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We LOVE being part of this vibrant, local community! Our MUSTS are made up of wonderful places to eat and play; as well as some trusted specialty resources to help with your professional needs.

Check Back Often as We Will Continue to Add Wonderful Finds.

> Go-To Deliciousness

Venti Italian Bistro
Website: http://www.ventiitalianbistro.com/
Location: 14260 Cumming Highway Cumming, GA 30040
Hours: Sun-Th 5-9 pm  |  Fri-Sat 5-10 pm

What’s Great: The best West Coast-inspired Italian cuisine in Cumming! Fresh ingredients make their dishes rich and healthy. The atmosphere is like a warm, inviting fire… To top it off, the service is always excellent!

Must Try: Flounder Francese, The (filthy) Manhattan, and their mouthwatering Pistachio Cake!

Citizen Soul
Website: https://citizensoul.com/
Location: 60 South Main St. Alpharetta, GA 30009
Hours: Lunch Mon-Fri 11:30a-2:30p / Dinner Mon-Thurs 5p-10p | Fri 5p-11p | Sat 11:30a-11p | Sun 12p-9p

What’s Great: So much goodness… The atmosphere is hard to beat, the food is always fresh and the cocktails are infused with inspiration. “A soul from the south with an eye on the west.” Amazing outdoor dining in good weather!

Must Try: Braised Bacon, The Soul Burger, and The Cardamanhattan.

South Main Kitchen
Website: http://southmainkitchen.com/
Location: No. 9 S. Main street Alpharetta, GA 30009
Hours: Lunch: Mon-Sat 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM, Sun 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Dinner: Mon-Sat 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Sun 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

What’s Great: Located in the heart of Alpharetta’s Historic Downtown District, South Main Kitchen serves fresh, elevated Southern cuisine matched with welcoming hospitality. South Main Kitchen focuses on the social aspect of dining and the true artistry of food. The menu changes frequently depending on seasonal availability from local farms.

Must Try: Sausage Po Boy with Flo’s Sweet Fries and The Black Walnut Old Fashioned

Moxi Taco
Website: http://www.moxierestaurantgroup.com/moxie-taco.html
Location: 255 Village Parkway NE, Suite 330 Marietta, GA 30067
Hours: 11:30 am – 9 pm

What’s Great: Serving lunch and dinner! This authentic, fresh, and creative Mexican cuisine is one of our favorites. The atmosphere is very relaxing and inviting. So many great choices to choose from and if you like spice, they’ve got you covered!

Must Try: The Barbacoa Taco (slow cooked lamb) and/or The Chorizo Taco with Cos Amigos Tequila served straight (we sip our tequila like bourbon).

 

> Equestrian Facilities

Marble Hill Farm
Website: https://www.marblehillfarm.com/
Location: 739 Harley Trail Ball Ground, GA 30107
Phone Number: 678-718-8286

Why Choose Them: At Marble Hill Farm, their focus is to create a community of happy horses and riders which they achieve on a daily basis. Between the kind people, the breathtaking views, and the impeccable care they give to each and every horse in the barn, it’s hard not to fall in love.

Ashland Farm
Website: https://www.ashlandfarm.com/
Location: 516 Hwy 81 SW Covington, GA 30014-0618
Phone Number: 770-786-6703

Why Choose Them: Ashland Farm has endless adventure possibilities for you and your horse to enjoy. From one of the best Cross Country Fields in Georgia to a lake where you and your horse can cool off with a refreshing swim… Not to mention miles and miles of trails available.

Need to Know: Membership required to trailer in.

> Hiking North Georgia

Raven Cliff
Website: https://www.atlantatrails.com/hiking-trails/hiking-to-raven-cliff-falls/
Location: Richard B Russell Scenic Hwy, Helen, GA 30545

What’s Great: One of our favorites as it is dog friendly and the perfect distance and difficulty to make for a very enjoyable afternoon. Most of the trail follows the river at a gentle incline so it is cool in summer and beautiful in winter.

Mount Yonah
Website: https://www.atlantatrails.com/hiking-trails/yonah-mountain-hiking-trail/
Location: Chambers Rd, Cleveland, GA 30528

What’s Great: The satisfaction of reaching the top (huffing and puffing) and looking out at such a breathtaking view. Definitely a more difficult trail but the view is well worth the soreness you’ll feel the following day.

Little Ridge Park
Website: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/georgia/little-ridge-trail
Location: 3285 Lanier Beach South Rd, Cumming, GA 30041

What’s Great: One of very few dog friendly parks on Lake Lanier. You can almost always find a quiet beach to let the dogs swim or walk the tree-lined trails. Definitely my dogs’ favorite park!

> Healthy Living

Healworks
Website: http://healworks.net/
Location: 4969 Roswell Rd. Suite 100, Atlanta, GA 30342
Phone Number: (404) 255-3110

Why Choose Them: Healworks was created to provide a multi-discipline therapeutics which give you the convenience of One Stop Healing. They address not just the physiology but have a full appreciation of the BODY/MIND nature of human health. Dr. Gunter has had a huge impact on the health of our family and friends.

North Fulton Veterinary Hospital
Website: http://www.northfultonvet.com/
Location: 775 Marietta Highway Roswell, GA 30075
Phone Number: (770) 993-4043

Why Choose Them: The entire Barger Family is incredibly kind, professional and has a genuine love and respect for all animals. After 23 years of experience, Dr. Barger is who we trust to keep our animals’ best interest at heart.

Nutrition Depot
Website: http://www.ndforsyth.com/
Location: 1100 Market Place Blvd. Cumming, GA 30041
Phone Number: 678-455-6295

Why Choose Them: The owner, Thomas, is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to health and supplements. They have a large selection of products at great prices.

> Creativity & Marketing

SnapHouse Media
Website: https://snaphousemedia.com/
Phone number: 678-386-4572

What’s Great: Working with companies like Home Depot, Porsche, and more, SnapHouse Media is dedicated to helping companies build their brand in ways they could only dream. From creating, writing, animating, or scoring commercials or social media ads, they make your brand come to life.

Persuasion Marketing and Media
Website: http://www.persuasionmarketingandmedia.com/
Phone Number: 770.343.8326

What’s Great: They are skilled in both marketing and creative. They can help you define your brand, then help you position it with what is unique to you. They create custom websites, and all sorts of other marketing elements that work together to build your brand. They represent a number of local, regional and national brands and we were fortunate to have them create our website and logo.

Brand Development. Brand ID. Website Design.  Content and Copywriting. Blogging. Email Marketing. Promotions. Social Media. Collateral.

gail and claire mccown