Pic Pick: The Clermont Lounge

There are some parts of Atlanta that traditional guide books leave out. And there are places you’d hesitate to take a friend, let alone your mom. Clermont Lounge is one of those places. My first foray (but hopefully not my last) into the strip club/dive bar/dance floor happened several years ago, thanks to an intrepid Atlantan hell-bent on showing me a good time.

Finding Hope Amidst the Galanga and the Garbanzo Beans

A few mornings ago, I went to visit the Dekalb Farmers Market, not to shop, but to appreciate. I’m in Atlanta, reporting a story for an upcoming episode of Gravy, and had spent the previous day combing the shopping plazas of Buford Highway in pursuit of an international array of foods, from Chinese pork-and-chive-stuffed dumplings … Continued

Thirsty Thursday: The Uncle Rumus

A controversial author, a house museum’s blog, a Werther’s Original, and a good bit of rum. Meet the Uncle Rumus.

Thirsty Thursday: Buzzworthy Brews

As a self-professed coffee snob, I’m thrilled to see new local shops popping up around the South these days. Single-origin pour-overs and a perfectly poured flat white aren’t just for the bicoastals these days. Whether it’s double-fisting a microbrew and espresso at ATL’s Taproom or porch-sitting in Lafayette, the shops and roasters below have the South buzzing. … Continued

Thirsty Thursday: Día De Los Muertos

All Hallows’ Eve falls on a Friday this year, meaning costumes, candy, and cocktails will be out in full force this weekend. Since there’s already enough Halloween-y drinks making the rounds on the Internet this week, we turned to Atlanta’s bi-annual Sunday Supper South for some post-Halloween inspiration. This year, their October supper was Día De … Continued