The Weekend Guide


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What: Global cuisine, like scallop crudo with saffron, fennel, and champagne vinegar, by veteran Atlanta chef Micah Willix (Ecco) spices up Phipps Plaza.
Why: Aesthetics that set the mood (twinkly chandeliers, dark wood, cream-colored leather seating) and an expertly crafted wine list.
When: Opens tomorrow. Mon.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sat., 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun., 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: 3500 Peachtree Rd., Buckhead (404-990-9463).

Huff Harrington Home

What: The ladies behind Huff Harrington Fine Art take it to the house with 4,000 square feet of new, antique, and vintage furniture, lamps, rugs, accessories, and more — all with a French twist.
Why: Tea-scented candles from France, Rowallan jewelry cases and accessories, and lacquered tables from Oomph.
When: Opens tomorrow. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 102 W. Paces Ferry Rd., Buckhead (404-467-0311).

Sex and the Second City

What: Facebook, sexting, and online dating are all on the docket in a no-holds-barred play about relationships in the social networking age.
Why: Brought 2 U by world-famous #comedy troupe @TheSecondCity.
When: Fri.-Dec. 18.
Where: Alliance Theatre, 1280 Peachtree St., Midtown (404-733-5000). Tickets ($25-$40) online at alliancetheatre.org.

Seed Kitchen & Bar

What: Diners luck out at former Bluepointe chef Doug Turbush’s homey new joint. Feast on pimento crostini with Benton’s country ham, gnocchi and shrimp with basil fondue, and seared Maine scallops and pork belly.
Why: Pineapple upside-down cake with coconut mousse and macadamia nut brittle. That is all.
When: Daily, 5-11 p.m.
Where: 1311 Johnson Ferry Rd., ste. 504, Marietta (678-214-6888).

Shoddy-Ba-Chic Launches

What: Browse affordable clothing, accessories, and handbags alongside luxury goods ($40-$1,400) at Missy Ferguson’s online boutique christened with her childhood nickname.
Why: Bambeeno Cashmere, Anna Trzebinski pashminas and scarves, Wilbur & Gussie clutches, and Melissa Lo jewelry.
When: You need a break from Facebook.
Where: Online at shoddy-ba-chic.com.

Photo: Courtesy of Heidi Geldhauser for the Reynolds Group

102 W Paces Ferry Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30305
Seed Kitchen & Bar
1311 Johnson Ferry Rd
ste 504
Marietta, GA 30068
3500 Peachtree Rd NE
Phipps Plaza
Atlanta, GA 30326
1280 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309