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Shell Yeah: Everything you wanted to know about the “caviar of the South”

It’s a Southern road-trip rite of passage: Veer off the highway and snag a bag of briny boiled peanuts scooped fresh at a roadside stand.

Filipino pop-up Kamayan ATL’s Buford Highway brick-and-mortar will open this summer

Filipino pop-up Kamayan ATL plans to officially open as a full-service restaurant on Buford Highway in June. Located in Asian Square near Mamak, it will serve traditional fare inspired by the heritage of owners Mia Orino and Carlo Gan.
Splatter Studio Atlanta

Crafty chaos is the name of the game at the Splatter Studio

The Splatter Studio is the perfect place for skeptics who have looked at a Jackson Pollock drip painting and scoffed, I could do that.

Italian steakhouse the Americano is now open in the InterContinental Buckhead

The latest in a series of Buckhead hotel restaurants to open (following Dirty Rascal in the Thompson Buckhead and the Betty in the Kimpton Sylvan), the Americano is now serving dinner nightly in the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta. Led by celebrity chef Scott Conant—known for his Food Network appearances and two James Beard Awards—the Americano is a modern Italian steakhouse.

Atlanta Magazine Top Doctors Reception presented by Piedmont Healthcare

 Presented by Piedmont Healthcare  Congratulations on being named a 2022 Atlanta Magazine Top Doctor! We look forward to hosting you on Thursday, June 23rd for our Atlanta Magazine Top Doctors Reception presented by Piedmont Healthcare....
Alliance Theatre Trading Places

Alliance Theatre’s world-premiere musical adaption of Trading Places puts women in charge

The Alliance Theatre gives its adaptation of the 1983 comedy some twists, including bringing back Tony Award–winning director Kenny Leon to helm the production. Here are four things you need to know about the new musical.
Atlantans debut furniture lines for TOV’s all-Black-designed Voice Collection

Atlantans debut furniture lines for TOV’s all-Black-designed Voice Collection

New York-based TOV Furniture debuted the Voice Collection—which features designs by prominent Black designers, including Atlantans Erika Ward and Justin Q. Williams—at High Point’s spring market in April.
Valerie Boyd Alice Walker Gathering Blossoms Under Fire

Valerie Boyd and Alice Walker: On the kinship and legacy of a literary union

Gathering Blossoms, Boyd’s second book, consists of half a century of Walker’s journal entries from more than 65 notebooks. Sifting through thousands of pages must have been a daunting task for Boyd and Walker. But the Georgia natives were kindred spirits whose partnership seemed fated—they both share a love for another Black woman author, Zora Neale Hurston.

A father and daughter consider the past—and the future—on a road trip through the Mississippi Delta

Drive north on Money Road out of Greenwood, Mississippi, and the town gives way in a hurry to cotton and corn, an occasional house set back from the road. Another few miles and the Little Zion M.B. Church appears, white clapboard, gravestones scattered beneath the trees, many of the stones so old the lettering is worn away.

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