February 2011: Sweets

How Sweet It Is!
We celebrate the city’s finest Southern cakes and pies, European tarts, all-American cookies, icy treats, and indulgences from around the world. PLUS: Recipes from four fantastic pastry chefs: 
> Chocolate Pot de Crème with Hazelnut Shortbread and Blood Orange Compote
> Poached Pears with Butterscotch Ice Cream
> Warm Plum Crisp with Vanilla Custard
> Apple-Walnut Galette
Edited by Bill Addison

Traffic · Doubletake · Tips from home and garden pros · Plenty of sweets

The Bean Stalker
For Kristen Hard, owner of Cacao Atlanta, the quest for exquisite chocolate led deep into the jungle—and up against a dark legacy she’s determined to vanquish.
> GALLERY: Slideshow of Hard’s trip to Trinidad and Tobago
By Bill Addison

The Believer
Evander Holyfield can’t afford to stop fighting.
By Charles Bethea

Restaurant review Watershed
Taste test Dinner at the Cheetah’s Alluvia
Dining discovery Macedonian winesLIFE & STYLE
Hot shop Emerlyn & Ester
Menswear Rik Ducar gets Halston
Head to toe Caren West
Getaway Birmingham, Alabama
Hot in home The Foundry

Flash back February 2000, Willie B.’s memorial service
Hollis Gillespie
My mother, the crazy klepto
Editor’s note