November 2015: Best of Atlanta


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Best of Atlanta
Our annual guide to the best restaurants, shops, services, and entertainment our city has to offer
With contributions from Kate Abney, David Bikoff, Mary Logan Bikoff, Max Blau, Rebecca Burns, John Donovan, Laura J. Downey, Richard L. Eldredge, Osayi Endolyn, Scott Henry, Jessica Keaton-Young, Kristin Kellogg, Caroline C. Kilgore, Christiane Lauterbach, Evan Mah, Tess Malone, Jennifer Rainey Marquez, Tara McCarthy, Betsy Riley, Kelundra Smith, Feifei Sun, Christine Van Dusen, Matt Walljasper, Myrydd Wells

Turning Point
An exclusive excerpt from Hamilton Jordan’s memoir, A Boy from Georgia: Coming of Age in the Segregated South

At Your Service
Five veteran servers tell why they turned waiting tables into lifelong careers
As to told Evan Mah; photographs by Greg Dupree

Editor’s Note  Mural Maker

The Connector
Gambling  Can casinos save the HOPE Scholarship?
Music man  The life of an accordion repairman
Arts watch  A new leader at the High Museum
Clayton vs. DeKalb  Dysfunctional counties face off
Press play  Local podcasts to download for your drive
Orange crush  Pumpkin carnage
Muppet magic  Inside the Worlds of Puppetry Museum

The Goods
High times  Cutting-edge fashion at the High
The Love List  Fancy feast
My Style  Gavin Bernard
Room Envy A contemporary parlor
Six reasons to love . . .  Home Park

The Bite
Brew crew  The only female full-time beermaker in Georgia
Dessert alert  Coconut rum cake
Christiane Chronicles  Pissed!
Technique  Perfect pie crusts
Fresh on the Scene  First looks at Tavernpointe and more
Review  Little Bacch

First person  Southern stereotypes

One Square Mile  Newton County Superior Court