The Dish

 Pho Dakao  To know pho is to love pho. A traditional Vietnamese dish is a delight to food enthusiasts everywhere. No longer do pho lovers have to make a small pilgrimage to delight in its steamy goodness. The owners of local sushi bar Kuroshiro have brought us Western Atlantans this culinary delight in their newest venture, Pho Dakao. Vinings Lifestyle…

Healthy Halloween Fare

Halloween is a holiday that has become just as fun for adults as it is for kids. There never seems to be a lack of opportunities to gather with friends and neighbors before trick-or-treating begins to compare costumes, take pictures and enjoy some good food. As a nutritionist, it’s important to me to bring something to Halloween parties that is nourishing, festive…

F Is for Foodie

F is for “foodie,” a person with a particular interest in food. Someone who’s always up for trying new places and has a refined but adventurous palate. And this month at Vinings Lifestyle, we’re all about feasting with foodies as we just scratch the surface of all the fine eats and drinks the “locals” have to offer. … Continued

October 2018 Around Town

2018 Next Generation Award by Cobb Young Professionals Congratulations to A.J Brooks of WellStar Medical Group and Emily McMillian of Nothing Bundt Cakes for being named the winners of the 2018 Next Generation Award by Cobb Young Professionals, a Cobb Chamber networking group for professionals in their 20s and 30s. A.J. Brooks, assistant vice president … Continued

Little Vine Vineyard

Little Vine Vineyards and Winery in Villa Rica, Georgia, is bringing back a tradition of fine wines once produced in Western Georgia in the 1890s. This area of the state at one time was a major vineyard and winery center with some 20,000 acres planted in bunch grapes before Prohibition. The grapes at Little Vine Vineyards are the first commercial…

2nd #ME Youth Empowerment Event for Atlanta Teenage Girls

The Ludacris Foundation & John Casablancas Centers hosted 2nd #ME Youth Empowerment Event for Atlanta Teenage Girls. Key topics included Branding One’s Self, Creating Your Own Personal Style and Discovering the You Inside of You. Macy’s, the retail sponsor, rocked some of its pieces on the runway at the culminating fashion show. Photos by Prime Phocus

Happy Eating In

Granted, the kitchen isn’t everyone’s domain, but these four cool kitchen products will make it a more fun and entertaining place for all in your life to enjoy—we promise.


When Frank Smith opened SOHO in 1997 with his college roommates, he hadn’t considered where his restaurant would be in 20 years.