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Indigo Road Restaurant Group Announces Opening of Oak Steakhouse in Alpharetta

December 18th, 2013 - There is little doubt that the majority of Atlanta’s best restaurants are within the city limits. However, if you are a true foodie who likes to explore and don’t mind a little extra driving, heading north of the city to Alpharetta awaits a plethora of culinary surprises. In Alpharetta you’ll find various types of restaurants that suit every palate, just like a new steakhouse set to open up next fall. The Oak Steakhouse is coming and you definitely don’t want to miss what it has in store for local residents! read more >>

Things to do this Weekend - Dec 19th to Dec 22nd

December 18th, 2013 - Christmas in Atlanta. Is there a better place to be? When I normally write these up, I try to keep it as diverse as possible. A kid-friendly event here or a beer tasting there can usually cover all my grounds and audience. For this week, with it being the holidays and all, I decided to take a chance and offer “holiday-themed” only events for both adults and children. I know that since Thanksgiving I have been throwing in a holiday even here or there, so I have decided to do a holiday “wrap-up.” Get it? Below, in no particular order, is the top 10 things to see and do this weekend to really help kick-off the holiday week. read more >>

Best Pizza Restaurant Atlanta - Varasano’s Pizzeria

December 18th, 2013 - It’s easy to get lost in the sea of pizza places in any large city, but when you stand out amongst the many as the best pizza in Atlanta, that is no easy feat. If you have been one of the many lucky residents and/or visitors to Varasano’s, then you know how unique this pizza really is. Varasano’s uses only all natural ingredients and are one of the few pizzerias in the U.S. that make dough the old fashioned way. read more >>

Whiskey Blue & Whiskey Park Host Atlanta’s Hottest New Year’s Eve Bashes

December 12th, 2013 - At the close of one year and the start of another, many New Year’s celebrations pop up throughout the city. They run the gamut from heavily populated affairs with hundreds of thousands of people (a la Underground Atlanta’s Peach Drop), to more intimate festivities like house parties. However, right in the middle you’re likely to find several Atlanta hotels that know how to ring in the New Year with a large, but not overwhelming crowd. That is just what two of Atlanta’s hottest clubs in two of the hottest hotels, the W Atlanta – Buckhead and the W Atlanta – Midtown respectively, have in store for party-goers this year to usher in 2014 in fabulous style! read more >>

25th Annual Peach Drop New Year's Eve Celebration Powered by M&M's

December 12th, 2013 - With Christmas literally just around the corner, the holiday season is in full swing and with it comes a host of local activities guaranteeing that while you’re enjoying your holiday vacation, you definitely won’t be bored here in Atlanta. One such holiday celebration is a tradition in the city and the only way to truly ring in the New Year. Naturally, said event is the 25th Annual Peach Drop at Underground Atlanta and this year promises to be the best yet with a little help from M&M’s. read more >>

Restaurant Profile: Lunacy Black Market Restaurant

December 9th, 2013 - “Part neighborhood living room, part wine house, part restaurant.” That is what Lunacy Black Market is all about: fresh ingredients, fancy wine and a fantastic atmosphere. The famed Chef Paul Luna draws inspiration from his gypsy lifestyle and travels all over this great world. From the selection of wine to the cut of the meat, everything has a purpose and a place. read more >>

The Children's Museum of Atlanta Hosts "Santa's Workshop"

December 4th, 2013 - Let’s face it, when it comes to a child’s favorite person during the Christmas season, Santa Claus easily tops the list. After all, he is the star of the show and succeeds at making all children’s dreams come true once a year. The Children’s Museum of Atlanta is one of the best places in the city to take your children for an equally fun and entertaining experience, so having a special Santa’s Workshop for the holidays is a perfect match. Find out when the special children in your life can see the man himself! read more >>

Eater Atlanta Announces its 2013 "Chef of the Year"

December 4th, 2013 - There are many fabulous chefs that populate our fair city of Atlanta and choosing the best one each year is easily a daunting task that perhaps even the most devoted foodies would have a hard time narrowing down. Well someone’s got to do it and that’s exactly what the culinary writers and editors over at Eater Atlanta have done, as they have just unveiled their pick for the 2013 “Chef of the Year.” Find out which Atlanta chef reigns supreme this year! read more >>

New Unveiling at W Atlanta - Downtown "PIXEL"

November 27th, 2013 - The W Atlanta – Downtown is one of the city’s most elegant hotels, but it is also one of the most innovative, as evidenced by the groundbreaking film project PIXEL. PIXEL is a film project displayed on one of Atlanta’s most visible billboards. After their well-received film project earlier this year, the W Atlanta – Downtown has something new, guaranteed to be more fascinating than the last. read more >>

Tinsel & Twine 2013 at Westside Provisions District

November 27th, 2013 -

After you have indulged in all of the trimmings of the Thanksgiving feast you can stand, it will officially be time to ring in the Yuletide season with full force. And what better way to do that than with a festive celebration combining all of the elements of the season to make an event that you won’t want to miss. Leave it to the Westside Provisions District to take the reins this year with a fun-filled extravaganza for the whole family. Find out when the fun begins below!