May 2011: 50 Most Influential Atlantans

The 50 Who Made Atlanta
As we celebrate our fiftieth anniversary, we look back at the events, people, and places that have brought our town this far, with:

Dinner Parties 101: The Challenge, Part Two

(Click here to read Part I of Molly’s challenge to cook a four-course meal for $100 in her extra-tiny kitchen.) At 2 p.m., I started my four-hour cooking marathon the way I was taught in school—by assembling my mise en place. The French term for “putting in place” means that you gather all ingredients and cooking tools and assemble them in the order

Leiper’s Fork, Tennessee: Music City’s country cousin

Leiper’s Fork is barely a wide spot in the road, but this village of wood-framed country cottages lures Nashville royalty with its authentic musical offerings.
Jetty Absinthe

The Absinthe Maker: Jaz Jarzewiak is barely of drinking age, but he’s the only person in Georgia to legally bottle and sell the storied spirit

How did a 23-year-old from Columbus come to make the louche, legendary sip of the Parisian demimonde—which, up until a decade ago, had been banned in the United States for nearly a century?

Inman Park gets a gourmet grocery, plus closings, openings, and more

ATL Food Chatter: October 5, 2009 (To receive the Chatter and other culinary tidbits directly in your inbox, sign up for our weekly dining newsletter) Alpharetta. Chow Down Atlanta reported that V1 BBQ and Cafe, featuring barbequed duck, roast pork and chicken, has

ATL Tweets of the Day: October 10, 2011

danayoung  Interesting perspective on

Inside Story

Writers tend to present themselves as hardy flowers that bloom wherever planted, when in fact, most of them more closely resemble hothouse orchids in their finicky sensitivity.
El Super Pan

Fresh on the Scene: El Super Pan, Himitsu, Gaja, Porchlight Latin Kitchen

Take an early look at four new restaurants in Atlanta—El Super Pan, Himitsu, Gaja, and Porchlight Latin Kitchen.

Video of the Day: Mascots explore the city

  Okay, sure, it's promotional fluff. But given the fluffiness of mascots Zhu Zhu the Pa
Giovanni Di Palma, antico pizza

Antico Pizza owner Di Palma fires back in labor case

A lawyer for Giovanni Di Palma, the Antico Pizza owner who’s accused of retaliating against employees he suspected of talking to federal Department of Labor investigators looking into his wage practices, has fired back at the government, condemning the department’s “outrageous tactics” and blasting the investigators’ “unsubstantiated” accusations.

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