April 11, 2012 Featured

I have to agree with these sentiments from Sophia Bush: “Life is too short…I’d much rather eat pasta and drink wine than be a size 0.” The One Tree Hill was right on, especially after my visit to Alpine Bakery and Trattoria. Located in the historic Crabapple district of Alpharetta, this restaurant and bakery will… Read more »

April 9, 2012 Art

Pollen season is almost over. Before the mosquitoes hit, get out to enjoy Springtime in the South. Y’all, now is the prime time for bike rides, lazy afternoons, and picnics.  Why not shake up the traditional picnic by hosting a pastel picnic party with more style and whimsy?  Instead of the traditional plastic utensils and… Read more »

April 6, 2012 Featured

Once upon a time, a traveling circus came to Atlanta. The troupe ran out of money and could not afford to keep going. A wealthy landowner offered to buy the train cars containing the circus animals, but he only wanted the cars for scrap metal. The creatures were a package deal and stayed put in… Read more »

April 3, 2012 Featured

This chivalrous declaration of debauchery is not for the faint of heart. RowdyGentleman.com is a website dedicated to all things we enjoy about our American independence: life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness…albeit while partying. Based out of Austin, the Rowdy Gentleman sports products of all kinds showing love for our nation. Just like our… Read more »

April 2, 2012 Food

Atlanta foodies: get ready to be sucked in hook, line and sinker. The dream team behind South City Kitchen, Ecco, El Taco, and La Tavola is preparing another Southern masterpiece focused on fresh seafood. Fifth Group Restaurants will open Lure in Midtown this July. The restaurant is housed in the space where Vickery’s Crescent Avenue… Read more »

March 28, 2012 Featured Food

When it comes to cooking soup put those can openers away. The New England Country Soup Challenge showed me how it’s easy and delicious to have a hearty, creamy bowl of soup without blowing your diet. This competition pitted home cooks against the brand’s prepared soup pouches to see which competitor could create the most… Read more »