Atlanta designer Abbey Glass gets artsy with her spring collection

Local designer Abbey Glass chose four of Britt Bass Turner’s paintings—all colorful, dreamy, and abstract—to work from, then created a brand-new pattern for eight spring dresses.

Eating Around: Halloween treats, Tom Colicchio at Craft, and more

Every week, we give you an in-depth calendar of upcoming dining events to help you navigate the weekend’s culinary festivities. In addition to ghouls, goblins, and gatherings, this weekend’s Halloween events entail a pumpkin-carving competition, costume contests, holiday treats, and more. Thursday, October 29 PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST Atlanta Botanical Garden holds
Grab and go food Atlanta

6 grab-and-go Atlanta snacks that are perfect for summer

You’re on the street, at the wheel, or—let’s face it, the most realistic possibility—looking at your phone. With one hand tied up, there’s no reason you can’t still be snacking on one of these five-finger-friendly (and highly summer-appropriate) foods.

Test Drive: Myavana analyzes your hair to find your perfect haircare product

With all the haircare products out there, how do you know which ones are best for you? Thanks to Candace Mitchell and Chanel Martin, who studied at Georgia Tech, there’s an app for that.
50 Best Bars in Atlanta

10. Elliott Street Deli & Pub

Opened by brothers Mike and Pete Jakob in 2006, this 600-square-foot gem wasn’t even meant to be a bar: Originally, the siblings purchased the building, behind which the Mercedes-Benz Stadium now looms, to house their construction business.

Restoration Hardware goes big in Atlanta with its largest store yet

Restoration Hardware does everything big—starting with its catalogs (please, call them “source books”), a collection that adds up to 3,300 pages and 17 pounds. Now the California-based retailer opens its largest store yet, at 65,000 total square feet.

Old Fourth Distillery begins production of craft vodka, gin

Old Fourth Distillery, a first for Atlanta since R.M. Rose Distiller closed in 1906, began production on Monday. Three tons of sugar were delivered to 487 Edgewood Ave SE. last week to begin the final stage of a years-long labor of love from brothers Jeff and Craig Moore.

May 2009


The Pig & the Pearl

It’s a smokehouse that smokes its own ribs, brisket, and pork. That part I get: Much of what’s smoked is good, and some of it’s memorable. But it’s also a raw bar with a daily selection of oysters, hamachi crudo, smoked salmon, smoked trout spread, and yellowfin with ponzu gelée.

Rats Happen

A rat ate my dishwasher. There are two things I find very disturbing about that. One, how can a rodent eat an appliance? How is that even possible?

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