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Alpharetta, GA Raises the Standard for Excellence in Culinary Travel and Experiences
chattmag.com
The quest for authentic dining experiences and culinary excellence continues to be a powerful driver of tourism, and the city of Alpharetta, Ga. boasts an unbeatable lineup of top-notch eateries and one-of-a-kind culinary hot spots. The city’s well-established and eclectic dining scene continues to break the mold and challenge the idea that big time flavors are only found in big cities.


Alpharetta Wire & Wood Festival shares music with greater audience as free event
mdjonline.com
The Wire & Wood Alpharetta Songwriters Festival returns to downtown for its sixth year on Oct.12 and 13. Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Justin Townes Earle, Dan Wilson and Glen Phillips are scheduled to headline the festival. Festivities start at 5 p.m. on both days.


Check out Alpharetta’s IronKids Triathlon This Month
birminghamparent.com
Want a weekend of family fun? IronKids Alpharetta, one of the largest IronKids triathlons in the country, is returning to Alpharetta, GA on Sept. 15-16, 2018, at the newly renovated Wills Park Pool.


American Girl Atlanta: The Best Ways To Experience The Magic
365AtlantaTraveler.com
I live with three guys. I’m swimming in a sea of testosterone on a daily basis. So, when Alpharetta asked me to come visit and check out the American Girl Atlanta scene, I was game! It meant pink sheets, high tea and plenty of “girl talk.” I fell in love with the dolls! Samantha is my favorite; her motto speaks to me.


Free music festival returns to Alpharetta in October
ajc.com
A free music festival will return to Alpharetta for its sixth straight year in October. The Wire & Wood Alpharetta Songwriters Festival announced its lineup last week and it features performers from across the county. The festival will be held 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Oct. 12 and 13. Among the performers are Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Justin Townes Earle, Dan Wilson, Glen Phillips of Toad the Wet Sprocket and Alex Guthrie, an Atlanta-based singer and songwriter.


The South’s Friendliest City’s 2018
southernliving.com
When it comes to friendliness, hospitality, and warmth, cities often get a bad rap: The traffic, the crowds, the lack of manners! Southern cities, though, tell a different story: Despite the hustle-and-bustle, they still manage to exude the graciousness of small towns and radiate the warmth of a Sunday potluck after church.


7 Mouthwatering Destinations For Food Hall Fun – Forbes Travel Guide Stories
forbestravelguide.com
The food hall trend that has been sweeping across the country for the past few years is now a part of everyday life. Spring-debuting The Daily may be situated just north of the city in Alpharetta, but its 14,000 square feet of beer garden, entertainment venues and food concepts (King of Pops Bar, Biscuit Love) ensure that the drive up will be worthwhile.


8 of the best holiday cooking classes in Atlanta _ Atlanta Restaurant Scene
atlantarestaurants.blog.ajc.com
With the holiday season in full swing, you might be in need of some new culinary inspiration for the forthcoming parties, gatherings and special meals in the weeks ahead. Whether you’re an expert cook or a novice in the kitchen, these cooking classes scattered across metro-Atlanta’s neighborhoods will give you tips and tricks to impress your guests just in time for the holidays.


Alpharetta, GA Shopping Tour: 5 Places to Shop in Alpharetta
blacksouthernbelle.com
Sometimes you just need a break to do some shopping. A fun little escape from the busy city of Atlanta,GA, the town of Alpharetta, GA is a perfect place to do a shopping getaway. Today we are giving you all the information you need to have a fun Alpharetta, GA Shopping Tour with 5 Places to Shop in Alpharetta. Whether you are looking for retail therapy or to get a start on your holiday gifts, this Alpharetta, GA Shopping Tour is definitely a trip you should add to your list!


Enjoy fall weather on these 7 OTP restaurant patios
AJC.com
Fall officially kicks off tomorrow, bringing with it cooler temps and the perfect weather for swarming restaurant patios across metro Atlanta. If you’re in the mood to breathe in fresh fall air while enjoying your next meal, consider checking out one of these seven patios at restaurants outside the Perimeter.


Awesome Alpharetta
Weekend Extender Magazine
Alpharetta is the perfect spot for a girlfriend getaway. It’s in Fulton county just north of Atlanta where you can experience the best of Georgia without the traffic and congestion.


Barleygarden Kitchen & Craft Bar, Brine Seafood Shack, and More Open at Avalon Next Month
Atlanta.eater.com
Alpharetta’s Avalon development will unveil a slew of new restaurants next month. Seven new projects will come online April 13 as the development officially unveils its Boulevard East expansion.


Weekend Guide to Atlanta’s Northern Suburbs
thisismysouth.com
Alpharetta,this suburb is sprawling and includes both the quaint downtown with its independent businesses and the shopping developments with some of the best nationwide chains. Alpharetta has also become a dining destination in its own right, especially when it comes to Avalon. Every big chef in Atlanta now wants to have an outpost there.


20 Unexpected Weekend Getaways to Plan This Summer
Countryliving
You’re going to want to plan a trip ASAP to one of these under-the-radar locales that offer outdoor fun, unique attractions, and delicious eats.


Birthday Dinner At American Girl Bistro
Southernfamilyfun
We celebrated our daughter’s birthday last week and per her special request, we did it American Girl style. We really enjoyed our dinner at American Girl Bistro in North Point Mall.  It is always a wonderful treat when we go. I want to thank Awesome Alpharetta and American Girl Bistro in Alpharetta, GA for hosting this memorable day for us!


5 reasons to check out Secreto Southern Kitchen & Bar in Alpharetta
atlantarestaurants.blog.ajc.com
Those craving Southern food have a new option outside the Perimeter in Secreto Southern Kitchen & Bar, off Windward Parkway in Alpharetta, where Chef Boyd A. Rose cooks dishes that hark back to his upbringing in the region.