Bon Rappetite Cookbook
What: You can’t dine at the hip-hop-themed restaurant (because it’s fake), but you can whip up dishes like Lil Kimchi, Ol’ Dirty Custard, Wu Tang Clams, and Baked Jay-Ziti at your own crib.
Why: Talented authors/foodies Everett Steele, Bunny McIntosh, and Chris Hassiotis, plus hilarious copy and imagery make the tome ($25) worth eating up.
When: The sooner the better (only 500 copies printed).
Where: Online at bon-rappetite.com.
DailyCandy on Pinterest
What: Our just-launched pin boards cover everything from food and fashion to weddings and kids’ parties (beautifully, of course).
Why: Recipes, the latest street style, decorating ideas, and more.
When: You need a little inspiration.
Where: Online at pinterest.com/dailycandy.
The Boom Boom Room
What: Tavern 99’s secret back space transforms into a late-night ’70s and ’80s (DJ or band) dance party, complete with gourmet flatbread pizza ($9) to fuel up on before getting down.
Why: Pat Benatar, Eddie Money, Belinda Carlisle, Def Leppard, hello?
When: Fri. & Sat., 11 p.m.-2:30 a.m.
Where: 128 E. Andrews Dr., Buckhead (404-835-8311).
Short & Sweat
What: Instructor/fitness junkie Cara Weaver whips you into shape with 45 intense minutes (first time is free; $12 for one class, $50 for five, and $90 for ten) of interval cardio and resistance training, plus some kickboxing, Pilates, and weight lifting.
Why: Your time is precious (and so is your bod).
When: Tues. & Thurs., 6:15 a.m.; Fri., 10 a.m.
Where: Yoga Samadhi, 27 Waddell St., ste. a, Inman Park. Take two- or three-pound hand weights and shoes with nonmarking soles.
What: The self-proclaimed “first upscale dive bar” in Brookhaven beckons you to gather round the big oak bar, throw back a cheap brewski (or fancy Moscow Mule), and stay a while.
Why: Chef Ryan Hickey’s roasted tomato bisque, duck salad, smoked salmon burger, and creamy polenta are anything but divey.
When: Mon., 4 p.m.-midnight; Tues. & Wed., 4 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thurs. & Fri., 4 p.m.-2 a.m.; Sat., 11:30 a.m.-2 a.m.; Sun., 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: 305 Brookhaven Ave., Brookhaven (404-949-9677).
Photo: Courtesy of Bon Rappetite