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Ahead of its Atlanta Debut, The Bishop Unveils Food and Beverage Menus

March 18th, 2014 -

Atlanta foodies are in for a tasty round of good news today! The Bishop, a new Atlanta eatery located in Avondale Estates, is prepping for its opening next month and has just revealed the contents of both its food and beverage menus. Trying a new restaurant is a culinary adventure on its own, but the process is even sweeter when you have a sneak peek at what’s officially on the menu. With the opening just around the corner, read on to find out all the delicious details about this restaurant that is sure to have you pulling up a table on opening day. Bon appetite!

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Ponce City Market Announces Central Food Hall Tenants

March 13th, 2014 - If you’re an Atlanta foodie or professionally involved in the local culinary scene, chances are that you have noticed the rapid influx of restaurant openings, concepts and renovations that appear to populate the city on a regular basis. This latest bit of culinary news is about as big as you can get, as it is set to bring new eateries to town and expand on an already food and restaurant hotspot. The Ponce City Market has just announced its latest tenants for the Central Food Hall and this culinary group is an eclectic mix of styles and flavors that are surely to equally tempt the palates of food professionals and novices alike. Read on to find out more! read more >>

Best St. Patties Day Pubs

March 13th, 2014 - Whether you are Irish or not, we all know this weekend leading up to St.Patricks Day will see A LOT of Irish traditions, wannabes and debauchery. Pick your poison: do you fancy a pub crawl or just a chill place with live music? Would you rather party during the day and go into the wee hours of the night? Whatever you choose, Atlanta has you covered. read more >>

Things to do in Atlanta March 13th-16th

March 13th, 2014 - With St. Patties Day only a few days away, thus making this the "big party" weekend, there are plenty of bar crawls, local pub parties and even a parade to get us all in the Irish spirit. Not in the mood to drink green beer with 200 of your closest friends? There is still plenty of comedy and excitement to choose from. read more >>

Atlanta Film Festival Returns this Spring, Announces Opening/Closing Films

March 12th, 2014 -

The festival season in Atlanta is officially in full swing! Now that the weather has warmed up and the floral blooms are starting to show their colors, it’s time for Atlanta residents to get out and usher in spring by having some fun. One of the best sources of entertainment is indulging in worthy cinema, but one local take on the festival circuit is about to return with fanfare. The Atlanta Film Festival is set to return this spring with a host of films that are sure to engage local residents. This long-running festival goes to show that Atlanta has a source of Hollywood all its own. Get all the details below on when, where and what’s playing at this celebration of cinema.

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Ecco Atlanta

March 6th, 2014 - I try to be careful about the food I consume, so lately when I do treat myself to a nice dinner, I try to find places that are seasonal. People sometimes laugh at me when I ask (politely) if we can find a place that only offers ingredients when they are actually grown, but I really think it's the best way to get really, really fresh food. Ecco is just this place. read more >>

Things to do in Atlanta March 6th-9th

March 5th, 2014 - This weekend leaves us in no short supply of things to do, including a Mardi Gras party, an oyster roast, a real wild goose chase and plenty of other activities. Just a few more days until we can celebrate the glorious thing we like to call, the weekend. read more >>

Things to do in Atlanta February 27th- March 2nd

February 27th, 2014 - February is over, so let’s all March into Spring! Lame, I know, but we are getting so close to Spring so just hang on. It's time to embrace this new weather that is coming our way and enjoy some much needed time outdoors. read more >>

High Museum of Art Offers a Colorful Collection of Exhibits

February 26th, 2014 - There is a vast perception that the South doesn’t appreciate the art world as much as its northern neighbors. While the Atlanta art scene is certainly not as large as it is in New York, there is definitely a presence here and great art to partake in. Undoubtedly, the best place for art lovers and novices to relish in true artistic expression is to visit Midtown’s High Museum of Art to indulge in a plethora of colorful and eclectic exhibits. Currently there are many interesting works on display that will add some spice into your routine weekend activities. For additional information and ticket prices, visit high.org. Check out the artwork and exhibitions in the spotlight below! read more >>

29th Annual Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival

February 26th, 2014 - A large part of the southern hospitality that Atlanta residents are known for stems from being as polite as possible to your neighbors. That means supporting neighboring cities and states when they have an event that is likely to be attended by several Atlantans. Said event happens to be the 29th Annual Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival held in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, March 10-15. If you pride yourself on being a connoisseur regarding all things wine and food-related, this is one festival that you don’t want to miss, even if it is just a short distance outside the city limits. Get all the delectable details about this festival, and how you can attend, below! read more >>