“And I saw that what pretended to be a national reawakening was simply the beginning of a reign of terror”
A Southern white woman abroad, Marguerite Kratina found much to admire in Nazi Germany—until she didn’t. Her letters tell the story.
A doughnut maker gets ready to hang up his apron
A 67-year-old Vietnamese refugee, Dandy has been making doughnuts by hand, in the middle of the night, for more than 30 years.
10 breads you need to try in Atlanta
Any way you slice ’em, you need to have them.
Pastry chef Claudia Martinez is at the top of her game
Now in the kitchen at Miller Union, Martinez combines the flavors of her Venezuelan and Southern roots with an artist’s visual flair.
Pleasant Hill Road is metro Atlanta’s sweetest strip
Bejeweled macarons, mountainous bingsu, Japanese honey toast, fish-shaped bread, cat-shaped cake—and great coffee: Gwinnett County’s Pleasant Hill Road has got it all.
Everything’s better with a little sugar—especially cornbread
On a journey through the city’s cornbread kitchens
Think small: Some of the best desserts in Atlanta are being made by independent bakers
Working out of shared kitchens, rental facilities, and sometimes their own homes, these pastry artists are bringing an invigorating array of flavors—and colors!—to the city’s palate
Meet the Atlantan who’s rescued more than 1,000 cats from trees
Atlantan Normer Adams on cat rescue and conquering fears (and starlings)
Dawn Williams Boyd’s cloth paintings tell stories of Black life in America
Last summer, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York added the Atlanta artist’s Sankofa piece to its permanent collection; and, this summer, her solo exhibit at New York’s Fort Gansevoort art gallery will cover an ambitious slate of themes ranging from police violence and women’s rights to climate change.
Chicken wings are twice as expensive now (and other scary numbers from Atlanta restaurant kitchens)
“This is the most disruptive chain of events that has affected our industry that I’ve ever experienced,” says Georgia Restaurant Association president and CEO Karen Bremer, who’s been in the business for three decades.
Review: At Nur Kitchen, chef Shay Lavi spins a world of fresh flavors
I can hardly think of an Atlanta restaurant serving fresher or healthier food than what Shay Lavi cooks at Nur Kitchen.
Our (frequently updating) guide to Atlanta’s very best pop-ups, food trucks, and more
Some of the most exciting food in Atlanta today is served out of borrowed kitchens, at farmers markets, and from food trucks. Here’s some of our recent faves, and where to find them.
Feeling stressed? Take a bath.
Need to center yourself before a stressful workday or release tension after an intense workout? Try dimming the lights, lighting a candle, and hopping into the tub for a long, hot soak.
My Style: Marina Skye, creative director and set designer
Marina Skye describes herself as a “mood magician”—best known for helping design Atlanta’s Trap Music Museum.
Room Envy: This home office combines greenery, gold, and midcentury design
Interior designer Tanya Lacourse filled this home office with all of the homeowner’s favorite things.
4 Atlanta-based retail incubators you need to visit
There’s no denying the way we shop was throttled by the pandemic. But while online sales continue to grow, we’re not ready to give up shopping in person.