church of Duluth is a multicultural sanctuary

Jeremiah Buziba is five years old. He stands at the end of a line of 11 kids he met less than a month ago, in front of a classroom full of adults he doesn’t know. He doesn’t appear to be overly familiar with the song he’s supposed to be singing, “God Is with You Always.” And yet he’s stealing the show.

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