Celebrate the longest day of the year and the beginning of summer at Summer Solstice Yoga at Life Time Fitness. On Saturday, June 24 from 7 – 9 p.m., members and non-members are invited to visit the Atlanta or Peachtree Corners clubs for a yoga program on the pool deck that includes a 90 minute meditation, yin, roots and vinyasa to live music. Beginners and pros are welcome and will enjoy chilled kombucha and fresh fruit following yoga. The event costs $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Register on location at Life Time Fitness activity desk.
Stop by the fifth annual Old Fourth Ward Arts Festival on Saturday, June 24 and Sunday, June 25, 2017 held in Atlanta’s picturesque Historic Fourth Ward Park. Live music, local food vendors, drinks, a children’s area, hands-on art demonstrations, games, and much more await festival goers where paintings, photography, ceramics, glass, jewelry, woodwork and handcrafted items will be available for sale. The event is free to attend, open to all ages and dogs are welcome. The festival will also provide additional bike racks for bicycle storage.
The 1910 building in the heart of historic Flowery Branch is home to Abstruse Pastry Company, Georgia’s newest dedicated gluten-free bakery. All of their products, breads, cookies, muffins, and upside-down cupcakes, are made with freshly ground, gluten-free whole grains, natural sweeteners like raw local honey, organic dehydrated cane sugar, organic pasture-raised eggs and nothing artificial.
Are you an Atlanta United Fan? Bezoria, Atlanta’s favorite Mediterranean fast-casual restaurant, is offering fans a delicious way to save. On game days through August, fans can bring in their Atlanta United ticket stubs to both locations (Midtown and Alpharetta) and get 10% off the entire menu. This includes Bezoria’s famous house-cut fries, steak shawarma and more.
Double Dragon opened at 350 Mead Road — the former home of Italian restaurant Saba — in May. The good news for gluten-free diners is that they use a lot of cornstarch, rice flour and tapioca starch in fried items and they can substitute tamari for soy sauce in stir-fried dishes. Their gluten-free menu is loaded with Chinese options you can’t get just anywhere, like General Tso’s Chicken, Lobster & Sweetbreads Cantonese, and Pepper Steak.
Dine at Farm to Ladle during the week of June 26th and enter to win a free trio meal. The restaurant is celebrating its one-year anniversary at Avalon in Alpharetta. Many of their soups, salads and sides are gluten free and they carry local gluten-free goods in the prepared food section.
And the good news keeps coming for Peachtree Corners. A new Italian restaurant serving steaks and seafood is opening in the space formerly occupied by Double Eagle. Osteria di Mare, owned and operated by Andrew Hoppen of Taqueria del Mar, will makes its debut this fall serving fresh inspired Italian cuisine including gluten-free pasta.
Sally’s Gluten Free Bakery has added brownie bites to its menu. Available in 4-packs, these almost-paleo brownie bites are made with coconut flour and flaxseed meal creating a healthful brownie that is higher in fiber, protein, and healthy fats than regular brownies. Ingredients: Pumpkin, Enjoy Life dairy free/soy free chocolate chips, coconut oil, palm sugar, coconut flour, cocoa, flaxseed meal, vanilla extract, psyllium husk flour, aluminum free baking powder, baking soda, sea salt, stevia.
Have a safe and tasty weekend!