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    Emilie Sennebogen decodes the complex world of essential oils STORY: Jennifer Bradley Franklin Photo: Kathryn McCrary In enlightened 2018, natural home and skincare products are popping up everywhere as our wariness of toxins grows (raise your hand if you’ve engaged in some kind of detox). That wasn’t the case when Emilie Sennebogen started experimenting with ...
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    Luxury meets lifestyle at Old Fourth Ward townhomes The Residences at Studioplex With the Atlanta BeltLine such a fixture of the city, real estate along the trail has become a hot commodity. The Residences at Studioplex, a new development of 19 townhomes by Thrive Homes, offers home buyers the amenities of luxury living in an ...
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    Xocolatl’s Elaine Read and Matt Weyandt think outside the heart-shaped box Valentine’s Day is around the corner, but before you pick up a heart-shaped box of chocolates, you might want to consider shopping locally owned Xocolatl instead. Sure, it’s crafted with sustainably sourced cacao and uses only whole ingredients (no extracts, no oils), but it’s ...
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    President, Castellucci Hospitality Group Of all the recipes used in his family’s restaurants, Fred Castellucci holds the recipe for success closest. He has thrived by staying true to his roots and formulating a philosophy around what sincere hospitality means. Innovation is essential, but it is also important to maintain a connection to the past. As ...
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    A fun, flavor-filled food hall arrives at Tech Square Tech Square is celebrating the arrival of its newest neighbor, The Canteen, a “micro food hall” from the team at The General Muir. At press time, The Canteen was set to open by June and will include a General Muir spinoff called TGM Bagel, as well ...
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    If you feel like… Lounging alfresco: Barcelona Wine Bar Its covetable patio space (above) is likely the main reason why this Spanish-influenced outpost is almost always packed. Barcelona’s executive chef, James Burge, is a Le Cordon Bleu grad who’s been honing his skills in the kitchen for more than a decade—first as a sous chef ...
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    Bar Mercado comes to Krog Street Market This spring, Krog Street Market is welcoming a new tenant, a Spanish tapas restaurant and bar called Bar Mercado. The concept, by Castellucci Hospitality Group (CHG) of Cooks & Soldiers, Double Zero, The Iberian Pig and Sugo, celebrates multi-regional flavors found in tapas bars in Madrid. CHG co-owner ...
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    Craft Izakaya has been reborn as Makimono, a casual sushi food stall serving up affordable fusion rolls full of flavor. After nearly a decade of writing professionally about food, I’ve come to realize that a restaurant is only as good as a guest’s expectations, which is to say that enjoyment is largely dependent upon mindset. ...
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    Take a Healthy Bite out of the New Year If you count yourself among the thousands of people who declared “losing weight” as a New Year’s resolution, we’re here for you. With fried chicken and biscuits galore, Atlanta isn’t exactly the friendliest town for the health-conscious. And while we think you’re perfect as you are, ...