The Weekend Guide

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What: Sink your teeth into a filet or Lil’ BRG (fancy slider) at the sleek steakhouse designed for partying the night away with your girls.
Why: DJs and cocktails like the Green Intensity (vodka, lime, serrano chili slices, and basil) and Strawberry Cobbler (vodka, muddled fresh berries, and a graham cracker rim) add to the allure.
When: Sun.-Tues., 5:30-11 p.m.; Wed. & Thurs., 5:30 p.m.-midnight; Fri. & Sat., 5:30 p.m.-1 a.m.
Where: 1075 Peachtree St., Midtown (404-793-0144).

Keune Haircosmetics The Art of Hair Design

What: Let stylists show your locks love as you sip bubbly and take in the surroundings (fresh flowers, white marble) at the elite hair care line’s first brick-and-mortar salon.
Why: Pick up the latest, Blend volume powder, for you and the Man Care Line’s Power Fix hair spray for him.
When: Tues.-Fri., 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: Sovereign, 3344 Peachtree Rd., ste. 200, Buckhead (404-816-3344).

Anything but Stockings
Skip the sock and fill something they’ll actually use, like a handsome tool bag for your dandy handyman or a modular planter for your green-thumbing mom.
Why: Five presents hidden inside another earn you the No. 1 gift-giving spot.
When: Before Christmas Eve (quickly) rolls around.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com.

Remarkable Meals

What: Chef Mark Alba (Paces 88, Parish) creates your personal weekly menu (starting at $275), then shops and prepares the meals at your place.
Why: He leaves easy-to-follow heating and plating instructions for dishes like prosciutto-wrapped shrimp and vegetable couscous, so you can eat at your leisure.
When: You want to be catered to.
Where: Online at remarkablemeals.com.

The Indie-Pendent

What: Pick up high-quality, handmade gifts and home goods (Atelier BB’s Wobbly Plates, Scabby Robot leather clutches) at owner Beth Lord’s cheery neighborhood boutique.
Why: Workshops ranging from quilting to home entertaining launch in the New Year.
When: Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 1052 St. Charles Ave., Virginia Highland (404-313-0004).

Photo: Courtesy of STK

Keune Haircosmetics' The Art of Hair Design
3344 Peachtree Rd NE
ste 200
Atlanta, GA 30326
The Indie-Pendent
1052 St Charles Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
1075 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309