Tales of two Atlanta food delivery drivers
“I work full-time for a builder, selling houses. In the evenings, Monday through Friday, I clean offices and then do Postmates. On the weekends, I manage my own business and do delivery. I have a lot more time to work because I don’t get to do the socializing that I would typically do.” – Kimberly Smith (Postmates, DoorDash)
Move over, food trucks: Why Atlanta chefs are turning to “ghost kitchens”
For years, Matt Scruggs was fixated on launching a food truck. Then, he discovered another option—one with even lower overhead and potentially greater geographic reach: a so-called “ghost kitchen.” Last June, Scruggs toured the new Cloud Kitchens facility in Midtown—and promptly left his food truck concept in the dust.
Noodles or dumplings? Here’s where to get both takeout favorites in Atlanta
If you’re torn between hangover ramen and steamed shrimp hakao, you might as well pick up both!
16 Atlanta pizzas you must order for takeout
All these pies are winners—but only one is the ultimate takeout food of all .
I ate 5 Evergreen Butcher + Baker Sunday cheeseburgers so you don’t have to
In the name of journalism, I attempted to eat five Evergreen Sunday cheeseburgers. I tweeted about each experience. This is a look back at those burgers and tweets.
Will the pandemic ruin MARTA’s plans for its biggest expansion in decades?
The Covid-19 pandemic has been catastrophic for public-transit agencies across the nation. Even when the pandemic does end, it’s possible that our work and travel patterns will be disrupted permanently. Then, there’s the economic impact of the pandemic and its corresponding effect on tax revenue, a major source of funding for many transit agencies, including MARTA.
Decatur High School students ensure their city’s monuments are on the right side of history
The members of the Black Student Union at Decatur High School are barely old enough to vote, but they have already had an impact on local politics—helping a city with a progressive reputation confront its own racial history.
Can Atlanta survive another snowpocalypse?
In late January 2014, just under three inches of snow—and, more specifically, the ice that followed—crippled metro Atlanta, shutting down the region’s economy and forcing people to sleep in stranded cars, stores, and community centers. What if history repeats itself?
Frustrated with online dating, Scott Valdez decided to leave flirting to an expert. Now, it’s his business.
The owner of Atlanta-based VIDA Select explains why single people need an online dating coach
YouTuber Rick Beato explains why your favorite rock song sounds so good
From his music studio in Stone Mountain, the 58-year-old posts new videos a few times a week for 2 million YouTube subscribers and counting, including series like “What Makes This Song Great?”, countdowns of the best guitar solos, music theory, history lessons, and more.
The verdict on 3 new Atlanta restaurants: Nick’s Westside, Mukja Korean Fried Chicken, and Elsewhere Brewing
A more casual (but still fancy) Westside watering hole, Korean fried chicken in Midtown, and beer and Argentinian food in Grant Park
How Atlanta restaurants are redesigning menus to weather the pandemic
The loss of a signature dish is just one example of how chefs have had to rethink their menus during the pandemic.
Brash Coffee was my office and my muse
I’ve somehow adjusted to working strictly from home—but that doesn’t mean I don’t miss the community of my coffee shop
Serenbe is an even greater respite than chef Nicolas Bour imagined
Back in 2006, Bour was one of the first chefs to cook at the Farmhouse restaurant attached to the Inn at Serenbe, where, in late 2018, he made a felicitous return.
A shelter-in-place hobby blooms into a thriving floral pop-up, Pinker Times
Pinker Times sells bespoke bouquets and sculptural floral arrangements featuring seasonal blooms sourced from Georgia growers like 3 Porch Farm and Chattahoochee Queen.
Two designers bring their custom and curated collection to Buckhead Village
Longtime friends and former coworkers Daniel Zimmerman and Seth van den Bergh, self-described “modernists with an appreciation for classical design,” launched their interior design firm, the Drawing Room, in 2018.
How a boudoir photography shoot boosted my self-confidence
Bombarded by reshaped and retouched images that tell us our natural corporeal forms are just not good enough, many women are looking for ways to celebrate their bodies and rewrite the negative messages in their heads. Boudoir photography can do just that.
My Style: Trey Veal, creative director at Coca-Cola
A small-town boy from rural Georgia, he figured he’d follow his mom, a nurse, into medicine. But at the last minute, he applied to SCAD Atlanta instead of Emory.
Room Envy: Colorful recycled light fixtures add whimsy to this kitchenette
Colorful light fixtures made from recycled bottles were the starting point for this lively kitchenette, a basement remodeling project in Chastain Park by interior designer Sandie Mazzi.