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    Give this outdoor-ready cooking technique a try STORY: Lia Picard | PHOTO: Erik Meadows Smoking is a cooking technique used all over the world, but in our backyards it may be tempting to toss it aside for the quicker method of grilling. Although grilling takes less time, smoking deserves its place in the sun, too. ...
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    Souper Jenny Westside shows the community how urban farming is done Souper Jenny Westside has a not-so-hidden secret. Like its funky counterparts in Brookhaven, Buckhead and Decatur, it serves up nutritious soups, salads and sandwiches. But, adjacent to this restaurant, nestled among apartment buildings in the back of a parking lot, is a farm. The ...
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    Nina Gupta’s life is filled with family. Her parents brought her from India when she was 4 years old, and they joined an extended clan that today stretches across the country. “My mom was one of nine, and dad was one of six,” she says. “So yes, it’s a pretty big family.” Gupta also acknowledges ...
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    Cobbler Union Founder Daniel Porcelli believes in the transformative power of beautiful shoes Growing up in Patagonia, Argentina, and moving to New York City with his family at 18 years old, Daniel Porcelli was always inspired by the loveliness of his surroundings. “I grew up in a place of extraordinary natural beauty, and in New ...
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    At Cafe + Velo, Jeff Demetriou gives cyclists a comfortable place to relax, unwind and refuel If you’re an avid cyclist in Atlanta, chances are you’ve heard of Cafe+Velo. The coffee shop on Edgewood Avenue is an homage to the longstanding tradition of French bicycle cafes, where patrons pedal to their local coffee spot, rest ...
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    Rival Entertainment’s Brandon Mize is the guy behind some of Atlanta’s best fan experiences When it comes to music, Brandon Mize is one of Atlanta’s most in-the-know insiders. The congenial talent buyer at Rival Entertainment and Center Stage in Midtown is humble about his 15 years with the company, but that’s not because he doesn’t ...
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    This summer staple is so tasty it’ll make you blush Are you seeing pink? Don’t adjust your vision, just grab a glass and pop open a bottle of cool rosé. The official drink of the summer is in season, beckoning you to the patio for sips in the shade. What exactly is the deal with ...
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    If you feel like… Dancing: MJQ Concourse Come hyped, leave sweaty. This bumpin’ dance club is more “jeans and sneakers” than typical clubs in ‘hoods such as Midtown and Buckhead. And that’s what draws hordes of locals weekend after weekend—the DJs are always on point, and there are multiple bars to belly up to. What’s ...
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    Some people are natural volunteers who jump at any chance to make the world better. Not me. I wasn’t raised in a household where we volunteered. But, as they say, it’s never too late to make a change, and so I sign up to volunteer at Crossroads, a facility on Cortland Street where Midtown meets ...