Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 5/20/17

Distinguished Atlanta Restaurateurs Partner for a Sunday Cookout with Recipes on South African-Inspired Grill at Yebo Beach Haus


WHAT:                  South African restaurateur Justin Anthony of True Story Brands (10 Degrees South, Yebo Beach Haus, Cape Dutch and Biltong Bar) and chef, restaurateur, author and TV personality Kevin Gillespie (Gunshow, Revival, Terminus City and soon-to-open Kevin Gillespie’s Gamechanger) are joining their iconic forces for an exclusive KUDU Safari Braai on the Yebo Beach Haus patio on Sunday, May 21, from 3 to 6 p.m. Both KUDU brand “Braai Masters,” the two are collaborating for a celebration of South African culture, featuring the newest rendition of a South African-style braai. During the event, enjoy passed signature South African plates hot off the four custom KUDUs – open-faced grills on the patio – along with libations and a meet-and-greet with Anthony and Gillespie. Tickets are $30 per person and can be purchased online, with alcoholic beverages available for purchase separately.


The menu for the cookout includes the following:

  • Boerewors rolls (South African farmers’ sausage) with tomato-onion gravy
  • Sosaties (Filet slices) with apricot curry
  • Peri-peri chicken
  • Shrimp kabobs
  • Vegetable kabobs


The KUDU Safari Braai is an extremely versatile grilling system that allows users to cook nearly any ingredient on up to six cooking surfaces. Using a patented elevated grate system over an open fire, the KUDU grills, sautés, sears, fries, boils, smokes and steams – oftentimes simultaneously.


WHEN:             Sunday, May 21

3 to 6 p.m.


WHERE:           Yebo Beach Haus

111 West Paces Ferry Rd NW

Atlanta, GA 30305

Phone: (404) 869-1992


DETAILS:         KUDU Safari Braai is a Macon, Georgia-based company whose products are sold online and in select retail stores. More information can be found online at kudugrills.com or by calling 404-719-8063. Follow KUDU on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for further updates.


Yebo Beach Haus is a coastal-inspired concept flaunting signature South African flavors combined with distinct American fusion. The restaurant is open for dinner from 5 to 10 p.m. on Sunday, 5 to 10:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 5 to 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Reservations can be made by calling 404.869.1992. Follow along on Facebook and Instagram.

Shaky Knees Music Festival 2017

Date:  Friday, May 12th to Sunday, May 14th
Time: various

About:  Shaky Knees Music Festival will return this weekend to Centennial Olympic Park, May 12-14, bringing esteemed headliners The xx, LCD Soundsystem and Phoenix to downtown Atlanta, GA in celebration of 5 years as a world-class festival. The stacked lineup also includes Cage The Elephant, Pixies, The Shins, Nick Murphy, X Ambassadors, Third Eye Blind, and Portugal. The Man; over 60 bands will perform on 3 stages. The line-up has been announced. Here’s what you’ll find for each day at Shaky Knees. Friday will bring fans performances from LCD Soundsystem, Cage The Elephant, Pixies, Portugal. The Man and more, while Saturday’s lineup delivers a diverse bill including The xx, Nick Murphy, X Ambassadors and Moon Taxi. Sunday will close with unforgettable performances from Phoenix, The Shins and Ryan Adams. The entire listing of the Lineup by Day is available here: www.shakykneesfestival.com/lineup. Tickets range from $99 for a day GA pass per day, $185 for a 3-day GA pass, to VIP that is $275 per day. VIP ticket includes open beer and water bar, cash liquor bar, VIP restrooms, VIP lounge, twice daily appetizers, premium sightlines, and all other areas offered to GA.


Shaky Knees Page

Grant Park Birthday Gala and Silent Auction 2017

Date:  Saturday, May 13th
Time: 6 pm

About: The Grant Park Conservancy is throwing Atlanta’s oldest park a birthday party. What better way to celebrate than with a Birthday Bash & Silent Auction to benefit Atlanta’s oldest park. This year The People’s Playground will turn 134 years old and we plan to celebrate with a good old fashioned pig pickin’ and silent auction. We’re teaming up with the folks behind Grant Park’s BBQ festival for this Birthday BBQ Bash. There will be plenty of food, beer, entertainment, and fun! The event will take place at Eventide Brewing (1015 Grant St SE, Atlanta, GA 30315) on May 13th from 6-10 p.m. All of the proceeds go to the Grant Park Conservancy and directly contribute to keeping our beautiful park an enjoyable place for everyone. Tickets are $40 in advance and $45 the day of!




Saturday, May 20th 3-7pm

The fourth annual Tap into Georgia Beer Festival will be held on Saturday, May 20th from 3-7 pm. We will have over 100 beers, wine, and cider all from the state of Georgia. There will be live music, plenty of fun and games, and food will be available for purchase. The beer list will be added to the website soon. http://atlantabeerfestivals.com/tapintogeorgia/  


Brook Run Park: 4770 N Peachtree Rd, Dunwoody, GA 30338

Tickets are now on sale in advance for $40 and $50 the day of the event. Sales tax and ticket fees will be added. More details and the link to tickets can be found at our event website: http://atlantabeerfestivals.com/tapintogeorgia/


Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 5/7/17

Sneak Peek of This Year’s Fire of the Fourth Festival, DJ Psycho, Cocktails, Coffee and More 


Wednesday, May 10, 2017 from 7 to 9 p.m. 


Atlanta, Georgia –  Condesa, a local cafe, espresso bar and drink shop, is hosting Spring Blaze – a patio kickoff party on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at its Old Fourth Ward location.  With sweeping views of Downtown Atlanta as a backdrop and DJ Psycho providing the tunes for the evening, guests are invited to mix and mingle on the renovated patio while being the first to get a sneak peek of what’s to come at this year’s Fire in the Fourth festival.  Beginning at 7 p.m., the event is free to attend with purchase of food, coffee or cocktails. 20% of alcohol sales will be donated to the Old Fourth Ward Business Association’s beautification and public safety initiatives.  For more information visit www.condesacoffee.com.


Spring Blaze attendees will also have the opportunity to be entered to win VIP tickets to this year’s Fire in the Fourth festival set for Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 3 to 11 p.m. Hailing the historic Great Atlanta Fire of 1917, which burned over 50 city blocks in the Old Fourth Ward, this year’s fête will celebrate with a never-before-seen interactive installation of the 100-year history of Boulevard. The festival features blazing main stage music performances, fiery theatre performances, and a diverse offering of live, local musicians, dancers, visuals artists, circus performers and more. All proceeds from Fire in the Fourth will benefit the Old Fourth Ward Business Association’s beautification and public safety initiatives.  For more information including the full list of attractions and/or to purchase VIP tickets, please visit www.fireinthe4th.com.



Condesa’s Spring Blaze Patio Party 


Wednesday, May 10, 2017

7 to 9 p.m.


480 John Wesley Dobbs Ave, Suite 100

Atlanta, GA 30312






Parking is available along the street on John Wesley Dobbs, on Cain St. across the street or in the free Tribute Lofts parking deck.



For more information, please visit www.condesacoffee.com or call 404.524.5054.




A welcoming third wave coffee shop with two Atlanta locations, Condesa is passionate about the details and prides itself on hospitality and quality.  Located in Historic Downtown Atlanta and the Old Fourth Ward, Condesa features Counter Culture Coffee, Rishi Tea and sources the finest organic ingredients for its rotating menu of small plates.  Those looking to imbibe can head to the Old Fourth Ward location for an array of signature cocktails, local brews and hand-selected wines. Condesa in the Old Fourth Ward is located in the Tribute Lofts on the corner of Boulevard and Freedom Parkway at 480 John Wesley Dobbs Ave, Set 100 Atlanta, GA 30312.  The Downtown location can be found in newly rehabilitated and award-winning historic Atlanta Daily World building on Auburn Avenue on the Atlanta Street car route at 145 Auburn Ave Ste. A, Atlanta, GA 30303. For more information, call the Old Fourth Ward location at 404.524.5054 or the Downtown location at 678.515.0899, or visit, www.condesacoffee.com.