Skate the Square and Politan Row – Lunch with Lauren

by Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

Do people keep popping into town and you’re running out of places to take them? Do the kids have cabin fever? Skate the Square and Politan Row at Colony Square is your answer. Colony Square is in Midtown and the skating rink is surrounded by some of the city’s best restaurants.… Read More »

Yao Is A Yes!

Lunch with friends makes any meal better, but Yao doesn’t even need the help. Fans of the bustling Tum Pok Pok will love the upscale, refined Yao. Adidsara Weerasin and Taya Denmark opened Tum Pok Pok while waiting on the build-out for Yao and both are such gems. 

Yao offers lunch, dinner, and now a dim sum brunch.… Read More »

Head to Cattle Shed

Have you been to Halcyon yet? It’s a quick drive up 400 in Alpharetta off McFarland Parkway. In warmer weather, people flock to the Big Creek Greenway trailhead situated at Halcyon and enjoy the open-air shopping and dining. In addition to a food hall that has a Gu’s, there are many restaurants for any mood or taste.… Read More »

Lunch with Lauren: Donuts!

By Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

Friday is National Donut Day which is one of the few food “holidays” I honor. Sadly, our Dunwoody DaVinci’s Donuts  closed but you can find them at one of their nearby locations. DaVinci’s offers smaller, cake-style donuts in a variety of flavors. If for some reason, you can’t find a flavor that strikes your fancy, there is always the option to create your own.… Read More »

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Lunch with Lauren: Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse

by Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

I’ll cut right to the meat of it, Del Frisco’s was one of the best meals I’ve had recently, like lick the plate good. The restaurant is located in the new State Farm building on the Perimeter Mall side of Dunwoody, which I typically avoid during the week because of the traffic but for an 11:30 lunch date the commute was a breeze.… Read More »

Dunwoody’s All Saints Annual Lenten Fish Fry serves up about 1,300 per night

John Heneghan:  “Baked Salmon, Fried Shrimp and the Clam Chowder are my favorites!”

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Fish Frys are back for 2019 Lent! Skip the cooking and come enjoy a delicious seafood meal with your fellow parishioners and other Dunwoody residents.

My family attends All Saint’s Catholic Church and I’m a member of the Knights of Columbus, a fraternal service organization dedicated to providing charitable services. … Read More »

Worth the drive – ‘Salad Days’ return with Salata expansion

By Christina Mimms for The Aha! Connection

If you mourned the closing of Doc Green’s years ago, there’s a new restaurant in town to finally fulfill your custom salad dreams.

Salata, with multiple locations around Atlanta, offers more than 50 different items to build your own salad. From proteins to fruit to vegetables, you can fill your bowl with as many healthy delights as you wish.… Read More »

Breaking News: Wright’s Will be Open Valentine’s Day at 10 AM (Selling Cakes and Turkey Salad Only)

Here’s the scoop straight from Mr. and Mrs. Wright, Sr:

They will be open one last time on Valentine’s day beginning at 10 AM until everything is gone:

  • Cash only
  • Cakes
  • Turkey Salad
  • NO sandwiches
  • NO DRINKS
  • NO Sit-down (Tables are gone)

Prepare for long lines!

5482 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd, Dunwoody, GA 30338

Note from Audra:  This is really all I know. … Read More »

Wright’s Gourmet has Closed and our Community is in MOURNING

by Audra Anders for The Aha! Connection

I didn’t believe it when I received an email last night notifying me that Wright’s Gourmet has closed.  I responded quickly with:  “I’m sure that isn’t true”.

I was wrong.

To say I have been bombarded with inquiries today would be an understatement.  I texted the following note to Matt Wright around noon today:

“I’m not trying to get scoop….that’sRead More »

Robots Welcome Customers, Serve Slices At New Big Bang Pizza

BROOKHAVEN, GA — Walk into the newly opened Big Bang Pizza on Buford Highway in Brookhaven and you’ll likely be greeted by the familiar aromas of the centuries-old Italian staple, such as hot bread, melted cheese, simmering tomato sauce, garlic, onions, and Pepperoni. But what comes next is 100-percent 21st century … and maybe beyond.  Continue at The PatchRead More »

Cam Newton To Debut ‘Fellaship’ Downtown During Super Bowl Weekend

Cigar bar, restaurant, and lounge to host three days of events starting February 1.

Atlanta-born NFL star Cam Newton this weekend will open “Fellaship” downtown.

The cigar bar, lounge, and restaurant in the Castleberry Point building near Mercedez-Benz Stadium is hosting three days of Super Bowl weekend events starting February 1, according to the company’s website. … Read More »

Nancy’s Pizzeria Opens In Dunwoody TODAY

Nancy’s Pizzeria is opening in Dunwoody on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. The new restaurant, located within the Perimeter Village Shopping Center off Dunwoody Road, is the fifth Nancy’s in Georgia and one of 32 locations nationwide. To celebrate, all customers who order a Nancy’s Signature Stuffed Pizza will get 50% off their second stuffed pizza (of equal or lesser value).… Read More »

Lunch with Lauren – Gu’s Kitchen

By Lauren Townsend for The Aha! Connection

Gu’s dumplings keep popping up in my Instagram feed, but the drive to Krog market is not in my daily schedule. BUT THEN, I see that there is a Gu’s Kitchen open on Buford Highway in Chamblee, so I drag Amanda in the rain to get some dumplings. First things first, the dumplings are delicious and totally lived up to the hype.… Read More »