Design within reach.
Modern Atlanta Week
What: Six days showcasing contemporary design in architecture, visual arts, fashion, and interior space with panel discussions, showrooms, parties, exhibits, and film screenings.
Why: Events center around a Design Is Human theme, in conjunction with the opening of High Museum’s European Design Since 1985: Shaping the New Century exhibit.
Where: Events and ticket pricing online at modern-atlanta.org.
Home Grown Restaurant Opens
What: A revolving daily menu of fresh, local Southern staples for breakfast, lunch, and early bird dinner in an atmosphere reminiscent of Granny’s kitchen, complete with pine paneling.
Why: The Meat and Three ($8) — crispy fried chicken and down-home veggies like okra, stewed tomatoes, and squash casserole.
When: Mon.-Fri., 6 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., 6 a.m.-2 p.m.; Sun., 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 968 Memorial Dr., Reynoldstown (404-222-0455).
Gergana’s Grand Desserts Launches
What: Online bakery sells gorgeous low-carb cakes, plus cheesecake and soon-to-come tiramisu.
Why: The Gigi ($50), chocolate mousse smothered over chocolate cake, serves sixteen.
When: Upcoming dad and grad celebrations.
Where: Online at gerganasgranddesserts.com.
What: Photographer/painter/artifact finder Pam Longobardi explores sea debris and consumer waste in her new work.
Why: Celebrate the release of Drifters, her book of illustrations, with an intimate talk and signing.
When: Thru July 3. Signing, Thurs., 6-8 p.m.
Where: Sandler Hudson Gallery, 1009a Marietta St., West Midtown (404-817-3300).
Photo: Courtesy of Modern Atlanta