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Phipps Plaza’s new GIVENCHY boutique features a local collaboration
GIVENCHY is the latest top luxury brand racing to open an Atlanta boutique, and they brought the home team with them. The store, which opened recently at Phipps Plaza, features a new collaboration with BSTROY, a brand cofounded by Atlanta natives Brick Owens and Dieter “Du” Grams.
The famed Nobu finally opens in Buckhead
With 50 locations around the world, master chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s eponymous Japanese restaurant has been attracting celebrities and foodies alike since the first one opened in Tribeca in 1994. On November 22, the modern hotspot backed by Robert de Niro launched in Buckhead on the lobby level of the 10,000-square-foot Nobu Hotel Atlanta.
Roshambo, now open in Peachtree Battle, is adding a healthy dose of nostalgia to its diner fare
Chris Hall, Ryan Turner, and Todd Mussman are back in the spotlight, adding to their restaurant empire with the opening of Roshambo, a modern diner in Peachtree Battle.
Australian all-day cafe Isla & Co. opens in Buckhead, with Westside location to follow
When Barry Dry moved to New York from Perth, Australia in 2011, he missed frequenting the sunlit cafes of his home country and saw an opportunity to share them with Americans. Now Global CEO of Parched Hospitality Group, he launched Isla & Co., a bright and airy, all-day cafe offering brunch and dinner with jovial service.
Sloomoo Institute brings slime back into the spotlight: What to know before you go
Sloomoo dubs itself as a “celebration of sensory play.” Glue-based slime is the main attraction, and here, it comes in an endless assortment of textures and colors. Kinetic sand, familiar sounds, and meditative abstract videos provide other methods of well-paced simulation.
Reselling luxury clothing and accessories is more popular than ever
In August, Airee Edwards, owner of Agora Vintage in Athens, had Covid—no problem: She just sold a red Hermès Birkin bag on Instagram Live for $9,900. The work-from-home era hasn’t stopped the growing demand for luxury preowned goods, especially in Atlanta, where you can now find a local “concierge” consignment boutique, Jerrimiah James, and a national luxury reseller, the RealReal, just steps away from Hermès itself in Buckhead.
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Chops Lobster Bar to reopen this fall with expanded dining options
After serving the community for 33 years, Chops Lobster Bar shut its doors in mid-January to assess the damage caused by a hood fire. Half a year later, the Buckhead Life Restaurant Group steakhouse—along with its seafood spot and private club—are getting ready to welcome guests back inside.
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.
Tre Vele, Mission + Market team to open Lebanese restaurant Zakia
Executive chef Ian Winslade is once again partnering with Ryan and Jonathan Akly to open Zakia in Buckhead. Named for the Aklys’ grandmother who had roots in Lebanon and the Middle East, Zakia will serve mezze, meats, and seafood made with family recipes—with a twist.