An oldie but a goody.
Highland Bakery Midtown
What: The wildly popular, 100-year-old breakfast and lunch institution gets a scaled-down second location with counter and lobby bistro-style seating, perfect for the pressed-for-time crowd. Why: Crave-worthy favorites like white chicken chili ($3.50 for a cup), a crab burger ($11), and famous pimento cheese ($7).
When: Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 1180 Peachtree St., ste. c, Midtown (404-835-3130).
Chronologiste Treatment at Muse Salon and Spa
What: Just-arrived deep-conditioning service available in take-home ($145) and salon ($60) versions, both of which leave your scalp healthy and hair ridiculously shiny and soft.
Why: Hay is for horses, not your head.
When: Tues.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 4620 Kimball Bridge Rd., ste. 5, Alpharetta (678-393-2214).
What: Up to 80 percent off the ecofriendly line’s flowy tanks, silk-screened tees, and easy dresses.
Why: You’ll look good and feel good in the trippy Estero tee (reg. $98, now $29).
When: You want more than your apples to be organic.
Where: Online at swirl.com.
Emily G’s Jams
What: Dollop small-batch sweet and savory spreads on everything from grilled meats to cheeses and scones.
Why: The Bold Blue’s ($8) chili pepper- and cumin-spiked blueberries.
When: You need a little something on top.
Where: At various retailers or online at emilygs.com.
Summer Menu at Sotto Sotto
What: Italian charmer Riccardo Ullio freshens up his neighborhood fare with seasonal highlights, including heirloom tomatoes from Brush Creek Farm and blueberries from Naturipe Farms.
Why: Rich (but surprisingly light) Liguria dish pansoti in salsa di noci (ravioli filled with Georgia wild greens and a walnut ricotta sauce).
When: Mon.-Thurs., 5:30-11 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 5:30 p.m.-midnight; Sun., 5:30-10 p.m.
Where: 313 N. Highland Ave., Inman Park (404-523-6678).