Friday, May 4, 2012
Glenwood Park eatery gets top nods as best place to take mom for Mother's Day.
When it comes to brunch with mom, The Shed at Glenwood in Glenwood Park is tops. Fifty percent of readers voted for Shed in our Readers' Choice poll that asked for their input on the best place to go for Mother's Day brunch. The restaurant, owned by husband-and-wife-team Todd Martin and Cindy Shera, is known for its inventive and eclectic menu. Its executive chef, Lance Gummere, also has a devoted following. Two Urban Licks in Old Fourth Ward came in second, capturing 20 percent of the votes cast. It was a three-way tie for third with Inman Park's Il Localino, Old Fourth Ward's Serpas and Downtown's Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint each garnering 10 percent of the vote. Next week's Readers' Choice poll question: Best place for a staycation. If …
Monday, April 30, 2012
What do you think is the best spot for Mother's Day to eat?
Mom. She's cook, diplomat, doctor, cheerleader and financière. Sometimes, she has to be judge, jury and executioner, too. We celebrate our moms everyday, but May 13 — Mother's Day — is the special day we set aside to honor them. So this week, we ask where is the best place to take mom for brunch: The Shed At Glenwood Il Localino Serpas Two Urban Licks Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint Voting in the poll below is open until 9 a.m. Friday. In case of a tie, comments left on the story will be taken into account to break the tie, so tell us what you think after casting your vote. We will announce the winner at noon Friday.
Friday, May 6, 2011
There are lots of ways to treat Mom on her special day
We know. You don’t need a special day to show your mother how much you love and appreciate her. But since Mother’s Day just so happens to be an official holiday (and is this Sunday, May 8), why not take the opportunity to do something special for the woman that raised you? There are plenty of options from brunch to family yoga to a sleepover in the wild (just read on). Brunch: Brunch has become quite the Mother’s Day tradition, which is fine by us. Treat Mom to eats like Fried Green Tomato Benedict and Trout and Eggs with a perfect Bloody Mary to wash it down at Parish. Visit The Shed at Glenwood for a delicious brunch buffet ($25 per adult, $12 per kid) featuring salmon, pork loin, quiches and more. Or keep it casual at Midway Pub and …
Saturday, December 18, 2010
Café 458 gives all proceeds from Sunday brunch to help the homeless.
In Atlanta's Old Fourth Ward on Edgewood Ave., you can dine out and know you're helping those who don't have the luxury to do the same. Café 458 provides meals to the homeless Monday through Friday, and then opens its doors to the community for Sunday brunch, where patrons can enjoy an incredible Southern meal with all proceeds going to the less fortunate. The 6-year-old restaurant endeavor benefits the Center for Self-Sufficiency (CSS), which is a recent merger between the Samaritan House of Atlanta and the Atlanta Enterprise Center. (Prior to the merger, Samaritan House was the sole beneficiary). The CSS program is designed to enable the homeless and near-homeless and help them achieve self-sufficiency through employment and income …