Part of Georgia’s inaugural group of licensed hemp growers, Sedrick Rowe hopes to inspire a new generation of young Black farmers
Rowe, who turned 30 this year, wants to empower Black people to thrive in the farming industry, recognizing in it the possibility of economic self-sufficiency and even generational wealth. And he hopes hemp will be part of that.
Charcuterie plates to go: for you, that means none of the work, all of the cold cuts. (And cheese, pickles, other veggies. Occasionally hummus or lox. Sometimes dessert. Also candy.)
Think burgers are the only thing you can get from a drive-thru? In metro Atlanta, you can even get a cake.
As the pandemic took hold and the walls of my house started to close in on me, I developed a new habit. About once a week, I’d kiss my toddler and husband goodbye and escape to the one place I could dine out alone: my car.
One pandemic adaptation I’m hoping will prove permanent is the walk-up window, an adjustment made by many metro Atlanta restaurants and cafes.
Caterer Arturo Yzaguirre doesn’t just prepare paella for outdoor gatherings—he cooks up a whole party
Under a waterproof tent, Kaneisha Montague and Saaghir Mitchell arrange mounds of pillows and throws, boho-chic textiles, even books, in a vision-board version of your living room. And then, they serve food.
At any cookout, you’ll need something to drink. Here’s beer writer Stephanie Grant on summer-optimized styles—and the local brewers you can get them from.
Whether you’re hiking at FDR State Park or going to check out a North Georgia waterfall, these are the best sandwiches—and tacos, biscuits, churros, and soft-serve—to fuel your adventure. (The cheddar grouper sandwich, by the way, is a destination in its own right.)
With more restaurants intent on offering food that travels well, the options for picnic fare are arguably better than ever.
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.
Atlanta summers always encourage patio-seeking behavior, but in 2021, specifically? Sitting in a well-ventilated spot with a drink in hand is practically an obligation. Whether you’re looking for fancy cocktails, family-friendly fare, French bistro affectations, or just french fries and beer, here’s where you can do your duty.
In A Night at the Sweet Gum Head, journalist Martin Padgett tells Atlanta’s overlooked queer history during the disco decade
In A Night at the Sweet Gum Head, released this month by W.W. Norton, journalist Martin Padgett sutures this context into the accounts of two main subjects: Bill Smith, who helped lead the Georgia Gay Liberation Front, worked as a city commissioner, and published the South’s leading gay newspaper, the Barb; and John Greenwell, who rose to drag stardom performing as Rachel Wells at the Sweet Gum Head nightclub.
Ashley Mains often felt like hiring managers lost interest when they heard she didn’t attend a gold-plated tech school. But once she participated in Clayton State’s Launchpad Academy—a yearlong program designed to give students real-world training in information technology, cloud computing, and more—she began to get a different reaction.
The owner of Atlanta-based Moshi Moshi Knife Sharpening talks the art and importance of sharp edges.
Landscape designer Brandy Hall is an advocate of permaculture, a science that integrates human activities into natural surroundings to establish ecosystems that are self-sustaining. In other words, she believes your yard should take care of itself.
There aren’t many true Bavarian beer gardens in Atlanta, but fans of the form will likely enjoy spots like Der Biergarten, Lost Druid, and Tucker Brewing Company, among a few others.
Good bagels in Atlanta used to be few and far between—and, often, far out of town. But that’s changing. Here are three newcomers—and one old favorite—making moves inside the Perimeter.
As an earlier generation of Asian restaurateurs in Atlanta retires, their children are stepping into the kitchen—and remaking the menu
Already making their way in the business as an earlier wave of Asian American restaurateurs retires, many young AAPI chefs have been further emboldened by the pandemic and the spa killings to embrace their identity and culinary traditions, inserting their own family narratives into a scene that—for their parents’ generation, at least—had been largely arranged around the preferences of white diners.
Inspired by cabanas at beach hotels, Angela Blehm designed this custom shelter for her family’s Gainesville pool.
For Atlantans, some of the state’s best trails are close by. Here’s how to get out there.